Steven D. Wittlin, M.D.

Steven D. Wittlin, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 693
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

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  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Professional Bio

Clinical Director, Endocrine-Metabolism Division and Director, Diabetes Service
Dr. Wittlin received his M.D. from Tel Aviv University with honors. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center, followed by an endocrinology fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He served as Chief of Endocrinology and subsequently Assistant Chairman of Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center for a twelve-year period. He moved to Rochester in 1993. Dr. Wittlin's major clinical interest, apart from general endocrinology, is treatment of diabetes, especially new modalities of therapy with an emphasis on insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.

His research interests have mainly focused on novel diabetes treatments, preservation of beta cell function, new modalities for assessing diabetes and postprandial glucose control, and assessment of cardiovascular risk in diabetes.

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Wittlin received his M.D. from Tel Aviv University with honors. He then completed his residency training in internal medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center, followed by an endocrinology fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He served as Chief of Endocrinology and subsequently Assistant Chairman of Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center for a twelve-year period. He moved to Rochester in 1993. Dr. Wittlin's major clinical interest, apart from general endocrinology, is treatment of diabetes, especially new modalities of therapy with an emphasis on insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring. His research interests have mainly focused on novel diabetes treatments, preservation of beta cell function, new modalities for assessing diabetes and postprandial glucose control, and assessment of cardiovascular risk in diabetes.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Endocrine/Metabolism (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD | Medicine | Israel-Tel Aviv U Med Sch1976
BA | Biology | Brandeis University1969

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Endocrinology at New York University Langone Medical Center07/01/1979 - 06/30/1981
Residency in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center01/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Internship in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center01/01/1976 - 12/31/1976