Sean Iwamoto, MD
Instructor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Claremont McKenna College (2003)
Internship:
  • California Pacific Medical Center Program (2012)
Residency:
  • California Pacific Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes

Professional Titles

  • Instructor, Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes
  • Assistant Professor
  • Advanced Geriatrics Research Fellow

Recognition & Awards

  • Medical Staff Award for Excellence in Clinical Innovation, University of Colorado Hospital (2019)
    UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program: Alaniz V, Burgamy S, Chavez A, Carter D, Davies R, Frasca K, French B, Huguelet P, Iwamoto S, Lee R, Rothman M, Bregman J, Spongberg E and Fisher K
  • Highest Impact Paper by a Trainee-MD Fellow, CUSOM Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes (2018)
    Iwamoto S, Saxon D, Tsai A, Leister E, Speer R, Heyn H, Kealey E, Juarez-Colunga E, Gudzune K, Bleich S, Clark J, Bessesen D. Effects of education and experience on primary care providers’ perspectives of obesity treatment during a pragmatic trial. Obesity. 2018 Oct; 26(10):1532-1538. [PMID: 30257072]
  • Presidential Poster Competition Winner (Obesity, Adiposity and Appetite), The Endocrine Society (2017)
    Weight loss correlates with improved obesity-specific and general health-related quality of life in a pragmatic obesity treatment trial within the primary care setting.
  • Clinical Fellows Abstract Award in Bone, The Endocrine Society and Shire (2017)
    High-turnover bone disease due to a novel 27-base pair tandem duplication in TNFRSF11A leading to constitutively active RANK.
  • The Obesity Society Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award Finalits, The Obesity Society (2017)
    Weight loss habits, provider discussions, and desired information: Survey of 2,811 adults with obesity.
  • Outstanding Trainee-M.D. Fellow, CUSOM Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes (2017)
  • University of Colorado President's Fund for Development and Support, University of Colorado (2017)
  • Outstanding M.D. Instructor/Fellow, Colorado Nutrition Obesity Research Center (2017)

Publications

  • Iwamoto S, Saxon D, Tsai A, Leister E, Speer R, Heyn H, Kealey E, Juarez-Colunga E, Gudzune K, Bleich S, Clark J, Bessesen D. Effects of Education and Experience on Primary Care Providers' Perspectives of Obesity Treatments during a Pragmatic Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Oct;26(10):1532-1538. PubMed PMID: 30257072

Professional Memberships

  • Endocrine Society, Member
  • The Obesity Society, Member
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Member
  • GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality, Member
  • World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Member

Practice Locations

Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism - Anschutz
1635 Aurora Ct
6th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-2650

Rocky Mountain Regional Veterans Administration Medical Center
1700 Wheeling St
Aurora, CO 80045
303-399-8020

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Board Certification (2017, 2017)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2014, 2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adrenal Diseases
  • Endocrine System (Hormones)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 1 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Adult Type 2 Diabetes
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Endocrine Cancer (Parathyroid, Adrenal, Carcinoid)
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Lipidosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Osteoporosis
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Cancer
  • Endocrine System (Hormones) - Thyroid Disease
  • Transgender Health
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
  • Food, Nutrition and Metabolism
Clinical Interests
General Endocrinology Transgender Health Obesity Aging

Volunteer Activities
Project Angel Heart

Public Speaking
Yes
General Endocrinology Transgender Health

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Claremont McKenna College (2003)
Internships:
  • California Pacific Medical Center Program (2012)
Residency Programs:
  • California Pacific Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2017)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Endocrinology/Metabolism/Diabetes
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