Dr. Leila Shobab, MD

Dr. Leila Shobab, MD

Dr. Leila Shobab, MD

Languages: English
Phone: 202-416-2000

Contact this Provider:

  • Endocrinology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal glucose metabolism
  • achondroplasia
  • addison's disease
  • adrenal adenoma
  • adrenal atrophy
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Procedures I Perform
  • bioidentical hormone replacement therapy
  • diabetes education
  • fine needle aspiration of thyroid
  • insulin pump
  • radioiodine therapy
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About the Provider

Leila Shobab, MD is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism. Dr. Shobab is an assistant professor (Clinician Research Track) at Georgetown University Department of Medicine and a Clinical Investigator within the joint Endocrine Program at MedStar Georgetown University-MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She completed her Medical School and her Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of British Columbia, her Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Toronto, and her Research Fellowship in thyroid cancer at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. She is actively involved in clinical and basic science research that focuses on thyroid cancer and other thyroid diseases. Her goal as a Clinician Scientist is to develop a program in basic and translational research that determines the molecular interactions underlying sex-dimorphism in thyroid cancer pathophysiology, progression and response to therapy. She is currently collaborating on several research projects with colleagues at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Uniformed Services University Health Sciences Hospital (USUHS). Dr. Shobab is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Thyroid Association and the Endocrine Society.

Dr. Shobab values every one of her patients and cares very deeply for the health and wellbeing of each individual patient. Her guiding principle in clinical medicine is to provide a trustworthy, respectful, non-judgmental and patient-centered care for each individual patient.

  • Medical School: University of British Columbia (2011)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
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