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About Mizuho Mimoto, MD, PhD

Mizuho Mimoto, MD, PhD, is a board-certified endocrinologist who treats people with diabetes, thyroid disease, osteoporosis and disorders related to the pituitary, adrenal and parathyroid glands.

As an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Mimoto enjoys teaching endocrinology topics to medical students and supervising residents and fellows during clinical practice.

Dr. Mimoto completed fellowship training in endocrinology at the University of Chicago with a clinical research focus on genetic causes of thyroid hormone dysfunction, and a basic research focus on endocrine disruptors and diabetes. She did her internal medicine residency training at the University of Chicago and earned her medical and PhD degrees from Oregon Health and Science University in Portland. She is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism as well as internal medicine.

Dr. Mimoto is a member of the American Thyroid Association, the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society.

UC San Diego Health Links
For more information, see Endocrinology and Diabetes and Thyroid Cancer Program.

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

Medical Degree

  • Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR

Residency

  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL

Doctoral Degree

  • Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2018-08-01

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Conditions and Treatments

  • Diabetes
  • Osteoporosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Transgender 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