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

Endocrinology and Metabolism

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Clinic Lead for Inpatient and Subspecialty Diabetes


Phone: 412-586-9700

Office: Falk Medical Building, Suite 3A
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9724
Administrative Assistant:
Maureen Cerda
Address: Falk Medical Building, Suite 3A
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-864-1915
Education and Training
Medical Degree, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, India (Manipal University), 1999
Master of Science (Biomedical Science Research), Eastern Virignia Medical School, Norfolk VA, 2004
American Diabetes Association Mentor Based Research Fellowship, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk VA, 2005
Internal Medicine Residency, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk VA, 2008
Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk VA, 2010
Research Interest
Dr. Ullal's clinical research interests include inpatient diabetes, Cystic Fibrosis-related endocrinopathies, and type 3c diabetes. Additional research interests include transplant diabetes, islet transplantation, diabetes technology, and electronic glucose management.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Ullal's clinical interests include Cystic Fibrosis endocrinology and diabetes, transplate-related diabetes, and total pancreatectomy followed by islet cell transplantation. His additional clinical interests include inpatient diabetes, thyroid cancer, thyroid ultrasonography, and thyroid biopsies. Dr. Ullal is the Co-Chair of the Diabetes Patient Safety Committee at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital.
Educational Interest
Dr. Ullal is the Director of the Medical Student Clinical Experience in Inpatient Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Course MED 5460). He is a faculty member in the Advanced Physical Examination Course for first and second year medical students and one of the faculty members involved in the Endocrine Disorders Course for medical students.
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Selected Publications:
Ullal, J., Dignan, C., Cwik, R., McFarland, R., Gaines, M., Aloi, J. A. Utility of Computer-Guided Decision Support System in Discharge Insulin Dosing and Diabetes-Related Readmissions. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2021; 15(2): 523-524.
Ullal, J., Aloi, J. A. Subcutaneous Insulin Dosing Calculators for Inpatient Glucose Control. Curr Diab Rep. 2019; 19(11): 120.
Ullal, J., Aloi, J.A., Reyes-Umpierrez, D., Pasquel, F.J., McFarland, R., Rabinovich, M., Umpierrez, G.E. Comparison of Computer-Guided Versus Standard Insulin Infusion Regimens in Patients With Diabetic Ketoacidosis. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018; 12(1): 39-46.
Khardori, R., Ullal, J., Lieb, D. C. Clinical Focus Series: Diabetus Mellitus. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2018.
Aloi, J., Bode, B.W., Ullal, J., Chidester, P., McFarland, R.S., Bedingfield, A.E., Mabrey, M., Booth, R., Mumpower, A., Wallia, A. Comparison of an Electronic Glycemic Management System Versus Provider-Managed Subcutaneous Basal Bolus Insulin Therapy in the Hospital Setting. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2017; 11(1): 12-16.
Ullal, J., McFarland, R., Bachand, M., Aloi, J. Use of a Computer-Based Insulin Infusion Algorithm to Treat Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Emergency Department. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016; 18(2): 100-3.
Aloi, J.A., Mulla, C., Ullal, J., Lieb, D.C. Improvement in inpatient glycemic care: pathways to quality. Curr Diab Rep. 2015; 15(4): 18.
Vinik, A., Ullal, J., Parson, H. K., Casellini, C. M. Diabetic neuropathies: clinical manifestations and current treatment options. Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. 2006; 2(5): 269-81.
Vinik, A., Anandacoomaraswamy, D., Ullal, J. Antibodies to neuronal structures: innocent bystanders or neurotoxins?. Diabetes Care. 2005; 28(8): 2067-72.
Notable Achievements
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Funding: EnVision CF; Emerging Leaders in CF Endocrinology Program Funding, 2019-2022
2017 Top Doctor Endocrinology-Coastal Virginia Magazine, 2017
Selected for AAMC’s 2016 Leadership and Management Foundations in Academic Medicine and Science Conference, Washington D.C., 2016
Fellowship of American College of Physicians, 2014
Fellowship of the American College of Endocrinology, 2014