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.