Dr. Cornier has been on faculty at the University of Colorado with the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes since 2001, where he is currently a Professor of Medicine. Prior to that he received his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN, where he received a bachelor of science in Biomedical Engineering in 1987. He then attended the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia, receiving his medical degree in 1992. He went on to do his medical internship and residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC with the Department of Internal Medicine from 1992 to 1995. He followed this with a fellowship in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at the University of Colorado health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado, which he completed in 1999.
Dr Cornier runs a diabetes and lipid clinic at the University of Colorado Hospital. Dr. Cornier is also currently the Medical Director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center, Director of the LDL Apheresis Program at University of Colorado Hospital, and Medical Director of the My New Weigh weight loss program. He was also on staff at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado from 1999 to 2016 as a general clinical endocrinologist.
Dr. Cornier is an active clinical and translational investigator with a primary research interest in understanding the complex regulation of food intake and body weight. Dr. Cornier has also been an active volunteer in important health-related associations, such as the Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, and the Obesity Society.