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Elliot Rayfield

  • CLINICAL PROFESSOR Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease
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  • Endocrinology

  • American Board of Internal Medicine


  • MD, Jefferson Medical College

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    University of Michigan Hospitals

  • Fellowship, Endocrinology
    Harvard Medical School

  • Fellowship, Endocrinology
    Brigham and Women's Hospital


    Dr. Elliot J. Rayfield is a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Diseases). He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Rayfield was President of the American Diabetes Association (New York Downstate Affiliate). He is a Member of the American Society for Clinical Research and a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.  He has been active on national committees of  the American Diabetes Association, The Endocrine Society, and the American College of Clinical Endocrinology where he serves on the Editorial Board of Endocrine Practice. He focuses on preventative endocrinology


  • 2014 -
    Sidney H. Ingbar Distinguished Service Award
    Endocrine Society

  • 2009 -
    The Jacobi Medallion
    Mount Sinai Alumni Association

  • 1989 -
    First Professional Education Service Award
    American Diabetes Association, Downstate Affiliate, New York

  • 1985 -
    Fifth Annual Distinguished Research Award, Department of Medicine
    Mount Sinai Medical Center

  • 1975 - 1980
    NIH Research Career Development Award
    National Institutes of Health

  • 1975 - 1976
    American Diabetes Association Research and Development Award
    Mount Sinai Medical Center

  • 1967 -
    Alpha Omega Alpha
    Jefferson Medical College


Galati S, Rayfield E. Approach to the patient with postprandial hypoglycemia. Endocrine Practice 2014; 20: 331-340.

Rayfield E. Clark T Sawin Library and Resource Center: An Update. Endocrine News 2010 September;.

Rayfield E. Evidence-Based Medicine-GAPPNETTM and its Role in Patient Care. Insulin 2010; 5: 74-76.

Magnotti M, Rayfield E. The HumaPenR Luxura TM HD Pen-- What Is the Role of 0.5-Unit Insulin Dosing? . Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2010 March; 4.

Rayfield E. Evidence-Based Medicine-A Brief Review. Insulin 2010; 5: 7-10.

Potenza M, Rayfield E. Targeting the Incretin System in Type 2 Diabetes. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine 2009;.

Farkouh M, Rayfield E, Fuster V. Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. In: The Heart (Thirteenth Edition). pp2028-2058.

LeRoith D, Rayfield E. The benefits of tight glycemic control in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinical Cornerstone 2007; 8(Suppl. 7): S19-S29.

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