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Adult Endocrinology and Metabolism Providers

Aloi Joseph A
Joseph A. Aloi, MD
Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolism
Section Chief

Hairston Kristen Gill
Kristen Hairston, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism

Mekala Kavya Chitra
Kavya Mekala, MD
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism

 Ober K Patrick
K. Patrick Ober, MD
Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism  

Burns Cynthia Anne
Cynthia Burns, MD
Associate Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism 

Henderson Brittany Bohinc
Brittany B. Henderson, MD
Assistant Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism 

Mcclain Donald A
Donald A. McClain, MD
Professor, Endocrinology & Metabolism  


Advanced Practice Providers

Kathy Simpson

Kathy Simpson, MSN, FNP, CDE

 Hiatt Tiffany L
Tiffany Hiatt, PA-C  

John Cain, PA-C
John Cain, MSPAS, PA


Kristin Hawkes, MD

Mathew Gorris, MD

Mark Guido, MD 

Catherine Price, MD

Significant Awards Achieved by Faculty 


Cynthia Burns, MD

  • Brooks Scholars in Academic Medicine Award 

John R. Crouse, III, MD, Professor Emeritus

  • Past recipient of the Preventive Cardiology Academic Award from NHLBI and director of the Wake Forest University Preventive Cardiology Program. 

K. Patrick Ober, MD

During his career at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, his students have recognized Dr. Ober’s commitment to excellence by selecting him for eight major teaching awards. Other recent awards include: 

  • WFU School of Medicine Medical Alumni Association Distinguished Faculty Service Award 
  • Best Doctors in North Carolina Recognition 
  • Best Doctors in America Recognition 

Kavya Mekala, MD

  • Dean's Citation for Excellence in Teaching 2006-2007, from Tufts University School of Medicine

Kristen Gill Hairston, MD 

  • Women's Health Center of Excellence Clinical Faculty Research Award, 2012
  • Master Teacher Award (for faculty demonstrating excellence in and commitment to teaching) 2013

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