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Meet Dr. Michele McDermott, Menopause and Osteoporosis Specialist

Michele McDermott, MD, Menopause and Osteoporosis, The Austin Diagnostic ClinicMichele McDermott, MD, CCD, NCMP is an Endocrinologist specializing in the care of mid-life women. She is the founder and director of the Menopause & Osteoporosis Center in Austin, Texas.

Dr. McDermott received her medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. She completed her Residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas. She has been a Certified Clinical Densitometrist since 1998 and a Certified Menopause Clinician Specialist since 2000.
After practicing Endocrinology in Houston,

Dr. McDermott established The Women’s Center at the Austin Diagnostic Clinic 1990, creating the first program in Austin, Texas to provide comprehensive women’s health services including osteoporosis and breast cancer screening.

Dr. McDermott has been principal investigator in dozens of clinical trials of drugs for osteoporosis, hormone therapy regimens, and treatments for female sexual dysfunction. She lectures regularly on osteoporosis, menopause management, hormone therapy and other topics related to mid-life women’s health.

She has made numerous appearances on television as an advocate for osteoporosis and menopause awareness. She has been providing health education to women in the Austin community for almost two decades. The national organization “Speaking For Women’s Health” selected Dr. McDermott a “Women of the Year” in recognition of her dedication to empowering women with health education. She received the “Vision to Action Award”, has been recognized as a “Texas Monthly Super Doctor” from 2004-2016. She was recipient of “The People’s Choice Award in 2009. In 2011 Dr. McDermott was selected as Distinguished Physician of the Year by The Austin Diagnostic Clinic. She received Honorable Mention for Physician Excellence in Reporting, TMA Anson Jones, MD, Awards in 2016.