Steven D. Wittlin, M.D.

Steven D. Wittlin, M.D.

Contact Information

400 Red Creek Drive, Suite 240
Rochester, NY 14623

Office: (585) 275-2901
Fax: (585) 273-1288

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.

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 19 available »

Choudhary N, Chen L, Kotyra L, Wittlin SD, Alexis JD. "Improvement in glycemic control after left ventricular assist device implantation in advanced heart failure patients with diabetes mellitus." ASAIO journal : a peer-reviewed journal of the American Society for Artificial Internal Organs. 2014 60(6):675-80.
Steinman RA, De Castro IO, Shrayyef M, Chengazi V, Giampoli E, Van Der Sloot P, Calvi LM, Wittlin SD, Hammes SR, Hou R. "Two cases of malignant struma ovarii with metastasis to pelvic bone." Gynecologic and obstetric investigation. 2013 75(2):139-44. Epub 2013 Feb 06.
2012 Apr
Tandon S, Wackers FJ, Inzucchi SE, Bansal S, Staib LH, Chyun DA, Davey JA, Young LH, . "Gender-based divergence of cardiovascular outcomes in asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes: results from the DIAD study." Diabetes & vascular disease research : official journal of the International Society of Diabetes and Vascular Disease. 2012 Apr; 9(2):124-30. Epub 2012 Jan 06.
2011 Oct
Shrayyef MZ, Depapp Z, Cave WT, Wittlin SD. "Hypercalcemia in two patients with sarcoidosis and Mycobacterium avium intracellulare not mediated by elevated vitamin D metabolites." The American journal of the medical sciences. 2011 Oct; 342(4):336-40.
2011 Jul
Glocker R, Ruan DT, Gillespie D, Wittlin S, Dombrowski D, Moalem J. "Adrenal artery aneurysm encountered during laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma." Journal of vascular surgery. 2011 Jul; 54(1):216-8. Epub 2011 Feb 18.


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


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