Dr. Cristina Dumitru, MD

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Dr. Cristina Dumitru, MD
Dr. Dumitru was born in Sibiu, the old capital of beautiful Transylvania in Romania, one of the most charming cities in Europe. She began her medical career at the renowned Cluj Medical University in Romania. After graduating at the top of her class from medical school and then travelling and working in Florence, Italy, she then completed her graduate medical education at Yale University affiliated Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Dumitru continued her medical training at Yale University School of Medicine, where she completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Throughout her career, she has remained actively involved in teaching and research, saw completion of several published peer-reviewed journal articles and co-authored a chapter on Calcium metabolism-Bone related diseases. Her clinical and research interests include diseases of thyroid gland, metabolic bone disease, diabetes as well as environmental influences and dietary interventions in improving cardiac health. She is an active member of several national endocrinology societies including the American Thyroid Association, American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society and the American Society of Bone Mineral Research. Dr. Dumitru is fluent in Romanian, proficient in Spanish and has conversational language skills in Italian. Her interests include classical music and dancing as well as painting and cooking. She believes in personalized medical care and enjoys forging long-lasting relationships with her patients to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

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Dr. Dumitru's Care Philosophy

Dr. Dumitru strives for excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of all hormonal disorders by combining the most recent advances and techniques with a compassionate approach. She specializes in disorders of the endocrine system. She goes to great lengths to care for each and every patient and spend time listening to and addressing all questions and concerns.

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based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Dumitru's Performance
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    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Dumitru was extremely polite, professional and knowledgeable. She was able to explain complex problems in understandable manner and came up with a great plan. Excellent physician.
in Cleveland Texas |
She is awesome!!! She takes the time to listen to you and doesn't ever seem to try to hurry out of the room... So thankful I have found her she is really getting my diabetes under control!!!
in Missouri City |
She is very kind and explanatory . She takes time to make sure I understand step by step what is my problem with my thiroyd. She lessen every word I said about my problem, she put lots of questions how I feel . In one word she is a wonderful Doctor . Thank you for your service !
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Dr. Dumitru was born in Sibiu, the old capital of beautiful Transylvania in Romania, one of the most charming cities in Europe. She began her medical career at the renowned Cluj Medical University in Romania. After graduating at the top of her class from medical school and then travelling and working in Florence, Italy, she then completed her graduate medical education at Yale University affiliated Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut. 

Dr. Dumitru continued her medical training at Yale University School of Medicine, where she completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Throughout her career, she has remained actively involved in teaching and research, saw completion of several published peer-reviewed journal articles and co-authored a chapter on Calcium metabolism-Bone related diseases. Her clinical and research interests include diseases of thyroid gland, metabolic bone disease, diabetes as well as environmental influences and dietary interventions in improving cardiac health. She is an active member of several national endocrinology societies including the American Thyroid Association, American College of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Society and the American Society of Bone Mineral Research. 

Dr. Dumitru is fluent in Romanian, proficient in Spanish and has conversational language skills in Italian. Her interests include classical music and dancing as well as painting and cooking. She believes in personalized medical care and enjoys forging long-lasting relationships with her patients to achieve a healthier lifestyle.

Dr. Dumitru's Care Philosophy

Dr. Dumitru strives for excellence in the diagnosis and treatment of all hormonal disorders by combining the most recent advances and techniques with a compassionate approach. She specializes in disorders of the endocrine system. She goes to great lengths to care for each and every patient and spend time listening to and addressing all questions and concerns.

Dr. Dumitru's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Cortex Diseases
  • Adrenal Cortex Neoplasms
  • Adrenal Gland Hypofunction
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Conn's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic, Dominant Type
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent Neonatal - Pancreatic and Cerebellar Agenesis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Goiter
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pituitary Apoplexy
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis

Education

  • Medical School
    Sch Med Cluj Romania

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Norwalk Hospital, CT

    Completed in 2009

    Yale University

    Completed in 2009

  • Residency Hospital
    Norwalk Hosp-Yale U

    Completed in 2011

    Yale University

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Clinical Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
    Yale University

    Completed in 2015

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Thyroid Biopsy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid