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Jorge Mestman, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine (Part Time)
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

AACE: Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist, 2004

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

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

Publications

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. Endocr Pract. 2015 Apr; 21 Suppl 1:1-87. 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 1; 21(0):1-87. 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

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

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

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

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 pregnancy. Am 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

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 luteinalis. A case report. J Reprod Med. 2003 Jul; 48(7):553-6. View in: PubMed

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