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Physician, Endocrinologist

Los Angeles, California, 90024, United States
December 02, 2017

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Curriculum Vitae



P.O. BOX 24727, LOS ANGELES, CA 90024

Tel: (310) 866 - 0883

Academic & Hospital Appointments:

**/***8 – 06/2011 Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

UCLA School of Medicine

10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095

09/1994 – 07/1998 Instructor of Medicine at UCLA School of Medicine

12/1994 – 09/2007 Staff Member of UCLA Hospital (Center for Health Sciences)

10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095

08/1995 – 05/2009 Staff Member at Glendale Adventist Hospital & Medical Center

1509 Wilson Terrace, Glendale, CA 91206

05/1996 - 05/2006 Staff Member of Glendale Memorial Hospital

1420 S. Central Avenue, Glendale, CA 91204

Post Doctoral Training:

Endocrine Fellowship:

10/1993 – 09/1994 Clinical Fellow

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Center for the Health Sciences (CHS)

10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90095

07/1992 – 06/1993 Clinical and Research Fellow

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Emory University School of Medicine

69 Butler Street., S.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Internal Medicine Internship and Residencies:

07/1989 – 06/1992 Englewood Hospital

(Affiliated with Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York)

350 Engle Street, Englewood, New Jersey 07631

Medical Education:

09/1974 – 02/1982 M.D. Diploma, Tehran University School of Medicine

Tehran, Iran


02/1989 - 05/1989 Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

"Molecular Biology of LH-Receptor"

The Population Council at The Rockefeller University,

New York, New York 10021

Publications: Azarnivar A: “New Treatment of Diabetes; Thiazolidinedione/Troglitazone”

Iranian Medical Journal 1997; 3(36): 58-59.

Azarnivar A: “Hirsutism”

Iranian Medical Journal 1996; 3(31): 34-35.

Azarnivar A, Chopra I: "Tension Pneumocephalus after Transsphenoidal resection of Thyrotropin (TSH)-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma."

The Endocrinologist 1995; 5(4): 308-311.

Azarnivar A: “Diabetes Management with Insulin”

Iranian Medical Journal 1995; 2(20): 18-21.

Azarnivar A: “Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes with Oral Medications”

Iranian Medical Journal 1995; 2(19): 56-57.

Azarnivar A: "Diabetes"

Iranian Medical Journal 1995; 2(15): 80-82.

Azarnivar A: "Hyperthyroidism"

Iranian Medical Journal 1994; 1(12): 54-55.

Azarnivar A: "Thyroid Gland"

Iranian Medical Journal 1994; 1(11): 36-37.

Azarnivar A, Erlebacher J, and Soule W: "Terbutaline Induced Pulmonary Edema."

New Jersey Medicine 1991; 88:107-108.

Amir Azarnivar: "Migraine and Its Treatment",

Doctoral Thesis; December 1981.

Abstracts: Azarnivar A and Phillips L: "Insulin Management During

Renal Transplantation in Diabetic Patients."

Presented at Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (SSCI)

Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana; January 1993.

Other Educational Activities:


“I embark on the importance of Learning How to THINK Correctly in order to

have a Healthy & Prosperous Life Style.”


“Manifesto of Diagnosis & Management of Disorders of Human Societies.”

2005 “Overview of Drug Therapy in Diabetes Mellitus in Geriatric Patients”

Submitted to the American Board of Geriatrics and accepted as a “Qualification for the Board Certification”.

1994 – Present Seminars and Lectures on: “DIABETES UPDATES”, “THYROID NODULE and ITS MANAGEMENT”, “HYPERLIPIDEMIA and ITS MANAGEMENT”, “OSTEOPOROSIS and ITS MANAGEMENT” in various Community Hospitals in Los Angeles as well as for “Small Group of Physicians” sponsored by variable Pharmaceuticals. Also in multiple Persian Radio and TV/ Satellite Medical Programs, I have discussed “Obesity”, “Diabetes”, “Thyroid Disorders”, “Hirsutism”, “Hypertension” and other Endocrine Disorders in One Hour Live Programs.

1998One Hour Educational Video on “DIABETES and ITS TREATMENT” in Farsi Language

1999 “Diabetes Log Book” in Farsi Language; that includes the “New Definition of Diabetes”, American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for “Tight Control”, as well as “Goals in Controlling Hypertension and Hyperlipidemia” plus some Tips on “Diet” and “Exercise”.

Certification & Licensure:

2007 Master of American College of Ethical Physicians (M.A.C.E.P.)

2005 Fellow of American College of Geriatrics (F.A.C.G.S.)

2005 American Board of Geriatrics

1998 Fellow of American College of Physicians (F.A.C.P.)

1994 American Board of Internal Medicine

05/03/1993 California Medical License

12/03/1992 Georgia Medical License

02/20/1991 New Jersey Medical License

07/1989 ECFMG Certificate

06/1988 FLEX

Memberships: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

American College of Physicians

American Diabetes Association

American Medical Association

American Society of Internal Medicine

California Society of Internal Medicine

Endocrine Society

Employment & Experience:

4/2016 – 6/2016 Locum Endocrinology & Internal Medicine

Integrity Healthcare Locum

Burbank, CA 91501

9/2013 - Concierge Medicine

8/2012 - 8/2013 Solo Practice; Endocrinology / Diabetes

540 N. Central Ave., Suite 110

Glendale, CA 91203

9/1994 – 4/2011 Solo Practice; Endocrinology / Diabetes

100 UCLA Medical Plaza, Suite 522

Los Angeles, CA 90024

9/1994 - 3/2006 Solo Practice ; Endocrinology / Diabetes

1030 South Glendale Avenue, Suite 406

Glendale, CA 91205

Moon-Lighting at:

5/1994 - 2/1995 Kaiser Permanente (Urgent Care)

Woodland Hills, CA

2/1993 - 6/1993 Emory University Hospital

Treatment Room (Emergency Medicine)


6/1993 - 9/1993 Dekalb Medical Center, Family Care

Atlanta, GA

7/1987 - 1/1989 Participation in the Educational Activities

Department of Medicine

New York Hospital, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY

5/1986 - 1/1987 Clinical Attachment (Externship) at the department of Emergency Medicine, North Middlesex Hospital, London, U.K.

1984 - 1986 General Practice at Various Hospitals and Clinics

Tehran, Iran

1983 - 1984 Military Service (Lieutenant Physician)

Ahwaz, Iran

2/1983 - 7/1983 National Health Service

Lorestan, Iran

2/1982 - 1/1983 General Practice at Various Hospitals and Clinics

Tehran, Iran


Biography: Born in Tehran, Iran

Languages: Farsi, English, French, Spanish and Turkish

Interests: Research, Philosophy / Religion & Law, Astronomy Physics, Music,

Arts, Chess, Water Sports.

References: Available upon request

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