72 W 3rd Ave 2nd floor, Columbus, OH 43201

72 W 3rd AVe 2nd floor, Columbus, OH 43201

(614) 453-9999

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Endocrinology Center in Columbus, OH

Endocrinology and Research Services for Patients and Peers Alike

As it relates to metabolism, our endocrinology center is your north star in uncharted waters. We’ve made a name for ourselves for the flexible, research-driven solutions that we use (which take your lifestyle into careful consideration), because our solutions work and result in relief for patients who had previously felt unseen. The wide-ranging nature of endocrinology demands this customized approach, which is something that our experienced team — led by renowned endocrinologist and researcher Dr. Christofides — expertly uses to fully understand you and deliver unparalleled care.

Endocrinology Associates

M – W 8:45 AM – 4:00 AM
F 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sat – Sun CLOSED

The Complexity of Endocrinology Made Simple for You

At Endocrinology Associates, we provide adult-only care and medical guidance to help our patients restore their bodily processes to a healthy equilibrium. Led by the expertise of leading endocrinologist Dr. Christofides, we have the knowledge and experience to solve difficult cases through our careful and precise diagnostic process and highly individualized treatment plans. Our team also takes the experience we’ve gained serving patients and conducting internal research to help independent researchers speed timelines and save resources.

Unique Services Tailored to Need

The scope of the work we do is wide: it includes private practice care, our own emerging research, consulting services, and curated information hubs for patients. Whether you need nutritional advice to better manage your diabetes or help understanding and treating a hormonal imbalance, our endocrinology center is ready to provide you with expert care to make you whole again. Additionally, we offer telehealth services for your convenience.

Practice Care

The private practice care we provide is centered around you. Metabolic disorders and conditions related to hormonal imbalances affect so many areas of the body at once that identifying an effective treatment plan can be a challenge. Many of our patients come to us demoralized by a string of ineffective, but well-intentioned, treatment attempts. You could say that is our specialty: using our advanced expertise to craft holistic, effective treatments based on the life you lead. With us guiding your care, we will find the missing piece to your puzzle.Learn More


At Endocrinology Associates, we don’t just employ the latest knowledge and best practices in your care, we actively search for better answers through careful, ongoing research. Our research teams cover areas of metabolic discovery relevant to our patients, including obesity, disease and hormones, and medication-specific questions. Contact us with any questions about the work we do — we’d love to share what we’ve learned!Learn More

Shop with the

You shouldn’t have to be a nutritionist to navigate the grocery store, and with Shop with the Doc, you don’t! Shop with a Doc is an award-winning Youtube series created by Dr. Elena Christofides that provides direct, actionable advice to help you think and shop like a nutritionist. Eating healthy isn’t about chasing unsustainable fad diets — it’s about learning how to optimize your long-term health by making the right choices even before the food reaches your kitchen cabinets. Learn More


Our team knows the research landscape, including running clinical trials and getting new products ready for the market. That’s why Dr. Christofides created Aretaeus Consulting; whether you need the manpower to run a study or help navigating the FDA approval process, we can offer individualized guidance to make sure your I’s are dotted and T’s are crossed so you can maximize your resources and avoid costly mistakes.Learn More

Meet Dr. Elena A.
Christofides, M.D., F.A.C.E.

Dr. Christofides, a distinguished authority in the field of endocrinology, holds dual board certifications in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Internal Medicine. She has been honored as a Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), the most prestigious recognition in her specialty. With a career that spans decades, Dr. Christofides has been actively involved in patient care, mentoring other physicians, leading clinical trials, and contributing to research publications.

Proudly Serving Central Ohio and Beyond

We are proud to serve the city of Columbus, Ohio State University, and the surrounding communities in Franklin County including Grandview Heights, Dennison Place, Milo Grogan, Fifth by Northwest, Necko, Franklinton, Olde Towne East, Livingston Park, the University District, Obetz, Upper Arlington, Marble Cliff, Bexley, Gahana, North Linden, Olentangy West, Whitehall, German Village, Valleyview, Northeast, and Cumberland Ridge. Schedule your appointment today!

Driving Directions

We are located at 72 W 3rd Ave, Columbus, OH 43201.

If you’re coming from the south, leave downtown via N 4th St, heading north. You will pass the Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel on your left. Drive another 1.4 miles and turn left onto E 3rd Ave. Drive west for 0.3 miles, turn right onto N High St, and take an immediate left onto W 3rd St, where you will see The Yard Milkshake Bar on your left. In another 0.1 miles, our practice will be on the right.

If you’re coming from the north, drive on I-71 S and take exit 110 A. Turn right onto E 5th Ave and drive 0.9 miles until you see [‘plas] on your left-hand side. Drive another 0.1 miles, and turn left onto N High St. After turning, you’ll see Paulie Gee’s Short North pizza restaurant on your right. Drive another 0.2 miles, and turn right onto W 3rd Ave. In 0.1 miles you’ll see Endocrinology Associates on your right side. Please be aware that there are turning restrictions from 5th Ave. onto High St. at certain times of the day.

If you’re coming from the west, take W 3rd Ave until you pass Potbelly on your left. Drive 0.4 miles; you will cross the Olentangy River and see Katalina’s in Harrison West on your right-hand side. Continue for another 0.4 miles, then turn left onto Dennison Ave. Drive 0.1 miles and follow the road’s curve to the right to continue onto W 3rd Ave. The office will be on your left in 500 ft after you pass Apollo.

When you arrive, you’ll see a two-story brick building with an ivy lawn and wrought iron fence. Street parking is metered, and you must download the City of Columbus Parking App to pay to park. Please use our free patient parking directly behind the building.

To reach our parking lot, take the side street, Apollo from 3rd Ave., to the alley that runs parallel to 3rd Avenue. Our parking lot is on the South side of the alley. There you will see a red dumpster and dark wooden fence with 72 West 3rd painted on it. Look to the rear of our building: there is a sidewalk to the left side which leads to our front door. Enter the front door, take the elevator to the second floor, and you’ll see our office. You cannot access the parking lot using our driveway — we block it because it is too narrow.