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Endocrinology & Metabolism

  • Division Chief: Sheldon Markowitz, MD

The Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital offers diagnostic evaluation and treatment of all endocrine diseases and hormonal abnormalities in adults including: Diabetes; thyroid disease; diseases affecting the pituitary, adrenal and parathyroid glands; diseases of the ovaries and testes; endocrine tumors of the pancreas; osteoporosis; and obesity.

Evaluation and treatment are conducted on a regular basis in the Hospital’s Ambulatory Care Center. Appointments for the Endocrinology Clinic are necessary and are by referral only from a primary care physician. Please call 718-869-7690 for more information on the Endocrinology Clinic.

For patients with diabetes, ongoing support is additionally provided via a robust wellness program, which includes lectures, peer support and education. These programs generally meet the first Monday of each month in the first floor boardroom from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. For more information on the diabetes wellness program, please call Norma Archibald, RD, CDE, at 516-606-0179.

For more general information on Endocrinology at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, call 718-869-7672.

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