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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.

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.

Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran

Fellowship

  • University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Residency

  • Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

Gender

  • Female

Languages

  • Farsi

Date Joined Staff

  • 2017-09-01

Board Certifications

  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Bone Disease
  • Transgender Care
  • LGBTQ Care
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted