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Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Program

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes at Joslin
Nappi Wellness Institute
5th Floor
725 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
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Phone: 315 464-5726
Fax: 315 464-2510
Hours:7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. M-F
Dr. Izquierdo
Roberto Izquierdo, MD
Medical Director

The pediatric endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism program utilizes a multi-disciplinary team of pediatric endocrinologists and nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, certified diabetes nurse educators and certified insulin pump educators, counselors and podiatrists to provide comprehensive diabetes care to children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinical research trials, related to the prevention and management of diabetes, are also available.

Our Multidisciplinary Team

Pediatric Endocrinologists

  • Roberto Izquierdo, MD (Medical Director)
  • Lauren Lipeski, MD
  • Angela Mojica, MD
  • David Hansen, MD, MPH
  • Nisha Patel, MD

Diabetes Nurse Education

  • Ann-Maria Sanders, MSN, RN
  • Kathryn Fredenburg, RN, BS, CDCES
  • Janine Robbins, BSN, RN
  • Jeanine Wright, RN

Diabetes Nutrition Education

  • Pamela Blackmer, MS, RD, CDCES
  • Danielle Stegman-Barber, MS, RD, CDN, CDCES

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

  • Cassie Arnold, PA
  • Cassie Bunker, MSN, CPNP-PC
  • Khuyet Le, PA-C
  • Reinele F. Robbins, MHS, PA-C, CDCES
  • Destiny Jett, PA


  • Troy Hoelzl

Child Life Specialist

  • Margaret Nellis, MS, CCLS

Social Worker

  • Hollie Cartini, LCSW


  • J Kurt Concilla, DPM
David Hansen, MD, MPH
David Hansen, MD, MPH
315 464-5726
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Pediatrics; Cushing's disease; Diabetes; Diabetes Insipidus; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Disorders of Puberty; more
Education: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, NY
Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrine Society; American Diabetes Association (ADA); Endocrine Society

Roberto E Izquierdo, MD
Roberto E Izquierdo, MD
315 464-8668
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Pediatric Endocrinology; Diabetes; Diabetic Ketoacidosis; Thyroid Cancer; Thyroid Disease; more
Education: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Research Interests:

Thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, diabetes mellitus

Clinical Interests: Thyroid Disease; Diabetes Mellitus

Khuyet TN Le, PA
Khuyet TN Le, PA
315 464-5726
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Diabetes

Lauren E Lipeski, MD
Lauren E Lipeski, MD
315 464-5726
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrinology; Diabetes; Disorders of Puberty; Growth Delay or Disorder; Menstrual Disorders; more
Education: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, Illinois
Research Interests:

Thyroid funtion testing methodology

Clinical Interests:

Role of the thyroid in obesity

Treatment of obesity


Associations/Memberships: Society for Endocrinology

Angela P Mojica Sanabria, MD
Angela P Mojica Sanabria, MD
315 464-5726
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Pediatrics; Pediatric Endocrinology; Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia; Diabetes; Disorders of Puberty; Obesity; more
Research Interests:

Type 1 diabetes technology

Type 1 diabetes prevention

Education Interests:

Resident education

Clinical Interests:

Thyroid disorders

Puberty disorders

Pituitary disorders

Sheri L Stone, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Sheri L Stone, MSN, RN, FNP-C
315 464-9005
Diseases/Specialties/Treatments: Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Diabetes
Associations/Memberships: American Diabetes Association (ADA)