Dr. Genene Bekele, MD

Dr. Genene Bekele, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bekele performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vitamin D Deficiency
normal
more than 62% of peers
Hypothyroidism
normal
more than 58% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 58% of peers

Dr. Bekele's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Dynamic Endocrine Function Test
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Addis Ababa University, Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • University Hospital - St Paul
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Paul, at Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Good Samaritan and Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Centers, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, NIDDK-NIH/Phoenix Indian Hospital, and Maricopa County Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • McGill University Hospitals/Montreal General Hospital, Montreal Childrens Hospital, and Queen Victoria Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • 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.,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Amharic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bekele's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bekele to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Bekele's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...more
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I can't say enough for this doctor he literally saved my life!
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