Oksana Hamidi, D.O., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center and a member of the Division of Endocrinology. She specializes in pituitary, adrenal, and neuroendocrine disorders.

Originally from Ukraine, Dr. Hamidi holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Illinois-Chicago. She earned her medical degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed internal medicine residency training at Rush University Medical Center and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County in Chicago. She then obtained advanced training through a fellowship in endocrinology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism, Dr. Hamidi joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2018.

Dr. Hamidi's clinical practice involves a multidisciplinary approach to patients with pituitary, adrenal, and neuroendocrine disorders. Her current research projects focus on adrenal and pituitary tumors, Cushing syndrome, and pheochromocytoma. She also conducts clinical trials on Cushing syndrome. 

Dr. Hamidi has delivered numerous international and national presentations and published several academic peer-reviewed articles on pituitary and adrenal disorders.

Dr. Hamidi is an active member of several professional organizations, including the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, and the Pituitary Society.

Personal Note

Outside of medicine, she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, cooking, and hiking.


Medical School
Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (2012)
John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County (2015), Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (2018), Endocrinology & Metabolism

Research Interest

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Adrenal Tumor
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Pituitary Tumor


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Clinical course of adrenal myelolipoma: a long-term longitudinal follow-up study.
Hamidi O, Raman R, Lazik N, Iniguez-Ariza N, McKenzie TJ, Lyden ML, Thompson GB, Dy BM, Young WF, Bancos I, Clin. Endocrinol. (Oxf) 2020 Apr
Assessment of The Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology.
Sauter JL, Lehrke H, Zhang X, Al Badri OT, Rodriguez-Gutierrez R, Delivanis DA, Singh Ospina N, Donegan D, Hamidi O, Iñiguez-Ariza N, Sharma A, Kittah NEN, Tamhane SU, Hurtado Andrade MD, Kotwal A, Jenkins SM, Spears G, Rivera M, Dean DS, Henry MR, Am. J. Clin. Pathol. 2019 09 152 4 502-511
Transfeminine Hormone Therapy.
Hamidi O, Davidge-Pitts CJ, Endocrinol. Metab. Clin. North Am. 2019 06 48 2 341-355
Metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: recent advances in prognosis and management.
Hamidi O, Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 2019 06 26 3 146-154
Efficacy and Safety of Ablative Therapy in the Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma.
Kohlenberg J, Welch B, Hamidi O, Callstrom M, Morris J, Sprung J, Bancos I, Young W Cancers (Basel) 2019 Feb 11 2
Corticotropin hormone assay interference: A case series.
Donegan DM, Algeciras-Schimnich A, Hamidi O, Young WF, Nippoldt T, Bancos I, Erickson D Clin. Biochem. 2019 Jan 63 143-147
In Reply-Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules.
Hamidi O, Callstrom MR, Lee RA, Dean D, Castro MR, Morris JC, Stan MN Mayo Clin. Proc. 2018 Sep 93 9 1328-1329
Commentary: Postmicturition syndrome: a neglected syndrome dangerous for the bladder and the heart.
Hamidi O, Nippoldt TB J Am Soc Hypertens 2018 Jul
Weight Changes After Thyroid Surgery for Patients with Benign Thyroid Nodules and Thyroid Cancer: Population-Based Study and Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Singh Ospina N, Castaneda-Guarderas A, Hamidi O, Ponce OJ, Zhen W, Prokop L, Montori VM, Brito JP Thyroid 2018 May 28 5 639-649
Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy for Large Benign Thyroid Nodules: A Mayo Clinic Case Series.
Hamidi O, Callstrom MR, Lee RA, Dean D, Castro MR, Morris JC, Stan MN Mayo Clin. Proc. 2018 Mar


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Honors & Awards

  • Focus on Fellows Forum Travel Award
    American Diabetes Association (2017)
  • Outstanding Abstract Award
    Endocrine Society's 99th Annual Meeting and Expo, Orlando, FL (2017)
  • Presidential Poster Competition
    Endocrine Society (2017)
  • Travel Grant
    International Symposium on Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma (2017)
  • Early Career Forum Travel Award
    Endocrine Society (2016)
  • Trainee Grant
    American Thyroid Association; E. Chester Ridgway Trainee Conference, Denver, CO (2016)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2015)
  • Endocrine Society (2013)
  • Pituitary Society (2017)