Personalized Treatment for Patients with Acromegaly

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Adriana Ioachimescu, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine and Neurosurgery
Co-Director, The Emory Pituitary Center
Emory University School of Medicine

Webinar Description

Learning Objectives:

1. Acromegaly - why treatment is important
2. Surgery- benefits and risks
3. Medical treatment - how to choose between several options
4. Radiation - when to consider it

Presenter Bio

Dr. Ioachimescu graduated from Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She underwent postgraduate training in Europe in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, focusing on pituitary diseases. Dr. Ioachimescu earned a PhD in Neuroendocrinology from the same university in 2001, then completed additional training in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Yale University and the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Ioachimescu was a member of the faculty at the Cleveland Clinic before joining Emory University.

Dr. Ioachimescu's clinical activities focus on diagnosis and endocrine management of pituitary diseases. She is Co-Director of the Emory Neuroendocrine Pituitary Center, a premier tertiary center for neuroendocrine care for patients with pituitary tumors. She oversees the activity of the neuroendocrine clinic. Dr. Ioachimescu works together with Dr. Nelson Oyesiku and a team of radiation specialists to provide streamlined, comprehensive care for pituitary patients.

Dr. Ioachimescu's research focuses on pituitary tumors pathogenesis and outcomes, with the purpose of validation of prognostic markers and identification of novel therapies for pituitary tumors.
Category
Health Endocrinology
Tags
acromegaly, endocrinology, giants, gigantism

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