Dr. Akshay Jain

 

 

 

Dr. Akshay Jain

 

 

Dr. Akshay Jain is the first Canadian physician to be triple board-certified by the American Boards in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine.

He trained in Internal Medicine at Rochester, New York, where he became the only 4-time winner of the prestigious Rochester Academy of Medicine Award during residency. He went on to complete a Fellowship in Endocrinology at Harbor UCLA and City of Hope National Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. He holds the distinction of being the youngest physician to sit on the Board of Directors of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

He is currently the President of the Canadian Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

In 2016, he became the first North American physician to win the prestigious Donnell D. Etzwiler Diabetes Scholarship at the International Diabetes Center and Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, USA.

He has been awarded Fellowship of the American College of Endocrinology. He also holds specialist certifications in bone densitometry/osteoporosis and in thyroid/ neck ultrasonography, including ultrasound-guided biopsy techniques.

His research and clinical interests include Diabetes, Thyroid disorders including cancer, Obesity, Osteoporosis, Pituitary disorders, Adrenal dysfunction, Pregnancy-related endocrine conditions and Cholesterol treatment. He has authored multiple papers published in peer-reviewed journals and is actively involved in clinical research studies.

An avid alpine sports and nature enthusiast, Dr. Akshay Jain is committed to improving the provision of Endocrinology related health care in the Calgary community.