Arti A. Thangudu, M.D.

Biography

Dr. Arti A. Thangudu specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism.  She has extensive experience treating patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, obesity, thyroid disease/thyroid cancer, osteoporosis, diseases of the pituitary and adrenal glands, and other hormonal disorders.  She has had several peer-reviewed poster presentations.  She has lectured on various topics in the field of Endocrinology, as well.  

Dr. Thangudu was born in New Orleans, but grew up in The Woodlands, just outside of Houston.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, in Journalism and also graduated with concentrations in Biological Sciences and Psychology.  She then returned to her home state for medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she earned her MD.  She completed her Internal Medicine Internship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.  After she met her husband, life came full circle and she moved back to New Orleans, where she completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.  Dr. Thangudu traveled to Pittsburg for her Fellowship in Endocrinology/Diabetes & Metabolism at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where she had rigorous clinical training.  In addition to treating patients, she led Research and Quality Improvement projects to improve care for patients with diabetes.  She presented several rare cases that she managed, as well, and taught medical students and residents.

Outside of work, Dr. Thangudu enjoys spending time with her husband and two children more than anything else. Together, they like traveling, cooking and exploring San Antonio.

 

Education

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA – Fellow in Endocrinology – July 2015 – July 2017

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA – Internal Medicine Residency – July 2013 – June 2015

Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX  – Internal Medicine Internship – July 2012 - June 2013

University of Texas Health Science Center – San Antonio, TX, Doctor of Medicine – Graduation May 2012

Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism – Evanston IL – Graduation June 2007

Licenses

Texas

Board Certification/Professional Memberships

American Board of Internal Medicine - Diplomate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 

American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomate in Internal Medicine

Member, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Member, Endocrine Society

Member, American Diabetes Association 

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Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

SMH Finalist – Clinical Vignette Poster Competition
SGIM Southern 3rd place – Clinical Vignette Poster Competition 

Publications & Presentations

Publications & Presentations

Keeping Abreast on Gynecomastia. Thangudu, Arti A. Endocrinology Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2016. Oral Presentation.

From All-Flesh to Some-Flesh: Complete Pancreatectomy – Autologous Islet Transplantation. Thangudu, Arti A. Endocrinology Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. December 2015. Oral Presentation.

Hypo-Graves Ophthalmopathy. Thangudu, Arti A. Endocrinology Grand Rounds. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2016. Oral Presentation.