Endocrinology Fellows

Perihan Dimachkie, M.D.

Perihan Dimachkie, M.D.

First-Year Fellow
Perihan was born and raised in Beirut, Lebanon. She completed her undergraduate training and medical school at the American University of Beirut. She then moved to USA and finished her internal medicine residency at Casewestern Reserve University Hopsitals in Cleveland, Ohio. She recently moved to Dallas and joined the UT Southwestern Endocrinology Fellowship Program. She is particularly interersted in the pituitary and adrenal pathology. Perihan enjoys spending her free time with her family and little boy. 

Jorge Figueroa Flores, M.D.

Javier Figueroa Flores, M.D.

Second-Year Fellow
Jorge is originally from Puerto Rico, where he completed his internal medicine residency. He helped implement new intensive care unit protocols for hyperglycemia management as well as other projects in the hospitalized patient in noncritical care setting along with his attendings. His personal interests in fellowship include: diabetes management, especially in high-intensity sports, nutrition, metabolic syndrome, lipid management, and transplant endocrinology. He plans to do research in various aspects of endocrinology following solid organ transplant.

Kim Panach, M.D.

Kim Panach, M.D.

First-Year Fellow
Kim was born and raised in Reading, England. She moved to California to complete high school and attended the honors program at California State University at Fresno, graduating with University Honors. She went to medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin and was selected to be a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She completed her residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. After residency, she worked as a hospitalist for one year and was an assistant professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking and playing tennis.

Katherine Peicher, MD.

Katherine Peicher, MD.

First-Year Fellow
Katherine was born and raised in South Florida. After completing her undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, Katherine went to medical school at Nova Southeastern University. She then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston before joining UT Southwestern to pursue her fellowship in Endocrinology. A fluent spanish speaker with a passion for international medicine, Katherine has provided medical services to communities in both Peru and Africa. Her past research experience includes studying salvage therapy for treatment of locally advanced or metastatic medullary thyroid cancer at MD Anderson Cancer Center. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing tennis, and waterskiing.

Shilpa Shetty, M.B.B.S.

Shilpa Shetty, MBBS

Second-Year Fellow
Shilpa was raised in England and India. After medical school she trained in England for two years prior to beginning internal medicine residency training at Griffin Hospital, a Yale-New Haven affiliated hospital in Connecticut. It was during residency that her interest in endocrinology and in particular diabetes was piqued and has continued to grow. She continued at Griffin as an academic hospitalist for a few years prior to starting her fellowship in endocrinology at UT Southwestern. She plans to focus her research on obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes management. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and reading.

Li Song, M.D.

Shilpa Shetty, MBBS

First-Year Fellow
Li was born in China and completed medical school and internal medicine residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She enjoyed her time at UTSW and Dallas so much that she decided to further her training in the field of endocrinology. In her free time she enjoys traveling, cooking, taekwondo, and training her new lab puppy.

Muhammad Siddiqui, M.B.B.S.

Muhammad Siddiqui, MBBS

Second-Year Fellow
Muhammad was born in Pakistan and attended medical school at Sindh Medical University in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. He completed his residency in internal medicine at St Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Anna Tumyan, M.D.

Anna Tumyan, M.D.

Second-Year Fellow
Anna was born in Armenia, and completed residency in internal medicine at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She  also completed a fellowship in rheumatology at Medical University of South Carolina.