PREM SAHASRANAM, MD

Board Certified Endocrinologist

515 W. Grangeville Blvd.
Hanford, CA 93230
(559) 587.1100
www.drsahas.com
www.mydiabetestutor.com

SUMMARY

Assistant Clinical Professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine
CEO, Founder & Medical Director, Central Valley Endocrinology, Hanford, CA
Physician Champion, JCAHO Certified Inpatient Diabetes Program Adventist Medical Center, Hanford, CA
CEO, Founder and Medical Director, My Diabetes Tutor Inc. www.mydiabetestutor.com

EDUCATION

1993 - 1999 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) Madras Medical College, Madras, India
1999 - 1999 Elective Clerkships Harvard Medical School, Department of Medicine

RESIDENCY

2002 - 2005 Internal Medicine Weill Medical College, Cornell University, New York, NY St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY

FELLOWSHIP

2005 - 2007 Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Charles R. Drew University, Los Angeles, CA

TRAINING SITES

Santa Monica UCLA Endocrinology, Santa Monica, CA General Endocrinology Rotation,
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Los Angeles, CA General Endocrinology Rotation
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA Neuroendocrine and Neurosurgery Rotation
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA Pediatric Endocrinology Rotation
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA Diabetic Foot & Inpatient Diabetes Care

LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION

Exp. 6/2022 California Medical Board #A91333
2007, 2017 American Board of Internal Medicine, Sub-specialty in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
2005, 2016 American Board of Internal Medicine
2000 Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG)
2008 Certified Clinical Bone Densitometry (ISCD)
2001 USMLE-3
1998 USMLE-2
1996 USMLE-1

POSITIONS HELD

2000 - 2000 | Trichur Heart Hospital, India -- Medical Officer, Dept. of Medicine
2006 - 2007 | Venice Family Clinic (Endocrinology) -- Volunteer Physician
2007 - Current | Loma Linda University School of Medicine -- Assistant Clinical Professor
2007 - Current | Central Valley Endocrinology (Private Practice) Hanford, CA -- CEO, Founder and Medical Director
2007 - Current | Adventist Medical Center Hanford, CA -- Consultant Endocrinologist
2007 - Current | Adventist Community Care Hanford, CA -- Consultant Endocrinologist
2012 - Current | Diabetes Education Program Adventist Community Care, Hanford, CA -- Medical Director
2013 – Current | Second Opinion Expert www.secondopinionexpert.com -- Second Opinion Expert
2018 - Current | JCAHO Certified In-patient Diabetes Program Adventist Medical Center, Hanford, CA -- Physician Champion
2019 - Current | My Diabetes Tutor, Inc. www.mydiabetestutor.com -- CEO, Founder and Medical Director
2020 - Current | Charm EHR (Medical Mine, Inc.) Pleasanton, CA -- Medical Advisor to the CEO
2021 – Current | Diabetes Certification Program for Clinicians and Non-Clinicians, University of the Pacific -- Course Faculty

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2001 University of California San Francisco Department of Physiology -- Visiting Researcher

HONORS AND AWARDS

Finalist, Charm Innovation Challenge -- 2021
Outstanding Teaching Award Family Practice Residency Program Loma Linda University -- 2012
Outstanding Teaching Award Family Practice Residency Program Loma Linda University -- 2014
Outstanding Teaching Award Family Practice Residency Program Loma Linda University -- 2016
Outstanding Teaching Award Family Practice Residency Program Loma Linda University -- 2017
Outstanding Teaching Award Family Practice Residency Program Loma Linda University -- 2018
Carmel Scholar Award in Endocrinology -- 2007
Honors Grade, Elective Clerkship Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center -- 1999
Honors in Physiology Madras Medical College, Madras, India -- 1994

PHARMACEUTICAL SPEAKING

Novartis Pharmaceuticals, speaker for osteoporosis drug Reclast
Astra Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, speaker for diabetes drug Farxiga

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

May 2021 - Diabetes Essentials for Clinicians, Topic: Moving Diabetes Education Online University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

Jan 2021 - Pharmacotherapy for Diabetes, CME Talk Adventist Health Network

Aug 2020 - Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes: Updates Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Aug 2019 - Standards of Care in Diabetes 2019 Guideline, CME Talk Adventist Health, Hanford, CA

Aug 2018 - Current concepts in Graves Disease Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Jan 2018 - Obesity Management, Standards of Care Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

May 2017 - Standards of Care, Outpatient Diabetes Management Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Apr 2017 - Inpatient Diabetes Management Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

May 2015 - Management of Thyroid Disorders, CME Talk Adventist Health Central Valley Network

Mar 2014 - Introduction to SGLT2 Inhibitors Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Oct 2011 - Management of Thyroid Nodules Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Sep 2011 - Management of PCOS Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Aug 2011 - Current concepts in Graves Disease Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Aug 2008 - Clinical Diagnosis and Management of Addison’s Disease Hanford Family Practice Residency Program, Hanford, CA

Jun 2008 - Steroid Dependence Hanford Community Medical Center, Hanford, CA

Mar 2007 - Is it Pheochromocytoma? Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2007 - Multiglandular Parathyroid Carcinoma Western Regional Meet, West Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA

Feb 2007 - Self-Regression of Acromegaly, A Case Report Western Regional Meet, West Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA

Jan 2007 - Effects of Testosterone Replacement in Androgen-Deficient Women with Hypopituitarism, A Randomized, Double-Blind,Placebo-Controlled Study Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Sep 2006 - Clinical and Histological Characteristics of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Results of a Retrospective Study in 243 Patients Journal Club,Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

May 2006 - A “Natural” Cure for Acromegaly Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Apr 2006 - The Hyperglycemia: Intensive Insulin Infusion in Infarction Journal Club, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2006 - Chronic Hypocalcemia in a patient with Prune Belly Syndrome Clinical Conference, Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2006 - Pituitary Microadenomas: Should we screen for Growth Hormone Deficiency? Western Regional Meet, Western Society for Clinical Investigation, Carmel, CA

Oct 2005 - Starting dose of Levothyroxine in the treatment of Hypothyroidism Journal Club,Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Apr 2005 - Management of Hypothyroidism Clinical Conference, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY

Jan 2005 - Management of Type 2 Diabetes Clinical Conference, St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY

PUBLICATIONS

Sahasranam, P., Tran, M., Bandy, V.T., Hsia, S. (2021). Pharmacotherapy for Endocrine Disorders. In B. Luu, G. Kayingo & V. M. Hass (Eds.), Advanced Pharmacology for Prescribers, Edition 1 (Ch. 24). Springer. DOI: 10.1891/9780826195470

Adapa, S., Konala, V.N., Naramala, S., Dhingra, H., Tower, S.W., Sahasranam, P., Zhou, F., Omololu, O., Gavini, F., Martin, R.R. (2020). Hyperaldosteronism from a Large Adrenal Adenoma in a Patient with Bilateral Adrenal Nodules. Clinical Case Reports, 8.1, 55–60.

Adapa, S., Naramala, S., Madhira, B.R., Gayam, V., Sahasranam, P., Konala, V.M. (2019). Peritonitis Secondary to Uncommon Gram-Negative Coccobacillus Transmitted From a Cat in a Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis. Journal of Investigative Medicine High Impact Case Reports, 7.

Patel, P., Konala, V.M., Adapa, S., Gayam, V., Sahasranam, P., Bose, S., Golez, C.D., Naramala, S. (2019). Case Report of Lethal Toxin Lurking in an Edible Plant. Journal of Population Therapeutics in Clinical Pharmacology, 26(3):e14–e18; 22.

Yuen, K., Cook, D.M., Sahasranam, P., Patel, P., Ghods, D., Shahinian, H.K., Friedman, T.C., (2008). Prevalence of GH and other anterior pituitary hormone deficiencies in adults with non-secreting pituitary microadenomas and normal serum IGF-1 levels. Clinical Endocrinology, 69, 292-8.

Sahasranam, P., Tran, M.T., Friedman, T.C. (2007). Multiglandular Parathyroid Carcinoma, A Case Report and Brief Review. Southern Medical Journal, 100, 841-45.

Sahasranam, P., Ballani, P., Friedman, T.C. (2007). Self-regression of Acromegaly: A Case Report. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 55(1), 8-11, Abstract 393.

Sahasranam, P., Hellerman, J.G. (2006). Oncogenic Osteomalacia: A Case Report and Comments. Endotrends, 13, 1-7.

Sahasranam, P., Patel, P., Friedman, T.C. (2006). Pituitary “Incidentalomas” are not completely incidental and cause Growth Hormone Deficiency. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 54, Supplement 1, Abstract 426.

Sahasranam, P., Nagovsky, N., Stumacher, R. (2004). Clozapine-induced Pancreatitis and DKA, Case Report. [Abstract], ACP Scientific Meeting, New York Upstate chapter, 2004, Volume 1.

MEDIA RELEASES

Business Journal, June 11th, 2021. “Hanford Doctor Creates Telehealth Program for Diabetes Patients”

Valley Voice, June 18th, 2021. “Diabetes Education Available Through Telehealth”

Hanford Sentinel, January 2019. “Raising the Bar in Diabetes”

Hanford Sentinel, January 2012. “Adventist Health Diabetes Education Earns National Recognition”

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