Endocrinologist Arwa Albashaireh, M.D., Joins UAMS, Offers Streamlined Thyroid Biopsies

By Linda Satter

She treats general endocrinology matters including diabetes and thyroid, adrenal and pituitary issues. Her medical interests are in diabetes and thyroid disorders, and she performs thyroid biopsies in the UAMS Endocrinology Clinic.

“Dr. Albashaireh has been part of the UAMS family since 2017 and, with enthusiasm and hard work, acquired extensive knowledge in the endocrine field,” said Elena Ambrogini, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Albashaireh received her medical degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan in 2014. She completed her residency in internal medicine at UAMS in 2020 and continued her training with a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at UAMS prior to joining the faculty.


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