Thyroid diseases, including thyroid cancer, pituitary dysfunction, growth and puberty disorders,
adrenal gland diseases and diabetes.
Involving the patients and their family in shared medical decision making is a corner stone to offering the best quality of care to the patients.
Brito JP, Gionfriddo MR, Al Nofal A, et al. The accuracy of thyroid nodule ultrasound to predict thyroid cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 99(4):1253-1263. Apr 2014.
Alaa Al Nofal, Michael Gionfriddo, Asma Javed, Qusay Haydour, Juan P Brito Camapan,Siobhan Pittock, M Hassan Murad, Accuracy of thyroid nodule sonography for the detection of thyroid cancer in children: systematic review and meta-analysis, Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2015 Apr 2. doi: 10.1111/cen.12786.
Brito JP, Al Nofal A, Montori V, Hay ID, Morris JC 3rd The impact of subclinical disease and mechanism of detection on the rise in thyroid cancer incidence: A population-based study in Olmsted County, Minnesota during 1935 through 2012. Thyroid. 2015 Jun 23
Alaa Al Nofal, MD, Aida Lteif, MD, Use of thiazide diuretics in the management of young children with central diabetes insipidus. J Pediatr, 2015 Jun 27
Alaa Al Nofal, Osama Altayar, Khalid Benkhadra, Noor Asi, Osama Kassim Agha, Mohammad Nabhan, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Bone turnover markers in Paget's disease of the bone: A Systematic review and meta-analysis, Osteoporos Int. 2015 Jun 3
Al Nofal A, Schwenk WF. Growth Failure in Children: A Symptom or a Disease? Nutr Clin Pract. 28(6):651-8 Oct 29 2013
Alaa Al Nofal, MD enjoys outdoor activities. He is a soccer player and soccer fan. He also enjoys watching movies with his wife.
Best pediatric teacher resident award at the University of Texas, Department of Pediatrics in Houston, TX - 2012
Diploma of Clinical and Translational Science, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN - 2015