About Runhua Hou, MD

Dr. Hou completed her residency at Yale New Haven-Saint Raphael Hospital and fellowship training at Washington University-Barnes Jewish Hospital.  She is currently an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School.  Previously, she served as a faculty member at the University of Rochester, the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.  She has been practicing endocrinology since 2008 and is particularly interested in the diagnosis and treatment of endocrine tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands.  Her office procedures include ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsy of thyroid nodules, as well as radioactive iodine treatment for hyperthyroidism and thyroid cancer.

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Mass General Endocrinology: Thyroid Associates
55 Fruit St.
Wang Ambulatory Care Center
Suite 730
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3872

Mass General Endocrinology & Diabetes Care
102-104 Endicott St
Danvers, MA 01923
Phone: 617-726-3872

Mass General Endocrinology & Diabetes Care
52 Second Ave.
Blue Building, Suite 3100
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 617-726-3872

Medical Education

  • MD, Xian Medical University
  • Residency, Hospital of Saint Raphael
  • Fellowship, Barnes Jewish Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

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