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Texas Medical Center

Diabetes and Endocrinology
Phone: 832-822-3670
Fax: 832-825-9069


6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030

Ioanna D. Athanassaki, MD

Co-Director, Thyroid Program

Pediatric Endocrinologist
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Endocrinology 2007
Baylor College of Medicine Residency Pediatrics 2004
Baylor College of Medicine Internship Family Medicine 2001
Ioannina University School of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 1996


My clinical research interests focus on pediatric thyroid disease and the genetic factors which are associated with cancer, hyperthyroidism, and congenital hypothyroidism in infants and children. I am also investigating the safety of Radioactive iodine treatment in children with Graves disease.


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Clinical Endocrinologists Member
American Academy of Pediatrics Member
American Diabetes Association Member
Endocrine Society Member
Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society Member

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