Dr. Ghayee is involved in translational research that serves as a basis for understanding basic mechanisms of adrenal adenoma function so that therapeutic targets can be developed for patients with adrenal tumors.


Undergraduate Brandeis University (1996), Biology
Graduate School University of North Texas Health Science Center (2002), Medicine

Research Interest

  • Adrenal cortical tumors; hyperaldosteronism, hypercortisolism
  • Pheochromocytomas/Paragangliomas


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonist rosiglitazone increases bone resorption in women with type 2 diabetes: a randomized, controlled trial

Gruntmanis U, Fordan S, Ghayee HK, Abdullah SM, See R, Ayers CR, McGuire DK Calcif Tissue Int May 2010 86/5 343-349

Mediastinal paragangliomas: association with mutations in the succinate dehydrogenase genes and aggressive behavior

Ghayee, H.K., Havekes, B, Crossmit, E, et al Endocrine Related Cancer Spring 2009 16/1 291-9

Dehydroepiandrosterone replacement therapy-panacea, snake oil, or a bit of both?

Chang, A.Y., Ghayee, H.K., Auchus, R.J Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology & Metabolism Spring 2008 4/8 442-443

The many faces of pheochromocytoma

Ghayee, H.K., Wyne, K.L., Yau, F.S., Snyder III, W.H., Holt, S., Gokaslan S. Tunc, Nwariaku, F. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation Spring 2008 31 450-458

No difference in prevalence of pituitary imaging abnormalities in men with secondary hypogonadism presenting with decreased bone mineral density versus erectile dysfunction

Ghayee, H.K., Kalyanova, P., Patel,V., Gruntmanis U The Endocrinologist Spring 2008 18/3 126-129

Honors & Awards

  • Young Investigator Award from North American Neuroendocrine Society
    NANETS (2009)
  • Humanism and Professionalism in Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Thyroid Association (2010)
  • North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society
  • The Endocrine Society