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
2014

Yank D. Coble, Jr, MD, Distinguished Service Award, ACE
2014

President, American Thyroid Association
2014

Ellis Island Medal of Honor Award
2013

1st Augusto D. Litonjua Distinguished Clinician Award, AACE Philippines Chapter
2012

Distinguished Physician Award, Endocrine Society
2010

Distinguished Physician Award, The Endocrine Society
2010

Distinguished Award, Brazilian Society For Endocrinology & Metabolism (SBEM)
2009

President, American College of Endocrinology
2008

Master, American College of Physicians (MACP)
2006

International Clinician Award, AME
2006

Honorary Member, Chilean Society of Endocrinology
2005

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

Master, American College of Endocrinology (MACE)
2004

Laureate Award, Department of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
2004

Scientific Merit Award, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi (AME)
2004

Honorary Member, Associazione Medici Endocrinologi
2003

President, AACE
2002

Paul Starr Award, ATA
2002

Paul Starr Award, American Thyroid Association
2002

Achievement Award in the Art and Science of Medicine, Iranian American Medical Association
2001

Honorary Member, Romanian Society of Endocrinology
1995

Honorary Member, Iranian Academy of Medical Sciences
1995

A. Blaine Brower Traveling Scholarship, American College of Physicians
1974

Outstanding Medical Resident Award, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
1969

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
  • CIGNA PPO
  • 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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