Alexandra M. Dumitrescu, MD, PhD

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Associate Professor of Medicine

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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, MD, 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.

Medical Education

  • Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine


  • University of Chicago Medicine

Other Grad Education

  • PhD, University of Chicago

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • Endocrine Society
  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • American Thyroid Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2007

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Romanian