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Steven D. Wittlin, M.D.

Endocrinology

Clinical Interests

Diabetes; General Endocrine, Metabolism

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-2901

Fax: (585) 273-1288

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Biography

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.

Professional Background

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.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

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

Education

1969
BA | Brandeis University
Biology

1976
MD | Israel-Tel Aviv U Med Sch
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

01/01/1977 - 06/30/1979
Residency in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center

07/01/1979 - 06/30/1981
Fellowship in Internal Medicine: Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at New York University Langone Medical Center

01/01/1976 - 12/31/1976
Internship in Internal Medicine at Booth Memorial Medical Center

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Publications

Journal Articles

5/2017
Forrestel AC, Miedlich SU, Yurcheshen M, Wittlin SD, Sellix MT. "Chronomedicine and type 2 diabetes: shining some light on melatonin." Diabetologia.. 2017 May 0; 60(5):808-822. Epub 2016 Dec 16.

2014
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.

2013
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.

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