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photo Pooja Manroa, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Director of Endocrine Thyroid Unit


Phone: 412-586-9700

Office: Falk Clinic Suite 3A
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9724
Administrative Assistant:
Janet Armstrong
Address: E1140 Biomedical Science Tower
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-9761
Fax: 412-648-3290
Education and Training
MD, Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India, 2009
Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2014
Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2016
Research Interest
Dr. Manroa's research area of interest is Quality improvement Initiatives and comparative effectiveness research. She has participated in Research projects and Quality improvement projects during her training and was awarded a $10,000 grant for her research project by VA Pittsburgh MEPS grant 2015-2016.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Manroa's clinical interests focus on thyroid disorders including benign conditions like hypo or hyperthyroidism as well as management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. She is a member of the Multidisciplinary Thyroid Center at University of Pittsburgh and performs office based US guided thyroid FNAB. She is also interested in disorders of parathyroid glands and management of osteoporosis including interpretation of Bone Density (DXA) scans.
Educational Interest
Dr. Manroa is involved in clinical training and education of Endocrinology fellows, Internal medicine residents and medical students.
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Selected Publications:
Odronic, S., Quraishy, N., Manroa, P., Kier, Y., Koo, A., Figueroa, P., Hamilton, A. Cocaine-induced microangiopathic hemolytic anemia mimicking idiopathic thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report and review of the literature. Journal of Clinical Apheresis. 2014; 29(5): 284-9.
Manroa, P., Kannan, S., Hatipoglu, B., Licata, A. Hypercalcemia and acromegaly - clarifying the connections. A case report and review of the literature. Endocrine Practic. 2014; 20(5): 86-90.
Karajgikar, N. D., Manroa, P., Acharya, R., Codario, R. A., Reider, J. A., Donihi, A. C., Salata, R. A., Korytkowski, M. T. Addressing pitfalls in management of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) with a standardized protocol. Endocr Pract. 2019; Epub ahead of print.
Ohori, N. P., Landau, M. S., Carty, S. E., Yip, L., LeBeau, S. O., Manroa, P., Seethala, R. R., Schoedel, K. E., Nikiforova, M. N., Nikiforov, Y. E. Benign call rate and molecular test result distribution of ThyroSeq v3. Cancer Cytpathol. 2018; Epub ahead of print.
Knapp, S., Manroa, P., Doshi, K. Self-monitoring of blood glucose: Advice for providers and patients. Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine. 2016; 83(5): 355-60.
Notable Achievements
Awarded the "Excellence in Teaching" Award by the Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, 2013-2014
Awarded the "Medical Education and Patient Safety (MEPS)" Grant from VA Pittsburgh Healthcare Foundation, 2015-2016
Awarded the Best Poster, Department of Medicine Research Day, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2016