Past Fellows

Recent Past Fellows  – 2013-2020

Sareh Cavazos, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio, 2020
Employment: Parsi Pediatrics, General Pediatrician
Research Interests: Infant and childhood nutrition obesity

Sanjeet “Sonny” Sandhu, D.O.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio, 2017-2020
Employment: Private Practice, Arizona
Research Interests: Fatty Liver Disease, NAFLD

Asaad Elbashir, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio,  2015 – 2018
Employment: Specialist, Private Practice, Valley Children’s Hospital, Madera, California
Research Interests: Type 1 diabetes in children; global health

Elia Nila Escaname, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio,  2014 – 2017
Employment: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at the UT Health San Antonio
Research Interests: Diabetes

Jessica Hutchins, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio, 2013-2016
Employment: Private Practice, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Atlanta, GA
Research Interests: Type 2 diabetes in children; Management of childhood obesity; Effects of maternal obesity and gestational diabetes on fetus

Mark Hamaker, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio,  2012-2015
Employment: Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT
Research Interests: Curriculum Development for Resident and Fellowship Training; Diabetes and the metabolic syndrome

Ana Paez, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio,  2010-2013
Employment: Pediatric Endocrinologist, Children’s Diabetes and Endocrine Center of South Texas, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX
Research Interests: Diagnosis, management, and long-term outcomes in patients with pediatric hypertension; cardiovascular complications of Diabetes Mellitus; Diabetes education and community resources

Maria “Sukie” Rayas, M.D

Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, UT Health San Antonio, 2010-2013
Employment: Pediatric Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor, and Associate Program Director, University Hospital/ UT Health San Antonio Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, San Antonio, Texas
Research Interests: Cystic Fibrosis

Former Fellows (L to R): Sukie Rayas, MD, Brian Ely, MD, Ana Paez, MD
Former Fellows (L to R): Lauren Pankratz,MD, Ana Paez,MD, Sukie Rayas MD, Brian Ely,MD