Paul Piper, MDPhysician
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
- Obesity Medicine
Areas of Expertise
- Diabetes; Disorders of Thyroid, Pituitary, Adrenal
- Parathyroid glands; Obesity Medicine
UT Southwest Medical Center
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Internship and Residency
UT Southwestern Medical Center
University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical School
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
Hospital(s) Affiliated With
Conroe Regional Hospital
St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital
Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital
Fellow, The American College of Physicians
Fellow, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
The Endocrine Society
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Engelstoft MS, Park WM, Sakata I, Kristensen LV, Husted AS, Osborne-Lawrence S, Piper PK, et al. Seven transmembrane G protein-coupled receptor repertoire of gastric ghrelin cells. Mol Metab. 2013 Sep 4;2(4):376-92.
Sakata I, Park WM, Walker AK, Piper PK, et al. Glucose-mediated control of ghrelin release from primary cultures of gastric mucosal cells. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 302(10):E1300.
Piper PK, Gruntmanis U. Management of osteoporosis in the aging male: focus on zoledrinoic acid. Clin Interv Aging 2009; 4:289-303.
Royall DR, Schillerstrom JE, Piper PK, Chiodo LK. Depression and mortality in elders referred for geriatric psychiatry consultation. J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2007; 8(5):318-321.
Bajaj M, Suraamornkul S, Piper P, et al. Decreased plasma adiponectin concentrations are closely related to hepatic fat content and hepatic insulin resistance in pioglitazone-treated type 2 diabetic patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2004; 89(1):200-206.
Travel and spending time with family
Dr. Piper and his wife Michelle have been married 24 years. They have 3 children and are active members at Wildwood UMC.