Founder, CEO
and medical director

PREM SAHASRANAM, MD

ENDOCRINOLOGIST

PREM SAHASRANAM, MD
Board-certified Endocrinologist
CEO & Medical Director at Central Valley Endocrinology
Assistant Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Prem Sahasranam, MD, graduated from Madras Medical College in 1999 before training in Internal Medicine at St. Barnabas Hospital. He subsequently completed his fellowship in Endocrinology and Diabetes and metabolism at Charles Drew University, Los Angeles. Finally, in 2007, he opened his own private practice: Central Valley Endocrinology

Dr. Sahasranam has over a decade of medical experience as well as board certifications in Endocrinology, Diabetes and metabolism, and Internal Medicine. He teaches at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine and has often been called on to give lectures in his areas of expertise and publish articles in medical journals. In addition, Dr. Sahasranam directs the Adventist Health/Community Care Diabetes Self-Management program, which was recently recognized by the American Diabetes Association. He is an active member of the Endocrine Society and the National Lipid Association.

      

Areas of Expertise
Diabetes
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Thyroid Nodule
Addison’s Disease
Endocrine disorders in pregnancy


Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine, Sub-specialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Initial Certification in 2007 and recertified (2017)
American Board of Internal Medicine, Initial Certification in 2005 and continued recertification
Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate, (ECFMG), valid indefinitely
Clinical Bone Densitometry (ISCD), Certified 2008 


Membership
Endocrine Society since 2005
Specializing in Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism Thyroid Nodules, Addison’s Disease, and Endocrine disorders in pregnancy


Medical School
1999, Madras Medical College
Residency in Internal Medicine: 2005, Cornell University Weill Medical College (St Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY)
Fellowship in Endocrinology: 2007, Charles Drew University, Los Angeles


Languages
English, and foreign languages - Tamil, Malayalam and medical Spanish


Work Experience
Assistant Clinical Professor at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Hanford Family Medicine Residency Program, Hanford, CA 09/2007- Present
CEO & Medical Director: Central Valley Endocrinology (Private Practice), Hanford, CA  09/2007- Present
Medical Director for the Diabetes Education Program (ADA recognized) at the Adventist Community Care, Hanford, CA 01/2012 - Present
Physician Champion JCAHO Recognized In-patient Diabetes Program at the Adventist Medical Center, Hanford, CA 11/2018 - Present
Founder & Chief Medical Director:  My Diabetes Tutor, Inc., 06/2019 - Present
Consultant Endocrinologist: Second Opinion Expert, 09/2013 - Present 
(www.secondopinionexpert.com)
Consultant Endocrinologist at Adventist Medical Center, Hanford, CA 09/2007 - Present and Adventist Community Care, Hanford, CA 08/2007 - Present


Scientific Lectures
Standards of Care in Diabetes ADA 2019 3rd Annual Continuing Medical Symposium 09/2019

Current concepts in Graves Disease, Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA  08/2018

Obesity Management, Standard of Care, Hanford Family Practice Residency, Hanford, CA  01/2018

Standard of Care, Outpatient Diabetes Management, Hanford Family Practice Residency, Hanford, CA 05/20

Inpatient Diabetes Management, Hanford Family Practice Residency, Hanford, CA 04/2017

Management of Thyroid Disorders, CME Talk, Adventist Central Valley Network 05/2015

Introduction to SGLT2 Inhibitor, Hanford Family Practice Residency, Hanford, CA 03/2014

Management of Thyroid Nodule, Hanford Family Practice Residency, Hanford, CA 10/2011

Management of PCOS, Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA 09/2011

Current concepts in Graves Disease, Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA 08/2011

Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Addison’s Disease, Hanford Community Medical Center, Hanford, CA 08/2008

Steroid Dependence, Hanford Community Medical Center, Hanford, CA 06/2008

Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 03/2007

Multiglandular Parathyroid Carcinoma, A Case Report, Western Regional Meet, West Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA 02/2007

Self-Regression of Acromegaly,  A Case Report, Western Regional Meet, West 
Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA 02/2007

Effects of Testosterone Replacement in Androgen-Deficient Women with Hypopituitarism, A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study, Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 01/2007

Clinical and Histological Characteristics of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Results of a Retrospective Study in 243 Patients: Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 09/2006

A “Natural” Cure for Acromegaly, Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 05/2006

The Hyperglycemia: Intensive Insulin Infusion in Infarction, Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr/ Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 04/2006

Chronic Hypocalcemia in a patient with Prune Belly Syndrome, Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 02/2006

Pituitary Microadenomas: Should we screen for Growth Hormone Deficiency, - Western Regional Meet, Western Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA 02/2006

Starting dose of Levothyroxine in the treatment of Hypothyroidism, Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr/Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA - 10/2005

Management of Hypothyroidism, Clinical Conference, St Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY 04/2005

Management of Type 2 Diabetes, Clinical Conference, St Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY 01/2005


Publications
Hyperaldosteronism from a large adrenal adenoma in a patient with bilateral adrenal nodules Sahasranam, P. Accepted to Clinical Case Reports, October 2019 

Peritonitis Secondary to Uncommon Gram-Negative Coccobacillus Transmitted From a Cat in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis. Adapa S, Naramala S, Madhira BR, Gayam V, Sahasranam P, Konala VM. J Investig Med High Impact Case Rep. 2019 Jan - Dec 7  

Yuen K, Cook DM, Sahasranam P, Patel P, Ghods D, Shahinian HK, Friedman TC, Prevalence of GH and other anterior pituitary hormone deficiencies in adults with nonsecreting pituitary microadenomas and normal serum IGF-1 levels, Clinical Endocrinology, Vol 69, 2008, 292-8

Sahasranam P, Tran MT, Friedman TC Multiglandular Parathyroid Carcinoma, A Case Report and Brief Review, Southern Medical Journal, Vol 100, 2007, 841-45

Sahasranam P, Ballani P, Friedman TC,A “Natural” Cure for Acromegaly Endotrends, 2007, 1:8-11 Journal of Investigative Medicine Abstracts, Vol. 55, Supplement 1, Abstract 393 

Sahasranam P, Hellerman JG,Oncogenic Osteomalacia: A Case Report and Comments. Endotrends, 2006; 13:1-7

Sahasranam P, Patel P, Friedman TC, Pituitary “Incidentalomas” are not completely incidental and cause Growth Hormone Deficiency Journal of Investigative Medicine, 2006, Volume 54, Supplement 1, Abstract 426

Sahasranam P, Nagovsky N, Stumacher R Clozapine induced Pancreatitis and DKA, Case Report Abstract, ACP Scientific Meeting, New York Upstate chapter, 2004, Volume 1 

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