Adriana G Ioachimescu, MD

Emory Clinic

Co-Director, Emory Neuroendocrine Pituitary Center

Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Neurosurgery

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Endocrinology (Board certified since 2006)
Internal Medicine (Board certified since 2006)
Neurological Surgery
Areas of Clinical Interest:
adrenal masses
Cushing's disease
pituitary tumor
Office(s) Locations:
Emory Clinic 'B'
1365 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
404 778-5770
Hospital Affiliation(s):
Emory University Hospital
Additional Spoken Language(s):
About Dr. Ioachimescu

Clinical Activities: Dr. Ioachimescu’s clinical activities focus on diagnosis and endocrine management of pituitary diseases. She is Co-Director and co-founder of the Emory Neuroendocrine Pituitary Center, a premier tertiary center for neuroendocrine care for patients with pituitary tumors. She oversees the activity of the neuroendocrine clinic. Dr. Ioachimescu works with Dr. Nelson Oyesiku and a team of radiation specialists to provide streamlined, comprehensive care for pituitary patients.

Research activities: Dr. Ioachimescu’s research focuses on pituitary tumors pathogenesis and outcomes, with the purpose of validation of prognostic markers and identification of novel therapies for pituitary tumors

Year Started Practicing: 2006
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2008
Organizational Memberships:
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists - Member of Board of Directors of the Georgia Chapter of the AACE
American Federation for Medical Research in Medicine (AFMR), President elect of the Southern AFMR and National Councilor of the AFMR
American Diabetes Association
Endocrine Society
Pituitary Society
Major or Recent Publications:

Ioachimescu AG, Hamrahian AH, Stevens M, Zimmerman R. The Pituitary Stalk Transection Syndrome: Multifaceted Presentation in Adulthood. Pituitary – 2011 Aug 9. [Epub ahead of print]

Ioachimescu AG. Glucocorticosteroids. In: ASAP - American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Self Assessment Program [online]. 2011. Available at:

Muh C, Ioachimescu AG, Oyesiku NM. Chapter 18: Growth Hormone Secreting Tumors in Schmidek & Sweet’s Operative Neurosurgical Techniques, 6th Edition; 2011.

Serum Uric Acid is an Independent Predictor of All-Cause Mortality in Patients at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease. Arthritis & Rheumatism, Feb 2008,623-630.

Serum Uric Acid, Mortality and Glucose Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabet Med, Dec 2007,1369-1374.

Thyroid Disease in Patients with Thrombocytopenia: A Cohort Study. Thyroid, Nov 2007,1137-1142.

Endocrine Fellows Grant Award
Endocrine Fellows Foundation, 2005

Mara Lieberman Award
Endocrine Society, June 2008

Young Investigator Award
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, May 2006
Medical School
Carol Davilla Univ,Bucharest, Romania

Danbury Hospital, Danbury,CT

Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH