Our Doctors

Maha Abboud, M.D., F.A.C.E.

Maha Abboud, M.D., F.A.C.E

President of Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Obesity, Inc.
Clinical Assistant Professor / Loyola University


Dr. Abboud is board certified in Endocrinology and Internal Medicine. She completed her Endocrinology Fellowship at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago and has been in practice for 17 years. She was featured on WGN TV as an expert in diabetes on Diabetes for Life and on WGN radio discussing the fight against diabetes on Let Us Talk. She is the winner of several awards, including Best Educator at Westlake Hospital in 2008 and 2009, Teacher of the Year Golden Apple award, Attending Physician of the Year, and was the Director of Diabetes Center at West Suburban and Westlake Hospital.

Dr. Abboud is very passionate about teaching and as an excellent educator, she is a domestic and international speaker for many drug companies. She educates other physicians about new products and how they affect the pathophysiology of various diseases. Dr. Abboud's passion for diabetes care and endocrine disease is powerful and clear to her patients.


Endocrinology Fellowship: Northwestern University Medical Center Chicago, IL


Internal Medicine Residency: Christ Hospital & University of IL


Internal Medicine at Demascus University


American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism


American Board of Internal Medicine



Northwestern University Medical Center, Dept. of Endocrinology & Molecular Biology, Chicago, IL:“A Carboxy Terminal Peptide from the thyroid Hormone receptor B1 blocks T3 binding to thyroid hormone receptors and include conformational & DNA binding changes similar to T3”Abstract presented at 11th International Thyroid Congress, Toronto, Canada, and September 10-15, 1995


Clinical Research Experience: Hormonal, Visual,& Neuropsychological Dysfunction in patients With Pituitary Tumor, with Dr. Gary Robertson 1995


American Association Of Clinical Endocrinologists
“Situs inversus in Bardet Biedl syndrome”
Dr. Maha Abboud & Dr. Urooj Mansoor.


ACP meeting at Rush University
“A Very Angry Pituitary”
Dr. Maha Abboud & Dr. Vishal Sethi.


IAMA Academic Forum, IL
Predictors of statin induced myopathy in patients with type 2 diabetes
Maha Abboud, MD; R. Prathima, MD; R. Sreehdar MD, MS; D. Hirsen, MD


Diabetes Mellitus GRIP study
Glycemic control and insulin requirements with insulin pump therapy
M. Abboud, MD; J. Jhamb, MD; R. Sreehdar, MD


Nail Fold Capillary Microcopy in Patients with Diabetes-A Comparison with Normal-A Pilot Study
M. Abboud, MD, A. Thomas, MD, R. Sreedhar, MD, J. Schultz, MD


Diabetes Mellitus GRIP study
Glycemic Control with Insulin Pump Therapy
M. Abboud, M.D., J. Jhamb, M.D., R. Sreedhar, M.D. (Pending for publication to be printed.)


Endocrine Society
American Association of Clinical Endocrinology AMA.


Participant in “It’s Time to Talk” radio campaign educating the community about available treatment options in fight against Diabetes, 2012


Winner for Best Educator Westlake Hospital 2007 and 2008


Featured on WGN TV Channel 9, Chicago, IL as expert in Diabetes, 2006 & 2007


Golden Apple Award for Teaching the Residents for, 2001-2002


“Attending of the year” Internal Medicine Residency Program at Westlake Hospital/Rush University, 1997-1998

Terri Washington, M.D.

Terri Washington, M.D.

Associate Physician of Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Obesity, Inc.


Dr. Washington is a board certified endocrinologist.  She completed her training in internal medicine  and specialty training in endocrinology at the University of Illinois Chicago.  She Graduated from Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine.  She treats a wide variety of endocrine/hormone related illnesses with a particular focus on diabetes, thyroid disease and endocrine diseases in women. 


Endocrinology Board Certified November 2010


Endocrinology Fellowship: University of Illinois Chicago, IL


Internal Medicine Board Certified 2008


Residence in Internal Medicine University of Illinois Chicago, IL


Doctor of Medicine Stritch School of Medicine/Loyola University Chicago Maywood, IL


November 2011

Endocrine Practice- Accepted for publication
Determinants of Circulating Vitamin D and Bone Density in a
Young Adult Physician Population


June 2011

Abstract/Poster presented at Endocrine Society Meeting
Determinants of Circulating Vitamin D and Bone Density in a
Young Adult Physician Population


November/December 2010

Endocrine Practice
Case Report: A Case of Hyperkalemia Associated with
Castleman’s disease


April 2010

Abstract/Poster American Association of ClinicalEndocrinology Meeting
The Prevalence of Vitamin D Insufficiency in Obese Male



TSH level and Thyroid Antibody Positivity Effect on
Outcomes of Pregnancy in Infertile Women Seeking In-vitro



An Open Label Community Based Health Outcomes Initiative
To Study the Effect of the Combination of Chromium
Picolinate and Biotin (Diachrome®) on Metabolic Parameters
in Patients with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and or
Metabolic Syndrome."


2008- Present

Member of the Endocrine Society
Member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist


Member of National Medical Association
University of Chicago



Member of the Students Advising Students Committee

(SNMA) Stritch School of Medicine chapter
Member of American Medical Women’s Association
Member of the Loyola Bioethics Interest Group