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Yanal A.J. Masannat, M.D.

Specialties: Endocrinology
Languages: English
Areas of Expertise: Thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pituitary disorders. Diabetes management including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Disorders of bone metabolism and lipid metabolism.

(928) 336-2434

Accepts New Patients

Reputation Summary


Yuma Regional Medical Center
Specialty Clinics
2851 S. Avenue B, Building 20
Yuma, AZ 85364

Care Philosophy

All patients deserve to receive the highest quality of care. My goal is to provide excellent care according to current recommendations and standards.

Dr. Yanal Masannat received his medical degree from Jordan University of Science and Technology. He completed his internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Dr. Masannat is a member of the Endocrine Society, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist and American College of Physicians. 


1. Wang C, Blough E, Arvapalli R, Dai X, Triest WE, Leidy JW, Yanal Masannat, Wu M.  Acetaminophen attenuates glomerulosclerosis in obese Zucker rats via reactive oxygen species/p 38 MAPK signaling pathways. Free Radic Biol Med 2015 April; 81:47-57.
2. Santhanam P, Yanal Masannat. Body mass index, mortality and the obesity paradox in type 2 diabetes mellitus: the effect of hypertension. South Med J. 2014 Jun; 107 (6):361
3. Yanal Masannat, Eyad Nazer. Pepto Bismuth associated neurotoxicity: a rare side effect of a commonly used medication. W V Med J. 2013 May; 109 (3): 32-4.
4. Yanal Masannat, Rita Gandhy, Omolola Olajide, Reem Kheeten, Abid Yaqub. Chorea associated with thyrotoxicosis due to multinodular goiter Thyroid. 2011 Nov; 21(11):1279-80.
5. Yazan Masannat, Yanal Masannat, Abdullah Shatnawei.  Gallstone ileus: a review. Mt Sinai J Med. 2006 Dec; 73 (8):1132-4.

Abstracts at National Meetings

1. A case of nephrogenic DI after 6 years of cessation of lithium therapy. Yanal Masannat, Omolola Olajide. Presented at American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) annual meeting, Las Vegas, NV 2014.
2. Paraganglioma a case report of long standing hypertension in a 37 year old female. Yanal Masannat, Omolola Olajide. Presented at Endocrine Society annual meeting, san Francisco 2013.
3. A case of atypical femoral fracture associated with alendronate therapy. Yanal Masannat, Christine Oakley. Presented at  Endocrine society annual meeting, San Francisco 2013.
4. Prevalence and characteristics of metabolic syndrome in patients admitted to an inpatient psychiatry unit. Yanal Masannat, Tamer Hassan, Samia Kanooz, TW Gress, Abid Yaqub. Presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) annual meeting, San Diego 2011

Medical Degree - Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid Jordan
Internal Medicine Residency - Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship - Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia
American Board of Internal Medicine 2012
American Board of Internal Medicine, subspecialty certification in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism 2014