Armand Krikorian, MD, Endocrinology, Oak Lawn, IL, Advocate Christ Medical Center

ArmandAKrikorianMDMBA, FACE, FACP

Endocrinology Oak Lawn, IL

Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism

Vice-Chair & Residency Program Director, Department of Internal Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center

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Education & Training

  • Auburn UniversityMBA, 2015 - 2019
  • Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsFellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2004 - 2007
  • Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004
  • American University of Beirut Faculty of MedicineClass of 1998
  • American University of BeirutBS, Biology, 1991 - 1994

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2012 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 2002 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President Alpha Omega Alpha- Alpha Beirut, 2001-2002
  • Chairman's Award for Excellence Department of Internal Medicine, Advocate Christ Medical Center, 2015
  • Teacher of The Year Award UIC/Advocate Christ Internal Medicine Residency Program, 2014
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Thyroid Nodules: When is aggressive evaluation warranted?  
    Krikorian A and Kikano G, J Fam Pract, 1/1/2012
  • Parathyroid Hormone Related Protein: An Unusual Mechanism For Hypercalcemia In Sarcoidosis  
    Krikorian A, Shah S, Wasman J, Endocrine Practice, 1/1/2011
  • Effect of intensive treatment of hyperglycemia on microvascular complications in type 2 diabetes: an analysis of the ACCORD trial  
    Faramarz Ismail-Beigi, Timothy Craven, MaryAnn Banerji, Jan Basile, Jorge Calles, Robert Cohen, Robert Cuddihy, William C Cushman, Saul Genuth, Richard H Grimm, Jr, Br..., The Lancet, 1/7/2010
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Books/Book Chapters


  • "Challenges in the Diagnosis of Insulinoma with Advanced Renal Failure"
    L. Lawrence, A. Rodriguez, E. Drever, T. Yasmeen and A. Krikorian, Endocrine Society 97th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2015
  • "Knowledge and Attitudes about Ebola Virus Infection Among Residents, Physicians and Nurses In A Teaching Medical Center"
    A. Khan, J. Ziffra, A. Shah, R. Issa and A. Krikorian, Translational Science Meeting 2015, Washington, DC, 1/1/2015
  • "Teaching and Practicing Quality Care in Residency Training: A Model for a Successful Internal Medicine Observation Unit Rotation"
    B. Luc, A. Kowalski, R. Patel, B. Nand and A. Krikorian, APDIM Spring 2015 Meeting, Houston, TX, 1/1/2015
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  • "Management of Special Situations in Inpatient Hyperglycemia: Case Studies in Actions" 
    Salinas, CA - 1/27/2015
  • Medical Grand Rounds: "Transition of Care for Hospitalized Patients With Diabetes" 
    Dameron Hospital Association, Stockton, CA - 1/21/2015
  • "Advances in Outpatient Diabetes Care: Algorithms for Care and the Role of Injectable Therapies" 
    Midland, MI - 1/21/2015
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  • "Specialty Corner: Renal Disease and Lipid Guidelines Review" 
    Krikorian A and Lerma E, Lipid SPIN Journal
  • "Residency Recruitment: A New Program Director's Perspective" 
    Campbell-Yesufu M and Krikorian A, SGIM Forum, 37
  • "Why is my doctor checking my antibodies? I have diabetes not an infection!" 
    Armand Krikorian, MD, Empower, Power of Prevention Magazine, Volume 3 Issue 2
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Press Mentions

  • Tweets from AACE 2018
    Tweets from AACE 2018May 21st, 2018
  • There Aren't Enough Specialists to Treat Our Growing Obese Population
    There Aren't Enough Specialists to Treat Our Growing Obese PopulationNovember 30th, 2015
  • Cashing in on the body trade
    Cashing in on the body tradeMarch 1st, 2020


  • Member, AACE Endocrine Board Review Committee 2016 - Present
  • Member, APDIM Program Planning Committee 2015 - Present

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Arabic, Armenian

Hospital Affiliations