Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes

The Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes is a vibrant unit with over 40 full-time faculty engaged in research, education and clinical care. Research activities are focused on the study of diabetes, aging, thyroid disease and clinical care.  Members of the Division of Endocrinology are extensively involved and play leadership roles in three NIH-funded research centers: the Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center; the Nathan Shock Aging Center; and the Center for Diabetes Translational Research. The Division provides endocrinology inpatient and outpatient care at Montefiore Medical Center and Jacobi Medical Center and maintains an outstanding endocrinology clinical fellowship and postdoctoral program.


Endocrinology and Metabolism research areas, core facilities, achievements and awards. more info 


Einstein Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship Training Program, resident electives, and medical student electives. more info 

Patient Care

Expert medical care for patients with diabetes, obesity, thyroid disorders, and other endocrine and metabolism conditions; Montefiore Clinical Diabetes Treatment Center; get a referral to an Einstein-Montefiore endocrinologist. more info 


Einstein Division of Endocrinology academic faculty listing. see listing 

Division News & Info

Hawkins EcripDr. Meredith Hawkins Receives New York State ECRIP Award
Dr. Meredith Hawkins, Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology); Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Medicine; and Director, Global Diabetes Institute, has received a New York State's Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program (ECRIP) Award to supplement current research efforts at Montefiore/New Rochelle and Jacobi hospitals.

FleischerUS News & World Reports Ranks Diabetes and Endocrinology Division 22 in Nation
In the 2016-2017 USNWR Best Hospital Ranking, Montefiore ranked in one adult specialty with the Diabetes and Endocrinology division ranking No. 22 in the nation. Six specialties, including Cancer, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Pulmonary Medicine, received high performance ratings - meaning they ranked in the top 10 percent of hospitals evaluated in these specialties.

Dr. Allen Spiegel Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY

The Diabetes Prevention Program: An Einstein Success Story
Dean Allen Spiegel reflects on Einstein's crucial role in the diabetes research that made Medicare's payment for lifestyle interventions and other advances in diabetes prevention possible.

Dr. Meredith Hawkins Endocrinology Diabetes Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NYDiabetes Self-Management - You are the Quarterback of Your Care
Dr. Meredith Hawkins, co-director of the Diabetes Research Center, and Alethea Shepardson, endocrinology nurse practitioner, recently published an article in U.S. News & World Report illustrating ways people with diabetes can take control of their own care.

Dr. Vafa Tabatabaie Endocrinology Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NYFracture Liaison Services Focuses on Reducing Fragility Fractures in Older Patients
Implemented by Dr. Vafa Tabatabaie in January 2015, Fracture Liaison Services provides responsible patient care, improve outcomes, and shift the focus from treatment to prevention of fragility fractures.

Dr. Gary Schwartz Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NY Combating Obesity
Dr. Gary Schwartz has been awarded a four-year, $1.5-million NIH grant to further investigate the mediobasal hypothalamus’s novel nutrient-sensing abilities with the goal of developing effective anti-obesity therapies.

Dr. Nir Barzilai Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY Dr. Nir Barzilai in Science
Science recently profiled Dr. Nir Barzilai and the ambitious proposed clinical trial he is leading that would evaluate if metformin can delay aging in humans.

more about the Division 


Division Chief


Jill Crandall, MD
Professor, Department of Medicine (Endocrinology)
Jacob A. and Jeanne E. Barkey Chair in Medicine

Director, Diabetes Clinical Trials Unit
Leader, Translational Research Core, Diabetes Research Center  

Letter from the Chief 



PO Form (for investigator orders)

Contact Us

Division of Endocrinology
Department of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Avenue, Belfer 701
Bronx, NY 10461

(718) 430-2908
Fax: (718) 430-8557

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