Mimi Hu, MD

Associate Professor, Deputy Chair, Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, Director, Bone Health Clinic, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dr. Hu graduated from Rice University with a degree in mechanical engineering and obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas – Houston Health Sciences Center. She completed her residency and endocrine fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine, where she also served as chief medical resident. After completion of her research fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, she joined the faculty in 2007 in the department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders at MD Anderson. Dr. Hu’s clinical expertise is in the evaluation and treatment of patients with thyroid carcinoma (differentiated and medullary), hereditary endocrine neoplasia disorders and metabolic bone and mineral disorders. She is the director of the Bone Health Clinic at MD Anderson. She has been the primary investigator and collaborator on multiple clinical trials evaluating various targeted therapies for advanced thyroid carcinoma and hypercalcemia of malignancy. She has published articles and book chapters evaluating the management of medullary thyroid carcinoma, multiple endocrine neoplasia, bone health in cancer patients, and paraneoplastic endocrine disorders.