Barbara Gisella Carranza Leon, M.D.

Associate Professor

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Faculty Appointments
Associate Professor of Medicine
M.D., Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Office Address
2213 Garland Avenue MRB IV Room 7465
Nashville, TN 37232
Research Description
Diabetes and Endocrinology, Lipid Disorders, Medical Weight Loss
Research Keywords
Lipid Disorders, Medical Weight Loss
Carranza Leon BG, Jensen MD, Hartman JJ, Jensen TB. Self-Measured vs Professionally Measured Waist Circumference. Ann Fam Med. 2016 May; 14(3): 262-6. PMID: 27184997, PMCID: PMC4868565, PII: 14/3/262, DOI: 10.1370/afm.1896, ISSN: 1544-1717.

Carranza Leon BG, Turcu A, Bahn R, Dean DS. LINGUAL THYROID: 35-YEAR EXPERIENCE AT A TERTIARY CARE REFERRAL CENTER. Endocr Pract [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar; 22(3): 343-9. PMID: 26789339, DOI: 10.4158/EP15973.OR, ISSN: 1530-891X.

Benkhadra K, Mohammed K, Al Nofal A, Carranza Leon BG, Alahdab F, Faubion S, Montori VM, Abu Dabrh AM, Zúñiga Hernández JA, Prokop LJ, Murad MH. Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2015 Nov; 100(11): 4021-8. PMID: 26544652, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2015-2238, ISSN: 1945-7197.

Mohammed K, Abu Dabrh AM, Benkhadra K, Al Nofal A, Carranza Leon BG, Prokop LJ, Montori VM, Faubion SS, Murad MH. Oral vs Transdermal Estrogen Therapy and Vascular Events: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2015 Nov; 100(11): 4012-20. PMID: 26544651, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2015-2237, ISSN: 1945-7197.

Netzel BC, Grebe SK, Carranza Leon BG, Castro MR, Clark PM, Hoofnagle AN, Spencer CA, Turcu AF, Algeciras-Schimnich A. Thyroglobulin (Tg) Testing Revisited: Tg Assays, TgAb Assays, and Correlation of Results With Clinical Outcomes. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab [print-electronic]. 2015 Aug; 100(8): E1074-83. PMID: 26079778, PMCID: PMC4524993, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2015-1967, ISSN: 1945-7197.

Stan MN, Garrity JA, Carranza Leon BG, Prabin T, Bradley EA, Bahn RS. Randomized controlled trial of rituximab in patients with Graves' orbitopathy. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab [print-electronic]. 2015 Feb; 100(2): 432-41. PMID: 25343233, PMCID: PMC4318907, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2014-2572, ISSN: 1945-7197.

Griebeler ML, Morey-Vargas OL, Brito JP, Tsapas A, Wang Z, Carranza Leon BG, Phung OJ, Montori VM, Murad MH. Pharmacologic interventions for painful diabetic neuropathy: An umbrella systematic review and comparative effectiveness network meta-analysis. Ann. Intern. Med. 2014 Nov 11/4/2014; 161(9): 639-49. PMID: 25364885, PII: 1920504, DOI: 10.7326/M14-0511, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Carranza Leon BG, Montori VM. ACP Journal Club. Bariatric surgery improved HbA1c more than intensive medical therapy in obese patients with uncontrolled type 2 DM. Ann. Intern. Med. 2014 Aug 8/19/2014; 161(4): JC4. PMID: 25133383, PII: 1897124, DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-161-4-201408190-02004, ISSN: 1539-3704.

Wyatt KD, Stuart LM, Brito JP, Carranza Leon B, Domecq JP, Prutsky GJ, Egginton JS, Calvin AD, Shah ND, Murad MH, Montori VM. Out of context: clinical practice guidelines and patients with multiple chronic conditions: a systematic review. Med Care. 2014 Mar; 52 Suppl 3: S92-S100. PMID: 23969592, DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e3182a51b3d, ISSN: 1537-1948.

Prutsky GJ, Domecq JP, Wang Z, Carranza Leon BG, Elraiyah T, Nabhan M, Sundaresh V, Vella A, Montori VM, Murad MH. Glucose targets in pregnant women with diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab [print-electronic]. 2013 Nov; 98(11): 4319-24. PMID: 24151289, PII: jc.2013-2461, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2013-2461, ISSN: 1945-7197.