Department of Medicine
Faculty Profiles by Division

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Faculty Profiles

Division Chief

Erin E. Kershaw, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Obesity, Metabolism, Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism, Glucose Metabolism, Adipose Tissue Biology

Email: endoadm@pitt.edu

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Archana Bandi, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Telehealth, General Endocrinology

Email: archana.bandi@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-6146

Alexandra Clark, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Transgender Care, Male Hypogonadism

Email: Alexandra.Clark4@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-1428

Ronald Codario, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Transgender/Gender Diverse Care, Diabetes

Email: ronald.codario@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-1441

Frederick DeRubertis, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes

Email: frederick.derubertis@va.gov

Phone: 412-360-6146

John J Dube, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Skeletal Muscle, Lipolysis, Exercise, Bioenergetics, Liver, Adipose, Mitochondria

Email: jjd8@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-780-0156

Pouneh K Fazeli, MD, MPH

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Neuroendocrine adaptations to undernutrition, Pituitary disorders, Amenorrhea/Infertility, Anorexia nervosa-associated bone loss

Email: pkfazeli@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Susan L. Greenspan, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Osteoporosis, Falls, and Fractures

Email: greenspn@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-692-2477

Roy Brett Guinto, DO, FACP, FACE

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General endocrinology, transgender health, health care technology, and the crossroads of obesity (diabetes), metabolic health, and lifestyle medicine

Email: guintor@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Stephanie Hakimian, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes Care in Underserved Populations, Diabetes Technology, Diabetes Education

Email: hakimians@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Katrina Han, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Obesity, Diabetes Mellitus, Dyslipidemia

Email: hank5@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Mara J Horwitz, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Metabolic Bone Diseases, Osteoporosis, Calcium Disorders

Email: horwitz@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Michael J Jurczak, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hepatic Insulin Resistance, Lipid Metabolism, Lipotoxicity, Metabolism, Metabolic Flux, Isotope Tracers

Email: jurczakm@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-7006

Esra Karslioglu French, MD, MBA, ECNU

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inpatient hyperglycemia management, Thyroid Disease, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Innovative Models of Healthcare Delivery

Email: karslioglufrenche@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Erin E. Kershaw, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Obesity, Metabolism, Diabetes, Lipid Metabolism, Glucose Metabolism, Adipose Tissue Biology

Email: endoadm@pitt.edu

Alison B Kohan, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Intestinal Lipoproteins, Metabolism, Chylomoicron Metabolism, Inflammation

Email: akohan@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-2546

Mary Korytkowski, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Hypoglycemia, Diabetes, PCOS, Insulin Resistance

Email: mtk7@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Charity M Kwamanakweenda, MD, MBA

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes, Telemedicine, Pituitary

Email: kwamanakweendacm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Donna Lee, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Thyroid, Osteoporosis

Email: leed27@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Jeongkyung Lee, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Metabolism, Pancreatic Islet Function

Email: jkl43@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9770

Janet Leung, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Transgender/Nonbinary Care; Advancing Patient Care Through Education, Quality Improvement, & Technology

Email: leungjh@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Helena Levitt, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes, General Endocrinology, Endocrine Genetic Conditions, Osteoporosis, Calcium Disorders

Email: levitthe@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Ruya Liu, MD, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Metabolism, Cardiac Homeostasis, Cellular Energetics, Hippo Pathway, Tead1

Email: rul36@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9770

Hussain Mahmud, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pituitary Disorders, Adrenal Disorders, Thyroid Cancer

Email: mahmudh@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Sann Yu Mon, MBBS, MPH

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inpatient Glycemic Management, Diabetes Mellitus, Obesity

Email: monsy@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-9150

Elena Morariu, MD, ECNU

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Thyroid Cancer and Thyroid Disorders; Parathyroid Disorders; Adrenal Disordres; Diabetes

Email: morariuem@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Jason Ng, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes Mellitus, Glucose Control

Email: ngj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Robert M. O'Doherty, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Immunometabolism, Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolic Disturbances

Email: rmo1@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-9770

Andrey A. Parkhitko, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor

Academic Interest: Aging, Metabolism, Epigenetics, Longevity, Fraily, Healthspan, Lifespan, Methionine, Tyrosine, Drosophila

Email: aparkhitko@pitt.edu

Phone: 339-368-4594

Diana Pinkhasova, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inpatient Discharge Process, General Endocrinology, Diabetes Managemenet

Email: pinkhasovad@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-9150

Sadeesh K. Ramakrishnan, DVM, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Gastrointestinal Hypoxia Related to Metabolism, Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cancer

Email: RAMAKS@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-648-4293

R Harsha Rao, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Emeritus Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes, General Endocrinology

Email: rhrao@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

David A. Rometo, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, Bariatric Surgery

Email: rometoda@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Yusuke Sekine, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Cellular Responses to Stress, Metabolite Fluctuations in Mammalian Cells

Email: SEKINEY@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-0698

Karen Selk, DO

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Endocrinology, Diabetes, Obesity

Email: selkkl@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-9150

Linda M. Siminerio, RN, PhD, DCES

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Education, Clinical and Community Based Research, Health Care Delivery, Behavior and Psychosocial Issues

Email: simineriol@upmc.edu

Divya Sistla, MBBS

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Endocrinology, Telemedicine, Diabetes, Obesity Management

Email: sistlad@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9770

Maja Stefanovic-Racic, MD, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Obesity, Liver Inflammation, Dendritic Cells, Insulin Resistance

Email: stefanovicracicm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9884

Frederico G. S. Toledo, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Pathophysiology of insulin resistance, diabetes, and obesity; Pharmacological treatment of diabetes; Mitochondria in metabolic disease; Muscle bioenergetics; Pancreatitis-related diabetes

Email: toledofs@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Jagdeesh Ullal, MD, MS, FACE, FACP, ECNU

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Inpatient Endocrinology, Diabetes Management, Cystic Fibrosis Endcorinology

Email: ullalj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Yong Wan, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Molecular and Cellular Causes of Aging-Related Bone Metabolism and Diseases

Email: yow11@pitt.edu

Yunjiao Wang, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes, Thyroid, Obesity

Email: wangyj@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Lauren Willard, DO

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: General Endocrinology, Telemedicine, Diabetes Management

Email: willardla@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-232-9150

Vijay K. Yechoor, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Beta Cell Mass and Function, Diabetes, Circadian Clock, Tead1

Email: yechoorv@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-4251

Bokai Zhu, PhD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: 12h-clock, Hepatic Metabolic Homeostasis, Aging-associated Diseases

Email: bzhu@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-383-0447

Margaret Zupa, MD, MS

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interest: Diabetes Care Quality Through Telemedicine, Family, and Health Supporter Involvement in Diabetes Care

Email: zupamf@pitt.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700