Specialties

Endocrinology (Board certified since 2001)

Internal Medicine (Board certified since 1999)

At a Glance

  • 1999 Started practicing
  • 19 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Tangpricha

Dr. Tangpricha is a board certified endocrinologist at Emory Clinic and Emory Midtown and Program Director of the Emory Endocrinology Fellowship Program. His interests include vitamin D, osteoporosis, endocrine disorders in cystic fibrosis and transgender medicine.

Dr. Tangpricha is a graduate of Tufts Medical School and completed his medical residency, fellowship in endocrinology and Ph.D. in molecular medicine on the topic of vitamin D at Boston University. He was recruited to Emory in 2004. He provides clinical care for patients with vitamin D deficiency, osteoporosis, cystic fibrosis and gender dysphoria/transgender.

Dr. Tangpricha is a physician scientist and is funded by the NIH and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to study vitamin D in a number of health conditions. He also has received funding in collaboration with faculty members in the Emory School of Public Health to investigate health conditions in the transgender population.

He has published over 200 peer reviewed research articles, reviews and book chapters. He serves on several national and international committees related to his clinical and research work.

My Clinical Interests

  • calcium disorders
  • hormone replacement therapy
  • osteoporosis

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships

American College of Endocrinology

Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Board of Directors and President Elect, World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Honors & Awards

Top Endocrinologists
U.S. News and World Report

Outstanding Servcie for the Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population, 2016
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Top Doctors in Endocrinology 2016, 2017
Atlanta Magazine

Major Publications

Kanhere M, He J, Chassaing B, Ziegler TR, Alvarez JA, Ivie EA, Hao L, Hanfelt J, Gewirtz AT, Tangpricha V. Bolus weekly vitamin D3 supplementation impacts gut and airway microbiota in adults with cystic fibrosis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 16. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01983. [Epub ahead of print]

Hembree WC, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Gooren L, Hannema SE, Meyer WJ, Murad MH, Rosenthal SM, Safer JD, Tangpricha V, T'Sjoen GG. Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 1;102(11):3869-3903. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01658.

Tangpricha V, Smith EM, Binongo J, Judd SE, Ziegler TR, Walker S, Tirouvanziam R, Zughaier SM, Lee MJ, Chesdachai S, Hermes WA, Chmiel JF, Gaggar A, Grossmann RE, Joseph PM, Alvarez JA. The Vitamin D for Enhancing the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC) trial: Rationale and design of a multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of high dose bolus administration of vitamin D3 during acute pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2017 Jun;6:39-45.

Tangpricha V, den Heijer M. Oestrogen and anti-androgen therapy for transgender women. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Apr;5(4):291-300.

Tangpricha V, et al Evidence-Based Review Committee. An Update on the Screening, Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis: Evidence-Based Recommendations from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Apr;97(4):1082-1093.

Finklea JD, Grossmann RE, Tangpricha V. Vitamin D and Chronic Lung Disease: A review of molecular mechanisms and clinical studies. Advances in Nutrition. 2011 May;2(3):244-53. PMID: 22332056

Hembree WC, Cohen-Kettenis P, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Gooren LJ, Meyer WJ 3rd, Spack NP, Tangpricha V, Montori VM. Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep;94(9):3132-54. PMID:19509099

Fortification of Orange Juice with Vitamin D. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2003.

Vitamin D Insufficiency in Healthy Adults. American Journal of Medicine, May 2002.

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Clinic Building A

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg A, Fl 3
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-3280
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

INTERNSHIP

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

RESIDENCY

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

FELLOWSHIP

Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Professional Memberships

American College of Endocrinology

Program Director, Endocrinology Fellowship

Board of Directors, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Board of Directors and President Elect, World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Honors & Awards

Top Endocrinologists
U.S. News and World Report

Outstanding Servcie for the Promotion of Endocrine Health of an Underserved Population, 2016
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Top Doctors in Endocrinology 2016, 2017
Atlanta Magazine

Major Publications

Kanhere M, He J, Chassaing B, Ziegler TR, Alvarez JA, Ivie EA, Hao L, Hanfelt J, Gewirtz AT, Tangpricha V. Bolus weekly vitamin D3 supplementation impacts gut and airway microbiota in adults with cystic fibrosis: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 16. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01983. [Epub ahead of print]

Hembree WC, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Gooren L, Hannema SE, Meyer WJ, Murad MH, Rosenthal SM, Safer JD, Tangpricha V, T'Sjoen GG. Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 1;102(11):3869-3903. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01658.

Tangpricha V, Smith EM, Binongo J, Judd SE, Ziegler TR, Walker S, Tirouvanziam R, Zughaier SM, Lee MJ, Chesdachai S, Hermes WA, Chmiel JF, Gaggar A, Grossmann RE, Joseph PM, Alvarez JA. The Vitamin D for Enhancing the Immune System in Cystic Fibrosis (DISC) trial: Rationale and design of a multi-center, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of high dose bolus administration of vitamin D3 during acute pulmonary exacerbation of cystic fibrosis. Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2017 Jun;6:39-45.

Tangpricha V, den Heijer M. Oestrogen and anti-androgen therapy for transgender women. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2017 Apr;5(4):291-300.

Tangpricha V, et al Evidence-Based Review Committee. An Update on the Screening, Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Vitamin D Deficiency in Individuals with Cystic Fibrosis: Evidence-Based Recommendations from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Apr;97(4):1082-1093.

Finklea JD, Grossmann RE, Tangpricha V. Vitamin D and Chronic Lung Disease: A review of molecular mechanisms and clinical studies. Advances in Nutrition. 2011 May;2(3):244-53. PMID: 22332056

Hembree WC, Cohen-Kettenis P, Delemarre-van de Waal HA, Gooren LJ, Meyer WJ 3rd, Spack NP, Tangpricha V, Montori VM. Endocrine Treatment of Transsexual Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Sep;94(9):3132-54. PMID:19509099

Fortification of Orange Juice with Vitamin D. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, June 2003.

Vitamin D Insufficiency in Healthy Adults. American Journal of Medicine, May 2002.