Dr. Genene Bekele, MD

Dr. Genene Bekele, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Genene Bekele, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, internal medicine, and more.

11111 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 240

Scottsdale, AZ 85254

Contact Information

(480) 922-3009

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Dr. Bekele's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Thyroid Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bekele treats Thyroid Cancer more than 54% of his peers

Dr. Bekele treats this condition more than 54% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Follicular Adenocarcinoma
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Anaplastic
  • Thyroid Cancer, Familial Medullary
  • Thyroid Cancer, Hurthle Cell
Obesity
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bekele treats Obesity more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Bekele treats this condition more than 50% of his peers

Bone Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bekele treats Bone Disorders more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bekele treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bekele's conditions and procedures:

Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Bone Disorders
Cancer
Diabetes
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
Follicular Thyroid Cancer
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypokalemia
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Medullary Thyroid Cancer
Metabolic Disorders
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors (Functioning Tumor)
Papillary Thyroid Cancer
Paragonimiasis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Pituitary Disease
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Eye Disease
Thyroiditis
Ultrasound, Thyroid
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Genene Bekele, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, internal medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1997
    Good Samaritan and Carl T. Hayden Va Medical Centers, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Niddk-Nih/Phoenix Indian Hospital, and Maricopa County Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    St Paul, At Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1995
  • 1993
    University Hospital-St Paul
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    McGill University Hospitals/Montreal General Hospital, Montreal Childrens Hospital, and Queen Victoria Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1991
  • 1980
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1980

Languages

  • Amharic
  • French
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • America's Top Physicians, 2010
  • Most Compassionate Doctor, 2010
  • Endocrine Society Travel Award, 1997
  • America's Top Physicians, 2009
  • Patient's Choice On Time Physician Award, 2009

Media & Publications

  • Wilson, CA., Bekele, G., Nicolson, M., Ravussin, E., Pratley, R.E. Relations of the White Blood Cell Count to Body Fat: Role of Leptin. British Journal of Hematology 99:447-451, 1997.,
  • Bekele, G., Kabadi, UM. Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Diabetes Mellitus. Int. J. Diab. Dev. Countries 16:54-58, 1996.,
  • Bekele, G., Fekede, D., Gedebou, M. Shigellemia in Adults: Case reports and literature review. Ethiop. Med. J. : 24:25-29, 1986.,
  • Bekele, G., Felicetta, J.V., Gani, O., Shah, I.A. Malignant Thymic Carcinoid in MEN 1 Syndrome: Case report and literature review. Endoc. Pract. 4:153-158, 1998.,
  • Plasma Level Distribution, Effect and Toxicity of Anti-epileptic Drugs among Ethiopian Epileptics.,
  • Abdulkadir, J., Mengistu, M., Bekele, G. A study of the Transfer of Insulin- requiring Diabetic Patients from U-40 to U-100 Lente Insulin. Ethiop. Med. J. 30:105-110, 1992.,

Dr. Bekele's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bekele

2.9

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
15.789473684210526%
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1 Star
36.8421052631579%
(7)

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Ive had problems communicating with Dr. Bekele but things have gotten better. The office manager, Winnie makes my experience the worst I've had with any doctors office. I would not reccomend this practice to anyone. I'm looking now for a new doctor
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Dr. Bekele was very thorough, friendly, and very informative. He explained all of the potential causes for my condition, and what tests were going to be run to determine the proper diagnosis. Dr. Bekele spent the right amount of time with me to make sure that all my questions were answered and that...Read More
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I can't say enough for this doctor he literally saved my life!
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