LAURA A. ARMAS, MD - Nebraska Medicine
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LAURA A. ARMAS, MD | (402) 559-8700

Primary Specialty
Endocrinology (Board Certified)

Primary Location

4400 Emile Street
Omaha, NE 68198
Voice: (402) 559-8700
Fax: (402) 559-5080

Treatments & Conditions


Current Academic Status

Academic Department
Internal Medicine: DEM
Academic Title
Associate Professor


  • Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine, 2001
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Creighton University, 2004
  • Fellowship: Endocrinology and Metabolism, Creighton University, 2007

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Interpreters available for all languages

Special Interests

  1. Armas LAG, Heaney RP. 2014 Osteoporosis Prevention: Nutrition Components In:  Preventive Nutrition, 5th ed.
  2. Armas LAG, Rafferty KA, Heaney RP. 2009 Bone Health: Sound Suggestions for Stronger Bones. In: Wilson T, Temple NJ, Bray GA, Struble MA, eds. Desktop Nutrition Guide for Physicians
  3. Armas LAG, Lappe JM, Heaney RP. 2009 Calcium, Bone Strength, and Fractures. In: Orwoll E, Vanderschueren D, Bilezikian J, eds. Osteoporosis in Men, 2nd ed.
  4. Farlay D, Armas L, Gineyts E, Akhter M, Recker R, Boivin G. Non-enzymatic glycation and degree of mineralization are higher in bone from fractured patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus Journal of Bone and Mineral Research Accepted
  5. Drincic A, Fuller E, Heaney RP, Armas LAG. 2013 25-hydroxyvitamin D response to graded vitamin D3 supplementation among obese adults. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 98(12):4845-4851. PMID: 24037880.
  6. Armas LAG, Zena M, Lund R, Heaney RP. 2013 Calcium Absorption Response to Cholecalciferol Supplementation in Hemodialysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology Jun;8(6):1003-8. PMID: 23411428
  7. Armas LAG, Andukuri R, Barger-Lux J, Heaney RP, Lund R. 2012 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Response to Cholecalciferol Supplementation in Hemodialysis. Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 7(9):1428-1434. PMID: 22798536.
  8. Armas LAG, Recker RR. 2012 Chapter 1: Pathophysiology of Osteoporosis: New Mechanistic Insights. Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America 41(3):475-486 PMID: 22877425.
  9. Armas LAG, Akhter MP, Drincic A, Recker RR 2012 Trabecular bone histomorphometry in humans with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Bone 50(1):91-96. PMID: 22001578.
  10. Armas LAG, Gregory P, Horst RL. 2012 Content of Commercially Available, Single Ingredient Vitamin D Dietary Supplements. Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine 17(1):54-56.
  11. Armas LAG, Heaney RP. 2011 Vitamin D: the Iceberg Nutrient. Journal of Renal Nutrition 21(2):134-139. PMID: 21239184.
  12. Armas LAG. 2009 Vitamin D, infections and immune-mediated diseases. International Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 4(1):89-103.