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Yomna T. Monla

Yomna T. Monla

Endocrinologist Author: Larry Hale

Robert F. Gagel


Texas Orthopedic Hospital
7401 Main St
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 799-2300

Staff Endocrinologist at the Center for osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease at Fondren Orthopedic group. Author: Larry Hale

She works closely with the orthopedic doctors in the management and treatment of osteoporosis and helps to RIO hormonal / metabolic abnormalities which may be contributing to poor healing in some stress/ nonunion fractures.

She has received the Fracture liaison service (FLS) workshop certificate offered by the National osteoporosis foundation on May16, 2018.

She was voted

Between 2007 and 2012 as America’s Top Physician in her specialty, by the Consumers’ Research Council of America
In 2013 and 2014 as Top Doctor in Endocrinology, by Houstonia magazine, and
In 2015, 2016, and 2017 as Top Doctor in Endocrinology by H Texas magazine

Hospital Affiliations

Houston Methodist Hospital
Memorial Hermann Hospital – Memorial City
Select Specialty Hospital
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital
Texas Orthopedic Hospital
West Houston Medical Center

Board Certifications

ABIM – Endocrinology
ABIM – Diabetes and Metabolism

Education/Postgraduate Training

College / University
B.S. (Biology / Chemistry) American University of Beirut, School of Arts and Sciences, Beirut, Lebanon [1977-1980]

Medical School
1980 to 1985 M.D. American University of Beinst Medical School, Beirut, Lebanon with a rotating Internship in Medicine, Obstetrics, Pediatrics and Surgery, at the American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon, 1984-1985

Postgraduate Training in Diagnostic Radiology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon [1985-1987]
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, St. Agnes hospital, Baltimore, Maryland [1987-1990]

Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas [1990-1993]

Postdoctoral research fellowship, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas [1993-1994]

Hospital Appointments

Memorial Herman Hospital Memorial city; 12/3/2003 – present; current status: Courtesy
West Houston medical Center; Active status; 6/1/04 – present; current status: Affiliate
Texas Orthopedic Hospital; Houston, Texas; 2/2009-present; current status: Active
Houston Methodist Hospital; Houston, Texas; 4/2009-present; current status: Courtesy
St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital; Houston, Texas 1/2010- present; current status: Refer and Follow

Honors and Awards

1980 Dean’s Honor List, American University of Beirut
1987 Dean’s Honor Lis, American University of Beirut
1992 Young InvestigatorAward, Texas Mineralized Tissue Society (TMTS), San
2001 AMA Physician’s Recognition Award
2007-2012 America’s Top Physician, by Consumers’ Research Council of America
2013-2014 Top Doctor: Houstonia magazine
2015-2017 Top Doctor: H Texas magazine


April 1992 Monla YT, Peleg S, Gagel RF. Transcriptional regulation of the calcitonin gene in medullary thyroid carcinoma cells. The Basic and Clinical Oncology Research Seminar; The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas

May 1992 Monla YT, Peleg S, Gagel RF. Mapping functional cis-elements of the cAMP-induced enhancer of the calcitonin gene. The Fourth Annual Conference and Workshop of the Texas Mineralized Tissues Society (TMTS), San Antonio. Texas