Meet Our Staff


Dr. Sherief M. Kamel


Florida Licensed and Board Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties for exceptional expertise in the fields of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism and Internal Medicine.

Fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology.

Certified by the American College of Endocrinology to perform thyroid biopsies and neck ultrasonography.

Board Qualifications:

Maintenance of Board Certification, Internal Medicine, 2011

Diplomate, American Board of Endocrinology, 2003

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2001 

Private Practice Experience:

Endocrinologist - The Institute of Endocrinology Diabetes Health and Hormones - Panama City: 2006-present 

Valley Medical Group, McAllen Diagnostic Clinic - McAllen, Texas: 2003-2006 

Education and Post-graduate Training:

Fellowship, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2003

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, a Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, New York, New York. Residency, Department of Internal Medicine, 2001

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, a Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, New York, New York.

Graduated with honors (MB.CH.B), 1994 Alexandria University, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria, Egypt.



Dr. Shehzad Topiwala

MD FACE, Fellowship-Trained Endocrinologist

After completing an accredited 2-year Clinical Fellowship in Adult Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism at State University of New York at Buffalo from 2007 to 2009, Dr. Topiwala began practicing in Florida. Whilst at University of Buffalo,  he served as Faculty in their School of Medicine. In 2014, Seven Hills hospital in Mumbai (India) welcomed him back home to head the Endocrine Centre of Excellence. We are delighted he chose to relocate to USA by joining our scintillating team at IEDHH from January 2018.

A 2001 Mumbai University Medical Graduate, Dr. Topiwala completed an Internal Medicine Residency from CPS Bombay and a Diploma in Diabetology from Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital. Following this, he practiced as a Consultant Diabetologist and Bariatric & Cardio-Metabolic Physician in Mumbai. He was conferred the prestigious  International Diabetes Federation Award, making him India's first and only IDF Fellow. During his fellowship, Dr. Topiwala also received the Resident Professionalism Award, and went on to receive the esteemed Endocrine Scholars Award by the Endocrine Society in 2007. In 2013, he was recognized as a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. 

Dr Topiwala has over 15 years of postgraduate experience. He is well published, and serves as a peer reviewer for an indexed endocrine journal. He is certified in Bone Densitometry, Neck Ultrasound & Thyroid Biopsies, Intensive Insulin & Pump Therapy, and Laboratory Directorship.



Ashli A. Brooks


Licensed and Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner


Family Nurse Practitioner- The Institute Of Endocrinology , Diabates Health and Hormones.  2008-present 

Emergency Room Nurse-Bay Medical Center, 2005-2008 


Master’s Degree, Summa Cum Laude, College of Nursing, Florida State University

Bachelor’s Degree, Cum Laude, College of Nursing, University of West Georgia 

  • Graduate of FSU in 2008
  • Graduate of UWG in 2005

Certifications and Associations:

Certified in Medtronic Insulin Pump Therapy

Member of Florida Nurses Association, Nursing Honor Society, and the American Diabetes Association

Board certified as Family Nurse Practitioner

Certified in Botox, Fillers and Aesthetics






Our Specialties


We are specialists in the diagnosis and custom-designed treatment of conditions such as:








Hormone Replacement


Polysistic Ovarian Syndrome


Hair Loss


Lipid Disorders




Contact Info

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The Institute of Endocrinology

Diabetes | Health | Hormones | Weight Loss | Medical Spa

Panama City Office

633 E Baldwin Rd
Panama City, FL 32405

   (850) 522.5490

Our BALDWIN Location is open Monday-Friday 7am-4pm, closed for lunch 12-1.

Panama City Gym Hours: 24 hr a day with card access. Personal trainer available upon request.

Panama City Spa: Monday, Tuesday and Friday / 7 am - 4 pm



Panama City Beach Office

12111 Panama City Beach Pkwy
Panama City Beach, Florida 32407

   (850) 522.5490

Our BEACH Location is open every Wednesday from 7 am and 4 pm, closed for lunch 12-1. Starting Wednesday November 28th, we will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 7 am to 4 pm with 12-1 pm lunch break.



Destin Office

1241 Airport Road, Suite M
Destin, FL 32541

   (850) 460.7090

CLINIC HOURS: Mon - Fri / 7 am to 4 pm, Lunch 12-1

Destin Gym Hours (no pool available): 8 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday, Closed for Lunch 12 pm - 1 pm. Personal Trainer available upon request.

Destin Spa: Wednesday and Thursday 8 am - 2:30 pm

For immediate assistance, please contact our Destin office directly at 850.460.7090


Crestview Office

369 N Main Street
Crestview, FL 32536

   (850) 460.7090

Tuesdays ONLY / 7 am - 4 pm, Lunch 12 pm - 1 pm

Currently no spa in Crestview. But if Botox is needed, just let us know and we can make arrangements.

For immediate assistance, please contact our Destin office directly at 850.460.7090







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