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Etie Moghissi MD, FACP, FACE

Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

About Etie Moghissi MD, FACP, FACE

Dr. Etie Moghissi is Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine in Los Angeles. She is in private practice at Marina Diabetes and Endocrinology Center located in Marina del Rey, CA. Dr. Moghissi is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology. Furthermore, she is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE).

Dr. Moghissi completed her medical training at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, an affiliate of Columbia University in New York, NY. Thereafter, she completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Southern California at Los Angeles.

Dr. Moghissi is a leader in the field of endocrinology for over 20 years. Her primary interest is to improve the metabolic control of patients with diabetes and other endocrine disorders.

  • Founder, Past President, and Board Member of the California Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
  • Member of Board of trustees, American College of Endocrinology (ACE)
  • Chair, Diabetes Resource Center Task Force, AACE
  • Advisor, AACE, Diabetes Education for Primary Care
  • Member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Professional Section

Furthermore, Dr. Moghissi was instrumental in creating Diabetes Education Day for Primary Care. This program, initially sponsored by the California Chapter of AACE, has expanded to a national level. It promotes collaboration between endocrinologists and primary care physicians (PCPs). To date, this program has reached more than 10,000 PCPs and allied healthcare providers.

Most recently, Dr. Moghissi, in collaboration with ACE and Merck, has developed a program to help patients with Type 2 diabetes achieve their individual A1C goals. To learn more about Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals, please visit

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