Dr. Melanie L. Shim MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Melanie Shim is a pediatric endocrinologist in Harbor City, California and is affiliated with Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. She is one of 11 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #44 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995–1998

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 1998–2001

University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Endocrinology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

HI State Medical License
Active through 2016

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2014

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2015

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Diabetes Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Publications & Presentations

Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3 induces insulin resistance in adipocytes in vitro and in rats in vivo.
Kim, H. S., Ali, O., Shim, M., Lee, K. W., Vuguin, P., Muzumdar, R., Barzilai, N., Cohen, P.

Spinal bone mineral density, IGF-1 and IGFBP-3 in children with cerebral palsy.
Ali, O., Shim, M., Fowler, E., Cohen, P., Oppenheim, W.

Growth hormone therapy improves bone mineral density in children with cerebral palsy: a preliminary pilot study.
Ali, O., Shim, M., Fowler, E., Greenberg, M., Perkins, D., Oppenheim, W., Cohen, P.

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