Shmaila Ishaq, MD, is an endocrinologist with the Broward Health Physician Group.
Dr. Ishaq specializes in treating a multitude of endocrine disorders including diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis as well as diseases of thyroid, pituitary and adrenal glands. She applies a preventive approach in the management of chronic metabolic disorders including but not limited to diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis and metabolic syndrome.
Dr. Ishaq completed her Residency in Internal Medicine at the State University of New York Health Science Center Brooklyn in Brooklyn, New York. She completed her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Dr. Ishaq is certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also certified in advanced cardiac life support.
Dr. Ishaq was affiliated with Advanced Care Medical Center in Detroit, MI; Chippewa Medical Associates in Sault Saint Marie, MI; and Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, LA; before joining Broward Health.
Disorders Treated by Dr. Ishaq
Diabetes mellitus with or without complications
Thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules
Toxic and nontoxic nodular goiter
Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndromes (MEN I & II)
Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia (FHH)
Vitamin D deficiency
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
Hypogonadism (low testosterone)
Menopausal syndrome (low estrogen)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
Procedures Performed by Dr. Ishaq
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy of thyroid nodules
Ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid cysts
Diagnostic thyroid ultrasound
Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
Real time continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
Continuous insulin infusion (CII) therapy via insulin pump
Osteoporosis treatment with annual intravenous medication