Mansur E. Shomali, MD, CM, has served as medical director for the diabetes technology company WellDoc since 2012, where he oversees many of the clinical aspects of the company’s diabetes products. While at WellDoc, Dr. Shomali’s responsibilities have included directing product development and innovation, supporting the quality systems and regulatory strategies, directing research and data science activities, and presenting to payers as well as external stakeholders. He also actively takes care of patients with diabetes, obesity, and other endocrine and metabolic conditions at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, where he sees patients two days per week. Dr. Shomali also maintains an academic affiliation at the University of Maryland School of Medicine where he has the rank of clinical associate professor and has served as instructor of medicine at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he enjoys teaching medical students and physicians-in-training.
Dr. Shomali completed an undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at The Johns Hopkins University. He received his medical degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and completed an internship and a residency in internal medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Subsequently he completed fellowships in endocrinology and metabolism at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism.
Dr. Shomali has a research interest in novel ways to treat individuals with type 2 diabetes. He has served as principle investigator for numerous clinical trials of novel pharmacologic agents as well as investigator-initiated studies examining the improvement of care for individuals with diabetes. His expertise is in complex pharmacologic approaches and in the use of technology in healthcare. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed medical articles and textbook chapters, has served on several journal editorial boards, and has given hundreds of scientific and educational presentations. Currently Dr. Shomali is an active member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology and the American Diabetes Association.