Ugis Gruntmanis, M.D.

Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Associate Professor

Department: Internal Medicine

Education

Medical School Medical Academy of Latvia (1992)
Residency Medical Academy of Latvia (1994), Intensive Care
Internship Yale University School of Medicine (1997), Internal Medicine
Residency University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (1999), Internal Medicine
Fellowship UCLA School of Medicine (2001), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypogonadism
  • Male Hypogonadism
  • Male Menopause
  • Male Osteoporosis
  • Medical Management of Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Secondary Hypogonadism
  • Testicular Hypofunction
  • Testosterone Efficiency

Publications

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Featured Publications

A randomized, placebo-controlled study of the effects of denosumab for the treatment of men with low bone mineral density.

Orwoll E, Teglbjærg CS, Langdahl BL, Chapurlat R, Czerwinski E, Kendler DL, Reginster JY, Kivitz A, Lewiecki EM, Miller PD, Bolognese MA, McClung MR, Bone HG, Ljunggren O, Abrahamsen B, Gruntmanis U, Yang YC, Wagman RB, Siddhanti S, Grauer A, Hall JW, Boonen S J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2012 Sep 97 9 3161-9

The role of 5a-reductase inhibition in men receiving testosterone replacement therapy.

Gruntmanis U JAMA 2012 Mar 307 9 968-70

Predictors of fracture risk and bone mineral density in men with prostate cancer on androgen deprivation therapy.

Neubecker K, Adams-Huet B, Farukhi IM, Delapena RC, Gruntmanis U J Osteoporos 2011 2011 924595

Management of osteoporosis in the aging male: focus on zoledronic acid.

Piper PK, Gruntmanis U Clin Interv Aging 2009 4 289-303

Male osteoporosis: deadly, but ignored.

Gruntmanis U Am. J. Med. Sci. 2007 Feb 333 2 85-92

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Honors/Awards

  • Silver Pin Award
    Latvian Association of Physicians (2009)
  • Core Clerkship Teaching Award
    (2008)
  • Daniel W. Foster, M.D. Award
    Excellence in Teaching (2007)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American - Latvian Medical Association (USA), Board
  • Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine
  • The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • The Endocrine Society