Welcome New Physicians

ProHealth Partners proudly welcomes new members to our medical group. Since 1995 we have continued to seek out and add exceptional new physicians and medical practitioners to our group in order to consistently provide an excellent standard of care to our patients.

Previous New Physician:

Yasaman Mohtasebi, M.D.
Board Certified in Internal Medicine
Specializing in Endocrinology/Metabolism

"Medicine interests me in its ability to translate art and science into individualized patient care. Continued opportunity to learn and also to teach and care for patients is priceless."


Medical Licensure and Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine: Board Certified August 2009
Specializing in Endocrinology and Metabolism


Education and Training:
Residency – Internal Medicine
UPMC-Mercy Hospital
Stanford University
Pittsburgh, PA
June 2006 – June 2009

Endocrinology Fellowship
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
July 2013 – June 2015

Professional Experience:

  • Occasional preceptorship and resident supervision in ambulatory medicine
    UPMC – Mercy Health Center
    January 2012 – April 2013
  • Associate in Internal Medicine – Prime Medical Group
    Affiliated with Jefferson Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
    September 2009 – May 2013
  • Participated in studies for improvement of women's health through "The American College
    of Obstetricians and Gynecologists"
    June 2005 – May 2006
  • Worked as General Practitioner in the Emergency Department – Kasra Hospital, Karaj, Iran
    October 2001 – March 2003

Honors & Awards:

  • Clinical Fellow Abstract Award", awarded by the Endocrine Society
    "Hypoparathyroidism: Less mornidity from acute hypocalcemia with chronic vitamin D2
    treatment compared to calitriol." January 2015
  • Recipient of the "Rounds Like a Fellow Award", awarded by the Infectious Disease Department, UPMC-Mercy Hospital. June 2009
  • "Research Abstract Award in Resident Category", AACE 2009 Annual Meeting Award. For best research anstract in resident category: "Efficacy and safety of an Insulin Infusion on glycemic control on post-operative patients in Non-Ctritical Care Setting". May 2009
  • Certificate of Merit, awarded by ACP, in recognition of UPMC-Mercy Hospital – 1st Place Western Region Pennsylvania Medical Jeopardy Tournament. December 2007
  • Scored in top 1% of second-year residents on Internal Medicine In-Training Exam. 2007
  • Top Score on National Internal Medicine Residency Entrance Exams. 2004

Research:

  • Co-investigator, University of Maryland Medical Center, Elizabeth A. Streeten, MD.
    Renal safety, incidence of hsopitalization and kidney stone in hypoparathyroid patients
    chronically treated with D2 vs Calcitrol. A retrospective study. January 2014 – present.
  • Co-investigator, University of Maryland Medical Center, Kashif Munir, MD.
    Biochemical follow-up of non-functioning thyroid nodules: incidence of developing
    thyroid dysfunction over time. July 2014 – present.
  • Co-investigator, University of Maryland Mdical Center, Toni Pollin, Ph.D.
    A Case-finding approach to screening for monogenic diabetes. May 2014 – present.
  • Worked as volunteer, Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh, Andrew F. Stewart, MD.
    Involved in basic science research regarding "mechanisms to induce
    pancreatic Beta-cell proliferation by studying different cell cycle regulatory factors/
    molecules on Beta-cell replication, as a potential future therapeutic option to improve
    function". April 2012 – December 2012.
  • Co-invetigator, Department of Endocrinology, UPMC-Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Jann Johnston, MD.
    Conducted an observational retrospective study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of an
    Insulin Infusion on glycemic control on post-operative patients in Non-Critical Care Setting.
    Selected as the best research abstract at 2009 AACE Annual Meeting Award.
    October 2007 – August 2008.

Research:

  • Endocrine Society - December 2013 - Present
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist (AACE) – February 2009 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society – January 2012 – 2013
  • American College of Physicians – September 2007 – 2013
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine, Residency Section, Des Plaines, Il – April 2004 – April 2005

Hobbies and Interests
I enjoy skiing with my husband during winter and for my spare time, I love reading and listening to music.


Hospital Affiliation:
Community Hospital of Long Beach
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
St. Mary Medical Center


Office Information
1868 Pacific Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806
PH: (562) 595-4718
Fax: (562) 591-7323


Office Hours:
8:00am – 5:00pm
Monday through Friday
Saturday: By appointment only

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