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Shira M. Grock, MD

  • Endocrinology
Average rating: 4.9
| 138 ratings
Gonda (Goldschmied) Diabetes Center, Santa Monica | 2020 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 550, Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Grock was born and raised in Los Angeles and received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley. She then earned her medical degree from University of Southern California where she was elected for Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She went on to complete her Internal Medicine training at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City and returned to Los Angeles for her endocrinology fellowship at UCLA. Dr. Grock then joined faculty at UCLA and practices general endocrinology in Santa Monica. She currently serves as Associate Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship Program. Her clinical and research interests are focused in gender affirming hormone therapy and she frequently lectures on this topic. She is conversationally fluent in Spanish. In her free time Dr. Grock enjoys traveling, hiking and cooking.

Patient Stories


English, Spanish


Medical Board Certifications

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2017
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2015


Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism, UCLA School of Medicine, 2017


Internal Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, 2015


MD, Keck School of Medicine of the USC, 2012


  • LGBTQ ChampionsLGBTQ+ champion
  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center

Medical Services


Meet Shira M. Grock, MD
Gender Health: Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy


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  • Super Doctors® Southern California Rising Stars, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024