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Abid Yaqub, MD

Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: King Edward Medical College
  • Internship: Mayo Hospital
  • Fellowship: College of Physicians and Surgeons (FCPS), Post Graduate Medical Institute
  • Residency : Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University
  • Fellowship: Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall Univers
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism) (Certification Date: 20061030) - (Recertification Date: 20161109)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 20040824) - (Recertification Date: 20141229)

Languages

Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi

Specialties

Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolic Disorders, Bone Health, Osteoporosis, Thyroid Cancer

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology

Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Disease

Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer

Autoimmune Thyroiditis

Calcium Metabolism Disorders

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis

Follicular Thyroid Cancer

Goiter (Thyroid gland enlargement)

Goiters

Graves' Disease

Hashimoto's Thyroiditis

Hurthle Cell Thyroid Cancer

Hyperparathyroidism

Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid)

Hyperthyroxinemia

Hypocalcemia

Hypoparathyroidism

Hypophosphatemia

Hypothyroidism (Underactive thyroid)

Low Testosterone (Male hypogonadism)

Medullary Carcinoma

Medullary Thyroid Cancer

Metabolic Bone Disease

Multinodular Goiter

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia I and II (MEN I and MEN II)

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1 (Werner Syndrome)

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2a

Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2b

Nodular Goiter

Papillary Carcinoma

Papillary Thyroid Cancer

Parathyroid Disease

Parathyroid Disorders

Parathyroid Problems

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Postpartum Thyroiditis

Silent Thyroiditis

Subacute Thyroiditis

Testosterone Deficiency (Male hypogonadism)

Thymus Cancer

Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders

Thyroid Crisis

Thyroid Disorders

Thyroid Dysgenesis

Thyroid Nodules

Thyroiditis

Vitamin D Deficiency

X-Linked Dominant Hypophosphatemic Rickets

Summary

 Abid Yaqub, M.D., F.A.C.P.,F.A.C.E., FCPS, ECNU, CCD is a Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He serves as the Program Director of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism fellowship program at University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Director of Endocrinology at UC Health-West Chester Hospital. A graduate of King Edward Medical College (1994), he completed his postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lahore and received his fellowship from College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan in 2000. He proceeded to US in 2001 where he completed residency training in Internal Medicine (2004) and fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism (2006) from Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Prior to joining University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he served as Program Director of the Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship at Joan C. Edwards SOM at Marshall University, Huntington WV. Dr. Yaqub is ABIM board certified in Internal Medicine with sub-specialty certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. He also holds endocrine certification in neck ultrasound (ECNU conferred by American College of Endocrinology) and is a certified clinical densitometrist (CCD conferred by the International Society of Clinical Densitometry). He is an authorized user of RAI-131 for treatment of Thyroid diseases. Dr. Yaqub's clinical interests include thyroid cancer and metabolic bone disease.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Rehman, Anis; Obici, Silvana; Yaqub, Abid 2020. Radioiodine Therapy-Induced Conversion of Toxic Adenoma to Graves' Disease. Cureus, 12 6, e8683

Garla, Vishnu Vardhan; Chaudhary, Kanooz Ul Qadir; Yaqub, Abid 2019. Systemic mastocytosis: a rare cause of osteoporosis. The Pan African medical journal, 32 , 169

Mualla, Hala; Bae, Su Ah; Yaqub, Abid 2019. Autosomal Dominant Hypophosphatemic Rickets Presenting in a Phenotypically Normal Adult Female. Case reports in endocrinology, 2019 , 8917519

July, Mose; Faiz, Saba; Yaqub, Abid; Santhanam, Prasanna; Douglas, Jillian; Stanek, Ronald; Gress, Todd; Olajide, Omolola; Driscoll, Henry; Santanam, Nalini 2017. Role of adipokines and inflammatory markers in postmenopausal hypertension. Minerva endocrinologica, ,

Smith, Eric P; Polanco, Georgina; Yaqub, Abid; Salehi, Marzieh 2017. Altered glucose metabolism after bariatric surgery: What's GLP-1 got to do with it? Metabolism: clinical and experimental, ,

Yaqub, A; Smith, E P; Salehi, M 2017. Hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia after gastric bypass surgery: what's up and what's down? International journal of obesity (2005), ,

Hensler, Matthew S; Falciglia, Mercedes; Yaqub, Abid; Yang, Huaitao; Steward, David L 2016. Elective central node dissection: Comparison of open to minimally invasive video-assisted approach. The Laryngoscope, 126 7, 1715-8

Santhanam, Prasanna; Khthir, Rodhan; Gress, Todd; Elkadry, Ayman; Olajide, Omolola; Yaqub, Abid; Driscoll, Henry 2016. Gene expression classifier for the diagnosis of indeterminate thyroid nodules: a meta-analysis. Medical oncology (Northwood, London, England), 33 2, 14

Ahmed R, Darrat Y, Elhamdani M and Yaqub A 2014. Acute Cardiomyopathy and Multiorgan Failure in a patient with Pheochromocytoma and Neurofibromatosis type J Pak Med Assoc., 64 2, 214

Ahmed, Rezwan; Darrat, Yousef; Hamoudeh, Eyad; Elhamdani, Mehair Omar; Yaqub, Abid 2014. Acute cardiomyopathy and multiorgan failure in a patient with pheochromocytoma and neurofibromatosis type 1. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 64 2, 214-6

Garla VV, Kanooz S and Yaqub A 2014. A rare case of MRI Negative Pituitary Germinoma. Indian J Pediatr, 81 2, 224

Garla, Vishnu Vardhan; Kanooz, Samia; Yaqub, Abid 2014. A rare case of MRI negative pituitary germinoma. Indian journal of pediatrics, 81 2, 224-5

Santanam, N; Elitsur, Y; Stanek, R; Hotiana, M; Wheaton, J; Kheetan, R; Aljayoussi, R; Gress, T; Yaqub, A 2014. Association between retinol binding protein 4 with atherosclerotic markers in obese children. Minerva endocrinologica, ,

Maghrabi A, Yaqub A, Denning K, BenHamed N and Saleem TF: 2013. A clinical review of challenges in the diagnostic work-up and management of patients with sub-clinical Cushing’s syndrome and bilateral adrenal masses. Endocrine Practice , 19 3, 515-521

Lee TH, Yaqub A, Norweck J and Ahmed M 2012. A case of esophageal stricture after radioactive iodine-131 ablation. Endocrine Practice , 18 4, 61-4

Maghrabi A, Hamoudeh E, Hassan T, Gress TW, Yaqub A and Saleem TF: 2012. Safety and efficacy of an algorithm based protocol in management of Diabetic Ketoacidosis. Endocrine Practice , 18 6, 842-846

Masannat Y, Gandhy R, Kheetan R, Olajide O and Yaqub A 2011. Chorea associated with thyrotoxicosis Thyroid., 11 21, 1279-1280

Masannat, Yanal; Gandhy, Rita; Olajide, Omolola; Kheetan, Reem; Yaqub, Abid 2011. Chorea associated with thyrotoxicosis due to toxic multinodular goiter. Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association, 21 11, 1279-80

Taddesse A, Yaqub A. 2011. Clinical, sonographic and cytological evaluation of small versus large thyroid nodules. J Pak Med Assoc. , 5 61, 466-469

Taddesse, Abay; Yaqub, Abid 2011. Clinical, sonographic and cytological evaluation of small versus large thyroid nodules. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 61 5, 466-9

Yaqub A , Choudhry MI, Wheaton JC, Gress TW: 2011. Post Ablative Hypothyroidism. WV Med J , 2 107, 37-40

Derreberry T and Yaqub A 2009. Parathyroid FNA and Hormone Assay. WV Med J , 5 105, 30-34

Hamoudeh E and Yaqub A: 2009. Evaluation of Secondary Causes of Bone Loss in a Primary Care Setting Endocrine Practice , 5 15, 410-414

Yaqub A 2009. Familial Hurthle Cell Carcinoma on thyrooid: A case report and review of literature. WV Med J , 4 105, 23-28

Yaqub A and Khan Z 2005. Comparison of early intravenous to oral switch Amoxicillin/Claulanate with parenteral Ceftriaxone in treatment of hospitalized patients with community acquired pneumonia. Pak J Med Sci , 21 3, 259

Yaqub, Abid; Munn, Nancy J; Wolfer, Rebecca S 2004. Thymic carcinoma presenting as cardiac tamponade. Southern medical journal, 97 2, 212-3

Derreberry, Todd; Yaqub, Abid . Parathyroid FNA and hormone assay. The West Virginia medical journal, 105 5, 30-4

Hamoudeh, Eyad; Yaqub, Abid . Evaluation of secondary causes of bone loss in a primary care setting. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 15 5, 410-4

Lee, Tae H; Yaqub, Abid; Norweck, James; Ahmed, Monjur . A case of esophageal stricture after iodine 131 ablation. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 18 4, e61-4

Maghrabi, Adam H; Hamoudeh, Eyad; Hassan, Tamer; Gress, Todd; Yaqub, Abid; Saleem, Tipu F . Safety and efficacy of an algorithm-based protocol in the management of diabetic ketoacidosis. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 18 6, 842-6

Maghrabi, Adam; Yaqub, Abid; Denning, Krista L; Benhamed, Nesreen; Faiz, Saba; Saleem, Tipu . Challenges in the diagnostic work-up and management of patients with subclinical Cushing's syndrome and bilateral adrenal masses. Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 19 3, 515-21

Yaqub, Abid . Familial Hurthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid: case reports and review of the literature. The West Virginia medical journal, 105 4, 23-8

Yaqub, Abid; Choudhry, Muhammad I; Wheaton, Jennifer; Gress, Todd . Post-ablative hypothyroidism. The West Virginia medical journal, 107 2, 37-40

Yaqub, Abid; Yaqub, Nadia . Insulin-mediated pseudoacromegaly: a case report and review of the literature. The West Virginia medical journal, 104 5, 12-5