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Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

General Endocrine Clinic

Overview

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. 

Doctors + Care Team

Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD
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Ronald M. Lechan, MD, PhD

Title(s): Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; 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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Lisa Ceglia, MD
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Lisa Ceglia, MD

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

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

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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Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Anastassios G. Pittas, MD, MS

Title(s): 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

Endocrinology, diabetes, pre-diabetes, vitamin D deficiency

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Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

Aruna A. Saraswat, MD

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

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 Vercollone, MD, MS

Jeffrey Vercollone, MD, MS

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

General endocrine, thyroid disease, diabetes

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