Umesh Masharani, MD, MB

Endocrinologist

Clinics

Diabetes Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.

Diabetes Teaching Center
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2266
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, Variable Hours

Endocrinology Clinic at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 pm.

Thyroid Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A-550
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2350
Fax: (415) 353–2337

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Total Pancreatectomy - Islet Auto Transplant (TP-IAT)
400 Parnassus Avenue, 7th Floor
San Francisco CA 94143-0780
Phone: (415) 353-1473
Fax: (415) 353-8709

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor

More about Umesh Masharani

Additional Languages

Gujarati

Education

Middlesex Medical School, London 1982

Residencies

Birmingham Teaching Hospital, United Kingdom, Internal Medicine 1985

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Endocrinology/Metabolism 1993

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Masharani U, Alba D. Methadone-Associated Hypoglycemia in Chronic Renal Failure Masquerading as an Insulinoma. Pain Med. 2017 Nov 14.
  2. Fisher L, Hessler D, Polonsky W, Strycker L, Guzman S, Bowyer V, Blumer I, Masharani U. Emotion regulation contributes to the development of diabetes distress among adults with type 1 diabetes. Patient Educ Couns. 2018 Jan; 101(1):124-131.
  3. Hessler DM, Fisher L, Polonsky WH, Masharani U, Strycker LA, Peters AL, Blumer I, Bowyer V. Diabetes distress is linked with worsening diabetes management over time in adults with Type 1 diabetes. Diabet Med. 2017 Sep; 34(9):1228-1234.
  4. Arentson-Lantz EJ, Saeed IH, Frassetto LA, Masharani U, Harnish RJ, Seo Y, VanBrocklin HF, Hawkins RA, Mari-Aparici C, Pampaloni MH, Slater J, Paddon-Jones D, Lang TF. 11C-L-methyl methionine dynamic PET/CT of skeletal muscle: response to protein supplementation compared to L-[ring 13C6] phenylalanine infusion with serial muscle biopsy. Ann Nucl Med. 2017 May; 31(4):295-303.
  5. Mulvey CK, Van Loon K, Bergsland EK, Masharani U, Nakakura EK. Complicated Case Presentation: Management of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1. Pancreas. 2017 03; 46(3):416-426.
  6. Fisher L, Hessler D, Polonsky W, Strycker L, Masharani U, Peters A. Diabetes distress in adults with type 1 diabetes: Prevalence, incidence and change over time. J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Aug; 30(6):1123-8.
  7. Bailey K, Yazdi T, Masharani U, Tyrrell B, Butch A, Schaufele F. Advantages and Limitations of Androgen Receptor-Based Methods for Detecting Anabolic Androgenic Steroid Abuse as Performance Enhancing Drugs. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151860.
  8. Fisher L, Hessler DM, Polonsky WH, Masharani U, Peters AL, Blumer I, Strycker LA. Prevalence of depression in Type 1 diabetes and the problem of over-diagnosis. Diabet Med. 2016 11; 33(11):1590-1597.
  9. Moassesfar S, Masharani U, Frassetto LA, Szot GL, Tavakol M, Stock PG, Posselt AM. A Comparative Analysis of the Safety, Efficacy, and Cost of Islet Versus Pancreas Transplantation in Nonuremic Patients With Type 1 Diabetes. Am J Transplant. 2016 Feb; 16(2):518-26.
  10. Hindi SM, Wang Y, Jones KD, Nussbaum JC, Chang Y, Masharani U, Bikle D, Shoback DM, Hsiao EC. A Case of Hypercalcemia and Overexpression of CYP27B1 in Skeletal Muscle Lesions in a Patient with HIV Infection After Cosmetic Injections with Polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) for Wasting. Calcif Tissue Int. 2015 Dec; 97(6):634-9.
  11. Masharani U, Sherchan P, Schloetter M, Stratford S, Xiao A, Sebastian A, Nolte Kennedy M, Frassetto L. Metabolic and physiologic effects from consuming a hunter-gatherer (Paleolithic)-type diet in type 2 diabetes. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2015 Aug; 69(8):944-8.
  12. Fisher L, Polonsky WH, Hessler DM, Masharani U, Blumer I, Peters AL, Strycker LA, Bowyer V. Understanding the sources of diabetes distress in adults with type 1 diabetes. J Diabetes Complications. 2015 May-Jun; 29(4):572-7.
  13. Kapogiannis D, Boxer A, Schwartz JB, Abner EL, Biragyn A, Masharani U, Frassetto L, Petersen RC, Miller BL, Goetzl EJ. Dysfunctionally phosphorylated type 1 insulin receptor substrate in neural-derived blood exosomes of preclinical Alzheimer's disease. FASEB J. 2015 Feb; 29(2):589-96.
  14. Chandran S, Masharani U, Webber AB, Wojciechowski DM. Prediabetic living kidney donors have preserved kidney function at 10 years after donation. Transplantation. 2014 Apr 15; 97(7):748-54.
  15. Fisher L, Hessler D, Masharani U, Strycker L. Impact of baseline patient characteristics on interventions to reduce diabetes distress: the role of personal conscientiousness and diabetes self-efficacy. Diabet Med. 2014 Jun; 31(6):739-46.
  16. Hessler D, Fisher L, Glasgow RE, Strycker LA, Dickinson LM, Arean PA, Masharani U. Reductions in regimen distress are associated with improved management and glycemic control over time. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(3):617-24.
  17. Draznin B, Gilden J, Golden SH, Inzucchi SE. Pathways to quality inpatient management of hyperglycemia and diabetes: a call to action. Diabetes Care. 2013 Jul; 36(7):1807-14.
  18. Fisher L, Hessler D, Glasgow RE, Arean PA, Masharani U, Naranjo D, Strycker LA. REDEEM: a pragmatic trial to reduce diabetes distress. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sep; 36(9):2551-8.
  19. Masharani U, Gjerde C, McCoy S, Maddux BA, Hessler D, Goldfine ID, Youngren JF. Chromium supplementation in non-obese non-diabetic subjects is associated with a decline in insulin sensitivity. BMC Endocr Disord. 2012 Nov 30; 12:31.
  20. Hessler DM, Fisher L, Naranjo D, Masharani U. Young adult African American patients with type 2 diabetes: a high risk patient sub-group with few supports for good diabetes management. J Health Psychol. 2012 May; 17(4):535-44.

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