Jorge H. Mestman

Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology Director of the USC Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Areas of treatment:

Diabetes

Specialties:

  • Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Departments:

  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages:

  • English
  • Spanish
best doctor

Jorge H. Mestman, MD

Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Director of the USC Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Mestman attended the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina and received his medical degree in 1955.  He then came to Los Angeles to perform his internship and residency training at the Hospital of the Good Samaritan.  Dr. Mestman completed his fellowship training in endocrinology and metabolism at USC.  In addition to authoring over a hundred journal articles and book chapters on diabetes and thyroid disease, Dr. Mestman is the recipient of several prestigious honors, including the 2002 Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy by the American Diabetes Association.

Education:

Medical Doctor, University of Buenos Aires, 1955

Internships:

Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, CA, 1965 - 1966

Residencies:

Hospital of the Good Samaritan, Los Angeles, CA, 1966 - 1968

Fellowships:

University of Southern California, Endocrinology & Metabolism, 1960 - 1963

Certifications:

American Board of Internal Medicine: Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Professional society memberships:

American Diabetes Association

Awards:

Norbert Frienkel Lecture Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Diabetes and Pregnancy by the American Diabetes Association, 2002.
AACE Outstanding Clinical Endocrinologist, 2004
Dr. Mestman was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.