William B Horton

William B Horton, MD

Division:
Endocrinology and Metabolism
Department:
Medicine
Primary Location:

PO Box 801405

Charlottesville, Virginia 22908

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Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, 2017; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2019
Research Interests:

Diabetic cardiovascular disease, Diabetes technology, Inpatient management of diabetes and hyperglycemia

Clinical Practice:
Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Hyperparathyroidism (Overactive Parathyroid), Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid), Hypothyroidism, Osteoporosis
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

William Horton, MD, FACP, is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He sees patients with general endocrinology issues, ranging from diabetes and thyroid disorders to adrenal and bone mineral metabolism diseases.

Horton’s clinical interests include type 1 and type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. His research interests include inpatient management of diabetes and hyperglycemia, diabetes technology and the cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

Born and raised in Mississippi, Horton attended medical school at the University of Mississippi. He then completed internal medicine residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center before coming to UVA for a combined academic and clinical fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

Horton volunteers with the Charlottesville Free Clinic. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, being active outdoors, and cheering on the Hoos.

Education
Primary:
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency:
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Fellowships:
University of Virginia