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Cristina Dumitru, MD

Adult Endocrinologist

Dr. Dumitru was born in Sibiu, the old capital of beautiful Transylvania in Romania, one of the most charming cities in Europe. She began her medical career at the renowned Cluj Medical University in Romania. After graduating at the top of her class from medical school and then travelling and working in Florence, Italy, she then completed her graduate medical education at Yale University affiliated Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut.

Dr. Dumitru continued her medical training at Yale University School of Medicine, where she completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Throughout her career, she has remained actively involved in teaching and research, saw completion of several published peer-reviewed journal articles and co-authored a chapter on calcium metabolism-bone related diseases. As a double board-certified endocrinologist and her clinical and research interests include diseases of thyroid gland, metabolic bone disease, diabetes mellitus as well as environmental influences and dietary interventions in improving cardiac health. She is an active member of several national endocrinology societies including the American Thyroid Association, American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society and the American Society of Bone Mineral Research.

Dr. Dumitru is fluent in Romanian. Her interests include classical music and dancing as well as painting and cooking. She believes in personalized medical care and enjoys forging long-lasting relationships with her patients to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Dumitru sees patients in the Medical Center or Katy office.



 
Deepa Suresh MD

Deepa Suresh MD

Pediatric Endocrinologist            


Dr. Suresh was born in Bangalore, India which is a place well-known for it's beauty and high-tech industry. After graduating at the top of her class from the prestigious Bangalore Medical College, she moved to New York City to pursue pediatrics at the State University of New York affiliated with Down State Medical College in Brooklyn. She then started her pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. She completed the pediatric endocrinology fellowship at Texas Children's Hospital with Baylor College of Medicine. She remained as faculty at Texas Children's Hospital for 5 years. While there she published several peer-reviewed articles and a book chapter, and won several grants and awards.

Dr. Suresh is double-board certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical interests include diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, growth disorders such as short stature, disorders of puberty, obesity, and PCOS. She is an active member of the Pediatric Endocrine Society, the Endocrine Society, and the American Academy. She is on the planning committee of the Endocrine Society. She is fluent in Spanish, Hindi, Urdu and Kannada. She enjoys traveling, reading, cooking, and staying fit. She is known by her patients for her warm pleasant nature and approachability, and she believes in empowering patients and parents with education so that they can be the best advocates for their own health. 


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Diana Desai, MD

Adult Endocrinologist

Dr. Desai was born in Detroit, but moved to Houston at a young age and has remained in Texas for all of her education. She attended the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated from the Plan II Honors program. She subsequently received her Medical Degree at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She then completed her Internal Medicine residency and Endocrinology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where she also trained at the renowned M.D. Anderson Hospital. During her fellowship, she published several papers and book chapters in the field of endocrinology. Dr. Desai practiced as a private practice endocrinologist in North Carolina for 2 years. 

She is a double board-certified endocrinologist and has specific interests in thyroid disorders, low testosterone, pituitary disease, diabetes mellitus, and bone and calcium disorders. She is an active member in the Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, Texas Medical Association, and Harris County Medical Society. 

Her husband is a gastroenterologist practicing in Clear Lake. She enjoys spending her free time cooking, gardening, and reading. She is known by her patients for her warm bedside manner and ability to empower her patients with
 knowledge of their disease.

Dr. Desai sees patients in the Medical Center or Katy office.






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Fareed Elhaj MD

Adult Endocrinologist       

Dr. Elhaj was born in New York but has been a native of Houston, Texas from a young age. He completed his undergraduate studies at Rice University with a focus on the medical sciences as well as the humanities and then attended Baylor College of Medicine focusing his training on hormonal disorders. He also completed additional internal medicine training at the rigorous Los Angeles County General Hospital in California. He has a particular interest in international medicine and has spent considerable time during his medical career doing medical volunteer work in West Africa, the Middle East and France. 

His comprehensive training in thyroid disease which includes additional training in thyroid ultrasound and nuclear medicine techniques were developed while working at several preeminent institutions including Texas Children’s Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center. As a double board-certified endocrinologist he has additional expertise in all hormonal disorders including thyroid disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, pituitary and adrenal disease as well as diseases of the gonadal axis.

He is an active member of the American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, Texas Medical Association, and Harris County Medical Society.  He is also 
a current Clinical Assistant Professor for the Baylor College of Medicine Endocrinology Fellowship program. He also enjoys spending time playing music as well as keeping healthy by jogging, swimming and practicing yoga.

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Medhavi Jogi MD

Adult Endocrinologist            

Dr. Jogi is a true native Texan, having been born in Austin and attending the University of Texas for his undergraduate education. He completed his medical training at the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine in Houston spending the last several years of training actively involved in diabetes mellitus academic research, publishing several well-received papers and a textbook chapter as well as winning numerous academic awards. 

His current interests include managing all forms of thyroid disease by offering the newest techniques and using the most up-to-date endocrine research which was developed while training at the world-renowned MD Anderson Hospital. He has a special interest in technology solutions for diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2. As a double board-certified endocrinologist he also has specialty training in the management of diseases of the pituitary, pancreas, bone, ovaries/gonads as well as adrenal glands. He is an active member of numerous national endocrinology societies including the American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society and the American Thyroid Association. He is also a current Clinical Assistant Professor for the Baylor College of Medicine Endocrinology Fellowship program

Dr. Jogi is also involved in several other medical ventures. He is the chief medical officer for PrescribeWell, an online physician-centric health management system.  He is also the medical editor for the HoustonEndocrine.com.

His wife is a successful Houston dermatologist. He is well-recognized by his patients for having a kind disposition and a warm bed-side manner which is most noticeable in the care he takes to explain every aspect of their disease and treatment.

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