Clemens W.H. Bergwitz, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Departments & Organizations

Endocrinology: Bergwitz Lab | Bone Center (Endocrinology)

Faculty Research

Yale Cancer Center: Endocrine Cancers Program

Yale Center for Research on Aging (Y-Age)

Yale Medicine

Education & Training

MD Hannover Medical School, Germany (1993)
Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship NICHD, NIH
Residency Medical School Hannover, Germany
Research Fellowship Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certification The International Society for Clinical Densitometry, Certified Clinical Densitometrist (2015)

Honors & Recognition

  • Catalyst AwardHarvard Medical School (2009)

  • Young Investigator AwardAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation (2007)

  • Young Investigator AwardNational Kidney Foundation (2007)

  • Von-Recklinghausen-PreisGerman Endocrine Society (1996)

Professional Service

  • NIH Study Section, Skeletal Biology Development and Disease (SBDD), Review Committee (2017) Reviewer

  • Association of Osteobiology (2016 - Present) Member

  • Advances in Mineral Metabolism (AIMM) (2016 - Present) Board Member

  • Endocrine Society (2015 - Present) Member

  • American Genetics Society (GSA) (2012 - Present) Member

  • Advances in Mineral Metabolism (AIMM) (2007 - Present) Member

  • American Society of Nephrology (ASN) (2005 - Present) Member

  • Reviewer for New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Biochimica Biophysica Acta, Calcified Tissue International, Molecular Cellular Biochemistry, Biochemical Genetics, Biochemical Journal, Bone, FASEB, PlosONE (2004 - Present) Reviewer

  • American Society of Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) (1993 - Present) Member


  • BBC meeting Nantes, France (2017 - 2017)

    “Metabolic and endocrine sensing of phosphate –insights from genetic disorders,"

  • ASBMR 2016 Annual Meeting Atlanta, United States (2016 - 2016)

    Meet the Professor: “Phosphate Sensing: Two Sensors, a Metabolic and an Endocrine One?"

  • International Expert Workshop on RBD Würzburg, Germany (2016 - 2017)

    "Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis and Tissue Mineralization”,

  • Uni-Klinikum Dresden Dresden, Germany (2015 - 2015)

    "Genetic approaches to understanding phosphate homeostasis” and "Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis and Tissue Mineralization”

  • University Zürich, EUNEFRON Zürich, Switzerland (2009 - 2009)

    “Renal phosphaturia and SLC34A3 mutations”

  • ASBMR 2007 Annual Meeting Washington, United States (2007 - 2007)

    Moderator of one scientific session

  • PPP8 meeting New Haven, United States (2005 - 2005)

    “Linkage analysis for Hereditary Hypophosphatemic Rickets with Hypercalciuria”

  • NIH Inter-Institute Endocrine Grand Rounds, National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Craniofacial and Skeletal Diseases Branch Bethesda, United States (2005 - 2005)

    “Renal Sodium-Phosphate Cotransporters in Human Disease”

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Contact Info

Clemens W.H. Bergwitz, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale EndocrinologySmilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven
35 Park Street, Ste Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale - New Haven, 4th floor Multispecialty Care Center

New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
EndocrinologyPO Box 208020
New Haven, CT 06520-8020