Maria Skamagas, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine
Specialty:Endocrine, Diabetes and Bone Diseases
Dr. Maria Skamagas completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Endocrinology at the Mount Sinai Hospital. She was Chief Fellow during her Endocrinology training. Dr. Skamagas is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disease. Her clinical interests include type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, female hormone disorders (irregular menses, polycystic ovary syndrome, menopause), adrenal insufficiency, adrenal tumors, pituitary tumors, and bone disease.
Dr. Skamagas has expertise in managing complex patients with diabetes and endocrine disorders. Dr. Skamagas is an astute clinician who uses her understanding of endocrine pathophysiology to individualize medical therapy and dietary advice to each patient. She is actively involved in teaching medical students, housestaff, and physicians. She is also certified in clinical densitometry (bone density studies) in the evaluation of osteoporosis.
Diabetes & Metabolism
- Addison's Disease
- Pituitary Adenoma
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Type 2 Diabetes
MD, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Skamagas M, Geer E. Autoimmune Hyperthyroidism due to Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency: Resolution with Glucocorticoids. Endocrine Practice 2010 September;: 1-18.
Skamagas M. Case Study: Diabetes and Oral Diseases. Insulin 2010; 5.
Skamagas M, Breen T, LeRoith D. Update on Diabetes Mellitus: Prevention, Treatment, and Association with Oral Diseases. Oral Diseases 2008; 14: 105-114.
Weight Management in Type 2 Diabetes. Mount Sinai Journal of Medicine.