Dr. Leila Chaychi
Dr. Chaychi is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Metabolism. Certified in Clinical Nutrition, Thyroid biopsy and Evaluation of Bone Densitometry
Dr. Chaychi has completed her fellowship in Endocrinology at Dartmouth Medical school. She completed part of her residency at Yale school of medicine after working as research fellow in Harvard Medical school for two years.
Dr. Chaychi accepted an academic faculty position as an assistant professor at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and served as faculty for three years. She received a number of grants for clinical research both as fellow and faculty.
In 2013, Dr. Chaychi relocated to California to run her own medical practice and supervise many clinical research trials. She serves as a primary investigator in the clinical trials, and she practices general clinical endocrinology with a focus on diabetes, thyroid, obesity, and metabolism, as well as metabolic bone disease.
Dr. Chaychi has consulted for a number of bio-pharmas for new, breakthrough treatment developments in the fields of diabetes, metabolism, and obesity, as well as other endocrine- and metabolism-related issues, such as Cushing’s disease and Cushing’s syndrome. She has also helped in developing new devices to help better manage diabetes.
Dr. Chaychi is part of the advisory board member for diagnosis and treatment of adrenal disorders, specifically hyperfunction of adrenal gland that can lead to Cushing’s disease or Cushing’s syndrome. She is also a part of an advisory board and the only endocrinologist in the Bay area that diagnoses and treats patients with HPP, Hyperphosphatemic Hypophosphatesia, a condition that usually presents with fatigue, foggy mind, joint pain, and bone mineralization disorders.
Dr. Chaychi’s professional memberships are numerous and include the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, where she is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology and Endocrine Society. In addition, she sits on the Editorial Board of the “Endocrinology and Metabolic Syndrome” journal and is a reviewer of the “Annals of AACE.” Lastly, the results of Dr. Chaychi’s research have been published in reputable medical journals, and she has contributed significantly to medical literature.
Dr. Chaychi enjoys sports, such as running and skiing, playing piano, cooking, spending time with her family, and playing with her children.