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photo Sann Yu Mon, MBBS, MPH

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Chief, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, UPMC McKeesport


Phone: 412-232-9150

Office: 500 Hospital Way
Painter Building, Suite 401
McKeesport, PA 15132
Phone: 412-232-9150
Fax: 412-232-9145
Education and Training
M.B.B.S., Institute of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar, 2005
M.P.H, Harvard School of Public Health, 2009
Internal Medicine Residency, Cleveland Clinic Hospital, 2012
Fellowship, Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2014
Clinical Interest
Dr. Mon's clinical interests include management of diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, pituitary disorders, and osteoporosis.
Educational Interest
Dr. Mon's educational interests include:
- Endocrinology Educational Coordinator in the UPMC McKeesport Internal Medicine Residency Program
– Moderator for endocrine-related sessions Journal clubs
– Supervision of residents with research projects, quality improvement and patient safety projects, abstract submissions and poster presentations at regional and national conferences
– Attending Physician on the Endocrine Rotation of internal medicine residents for both inpatient and outpatient settings
– Preceptor for Family Medicine residents in Endocrine clinic
– Endocrinology Educational Coordinator providing Endocrinology Noon Conferences for internal medicine residents (10 sessions per academic year)
– Instructor of endocrinology courses for family medicine residents
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Mon, SY, Alkabbani, A, Hamrahian, A, Thorton, JN, Kennedy, L, Weil, R, Olansky, L, Doshi, K, Makin, V, Hatipoglu, B. Risk of thromboembolic events in patients with prolactinomas compared with patients with nonfunctional pituitary adenomas. Pituitary Journal. 2013; 16(4): 523-7.
Mon, SY, Mahmud, H, Abbasi, M, Murdoch, G, Fernandez-Miranda, J, Gardner, P, Challinor, S. A 23-Year-Old Female with a Mixed Germ Cell Tumor of the Pituitary infundibulum: The Challenge of Differentiation Neoplasm from Lymphocytic Infundibuloneurohypophysitis – A Case Report and Literature Review. Case Reports in Endocrinology. 2014.
Alkabbani, AG, Mon, SY, Hatipoglu, B, Kennedy, L, Faiman, C, Weil, RJ, Hamrahian, AH. Is a stable or decreasing prolactin level in a patient with prolactinoma a surrogate marker for lack of tumor growth?. Pituitary Journal. 2014; 17(2): 97-102.
Mon, SY, Hodak, SP. Molecular Diagnosis for Thyroid Nodules: The current state of affairs. Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinics of North America. 2014; 43(2): 345-365.
Mon, S. Y., Riedlinger, G., Abbott, C. E., Seethala, R., Ohori, N. P., Nikiforova, M. N., Nikiforov, Y. E., Hodak, S. P. Cancer risk and clinicopathological characteristics of thyroid nodules harboring thyroid-stimulating hormone receptor gene mutations. Diagnostic Cytopathology. 2018; 46(5): 369-377.
Notable Achievements
Best Intern Award (Best First Year Internal Medical Resident Award), 2010
Chief Distinction Award, 2014-2015