Dr. Bethany Jill Klopfenstein MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Bethany Klopfenstein is an endocrinologist in Portland, Oregon and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including OHSU Hospital and Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 17 doctors at OHSU Hospital and one of 18 at Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center

OHSU Hospital
Ranked #44 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Oregon Health & Science University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2001

Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2001–2004

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

OR State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Intrahepatic lipid, not visceral or muscle fat, is correlated with insulin resistance in older, female Rhesus macaques.
Chu, M. P.,Klopfenstein, B. J.,Krisky, C. M.,Urbanski, H. F.,Rooney, W. D.,Kohama, S. G.,Purnell, J. Q.

Comparison of 3 T MRI and CT for the measurement of visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue in humans.
Klopfenstein, B. J., Kim, M. S., Krisky, C. M., Szumowski, J., Rooney, W. D., Purnell, J. Q.

Determination of cortisol production rates with contemporary liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry to measure cortisol-d(3) dilution after infusion of deuterated tracer.
Klopfenstein, B.J., Purnell, J.Q., Brandon, D.D., Isabelle, L.M., DeBarber, A.E.

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