Biography

Iram Hussain, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, fine-needle aspiration biopsies, ethanol ablation, and radiofrequency ablation of thyroid lesions. She also sees patients with pituitary disorders, including pituitary adenomas, acromegaly, Cushing's disease, and prolactinomas. 

Dr. Hussain earned her medical degree at King Edward Medical University in Pakistan. She completed a residency in internal medicine in Austin, Texas, and received advanced training in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism through a fellowship at UT Southwestern. 

She joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2015.

Dr. Hussain is dual board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. Complementing her clinical interest in thyroid disease, she has an additional Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU), enabling her to provide same-day ultrasound imaging and biopsies/ablations at office visits when needed. She is also a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) and treats parathyroid disorders and related bone disorders.

She has delivered several invited lectures and written numerous academic articles.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - King Edward Medical University, Pakistan (2003-2008)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2013-2015), Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical School (2010-2013), Internal Medicine
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Thyroid Nodule Therapies Association (2020)
  • The Endocrine Society (2013-2020)
  • American Thyroid Association (2013-2016)
  • American Society of Clinical Endocrinologists (2013-2015)
Books & Publications
Research
  • Radiofrequency Frequency Ablation of Thyroid Nodules and Other Neck Lesions
  • COVID-19 and Impact on Endocrine and Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Clinical Focus

  • Parathyroid & Thyroid Conditions
  • Pituitary Tumors

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