Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes

The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes is a vibrant unit with over 40 full-time faculty, engaged in research, education and clinical care. Much of the research effort centers on the study of diabetes. This is greatly facilitated by the presence of the Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center and the Center for Diabetes and Translational Research, both NIH-funded research centers, present at this Institution. The Division provides endocrinology in-patient and outpatient care at Montefiore Medical Center and Jacobi Medical Center and maintains an outstanding endocrinology clinical fellowship and post-doctoral program.

Research

Endocrinology and Metabolism research areas, core facilities, achievements and awards. more info 



Education

Einstein Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship Training Program, resident electives, and medical student electives. more info 



Patient Care

Expert medical care for patients with diabetes, obesity, thyroid disorders, and other endocrine and metabolism conditions; Montefiore Clinical Diabetes Treatment Center; get a referral to an Einstein-Montefiore endocrinologist. more info 


Faculty

Einstein Division of Endocrinology academic faculty listing. see listing 

Division News & Info

Fleischer

US News & World Reports Ranks Diabetes and Endocrinology Division 22 in Nation
In the 2016-2017 USNWR Best Hospital Ranking, Montefiore ranked in one adult specialty with the Diabetes and Endocrinology division ranking No. 22 in the nation. Six specialties, including Cancer, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Pulmonary Medicine, received high performance ratings - meaning they ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals evaluated in these specialties.


Dr. Allen Spiegel Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY

The Diabetes Prevention Program: An Einstein Success Story
Dean Allen Spiegel reflects on Einstein's crucial role in the diabetes research that made Medicare's payment for lifestyle interventions and other advances in diabetes prevention possible.


Dr. Meredith Hawkins Endocrinology Diabetes Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NYDiabetes Self-Management - You are the Quarterback of Your Care
Dr. Meredith Hawkins, co-director of the Diabetes Research Center, and Alethea Shepardson, endocrinology nurse practitioner, recently published an article in U.S. News & World Report illustrating ways people with diabetes can take control of their own care.


Dr. Vafa Tabatabaie Endocrinology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NYFracture Liaison Services Focuses on Reducing Fragility Fractures in Older Patients
Implemented by Dr. Vafa Tabatabaie in January 2015, Fracture Liaison Services provides responsible patient care, improve outcomes, and shift the focus from treatment to prevention of fragility fractures.


Dr. Gary Schwartz Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NY Combating Obesity
Dr. Gary Schwartz has been awarded a four-year, $1.5-million NIH grant to further investigate the mediobasal hypothalamus’s novel nutrient-sensing abilities with the goal of developing effective anti-obesity therapies.


Dr. Nir Barzilai Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY Dr. Nir Barzilai in Science
Science recently profiled Dr. Nir Barzilai and the ambitious proposed clinical trial he is leading that would evaluate if metformin can delay aging in humans.

more about the Division 

 

Division Chief

Norman Fleischer, MDNorman Fleischer, MD (bio) 

Professor of Endocrinology
Jacob A. and Jeanne E. Barkey Chair in Medicine
Co-Director, Diabetes Research Center
 

Letter from the Chief 

 

Resources

PO Form (for investigator orders)

Diabetes Research Newsletter

Einstein Diabetes NewsletterNewsletter Issue 10 Winter/Spring 2015 


 

Contact Us

Division of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue, Belfer 701
Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 430-2908
Fax: (718) 430-8557

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