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About Vala Hamidi, MD
Vala Hamidi, MD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who treats people with diabetes, disorders of calcium and skeletal metabolism, osteoporosis, pituitary and adrenal disease, thyroid cancer and thyroid disorders. She also provides care in general endocrinology. Dr. Hamidi also has expertise in providing gender-affirming care to transgender and nonbinary patients.
Her research interests include pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
Dr. Hamidi completed a clinical fellowship in endocrinology at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/MD Anderson Cancer Center and research fellowship in diabetes at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Her residency training in internal medicine was at New York Methodist Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College. She earned her medical degree from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Shiraz, Iran. She is board certified in endocrinology and internal medicine.
Dr. Hamidi is a member of the Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, the American Thyroid Association, and the American Diabetes Association.
In addition to English, she is fluent in Farsi.
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For more information, see Endocrinology and Diabetes and Thyroid Cancer Program.
- Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
- University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX
- Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Conditions and Treatments
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Disorders of Calcium and Skeletal Metabolism
- Thyroid Disorders
- Thyroid Cancer
- General Endocrinology
- Bone Disease
- Transgender Care
- LGBTQ Care