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Rubina A. Heptulla, MD

Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Endocrinology & Diabetes
Medical Education
University of Delhi
Rhode Island Hospital, Baystate Medical Center
Yale New Haven Hospital
Main Location
Millenium Medical & Rehab
1075 Central Park Avenue, Suite 107
Scarsdale, NY 10583-3242
Phone: (914) 472-2700
Fax: (914) 472-0986
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Clinical Focus
Pediatric and adult diabetes; thyroid, growth, puberty and adrenal disorders
Research Focus
Type 1 diabetes, especially the role of post-meal glucose mechanisms and the role of glucagon suppressors such as the role of amylin and GLP-1; use of the artificial pancreas and the closed loop system to deliver multi-hormonal therapy

An internationally recognized pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Heptulla was awarded the McNair Scholar for Juvenile Diabetes by the Janice and Robert McNair Foundation. She is also the recipient of many grants from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Her areas of research expertise encompass all aspects of diabetes, from the artificial pancreas project to the use of innovative therapies to treat both type 1 and 2 diabetes. Dr. Heptulla has many peer-reviewed journal publications. In addition, she serves as a grant reviewer for the NIH and as a reviewer for many leading diabetes journals.