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Manal Habib, M.D.

Specialties: Endocrinology, Pediatric Endocrinology
Languages: English, Punjabi, Urdu
Areas of Expertise: Diabetes, metabolic disorders, obesity related disorders

(928) 336-1897

Accepts New Patients

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Yuma Regional Medical Center
Pediatric Sub-Specialty Clinic
2851 S. Avenue B, Building 25
Yuma, AZ 85364

Care Philosophy

My patient care philosophy is to develop a partnership with my patients and their families. By doing this, we can set goals and improve their health.

Dr. Manal Habib received her medical degree from Aga Khan Medical College, Aga Khan University in Karachi Pakistan. She completed her residency in Pediatrics from University of Texas Medical Branch. She also completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology from Mattel Children’s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Dr. Habib is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, The Endocrine Society, Pediatric Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, Endocrine Fellows Foundation, American Associations of Clinical Endocrinologist and the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.  
Medical School - Aga Khan Medical College, Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan
Pediatric Residency - University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX
Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship - Mattel Children's Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA
Research Experience

2014-present Co- Investigator
Humanin interacts with insulin and is required for glucose-stimulated insulin secretion (GSIS) in rodent beta cells Mattel Children’s Hospital, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

2012-2014 Project Collaborator, Co-Investigator
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Saxagliptin (BMS-477118) in Combination with Metformin IR or Metformin XR in Pediatric Patients with Type 2 Diabetes who have Inadequate Glycemic Control on Metformin Alone (Amendment 01 24 Oct 2011) University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

2012-2014 Co- Investigator
Outcome of late preterm infants after implementing protocol
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

2007-2008 Co-Investigator
Cross sectional study to assess the awareness of Dengue among high and
low socioeconomic groups in Karachi, Pakistan
Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

2006 Elective Medical Student, Lab Assistant
Development and pattering of the mammalian jaw joint: the phenotypes of
Pax9 knockout mutant mice, to include defects in mandible patterning
King’s College, London, England


Masood MQ, Rabbani M, Jafri W, Habib M, Saleem T.. Diabetic ketoacidosis associated with
tacrolimus in solid organ transplant recipients. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2011 Mar;
61(3): 288-290. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21465949.

Syed M, Saleem T, Syeda U, Habib M, Zahid R, Bashir A, Rabbani M, Khalid M, Iqbal A, Rao EZ,
Shuja-ur-Rehman, Saleem S. Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding dengue fever among adults ofhigh and low socioeconomic groups. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association. 2010 Mar; 60(3): 243-
247. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 20225792.
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology
American Board of Obesity Medicine