Thanh D. Hoang


Captain, Navy

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Program Director, NCC Endocrinology Fellowship
Location: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
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2000-2004 Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine; Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Lake Erie, PA
1999-2000 Post-Baccalaureate; Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
1993-1997 Bachelor of Science/Biochemistry; University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

2009-2011 Fellowship, Endocrinology and Metabolism; National Capital Area Consortium; Bethesda, Maryland.
2004-2007 Residency: Internal Medicine, National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.


Captain Thanh D. Hoang, DO, FACP, FACE currently serves as the Program Director for the National Capital Consortium Endocrinology Fellowship Program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC). He also serves as Director of the Endocrinology Division, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) and Consultant Endocrinologist to the United States Capitol Attending Physician. He is a Professor in Medicine (USUHS), Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.

Dr. Hoang is board-certified in endocrinology as well as in internal medicine and is an active member of several professional organizations including Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), American College of Physicians, and Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (APDEM). Currently he serves on the Nomination Committee, Fellows of AACE Application Committee, Thyroid/Parathyroid Disease State Network for AACE as well as Residency Curriculum Committee for Endocrine Society. He has served as an Associate Editor for Journal of Medical Case Reports and reviewer for various peer-review journals including Endocrine Practice Journal, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, Thyroid journal, British Medical Journal, and Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) peer-reviewed journal. He has functioned as a Course Director for the Diabetes Symposium; Course Director for Thyroid Ultrasound and Fine Needle Aspiration; moderator for AACE hypo/hyperthyroid podcast; and senior moderator for national/international Diabetes Technology Society Conferences.

Dr. Hoang has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, letters to the editor, abstracts, and book chapters in the areas of thyroid, parathyroid, bone and other endocrine problems. To be highlighted are his publications in prestigious journals such as Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Thyroid, Endocrine Practice, AACE Clinical Case Reports, and Endocrine Secret books. He has presented multiple scientific abstracts at national and international meetings and has been invited for numerous regional, national and international speaking engagements. Recently, he has been invited to speak at the national Endocrine Society conference, AACE conference, American Thyroid Association conference and American Academy of Family Medicine symposium.

Dr. Hoang has received various awards such as AACE H. Jack Baskin, MD, Endocrine Teaching Award, Navy ACP Laureate Award, Teacher of the Year Award; Master Clinician Award; James J. Leonard Award for excellence in teaching in internal medicine; Exemplary National Faculty; and College Chemistry Achievement Award.

Dr. Hoang continues to support Congressional Delegations on international missions and recognized by Senate Majority Leader for his outstanding performance as team physician. He served as the Vietnam Subject Matter Expert Exchange for the 2015, 2016 and 2022 Pacific Partnership aboard the USNS Mercy and routinely called upon for expert knowledge and skills. Recently he served as the sole naval medical officer on a multinational mission to North Pole and was responsible for medical care of 330 sailors.

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

2016-Present: Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship Program, National Capital Area Consortium

2013-2015: Service Chief, Endocrinology and Metabolism Division, Naval Medical Center San Diego

2018-Present: Director, Endocrine Division, USUHS

2018-2020: Chair, Credentials Committee, WRNMMC

2007-2009: Staff Internist, Department of Medicine, USNH Yokosuka, Japan

Associate Professor in Medicine, USUHS (Nov 2016 – Present)

2016 Exemplary National Faculty – Uniformed Services University

2014 Naval Medical Center San Diego “Associate Master Clinician”

2012 Fellow Representative of the AACE Mid-Atlantic Chapter 2011-2012

2008 United States Naval Hospital Yokosuka “Teacher of the Year”

Representative Bibliography

Denton GD, Hoang T, Prince L, Moores L, Durning S. Accuracy of Medical Student Electronic Logbook Problem List Entry. Teach Learn Med, An International Journal. 2007; 19(4):347-351.

Hoang TD, Jani AG, Mai VQ, Shakir MKM. Associations of Serum Ionized Calcium, Phosphate, and PTH levels with Parathyroid Scan in Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Endocr Pract. 2019:25(1):16-22.

Hoang TD, Mai VQ, Clyde PW, Shakir MK. Over-the-Counter-Drug-Induced Thyroid Disorders. Endocr Pract. 2013(19):268-274.

Hoang TD, Olsen CH, Mai VQ, Clyde PW, Shakir MK. Desiccated Thyroid Extract Compared With Levothyroxine in the Treatment of Hypothyroidism: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013;98(5):1982-1990.

Shakir KMM, Brooks DI, McAninch EA, Fonseca TDL, Mai VQ, Bianco AC, Hoang TD. Comparative effectiveness of levothyroxine, desiccated thyroid extract, and levothyroxine+liothyronine in hypothyroidism: A subset of hypothyroid patients responds to combination therapy containing T3. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2021;106(11):e4400-4413. PMID: 34185829.

Hoang TD, Shakir KM. Letter to the Editor. Parathyroid Scan Calculator. Endocr Pract. 2020;26(7):797-798.

Meo SA, Al-Khlaiwi T, Usmani AM, Meo AS, Klonoff DC, Hoang TD. Biological and Epidemiological Trends in the Prevalence and Mortality due to Outbreaks of Novel Coronavirus COVID-19. J King Saud Univ Sci. 2020;32(4):2495-2499. PMC7144605.

Hoang TD, Schmidt GS, Nguyen TD, Tuamokumo FO, Shakir KMM. Correlation of Body Mass Index and Age with Osteoporosis Probability in Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism. Endocr Pract. 2021;27(4):286-290.

Klonoff DC, Wang J, Rodbard D, Hoang TD, et al. A Glycemia Risk Index (GRI) of Hypoglycemia and Hyperglycemia for Continuous Glucose Monitoring Validated by Clinician Ratings. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. 2022 Mar 29:19322968221085273:1-17.

Hoang TD, Stocker DJ, Chou EL, Burch HB. 2022 Update on Clinical Management of Graves Disease and Thyroid Eye Disease. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2022 Jun;51(2):287-304.