Keck School Faculty

Jorge Mestman, MD
Jorge Mestman, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Part-Time)
Medicine
CHP 204A Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
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.

AACE: Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist, 2004

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

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

American Diabetes Association Latino Programs Committee: Outstanding Service, 1992

Graves' hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2019 Oct; 26(5):232-240. . View in PubMed

Postpartum Thyroiditis Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Jun; 62(2):359-364. . View in PubMed

Graves' hyperthyroidism in pregnancy: a clinical review Clin Diabetes Endocrinol. 2018; 4:4. . View in PubMed

Iodine-Induced Fetal Hypothyroidism: Diagnosis and Treatment with Intra-Amniotic Levothyroxine Horm Res Paediatr. 2018; 90(6):419-423. . View in PubMed

Urinary Iodine, Perchlorate, and Thiocyanate Concentrations in US. Lactating Women. Thyroid. 2017 12; 27(12):1574-1581. . View in PubMed

Diagnosis and Management of Hyperthyroidism in Pregnancy: A Review Obstet Gynecol Surv. 2016 Nov; 71(11):675-685. . View in PubMed

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

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

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; 21 Suppl 1:1-87. . View in PubMed

Diabetes and pregnancy: an endocrine society clinical practice guideline J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Nov; 98(11):4227-49. . View in PubMed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Transient non-autoimmune hyperthyroidism of early pregnancy J Thyroid Res. 2011; 2011:142413. . View in PubMed

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

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

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

Free T4 immunoassays are flawed during pregnancyAm J Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Mar; 200(3):260. e1-6. . View in PubMed

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

An algorithm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in Latin America Diabetes Obes Metab. 2005 Mar; 7(2):148-60. . View in PubMed

Use of the Continuous Glucose Monitoring System to guide therapy in patients with insulin-treated diabetes: a randomized controlled trial Mayo Clin Proc. 2004 Dec; 79(12):1521-6. . View in PubMed

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

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

Intractable hyperemesis gravidarum, transient hyperthyroidism and intrauterine growth restriction associated with hyperreactio luteinalisA case report. J Reprod Med. 2003 Jul; 48(7):553-6. . View in PubMed

Parathyroid carcinoma during pregnancy Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Nov; 96(5 Pt 2):841. . View in PubMed

Type 2 diabetes mellitus Diabetes Technol Ther. 2000; 2 Suppl 1:S61-5. . View in PubMed

Diagnosis and management of maternal and fetal thyroid disorders Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Apr; 11(2):167-75. . View in PubMed

Parathyroid disorders of pregnancy Semin Perinatol. 1998 Dec; 22(6):485-96. . View in PubMed

Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 1998 Mar; 27(1):127-49. . View in PubMed

Hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1997 Mar; 40(1):45-64. . View in PubMed

Primary hyperparathyroidism during pregnancy Endocr Pract. 1996 Sep-Oct; 2(5):362-7. . View in PubMed

Congenital malformations in pregnancies complicated by NIDDM Diabetes Care. 1995 Nov; 18(11):1446-51. . View in PubMed

Management of thyroid nodules during pregnancy Laryngoscope. 1995 Mar; 105(3 Pt 1):251-5. . View in PubMed

Thyroid disorders of pregnancy Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 1995 Mar; 24(1):41-71. . View in PubMed

Low birth weight and preeclampsia in pregnancies complicated by hyperthyroidism Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Dec; 84(6):946-9. . View in PubMed

A comparison of propylthiouracil versus methimazole in the treatment of hyperthyroidism in pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Jan; 170(1 Pt 1):90-5. . View in PubMed

Insulin-requiring diabetes in pregnancy: a randomized trial of active induction of labor and expectant management Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Sep; 169(3):611-5. . View in PubMed

Diabetes mellitus and fertility control: contraception management issues Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Jun; 168(6 Pt 2):2012-20. . View in PubMed

Perinatal outcome in hypothyroid pregnancies Obstet Gynecol. 1993 Mar; 81(3):349-53. . View in PubMed

Outcome of pregnancy in diabetic ketoacidosis Am J Perinatol. 1993 Jan; 10(1):17-20. . View in PubMed

The role of chorionic gonadotropin in transient hyperthyroidism of hyperemesis gravidarum J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1992 Nov; 75(5):1333-7. . View in PubMed

Transient hyperthyroidism and hyperemesis gravidarum: clinical aspects Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1992 Sep; 167(3):648-52. . View in PubMed

Serum lipids within 36 mo of delivery in women with recent gestational diabetes Diabetes. 1991 Dec; 40 Suppl 2:142-6. . View in PubMed

The role of chorionic gonadotropin in transient hyperthyroidism of hyperemesis gravidarum Trans Assoc Am Physicians. 1991; 104:233-7. . View in PubMed

Effect of low-dose oral contraceptives on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in women with recent gestational diabetes: results of a controlled, randomized, prospective study Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Dec; 163(6 Pt 1):1822-7. . View in PubMed

Gestational diabetes mellitus: the prevalence of glucose intolerance and diabetes mellitus in the first two months post partum Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1990 Jul; 163(1 Pt 1):93-8. . View in PubMed

Calcium/creatinine ratio and microalbuminuria in the prediction of preeclampsia Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1988 Dec; 159(6):1452-5. . View in PubMed

Thyroid disease in pregnancy Clin Perinatol. 1985 Oct; 12(3):651-67. . View in PubMed

Transient ventricular dysfunction associated with cesarean section in a patient with hyperthyroidism Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1985 Feb 01; 151(3):384-6. . View in PubMed

Insulin receptors and placental proteins in normal and gestational-diabetic pregnancies Biol Res Pregnancy Perinatol. 1984; 5(2):84-9. . View in PubMed

The effect of plasma glucose variability on neonatal outcome in the pregnant diabetic patient Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1983 Nov 01; 147(5):537-41. . View in PubMed

Antepartum fetal surveillance in diabetic pregnant patients Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1981 Nov 15; 141(6):641-5. . View in PubMed

Monocyte insulin binding studies in normal and diabetic pregnancies Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1981 Nov 15; 141(6):611-6. . View in PubMed

Successful outcome of pregnancy in women with hypothyroidism Ann Intern Med. 1981 Jan; 94(1):31-4. . View in PubMed

Management of thyroid diseases in pregnancy Clin Perinatol. 1980 Sep; 7(2):371-85. . View in PubMed

Outcome of diabetes screening in pregnancy and perinatal morbidity in infants of mothers with mild impairment in glucose tolerance Diabetes Care. 1980 May-Jun; 3(3):447-52. . View in PubMed

Management of hyperparathyroidism in pregnancy with oral phosphate therapy Obstet Gynecol. 1980 Apr; 55(4):431-4. . View in PubMed

Estriol in pregnancyVI. Experience with unconjugated plasma estriol assays and antepartum fetal heart rate testing in diabetic pregnancies. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1979 Nov 15; 135(6):764-72. . View in PubMed

Diabetes and pregnancy Obstet Gynecol. 1978 Sep; 52(3):381-2. . View in PubMed

Estriol in pregnancyV. Unconjugated and total plasma estriol in the managements of pregnant diabetic patients. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1978 Feb 15; 130(4):424-31. . View in PubMed

Management and outcome of pregnancy in diabetes mellitus, classes B to R Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1977 Dec 01; 129(7):723-32. . View in PubMed

Lecithin/sphingomyelin ratio in pregnancies complicated by diabetes mellitus Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1977 Aug 01; 128(7):757-60. . View in PubMed

Maternal mortality in diabetes mellitus: an 18-year survey Obstet Gynecol. 1976 Nov; 48(5):549-51. . View in PubMed

Remission of diabetes mellitus during pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1976 May 15; 125(2):264-5. . View in PubMed

Male pseudohermaphroditism consistent with 17,20-desmolase deficiency Gynecol Invest. 1976; 7(3):138-56. . View in PubMed

Management of the postpartum period Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1975 Sep; 18(3):169-74. . View in PubMed

Management of the pregnant patient with mitral stenosis Clin Obstet Gynecol. 1975 Sep; 18(3):99-106. . View in PubMed

Hyperthyroidism and pregnancy Arch Intern Med. 1974 Sep; 134(3):434-9. . View in PubMed

Hypothalamic-hypothyroidism secondary to Sheehan's syndrome West J Med. 1974 May; 120(5):416-8. . View in PubMed

Male pseudohermaphroditism due to testicular 17 -hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase deficiency J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1973 May; 36(5):867-79. . View in PubMed

Estriol in pregnancyII. Daily urinary estriol assays in the management of the pregnant diabetic woman. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1973 Mar 15; 115(6):795-802. . View in PubMed

Bilateral luteomas of pregnancy with virilizationA case report. Obstet Gynecol. 1972 Apr; 39(4):577-84. . View in PubMed

Follow-up study of 360 subjects with abnormal carbohydrate metabolism during pregnancy Obstet Gynecol. 1972 Mar; 39(3):421-5. . View in PubMed

Carbohydrate metabolism in pregnancyA study of 658 patients with the use of the oral glucose tolerance test and the prednisolone glucose tolerance test. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1971 Jan 01; 109(1):41-5. . View in PubMed

Value of estriol estimations in the management of diabetic pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1970 Mar 15; 106(6):875-84. . View in PubMed

Thyroxine-binding globulin values as a measure of placental adequacy Obstet Gynecol. 1970 Feb; 35(2):191-8. . View in PubMed

Lactic acidosis with recovery in diabetes mellitus on phenformin therapy Calif Med. 1969 Sep; 111(3):181-5. . View in PubMed

Evaluation of thyroid function during and after pregnancy Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1969 Feb 01; 103(3):322-7. . View in PubMed

Adrenal-pituitary responsiveness during therapy with an oral contraceptive Obstet Gynecol. 1968 Mar; 31(3):378-86. . View in PubMed

A POSSIBLE EXPLANATION FOR FALSELY POSITIVE HYDROCORTISONE GLUCOSE TOLERANCE TESTS DURING PREGNANCY Diabetes. 1964 Jul-Aug; 13:383-6. . View in PubMed

INHIBITION BY ESTROGEN ADMINISTRATION OF ADRENAL-PITUITARY RESPONSE TO METHOPYRAPONE J Clin Invest. 1963 Oct; 42:1529-34. . View in PubMed

[Study with spirolactone, peripheral inhibitor of aldosterone] Rev Asoc Med Argent. 1960 Jun; 74:376-83. . View in PubMed

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