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Jill P. Crandall, M.D.

Jill P. Crandall, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)

Jacob A. and Jeanne E. Barkey Chair in Medicine

Chief, Division of Endocrinology

Director, Fleischer Institute for Diabetes and Metabolism

DiabetesType 2 diabetesDiabetes prevention

Clinical TrialsPrediabetesResveratrol

An expert in diabetes prevention, Dr. Crandall is director of the Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit at Einstein and Montefiore and a principal investigator for several NIH-sponsored clinical trials, including the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study (for which she holds several national leadership positions, including Executive Committee membership), Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes (GRADE) and the PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss) study.  read more...

 

Mario J. Garcia, M.D.

Mario J. Garcia, M.D.

Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care

Chief, Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

Professor, Medicine (Cardiology), Einstein

Pauline A. Levitt Chair in Medicine, Einstein

Heart DiseaseCardiologyCardiac imaging

Cardiovascular disease

An expert in diabetes prevention, Dr. Crandall is director of the Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit at Einstein and Montefiore and a principal investigator for several NIH-sponsored clinical trials, including the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcome Study (for which she holds several national leadership positions, including Executive Committee membership), Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes (GRADE) and the PERL (Preventing Early Renal Loss) study.  read more...

 

Robert E. Michler, M.D.

Robert E. Michler, M.D.

Professor and Chair, Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore Health System

Professor and Chair, Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgery, Einstein and Montefiore

Co-Director, Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care

Surgeon-in-Chief, Montefiore

Cardiac surgeryMitral repair surgeryAortic valve surgery Minimally invasive heart surgeryHeart transplantation

Dr. Michler is a heart surgeon who specializes in complex aortic and mitral valve repair surgery. He is an NIH-funded investigator whose interest in repairing the injured heart has led to clinical trials in cardiac stem cell transplantation. Dr. Michler and his teams have advanced minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery procedures and surgical robotics. This work led to FDA approval for selective cardiac robotic procedures including mitral valve repair and coronary bypass surgery. read more...

 

Joel Zonszein, M.D.

Joel Zonszein, M.D.

Professor, Clinical Medicine (Endocrinology), Einstein

Director, Clinical Diabetes Center, Montefiore Health System

Diabetes (clinical)Type 1 diabetesType 2 diabetes

Diabetes preventionCardiovascular disease

Dr. Zonszein is an experienced clinician and researcher who focuses on preventing and treating types 1 and 2 diabetes. He has participated in landmark NIH studies, including the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial and the Diabetes Prevention Program. He has a special interest in understanding cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes and serves as the principal investigator of an ongoing NIH-sponsored study to find the best way to manage coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes.  read more...