Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

General Endocrine Clinic

The General Endocrine Clinic in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Tufts Medical Center provides evaluation and treatment for patients with a wide range of endocrine disorders, including: 

  • Thyroid diseases, such as hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, hyperparathyroidism, goiter
  • Pituitary diseases 
  • Adrenal diseases
  • Diabetes, including lipodystrophy
  • Diseases of calcium regulation, osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Turner syndrome

Our endocrinologists, some of whom have received Boston Magazine's "Top Doctors" awards and are among the top 1% of practitioners in their field, provide thorough diagnoses and cutting-edge treatments. We also work side-by-side with doctors throughout the medical center including General SurgeryClinical Nutrition and Ophthalmology to provide you with the most comprehensive treatment plan possible. 

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Co-Director, Diabetes and Lipid Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

• Efficient, patient-centered care delivery that balances in-person with virtual care and digital connectivity
• Prevention of diabetes
• Diabetes management and prevention of diabetes-related complications
• Diagnosis and management of hypoglycemia
• Vitamin D deficiency

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Lisa Ceglia, MD

Lisa Ceglia, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Metabolic Bone Diseases Clinic; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Metabolic bone disease, nutrition, general endocrinology

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Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS

Michael L. Dansinger, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Internist; Staff Member, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Director, Lifestyle Coaching for Diabetes Weight Loss; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-8107

Lifestyle management of diabetes, heart disease risk factors, obesity, internal medicine

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Jacqueline T. Kung, MD

Jacqueline T. Kung, MD

Accepting New Patients

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Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Thyroid Disease Clinic; Endocrinologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-8187

Thyroid disease, neck ultrasound, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, thyroid fine needle aspiration biopsy

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Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Fellowship Director, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Co-Director, Hypothalamic and Pituitary Disease Center; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Hypothalamic disease, pituitary disease, disorders of the thyroid, adrenal disease, islet cell tumors

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Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Endocrinologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Thyroid disease, diabetes, general endocrinology

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Richard D. Siegel, MD
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Richard D. Siegel, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Co-Director, Diabetes and Lipid Center; Endocrinologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Clinical Nutrition, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

Diabetes, obesity, inpatient and outpatient diabetes, general endocrinology

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Jeffrey R. Vercollone, MD, MS
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Jeffrey R. Vercollone, MD, MS

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5689
Fax #: 617-636-4719

• Diabetes management and prevention of diabetes-related complications
• Telehealth connectivity and outreach.

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