Areas of Expertise: diabetes care, diabetes monitoring, FreeStyle Libre*, endocrinology, R&D, medical affairs.

Mahmood Kazemi, M.D., Divisional Vice President, Global Medical & Scientific Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Diabetes Care, Abbott. As an endocrinologist, Mahmood knows first-hand the challenges faced by physicians and by people with diabetes when managing their health. He has worked throughout his career to improve the lives of patients with diabetes, whether by providing direct clinical care or by advancing new tools and technologies for diabetes treatment.

Mahmood is a published researcher whose findings have appeared in prominent journals including LancetNature Medicine and Infectious Disease Clinics, among others. Prior to joining Abbott, he was the medical director at Sanofi, having transitioned to industry following years in medical practice. He was also previously an assistant clinical professor in the diabetes division at the University of California, San Francisco. 

Mahmood is a fellow of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and a member of the American Diabetes Association and the Endocrine Society. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Stanford University, and a medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco.

*FreeStyle Libre is not yet approved for use in some countries.


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