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photo Jason Ng, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Chairperson, Diabetes Task Force

Clinical Lead of the Diabetes Technology and Medical Home Unit


Phone: 412-586-9700

Office: Falk Medical Bulding, Suite 3A
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9726
Administrative Assistant:
Maureen Cerda
Address: Falk Medical Building, Suite 3A
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-1915
Fax: 412-586-9726
Education and Training
BA, West Virginia University, 2000
MD, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 2004
Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2007
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2011
Research Interest
Improvement of delivery of care and multidisciplinary models in diabetes mellitus management
Understanding pathophysiology underlying insulin resistance in skeletal muscle and adipose tissue
Clinical Interest
Dr. Ng is interested in the improvement of glucose control in diabetes mellitus as well as improvement of patient outcomes in their confidence in treatment of diabetes mellitus.
For my complete bibliography, Click Here.
Selected Publications:
Ng JM, Kelley DE, Goodpaster BH. Mechanisms of insulin resistance assessed by dynamic in-vivo position emission tomography imaging. Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care. 2009; 12(5): 508-12.
Ouyang T, Rothfus WE, Ng JM, Challinor SM. Imaging of the Pituitary. Radiol Clin North Am. 2011; 49 (3): 549-71.
Ng JM, Azuma K, Kelley C, Pencek RR, Radikova Z, Laymon C, Price J, Goodpaster BH, Kelley DE. PET Imaging Reveals Distinctive Roles for Different Regional Adipose Tissue Depots in Systemic Glucose Metabolism in Non-Obese Humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2012; 303 (9): E1134-41.
Ng JM, Bertoldo A, Minhas DS, Helbling NL, Coen PM, Price JC, Cobelli C, Kelley DE, Goodpaster BH. Dynamic PET Imaging Reveals Heterogeneity of Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014; 99 (1): E102-06.
Goodpaster BH, Bertoldo A, Ng JM, Azuma K, Pencek RR, Kelley C, Price JC, Cobelli C, Kelley DE. Interactions of Glucose Delivery, Transport, and Phosphorylation That Underlie Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance: Studies with Dynamic PET Imaging in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes. 2014; 63(3): 1058-68.
Shin, SS, Gardner, PA, Ng, J, Faraji, AH, Agarwal, N, Chivukula, S, Fernandez-Miranda, JC, Snyderman, CH, Challinor, SM. Endoscopic Endonasal Approach for ACTH- Secreting Pituitary Adenomas: Outcomes and Analysis of Remission Rates and Tumor Biochemical Activity with Respect to Tumor Invasiveness. World Neurosurgery. 2017; 102: 651-658.
Ioja, S., Chasens, E., Ng, J., Strollo, P.J., Korytkowski, M.T. Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Adults with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: Perspectives from a Quality Improvement Initiative in a University Based Diabetes Center. BMJ Open Diab Res Car. 2017; 5(1): e00433.
Edem, D., McCarthy, P., Ng, J.M., Stefanovic-Racic, M., Korytkowski, M.T. Insulin Pump Therapy: Patient Practices and Glycemic Outcomes. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018; 12(6): 1250-1251.
Zupa, M.F., Sheeth, H., Aggarwal, R., Ng, J.M. Improving Pneumococcal Vaccination Rates for Elderly Patients with Diabetes Mellitus in Endocrinology Clinic. Am J Med Qual. 2021; 36(3): 204-205.
Zheng, Y., Siminerio, L.M., Krall, J., Anton, B.B., Hodges, J., Bednarz, L., Li, D., Ng, J.M. Applying Real-world Data to Inform Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use in Clinical Practice. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2021; Epub ahead of print.