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Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

For Patients and Families

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients with endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Staff physicians work closely with referring primary care physicians as well as other subspecialty services including General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, Nutrition and Podiatry to coordinate the diagnosis and management of complex endocrine diseases.

Appointments and Locations

The Division accepts patients referred by physicians, as well as individuals who seek help directly.

To schedule an appointment with one of our Endocrine clinics, please call 617-636-5689. The Outpatient Endocrine Clinics are located on the second floor of the Biewend Building on Tremont Street in Boston, MA.

To schedule an appointment for the Weight and Wellness Center, please call 617-636-0158. The Weight and Wellness Center is located on the fourth floor of the South Building on Washington Street in Boston, MA.

Tufts Medical Center is located at:

800 Washington Street 
Boston, MA 02111

View detailed directions to Tufts Medical Center.

Patient Service Coordinators

To learn more about our services, appointment procedures and/or general information, please contact one of our Patient Service Coordinators listed below:

Paula Williams, Clinic Supervisor 
617-636-7055
PWilliams@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Jenny Dang, Patient Service Coordinator 
617-636-5689
JDang@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Cynthia Lenore, Patient Service Coordinator
617-636-5689
CLenore@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Melinda Perez, Patient Service Coordinator
617-636-5689
MPerez@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Practice Information

Outpatient Endocrine Clinics

Eight half-day clinical sessions (including the sessions in the Weight and Wellness Center) are conducted each week focusing on specific areas within Endocrinology. For information about a specific clinic and other links to sites of interests for patients, please visit our Clinical Care and Services page.

Inpatient Consultation Service

The Division also provides inpatient services for the diagnosis and management of all endocrine disorders. The Inpatient Service is composed of the General Endocrine Consultation Service and the Diabetes Management Service. 

The Diabetes Management Service provides consultative and continuing management care for inpatients with diabetes. It deals primarily with consultations from the surgical services (cardiothoracic, vascular, transplant, SICU) for perioperative management of patients with diabetes mellitus, and gestational diabetes mellitus.

Web Resources

Sites of interest to our patients with Thyroid disorders:
www.thyroid.org
www.thyroidfoundation.org

Sites of interest to our patients with Diabetes:
www.diabetes.org
www.niddk.nih.gov/health/diabetes/diabetes.htm

Additional Resources for Patients of Tufts Medical Center 
www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/ForPatientsFamilies