Patient Care

Patient Care

Our team of board-certified endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, diabetes educators, nutritionists and counselors have proudly served Bronx and Westchester patients for more than 45 years. Our commitment to comprehensive care gives patients full access to a broad range of services, including the latest testing and imaging technologies, education, nutrition and mental health support tailored to each individual. Whether an endocrine disorder is a common one or more rare and complex, our experienced specialists ensure each patient receives compassionate care and efficient, effective treatment.

We provide young adults with cutting edge medicine and access to the latest diabetes technologies in addition to an array of events and programming that address the struggles and successes of living each day with type 1 diabetes.

At SEAD, you’ll find a multidisciplinary team offering comprehensive and compassionate care designed for young adults with T1D. The program includes support that addresses not only medical and nutritional needs, but also the psychosocial and developmental needs unique to this time in addition to peer support. We have physicians, nurse practitioners, a dietician, psychologist, technology navigator, and a social needs coordinator.

With SEAD, young adults with T1D will find the individualized support and comfort they need to work toward positive, long-term outcomes in quality of life, and improved health.

Locations

Our Patient Care Team

  • Smita Abraham, M.D.

    Smita Abraham, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Adrenal disease, pituitary disease
    Research: adrenal and pituitary disorders

  • Casilda Adames

    Casilda Adames, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: in-patient diabetes management

  • Shivani Agarwal, M.D.

    Shivani Agarwal, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: type 1 diabetes in young adults, diabetes technology
    Research: utilization of diabetes technology, health disparities, quality improvement

  • Sandra Aleksic, M.D.

    Sandra Aleksic, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: thyroid disease, parathyroid disease, pituitary, adrenal disease, osteoporosis, male and female hypogonadism, polycystic ovarian syndrome, menopause, endocrine conditions in older adults
    Research: metabolic and endocrine aspects of aging; central regulation of aging by the brain in humans; hypogonadism in aging men.

  • Noah Bloomgarden, M.D.

    Noah Bloomgarden, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Thyroid disease, Adrenal disease, Pituitary disease, Neuroendocrine Tumors
    Research: Adrenal disease, Thyroid disease

  • Shirley Candelario

    Shirley Candelario, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: in-patient diabetes management

  • David Carruthers, M.D.

    David Carruthers, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Lipid disorders, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, diabetes in heart disease, thyroid disease, adrenal disease, osteoporosis

  • Jill Crandall, M.D.

    Jill Crandall, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, weight management
    Research: diabetes prevention, diabetes complications, aging

  • Amala Davis

    Amala Davis, Physician Assistant

    Clinical Interests: in-patient diabetes management

  • Helena Duffy

    Helena Duffy, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, diabetes technology

  • Eric Epstein, M.D.

    Eric Epstein, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: thyroid disease, thyroid cancer

  • Michael Greenberg

    Michael Greenberg, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, diabetes technology

  • Hanna Lee, M.D.

    Hanna Lee, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: type 2 diabetes, thyroid disorders, type 1 diabetes, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders, osteoporosis
    Research: thyroid disorders, inpatient management of diabetes

  • Stephanie Leung, Ph.D.

    Stephanie Leung, Ph.D.

    Clinical Interests: cognitive behavioral therapy, diabetes distress

  • Ann Levine

    Ann Levine, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: in-patient diabetes management

  • Anjali Manavalan, M.D.

    Anjali Manavalan, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Thyroid disease, thyroid cancer
    Research: Thyroid nodule, Thyroid biopsy and molecular genetic studies

  • Justin Mathew, M.D.

    Justin Mathew, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, endocrine disorders in pregnancy

  • Priyanka Mathias, M.D.

    Priyanka Mathias, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Young adults with type 1 diabetes, youth onset type 2 diabetes, obesity, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis and bone metabolism
    Research: Quality Improvement in improving care delivery in type 1 diabetes

  • Sofiya Milman, M.D.

    Sofiya Milman, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Endocrine disorders in older adults
    Research: Age-related changes in endocrine function

  • Sharon Movsas

    Sharon Movsas, Registered Dietician

    Clinical Interests: nutrition, carbohydrate counting, weight management

  • Alyson Myers, M.D.

    Alyson Myers, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, thyroid disease, parathyroid disease, pituitary disease, congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    Research: diabetes technology, diabetes disparities and health equity

  • Saachi Sachdev, M.D.

    Saachi Sachdev, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Pituitary disease, osteoporosis, disorders of calcium metabolism, type 2 diabetes
    Research: Quality improvement

  • Jessica Shapiro

    Jessica Shapiro, Registered Dietician

    Clinical Interests: nutrition, carbohydrate counting, weight management

  • Alethea Shepardson

    Alethea Shepardson, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, diabetes technology

  • Simona Stefan, M.D.

    Simona Stefan, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Diabetes in recipients of kidney or liver transplant, osteoporosis, calcium disorders, thyroid disease, type 2 diabetes, adrenal disease, pituitary disease
    Research: osteoporosis and diabetes quality improvement

  • Nisha Suda, M.D.

    Nisha Suda, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: type 2 diabetes, pituitary disease
    Research: Inpatient diabetes quality improvement, type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease

  • Martin Surks, M.D.

    Martin Surks, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: Thyroid disease, thyroid cancer

  • Vafa Tabatabaie, M.D.

    Vafa Tabatabaie, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis, thyroid disease, pituitary disease, transgender care
    Research: metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis, prevention of fragility fractures

  • Edwin Torres

    Edwin Torres, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Type 2 diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, diabetes technology

  • Beatrice Wong, M.D.

    Beatrice Wong, M.D.

    Clinical Interests: general endocrinology, endocrine complications of cancer and cancer therapy

  • David Zybert

    David Zybert, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Interests: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, diabetes technology, in-patient diabetes management