Dr. Hussain received her initial internal medicine training in Austin, Texas. Drawn by the opportunity for harmonious integration of clinical medicine, research experience and an academic environment, she completed her endocrinology fellowship at UT Southwestern. Her passion for medical education led her to join the faculty at UTSW. Dr. Hussain has a strong background in clinical medicine, with focus on general endocrinology, pituitary and thyroid disorders. Her clinical practice emphasizes patient-centered care delivered to the highest standards. Dr. Hussain’s interests outside of medicine include spending time with her family, reading, and traveling.


Medical School
King Edward Medical University (2008)
UT Southwestern Medical School (2013), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2015), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Abnormal Results of Thyroid Function
  • Acromegaly
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Mass or Nodule
  • Aldosteronism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Pituitary Gland
  • Benign Neoplasm of Thyroid Glands
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Cancer & Bone Health
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Thyroiditis
  • Cushing's Disease/Syndrome
  • Diabetic Bone Disease
  • Elevated Prolactin
  • Elevated/Low Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Endocrine Cancers
  • Goiter (Thyroid Enlargement)
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Male Osteoporosis
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Thyroid Gland
  • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Nontoxic Multinodular Goiter
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Radioactive Iodine Treatments
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer, Masses & Tumors
  • Thyroid Nodules
  • Research Interest

    • Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Flores JF, DeGueme A, Hussain I, Cavuoti D, Gruntmanis U, Gunasekaran U Endocr Pract 2015 Aug
    Extreme hypercholesterolemia presenting with pseudohyponatremia - a case report and review of the literature.
    Hussain I, Ahmad Z, Garg A J Clin Lipidol 2015 Mar-Apr 9 2 260-4

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2013)
    • American Thyroid Association (2013)
    • The Endocrine Society (2013)