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Michael Joseph Brennan
Cone Health Medical Group

Michael Joseph Brennan, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology,
  • Endocrinology
Patient Rating
4.85/5 (Based on 43 Reviews)
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Board-certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, endocrinology and pediatric endocrinology, Michael J. Brennan, MD, is a pediatric and adult endocrinologist. His professional interests include Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, growth disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, male and female reproductive endocrinology and bone and mineral metabolism.

After serving in infantry combat during Vietnam, Dr. Brennan went on to become the first U.S. Army physician to complete a five-year combined internal medicine and pediatrics internship and residency. Also, he was the first U.S. Armed Forces physician to complete a three-year specialized fellowship in both pediatric and adult endocrinology.

In 2005, Dr. Brennan, and his wife, a nurse and diabetes educator, established Greensboro’s first ongoing pediatric endocrinology clinic with a unique personalized patient education component. Today, he cares for diverse pediatric and adult endocrinology patients, including those with lifelong congenital or genetic diseases.

A compassionate expert who takes time to truly get to know his patients, Dr. Brennan educates and collaborates with patients to help them live happier, healthier lives. 

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, four sons and daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren. His hobbies include history, philosophy and nature.

“I spend time with patients: time to get to know them as people who have medical problems, not just as patients with diseases; time to educate them about their health problems and treatments; and time to support them through their medical problems and life issues. Patients appreciate that time and that personal level of concern and compassion.” – Michael J. Brennan, MD



Medical School

University of Massachusetts Medical School


Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics


U.S. University of the Health Sciences, Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Pediatric and Adult Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

  • Endocrinology


Provider Review Comments

December 13, 2019
November 28, 2019
Dr Brennan is brilliant! I feel genuinely cared for by him and he is incredibly kind. Spectacular doctor!!
November 24, 2019
Excellent as usual!
November 19, 2019
Our experience is always good because the doctor treats us very kindly and explains to us very well everything related to the sickness of the thyroid in a way we understand it in the best way.
November 07, 2019
as always excellent in all regards
October 21, 2019
Very excellent ,professional care given by MD and all the staff They are the best,
October 14, 2019
Dr. Brennan is always thoroughly prepared with my test results> He asks pertinent questions and listens to my responses.
August 17, 2019
Dr Brennan is great. Kind, patient and professional.
August 14, 2019
great visit with doc Brennan as always, he is very thorough and explains everything in plain language and addresses all my questions
August 12, 2019
Very through, answers all questions and asks follow up questions to ensure that you understood him
August 11, 2019
February 08, 2019
Dr Brennan explained every thing about my health and treated me with respect
February 04, 2019
Dr. Brennan is always cheerful and thorough. He reviews my current medical state in detail and gives suggestions to better my outcomes. I am impressed with his medical knowledge and his dedication to his patients.
February 04, 2019
Dr. Brennan is an exceptionally thorough physician for whom I have the utmost respect
January 21, 2019
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