Dr. Genene M. Bekele, MD

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Dr. Genene M. Bekele, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism | Male

Alpha-Omega Endocrinology Center 11111 N Scottsdale Rd Ste 240, Scottsdale, AZ 85254 Get Directions
(480) 922-3009

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Dr. Bekele specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and practices in Scottsdale, AZ. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Bekele
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Bekele's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (18)
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in Phoenix, AZ |
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
in Phoenix, AZ |
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 I was well informed when I left. Winnie (the office manager) was very helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Bekele to anyone.
Scottsdale |
I can't say enough for this doctor he literally saved my life!
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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Follicular Thyroid Cancer
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Disorders
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pancreatic Islet Cell Tumors (Functioning Tumor)
  • Papillary Thyroid Cancer
  • Paragonimiasis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Pituitary Disease
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Procedures Performed

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

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Addis Ababa University, Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    University Hospital-St Paul

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    St Paul, At Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Good Samaritan and Carl T. Hayden Va Medical Centers, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Niddk-Nih/Phoenix Indian Hospital, and Maricopa County Hospital

    Completed in 1997

    McGill University Hospitals/Montreal General Hospital, Montreal Childrens Hospital, and Queen Victoria Hospital

    Completed in 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
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  • 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

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

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Dr. Bekele's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bekele

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients