Dr. Crispin Semakula MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Crispin Semakula is an endocrinologist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hennepin County Medical Center and St. John's Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Dar es Salaam Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Semakula accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 4 doctors at Hennepin County Medical Center and one of 7 at St. John's Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Hennepin County Medical Center
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

St. John's Hospital
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

University of Minnesota
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2001

University of Minnesota
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1997 - 1999

University of Dar es Salaam Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

MN State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Insulin analogs versus human insulin in the treatment of patients with diabetic ketoacidosis: a randomized controlled trial.
Umpierrez, G. E., Jones, S., Smiley, D., Mulligan, P., Keyler, T., Temponi, A., Semakula, C., Umpierrez, D., Peng, L., CerĂ³n, M., Robalino, G.

Clinical case seminar: hypoglycemia after pancreas transplantation: association with allograft nesidiodysplasia and expression of islet neogenesis-associated peptide.
Semakula, C., Pambuccian, S., Gruessner, R., Kendall, D., Pittenger, G., Vinik, A., Seaquist, E. R.

The use of the hypoglycaemic clamp in the assessment of pituitary function.
Semakula, C., Damberg, G., Kendall, D., Seaquist, E. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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