Roberto E Izquierdo, MD

Roberto E Izquierdo, MD
Appointed 10/16/95
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
  • Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrine and Diabetes

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Albany Medical Center Hospital, 1995, Medicine-Pediatrics
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center Hospital, 1991
  • MD: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 1987

Clinical Interests

  • Thyroid Disease; Diabetes Mellitus

Research Interests

  • Thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, diabetes mellitus

Specialties & Certification

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Pediatric Endocrinology

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease


  • Adults and Children


  • Diabetes Management
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Insulin Pump Education
  • Intravenous Therapy for Osteoporosis
  • Intravenous Therapy for Paget's Disease of Bone
  • Thyroid Ultrasonography

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital
  • Crouse Hospital
  • VA Medical Center

Languages Spoken (Other Than English)

  • Spanish

HealthLink on Air Radio Interview

Web Resources


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Research Abstract

Selected References

1. Zimmerman P, DaSilva M, Kort K, Cico L, Izquierdo R, Numann PJ. Intraoperative nodal localization during neck re-exploration for thyroid cancer. American Journal of Surgery. 188:92-3, 2004.

2. Izquierdo R, Knudson P, Kearns J, Meyer S, Duncan K, Bowerman D, Weinstock R. A comparison of diabetes education administered through telemedicine versus in person. Diabetes Care 2003; 26: 1002-1007.

3. Izquierdo, R., M. Arekat, P.E. Knudson, K. Kartun, K. Khurana, K. Kort, P.J. Numann. Comparison of palpation-guided versus ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration biopsies of thyroid nodules in an outpatient endocrinology practice. Endocr Pract 12(6): 609-617, 2006.

4. Izquierdo, R., Meyer S., Starren J., Goland R., Teresi J., Shea S., Weinstock R.S. Detection and Remediation of Medically Urgent Situations Using Telemedicine Case Management for Older Patients with Diabetes Mellitus. Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management 3(3): 485-489, 2007.

5. Izquierdo R, Khan M. Nonthyroidal Illness Syndrome. AACE Self-Assessment Program 2010.

6. Izquierdo R, Morin PC, Bratt K, Moreau Z, Meyer S, Ploutz-Snyder R, Wade M, Weinstock RS. School Centered Telemedicine for Children with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus. J Pediatr 2009; 155:374-9.

7. Shea, S., R.S. Weinstock, J.A. Teresi, W. Palmas, J. Starren, J.J. Cimino, A.M. Lai, L. Field, P.C. Morin, R. Goland, R.E. Izquierdo, S. Ebner, S. Silver, E. Petkova, J. Kong, J.P. Eimicke for the IDEATel Consortium. A randomized trial comparing telemedicine case management with usual care in older, ethnically diverse, medically underserved patients with diabetes mellitus: 5 year results of the IDEATel study. J Am Med Inform Assoc, 16: 446-456, 2009.


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