Dr. Hossein Gharib MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Hossein Gharib is an endocrinologist in Rochester, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 48 years. Dr. Gharib accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Mayo Clinic and one of 39 at Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology, Thyroid

Clinical Interests: Thyroid Neoplasms, Osteoporosis, Obesity, Diabetes Complications (6), Diabetes Mellitus (45), Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Education & Medical Training

Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1967–1971

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1971–1971

Philadelphia General Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1966–1967

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1966

Other Training, 1958–1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2016

MN State Medical License
Active through 2015

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Yank D. Coble, Jr, MD, Distinguished Service Award, American College of Endocrinology

Yank D. Coble, Jr, MD, Distinguished Service Award, ACE

President, American Thyroid Association

Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award

1st Augusto D. Litonjua Distinguished Clinician Award, AACE Philippines Chapter

Distinguished Physician Award, Endocrine Society

Distinguished Physician Award, The Endocrine Society

Distinguished Award, Brazilian Society For Endocrinology & Metabolism (SBEM)

President, American College of Endocrinology

Master, American College of Physicians (MACP)

International Clinician Award, AME

Honorary Member, Chilean Society of Endocrinology

Achievement Award in Endocrinology, Shiraz University School of 2005 Medical Sciences Alumni Association

Master, American College of Endocrinology (MACE)

Laureate Award, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Scientific Merit Award, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi (AME)

Honorary Member, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi

President, AACE

Paul Starr Award, ATA

Paul Starr Award, American Thyroid Association

Achievement Award in the Art and Science of Medicine, Iranian American Medical Association

Honorary Member, Romanian Society of Endocrinology

Honorary Member, Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences

A. Blaine Brower Traveling Scholarship, American College of Physicians

Outstanding Medical Resident Award, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Highlights of the Revised 2014 AACE-AME Thyroid Nodule Guidelines
2014 11 8

Highlights of the 2014 ATA Thyroid Cancer Guidelines
2014 9 25

Challenges in Hypothyroidism
2014 6 7

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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