I am still living and practicing in the field of Endocrinology as an old fashioned diagnostician. I bring this mainstream approach to the gamut of endocrine disease, to the Sky Ridge area 10 years after the original pioneers came there to practice. I have also had an office in the Cherry Creek area for over 25 years.
My practice has had the diversification of seeing patients, a history of teaching and helping to run some of the training programs in the Denver area, and clinical research. Consulting on endocrine disorders for animals at the Denver Zoo has certainly added an interesting facet to the patient mix. I guess that if you first do a good job taking care of people, they'll let you take take care of the animals! I have worked on drug development for over 20 years and have been clinical investigator on many products now in common use- various insulin analogues, metabolic meds and the future of immune manipulation to try to head off Beta cell destruction in diabetes. Also, I have had the experience to see products that don’t have an anchor to stay in our treatment armamentarium. Idea development and participation has certainly left me with experience along the way.
For the New Yorkers that may be reading this, I went to Bronx Science, graduated magna cum laude from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed my fellowship in Endocrinology at Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, NY.
In the last year, I was lucky enough to appear on news segments on local CBS and Fox News about the struggle over the price of insulin for patients, the addition of inhaled insulin to diabetic medication choices and our contribution to animal health at the Denver Zoo.
Paw print Thank You card from a Sulawesi Macaque at The Denver Zoo