Dr. Victoria Bouhairie

Dr. Victoria Bouhairie is a Medical Doctor, who is double board certified in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes as well as Lifestyle Medicine. She also has a special interest in Culinary medicine and is on the path to certification. She was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up in Ghana, West Africa. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a dual major in Biology and Chemistry. She then completed a postbaccalaureate research year sponsored by the National Institutes of Health at Duke University. She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and received her training in Endocrinology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Bouhairie has over fifteen years of experience and gained rich experience in endocrine-related and diabetes care under world experts. During her fellowship, she was involved with multiple industries and NIH studies in diabetes care.

She also received multiple awards including Advanced Diabetes Management for the Endocrine Fellow and the American Diabetes Association Focus on Fellows Travel Award. She has published in peer-reviewed medical journals, authored book chapters, written articles in various diabetes-related magazines and has also given talks at conferences related to diabetes care and other endocrinology-related diseases. Dr. Bouhairie has also served as a subject matter expert for multiple healthcare companies and firms.

Her specific clinical interests are in diabetes and obesity management, prevention, and remission. With her interest in culinary medicine and diverse roots, she is able to understand the cultural diversity and importance of accessing, cooking and eating high-quality meals that are specific to the interests and traditions of those she is treating. Her goal is to use this passion to help prevent and treat disease and restore well-being. Dr Bouhairie views the relationship with her patients as a partnership using her expertise to search for the root causes of what is creating symptoms, provide patient education and ensure everyone gets equal quality healthcare.

In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Bouhairie also serves as a  consultant for various companies, event speaker and community advocate. Dr. Bouhairie lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, three children and their dog. She loves cooking, listening to jazz music, volunteering, travelling, learning about different cultures and their food, and socializing with family and friends.

Dr. Victoria Bouhairie is a Medical Doctor, who is double board certified in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes as well as Lifestyle Medicine. She also has a special interest in Culinary medicine and is on the path to certification. She was born in Atlanta, GA and grew up in Ghana, West Africa. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a dual major in Biology and Chemistry. She then completed a postbaccalaureate research year sponsored by the National Institutes of Health at Duke University. She earned her medical degree from Northwestern University in Chicago, completed her residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago and received her training in Endocrinology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Bouhairie has gained rich experience in endocrine-related and diabetes care under world experts. During her fellowship, she was involved with multiple industries and NIH studies in diabetes care.

She also received multiple awards including Advanced Diabetes Management for the Endocrine Fellow and the American Diabetes Association Focus on Fellows Travel Award. She has published in peer-reviewed medical journals, authored book chapters, written articles in various diabetes-related magazines and has also given talks at conferences related to diabetes care and other endocrinology-related diseases. Dr. Bouhairie has also served as a subject matter expert for multiple healthcare companies and firms.

Her specific clinical interests are in diabetes and obesity management, prevention, and remission. With her interest in culinary medicine and diverse roots, she is able to understand the cultural diversity and importance of accessing, cooking and eating high-quality meals that are specific to the interests and traditions of those she is treating. Her goal is to use this passion to help prevent and treat disease and restore well-being. Dr Bouhairie views the relationship with her patients as a partnership using her expertise to search for the root causes of what is creating symptoms, provide patient education and ensure everyone gets equal quality healthcare.

In addition to seeing patients, Dr. Bouhairie also serves as a consultant for various companies, event speaker and community advocate. Dr. Bouhairie lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband, three children and their dog. She loves cooking, listening to jazz music, volunteering, travelling, learning about different cultures and their food, and socializing with family and friends.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • The Endocrine Society
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist
  • American Diabetes Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Bariatric Physicians
  • Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation of North America
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

PUBLICATIONS

  • Hughes JW, Bao YK, Salam M, Joshi P, Kilpatrick CR, Juneja K, Nieves D, Bouhairie V, Jordan OJ, Blustein EC, Tobin GS, McGill JB. Late-Onset T1DM and Older Age Predict Risk of Additional Autoimmune Disease. Diabetes Care. 2019 Jan;42(1):32-38
  • Bouhairie, Victoria Enchia. When May Insulin Pumps Be Useful in Diabetes Management. Consultant360. Vol 55 Issue 10 2015
  • Bouhairie, Victoria Enchia. Goldberg A. Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Cardiology Clinics. Vol 33. May 2015 (169 – 179)
  • Bouhairie, Victoria Enchia. Gestational Diabetes. Empower Magazine. Vol 4 Issue 2. 2015.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Women and Diabetes. Intergenerational Research Hub – Woman Monthly Health Series. Feb 2024
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Diabetes prevention and management. Mecklenburg Co Public Health – Diabetes Management Educational Session. Jan 2024
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Living a Healthy Life. Intergenerational Research Hub – Woman Monthly Health Series
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, The Importance of Eating Healthy. Mecklenburg Co Public Health.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Living with Diabetes Education series. Mecklenburg Co Public Health
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Lifestyle Medicine for chronic disease management. Mecklenburg Co Public Health – Woman Monthly Health Series.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Autoimmune Diseases within Endocrinology. Novant Hospital community lecture. Charlotte, NC. June 2019
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. An Unusual case of skull lesions. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Fibrous Dysplagia. Bone Conference. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Thyroid Nodules in Hyperthyroidism. Oral Presentation, Clinical Case Conference, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism after bariatric surgery. Oral Presentation. Journal Club, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Preventing Kidney Function Loss in Type 1 Diabetics. Oral Presentation. Research Day,Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Ella FitzGerald “First Lady of Song”. Barriers of treating diabetes in African Americans. Oral Presentation. Humanities in Endocrinology Conference. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Approach to obesity and its management. Oral presentation. Cape Girardeau Medical Association Endocrinology seminar.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Comprehensive overview of Diabetes. Oral presentation. Public seminar. St Francis Medical Center
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. What you need to know about COPD. Oral presentation. Healthy Bites Conference. St Francis Medical Center
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Fever in the returned traveler. Oral presentation. Clinical Pathophysiology Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Review of the elderly and malnutrition, critical lab reporting and ways to help prevent medical errors. Oral presentation. Autopsy Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Review of Lyme Disease and the emerging epidemiology. Oral Presentation, Clinical Question Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Blackwell, Kimberly Lynn; Synder, Stacey Ann; Mcdonnell, Donald; Dewhirst, Mark, 2003. Tamoxifen and ICI 182,740 have significant inhibitory effects on human endothelial cell migration. Poster presentation. The American Association For Cancer Research Annual Meeting. 44: 7

PRESENTATIONS

  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Women and Diabetes. Intergenerational Research Hub – Woman Monthly Health Series. Feb 2024
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Diabetes prevention and management. Mecklenburg Co Public Health – Diabetes Management Educational Session. Jan 2024
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Living a Healthy Life. Intergenerational Research Hub – Woman Monthly Health Series
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, The Importance of Eating Healthy. Mecklenburg Co Public Health.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria, Living with Diabetes Education series. Mecklenburg Co Public Health
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Lifestyle Medicine for chronic disease management. Mecklenburg Co Public Health – Woman Monthly Health Series.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. The Importance of Eating Healthy. Mecklenburg Co Public Health.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Living with Diabetes Education series. Mecklenburg Co Public Health
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Autoimmune Diseases within Endocrinology. Novant Hospital community lecture. Charlotte, NC. June 2019
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. An Unusual case of skull lesions. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Fibrous Dysplagia. Bone Conference. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Thyroid Nodules in Hyperthyroidism. Oral Presentation, Clinical Case Conference, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism after bariatric surgery. Oral Presentation. Journal Club, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Preventing Kidney Function Loss in Type 1 Diabetics. Oral Presentation. Research Day,Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Ella FitzGerald “First Lady of Song”. Barriers of treating diabetes in African Americans. Oral Presentation. Humanities in Endocrinology Conference. Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Lipid Research, Washington University, St Louis, MO.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Approach to obesity and its management. Oral presentation. Cape Girardeau Medical Association Endocrinology seminar.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Comprehensive overview of Diabetes. Oral presentation. Public seminar. St Francis Medical Center
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. What you need to know about COPD. Oral presentation. Healthy Bites Conference. St Francis Medical Center
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Fever in the returned traveler. Oral presentation. Clinical Pathophysiology Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Review of the elderly and malnutrition, critical lab reporting and ways to help prevent medical errors. Oral presentation. Autopsy Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Review of Lyme Disease and the emerging epidemiology. Oral Presentation, Clinical Question Conference. Loyola University Medical Center.
  • Bouhairie, Victoria. Blackwell, Kimberly Lynn; Synder, Stacey Ann; Mcdonnell, Donald; Dewhirst, Mark, 2003. Tamoxifen and ICI 182,740 have significant inhibitory effects on human endothelial cell migration. Poster presentation. The American Association For Cancer Research Annual Meeting. 44: 7