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A J Vinaya Simha, MD, Endocrinology, Rochester, MN, Mayo Clinic Hospital - Rochester

A J VinayaSimhaMD

Endocrinology Rochester, MN

Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism


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Education & Training

  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, 2000 - 2003
  • One Brooklyn Health System/Interfaith Medical Center
    One Brooklyn Health System/Interfaith Medical CenterResidency, Internal Medicine, 1997 - 2000
  • Kasturba Med College Mangalore
    Kasturba Med College MangaloreClass of 1992
  • Bangalore University
    Bangalore UniversityBachelors, 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2023 - 2026
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2012 - 2024
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2003 - 2013
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Best Teaching Faculty, Department of Internal Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Odessa, TX, 2011
  • Daniel W Foster Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching, Division of Endocrinology UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, 2008
  • Best PGY-2 Resident Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, 1999
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cholic acid for hepatic steatosis in patients with lipodystrophy: a randomized, controlled trial  
    Ahmad Z, Subramanyam L, Szczepaniak L, Simha V, Adams-Huet B, Garg A, Eur J Endocrinol, 1/1/2013
  • Cardiac steatosis and left ventricular hypertrophy in patients with generalized lipodystrophy as determined by magnetic resonance spectroscopy and imaging  
    Nelson MD, Victor RG, Szczepaniak EW, Simha V, Garg A, Szczepaniak LS, Am J Cardiol, 1/1/2013
  • Spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage associated with ingestion of isometheptine containing anti-migraine medication  
    Shrikanth V, Vanderheiden A, Simha V, Clin Neurol Neurosurg, 1/1/2011
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Books/Book Chapters


  • Leptin Therapy in Familial Partial Lipodystrophy (Dunnigan variety) Patients with Hypoleptinemia.
    Simha V, Subramanyam L, Huet B and Garg A, 69th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2009
  • Hormonal control of hunger and satiety, players and bystanders in the pathogenesis of obesity.
    Simha V, 49th Annual meeting of the American College of Nutrition, Arlington, VA, 1/1/2008
  • Marked reduction in skeletal muscle mass with long-term leptin replacement therapy in congenital generalized lipodystrophy.
    Simha V, 88th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, Boston, MA, 1/1/2006
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  • Lessons from Leptin therapy for Lipodystrophy 
    Rochester, MN - 1/1/2011
  • Leptin therapy for Lipodystrophy. , UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 
    UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX - 1/1/2009
  • Metabolic Consequences of Bariatric Surgery 
    Dallas Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, TX - 1/1/2008
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Hospital Affiliations