Associate Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Associate Professor
Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes
Texas Children's Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States


Fellowship at Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh
Residency at State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
MD from American University Of Beirut School Of Medicine
B.S. from American University Of Beirut


Pediatric Endocrinology
American Board of Pediatrics

Selected Publications


Pediatric Endocrine Society
American Diabetes Association
The Endocrine Society
Societ for Pediatric Research
Androgen Excess-PCOS Society
American Heart Association
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
The Obesity Society
American Academy of Pediatrics


Determinants of Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis and Endothelial Dysfunction in Youth.
Determinants of Endothelial Dysfunction in Obese Youth with and without Type 2 diabetes
Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth (TODAY)
T1D Exchange - A Randomized Trial of Metformin as Adjunct Therapy for Overweight
Pediatric Diabetes Consortium for Type 2 Diabetes
Ectopic Hepatic Fat in Hispanic Youth: Risk for Endothelial Dysfunction