"Ambika Ashraf, M.D."

Ambika Ashraf, M.D., has been named director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics and Children’s of Alabama.

Ashraf joined the faculty at UAB and Children’s in 2006 after completing her fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Her clinical interests include lipid disorders, bone metabolism, and endocrine disorders of children and adolescents. Ashraf has been recognized as an international authority on lipid disorders.

“We are excited to have Dr. Ashraf lead in her new role, and she is poised to take it on,” said Mitch Cohen, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the UAB School of Medicine and physician-in-chief of Children’s. “I believe that, under Dr. Ashraf’s leadership, the division will provide even more outstanding care, train the next generation of pediatric endocrinologists, and achieve a new level of investigation and scholarly contributions to our academic mission.”

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