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photo Milay Luis Lam, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: luislamm@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-586-9700

Contact
Office: 3601 Fifth Avenue
Falk Clinic Suite 3A
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9726
E-mail: luislamm@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Maureen Cerda
Email: cerdamm@upmc.edu
Phone: 412-864-1915
Education and Training
Education
MD, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, 2007
Training
Internship Internal Medicine, Woodhull Medical Center- NYU School of Medicine, 2012
Residency Internal Medicine, Woodhull Medical Center- NYU School of Medicine, 2015
Fellowship in Endocrinology, SUNY Downstate, 2017
Research Interest
Dr. Luis Lam is interested in obesity medicine and its implications in diabetes. She is also interested in islet cell transplants for diabetes management in patients with T1DM and patients with chronic pancreatitis(autoimmune, idiopathic, alcohol induced).
Clinical Interest
Dr. Luis Lam is interested in diabetes technology and obesity medicine management, as well as advanced thyroid cancer.
Publications
Selected Publications:
Banerji, M. A., Luis Lam, M., Chaiken, R. Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome. Poretsky L. (eds) Principles of Diabetes Mellitus. Springer, Cham. 2017; 1-25.
Oki, K., Kopf, P., Campbell, W. B., Luis Lam, M., Yamazaki, T., Gomez-Sanchez, C. E., Gomez-Sanchez, E. Angiotensin II and III Metabolism and Effects on Steroid Production in the HAC15 Human Adrenocortical Cell Line. Endocrinology. 2013; 154(1): 214-224.
Oki, K., Ploczynski, M., Luis Lam, M., Gomez-Sanchez, E., Gomez- Sanchez, C. E. Potassium channel mutant KCNJ5 T158A expression in HAC-15 cells increases aldosterone synthesis. Endocrinology. 2012; 153(4): 1774-1783.
Oki, K., Plonczynski, M., Luis Lam, M., Gomez-Sanchez, E., Gomez-Sanchez, C. E. The Potassium Channel, Kir3.4 Participates in Angiotensin II-Stimulated Aldosterone Production by a Human Adrenocortical Cell Line. Endocrinology. 2012; 153(9): 4328-4335.
Notable Achievements
Chair Elect, Obesity Society Clinical Management of Obesity Section, 2019-2020
Member, Endocrine Society Trainee and Career Development Core Committee, 2019-2022
Endocrine Society Fellows Training Series Steering Group, Clinical Education in Endocrinology Committee, 2017-2019
Secretary/Treasurer, Obesity Society Clinical Management Committee, 2017-2018
Endocrine Society Clinical Education in Endocrinology Committee, 2015-2016
Obesity Society Early-Career Investigator Committee, 2014-2016
Awardee, Endocrine Society Future Leaders Advancing Research in Endocrinology, 2015