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Jorge Mestman, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Diabetes Clinical Director
Medicine
CHP 204A Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6179

Overview

Dr. Mestman attended the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and received his medical degree in 1955. He then came to Los Angeles to perform his internship and residency training at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan. Dr. Mestman completed his fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism at USC. In addition to authoring over a hundred journal articles and book chapters on diabetes and thyroid disease, Dr. Mestman is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the 2002 Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy by the American Diabetes Association.

Awards

American Diabetes Association: Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy, 2002

AACE: Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist, 2004

Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2011

American Diabetes Association: Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy , 2002

Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2011

American Diabetes Association Latino Programs Committee: Outstanding Service, 1992

American Diabetes Association: Lifetime Commitment to Diabetes Care Award, 2002

Keck School of Medicine of USC: Certificate of Merit, 2001

LAC+USC Medical Center: Richard H. Paul Maternal-Fetal Distinguished Teaching Award, 2001

Publications

Aghajanian P, Spencer CA, Wilson ML, Lee RH, Goodwin TM, Mestman JH. Evaluation of risk-factor-based screening for thyroid peroxidase antibody positivity in pregnancy. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 Mar; 84(3):417-22. View in: PubMed

Handelsman Y, Bloomgarden ZT, Grunberger G, Umpierrez G, Zimmerman RS, Bailey TS, Blonde L, Bray GA, Cohen AJ, Dagogo-Jack S, Davidson JA, Einhorn D, Ganda OP, Garber AJ, Garvey WT, Henry RR, Hirsch IB, Horton ES, Hurley DL, Jellinger PS, Jovanovic L, Lebovitz HE, LeRoith D, Levy P, McGill JB, Mechanick JI, Mestman JH, Moghissi ES, Orzeck EA, Pessah-Pollack R, Rosenblit PD, Vinik AI, Wyne K, Zangeneh F. American association of clinical endocrinologists and american college of endocrinology - clinical practice guidelines for developing a diabetes mellitus comprehensive care plan - 2015. Endocr Pract. 2015 Apr 1; 21(0):1-87. View in: PubMed

Handelsman Y, Bloomgarden ZT, Grunberger G, Umpierrez G, Zimmerman RS, Bailey TS, Blonde L, Bray GA, Cohen AJ, Dagogo-Jack S, Davidson JA, Einhorn D, Ganda OP, Garber AJ, Garvey WT, Henry RR, Hirsch IB, Horton ES, Hurley DL, Jellinger PS, Jovanovic L, Lebovitz HE, LeRoith D, Levy P, McGill JB, Mechanick JI, Mestman JH, Moghissi ES, Orzeck EA, Pessah-Pollack R, Rosenblit PD, Vinik AI, Wyne K, Zangeneh F. AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CLINICAL ENDOCRINOLOGISTS AND AMERICAN COLLEGE OF ENDOCRINOLOGY--CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING A DIABETES MELLITUS COMPREHENSIVE CARE PLAN--2015--EXECUTIVE SUMMARY. Endocr Pract. 2015 Apr; 21(4):413-37. View in: PubMed

Blumer I, Hadar E, Hadden DR, Jovanovic L, Mestman JH, Murad MH, Yogev Y. Diabetes and pregnancy: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Nov; 98(11):4227-49. View in: PubMed

De Groot LJ, Mestman J. Detecting and treating thyroid nodules and cancer before, during, and after pregnancy: a patient's guide. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Nov; 97(11):37A-8A. View in: PubMed

Mestman JH. Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2012 Oct; 19(5):394-401. View in: PubMed

De Groot L, Abalovich M, Alexander EK, Amino N, Barbour L, Cobin RH, Eastman CJ, Lazarus JH, Luton D, Mandel SJ, Mestman J, Rovet J, Sullivan S. Management of Thyroid Dysfunction during Pregnancy and Postpartum: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug; 97(8):2543-65. View in: PubMed

De Groot LJ, Mestman J. Patient guide to detecting and treating hyperthyroidism before, during, and after pregnancy. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug; 97(8):A37-8. View in: PubMed

Negro R, Mestman JH. Thyroid disease in pregnancy. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Dec; 25(6):927-43. View in: PubMed

Stagnaro-Green A, Abalovich M, Alexander E, Azizi F, Mestman J, Negro R, Nixon A, Pearce EN, Soldin OP, Sullivan S, Wiersinga W. Guidelines of the American Thyroid Association for the diagnosis and management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and postpartum. Thyroid. 2011 Oct; 21(10):1081-125. View in: PubMed

Pearce EN, Spencer CA, Mestman JH, Lee RH, Bergoglio LM, Mereshian P, He X, Leung AM, Braverman LE. Effect of environmental perchlorate on thyroid function in pregnant women from Córdoba, Argentina, and Los Angeles, California. Endocr Pract. 2011 May-Jun; 17(3):412-7. View in: PubMed

Goldman AM, Mestman JH. Transient non-autoimmune hyperthyroidism of early pregnancy. J Thyroid Res. 2011; 2011:142413. View in: PubMed

Patil-Sisodia K, Mestman JH. Graves hyperthyroidism and pregnancy: a clinical update. Endocr Pract. 2010 Jan-Feb; 16(1):118-29. View in: PubMed

Lee RH, Spencer CA, Montoro MN, Aghajanian P, Goodwin TM, Miller EA, Petrovic I, Braverman LE, Mestman JH. Effect of thyroid peroxidase antibodies on thyroid-stimulating hormone reference limits in a primarily Latina population. Obstet Med. 2009 Dec; 2(4):154-6. View in: PubMed

Lee RH, Spencer CA, Mestman JH, Miller EA, Petrovic I, Braverman LE, Goodwin TM. Free T4 immunoassays are flawed during pregnancy. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):260. e1-6. View in: PubMed

Herrera JD, Davidson JA, Mestman JH. Hyperandrogenism due to a testosterone-secreting Sertoli-Leydig cell tumor associated with a dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate-secreting adrenal adenoma in a postmenopausal woman: case presentation and review of literature. Endocr Pract. 2009 Mar; 15(2):149-52. View in: PubMed

Strehlow SL, Mestman JH. Prevention of T2DM in women with a previous history of GDM. Curr Diab Rep. 2005 Aug; 5(4):272-7. View in: PubMed

Mestman JH. Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy. Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jun; 18(2):267-88. View in: PubMed

Mestman JH. Insulin resistance syndrome and gestational diabetes. Endocr Pract. 2003 Sep-Oct; 9 Suppl 2:90-2. View in: PubMed

Gherman RB, Mestman JH, Satin AJ, Goodwin TM. Intractable hyperemesis gravidarum, transient hyperthyroidism and intrauterine growth restriction associated with hyperreactio luteinalis. A case report. J Reprod Med. 2003 Jul; 48(7):553-6. View in: PubMed

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