Sub-specialty of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism


This is a subset of Pediatric Medicine which is about screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired endocrine diseases like diseases of hypophysis, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, gonads, pancreas and hereditary metabolic diseases. The Duration is 24 Months with the aim of Training competent, knowledgeable, liable sub-specialists for service provision and continuous promotion in diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, educating and research fields of pediatric endocrinology and metabolism.




  • The trainee will be effective in the assessment, investigation, management, and rehabilitation of children with all endocrinopathies and inborn reorgs of metabolism.
  • At the end of the program learners will be competent in the following skills: FNA, Anthropometric Examination, Insulin Injection, Urine and Blood Ketone Measurement, Insulin Pump Usage and CGMS, and Glucometry.


Important Information


  • Program Duration: 24 months
  • Program Semester: September
  • Program Intake Year: 2019, 2020


Program Instructors

  • Dr. Ali Rabbani, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Professor of Pediatrics
  • Dr. Aria Setoudeh, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Dr. Fatemeh Sayarifard, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Dr. Farzaneh Abbasi, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Associate Professor of Pediatrics
  • Dr. Parastoo Rostami, Pediatric Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics


Method of Instruction


  • Bedside teaching in the department of pediatric Endocrinology, a portion of 5 days per week for a period of 15 months;
  • Teaching in outpatient pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolic clinics, a portion of 3 days per week for 15 months;
  • Teaching in related departments and divisions such as joint clinic with adult endocrinology, neuro-metabolic clinic, metabolic lab. for 6 months; and,
  • Participating in the ground round, journal club, case-based discussions, book review conferences, and some workshops on research methodology and how to write a paper.


Admission Requirements



Program Specific Eligibility Criteria


  • Who Can Attend? Individuals holding an M.D. or an M.B.B.S. degree and having a specialty in pediatrics.
  • The eligible candidate must have successfully completed an approved pediatrics residency program.


Admission Deadline


  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.
  • However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31, and the deadline for the February intake is October 31.


Education Fees and Yearly Expenses



Contact Information


In case of any inquiries, please contact the following:

  • Contact Person: Fatemaeh Sayarifard, Associate Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Children’s Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
  • Tel.: (+98 21) 6693 5848, (+98) 912 238 8477
  • Email:
  • Address: Children’s Medical Center, Nosrat St., Karegar Ave., Tehran, Iran


To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

  • Tel.: (+98 21) 8889 6692 & 94, Ext.: 318 or 319
  • Fax: (+98 21) 8889 6696
  • Email:
  • Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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Last Update At : 28 May 2019