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Alexandra M. Dumitrescu, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Alexandra M. Dumitrescu, MD, PhD, is an endocrinologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases.

Dr. Dumitrescu's research focuses on identifying inherited genetic mutations that may cause thyroid diseases. She has worked closely with Dr. Refetoff, a world-renowned expert in genetic diseases of the thyroid.

An accomplished author, Dr. Dumitrescu has contributed to several leading textbooks on thyroid diseases and frequently is invited to present her work at national and international conferences. She is an ad hoc reviewer for several scientific journals and serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Molecular Endocrinology of the European Society of Endocrinology.

Practice Location

Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Year Started Practice


Board Certifications

Internal Medicine

Medical School

Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy


The University of Chicago Medicine (internal medicine)


The University of Chicago Medicine (endocrinology)

Additional Graduate Degrees

PhD, University of Chicago (human genetics)


American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Society of Human Genetics
American Thyroid Association
The Endocrine Society

Languages Spoken



Office Phone

(773) 702-6138

Office Fax

(773) 702-6940

Office Postal Address

Alexandra M. Dumitrescu, MD, PhD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 3090
Chicago, IL 60637

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Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Dumitrescu's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.