Marisa E Desimone, MD

Marisa E Desimone, MD
Appointed 07/01/11
Joslin Diabetes Center
3229 East Genesee Street
Syracuse, NY 13214

315 464-8668

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Medicine: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism


Education & Fellowships

  • Additional Training: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2011, Endocrine and Metabolism
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 2010, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 2008, Internal Medicine
  • Internship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, 2006
  • MD: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2005
  • BS: LeMoyne College, Syracuse NY, 2001

Specialties & Certification

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Diabetes
  • Excessive Hair Growth or Hirsutism
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism/Hyperparathyroidism
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vitamin D Related Problems


  • Adults


  • Bone Density Testing
  • Diabetes Management
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Insulin Pump Education
  • Intravenous Therapy for Osteoporosis
  • Laboratory Services
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • VA Medical Center
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Sue Stearns, PhD, is an associate professor of cell and developmental biology, and one of four faculty members who teach Gross Anatomy to first-year medical students at SUNY Upstate. Students routinely cite this course as a favorite.

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