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Anita K. Ying, M.D.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Clinical Medical Director, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatrics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Clinical Interests

 The Endocrine Multidisciplinary Center brings together experts who treat cancers and related diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands.   We also provide specialized care of genetic cancer syndromes, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN).  As a specialist trained in pediatric and adult endocrinology, Dr. Ying can provide long-term continuity of care for patients with endocrine neoplasias.  For general clinic information, please visit the Endocrine Center's website listed below.

  Endocrine Center

For physician to physician referrals, please call our main office line at (713) 792-2841.

For new adult patient self referrals, please call our new patient referral coordinators at (713) 563-4400 or visit us at https://my.mdanderson.org/

For new patient referrals for Pediatric Endocrinology, please call the patient access center at the Children's Cancer Hospital at MD Anderson  (713) 792-5410 or (Toll-Free) 888-543-2435.

International patients may complete this form International Center  or contact the International Center at 001-713-745-0450.  

 For general department information, please select the link below.

Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders

 

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Unit Number: 1461
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT 12.5018
Phone: 713-792-2841
Fax: 713-794-4065

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1999 Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, MD, Doctor of Medicine
1994 Rice University, Houston, TX, BA, Cum Laude, Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Postgraduate Training

7/2004-6/2008 Clinical Fellowship, Adult and Pediatric Endocrinology, Baylor College of Medicine/The Univ. of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
7/2000-6/2003 Clinical Residency, Medicine/Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
7/1999-6/2000 Clinical Internship, Medicine/Pediatrics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Board Certifications

11/2009 Pediatric Endocrinology
11/2008 Endocrinology and Metabolism
10/2003 Pediatrics
8/2003 Internal Medicine

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Ying AK, Hassanain HH, Roos CM, Smiraglia D, Issa JP. Methylation of the Estrogen Receptor-alpha Gene Promoter is Selectively Increased in proliferating human aortic smooth Muscle Cells. Cardiovascular Research 46:172-79, 2000.
2. Moldovan NI, Qian Z, Chen Y, Dong C, Ying AK. Fas-mediated apoptosis in accelerated graft arteriosclerosis. Angiogenesis 2:245-54, 1998.

Invited Articles

1. Ying AK, Huh W, Bottomley S, Evans D, Waguespack S.. Thyroid Cancer in Young Adults. Semin Oncol 36(3):258-74, 2009. PMID: 19460583.
Other Articles
1. Ying AK, Samson, SL. New Onset Hirsutism and Virilization in a Post-Menopausal Woman. MD Consult Grand Rounds in Endocrinology, 2007.

Last updated: 8/19/2013