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Atil Y. Kargi, M.D.

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Atil Y. Kargi, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-6575


  • English
  • Turkish


  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Bd of Int Med-Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism


  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine


  • Associate Professor
  • Program Director, J. Maxwell McKenzie Fellowship Program

Clinical Interests

Diseases of the pituitary gland including pituitary tumors and hypopituitarism
Cushing’s syndrome
Hyperprolactinemia (elevated prolactin levels)
Growth Hormone deficiency
Male hypogonadism (low testosterone levels)
Male reproductive disorders including infertility and erectile dysfunction
Adrenal insufficiency
Disease of the adrenal gland including adrenal tumors
Thyroid disorders including thyroid cancer
Parathyroid disease and osteoporosis
Type 1 diabetes and insulin pump therapy
Disorders of lipid metabolism (elevated cholesterol and triglyceride levels)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)

Research Interests

Growth hormone deficiency in adults, tumors of the pituitary and adrenal glands, medical education.


2014 PAFF Award: Donald Temple “Unsung Hero” award for commitment to excellence in medical student education, awarded by the student council of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.


2008 Endocrinology Fellowship
University of Washington
2005 Internal Medicine Residency
University of Pittsburgh
2000 M.D.
Dokuz Eylul University



Dr. Kargi is assistant professor of clinical medicine and J. Maxwell McKenzie Fellowship program director at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Kargi obtained his medical degree in Izmir, Turkey. He completed internal medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh and fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. During his fellowship Dr. Kargi performed basic science research investigating the mechanisms linking inflammation with lipoprotein metabolism and atherosclerosis.

In 2008 Dr. Kargi joined the faculty at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine in the clinical educator career track. He is coordinator of the medical school endocrine and reproductive systems course , director of the U.M.H. and Jackson Memorial inpatient endocrinology consultation service and co-director of University of Miami Endocrine Testing Center. Dr. Kargi's clinical research interests include the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency, treatment of male hypogonadism, and tumors of the adrenal and pituitary glands.

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