For Immediate Release June 24, 2024

Dr Tadele Desalew

Dr. Tadele Desalew joined the UM Charles Regional Medical Group in June.

The University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center, a member organization of the University of Maryland Medical System, is excited to announce the newest addition to its Diabetes and Endocrinology team, Tadele Worku Desalew, MD.

Working with our UM Charles Regional Medical Group’s Diabetes and Endocrinology office in Waldorf, Dr. Desalew is now seeing patients to help treat a wide range of endocrine disorders affecting adults, with particular emphasis on thyroid issues and diabetes.

"We are fortunate to have a top-notch physician like Dr. Desalew join our endocrinology team in Waldorf. His diverse experience and compassionate nature will provide Charles County with the high-quality, personalized medical care that each patient in our community deserves," said Stephen Smith, MD, Chief Medical Officer for UM Charles Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Desalew had his residency and received his fellowship in endocrinology at Howard University. He has been practicing endocrinology for the last 10 years in the Mid-Atlantic region and has seen many different interesting and complex endocrine cases while gaining tremendous knowledge and experience from his practice.

“I take a patient-centered approach where each patient is different and his or her treatment is approached based on his or her belief, cultural background, religious philosophy, family support and socio-economic status,” said Dr. Desalew. 

Originally from Ethiopia. Dr. Desalew is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology, American College of Endocrinology, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, the American Medical Association, and American College of Physicians.