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Endocrinologist Specializing in Gland Tumors Joins Albany Medical Center

ALBANY, N.Y., September 20, 2013 Hassan Shawa, M.D., has joined Albany Medical Center’s Division of Endocrinology and has been appointed assistant professor of medicine at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Shawa treats all endocrine disorders, and has a special interest in treating benign and cancerous tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands. He also has special expertise in treating hormonal imbalances and gland dysfunction caused by radiation and certain drugs such as those used in cancer treatment.

Dr. Shawa completed a fellowship in endocrinology at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, both located in Houston. He conducted a residency at Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago after earning his medical degree from the University of Aleppo Medical School in Aleppo, Syria.

Dr. Shawa is seeing patients at Albany Med’s South Clinical Campus located at 25 Hackett Blvd. in Albany as well as at Albany Med Delmar at 250 Delaware Ave. To make an appointment to see Dr. Shawa, please call (518) 262-5185.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with nearly 400 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: or


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