Osama Hamdy, MD, Endocrinology, Boston, MA, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

OsamaHamdyMDPhD, FACE

Endocrinology Boston, MA

Diabetes, Obesity

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Medical Director, Obesity Clinical Program; Director, Inpatient Diabetes Program, Joslin Diabetes Center

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Summary

  • Dr. Osama Hamdy is senior endocrinologist at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He received his medical degree from Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice 36 years. He specializes in diabetes and obesity and is experienced in obesity and obesity-related disorders, medical weight loss, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and obesity, and type 1 diabetes on insulin pump or artificial pancreas.

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Missouri-Columbia
    University of Missouri-ColumbiaFELLOWSHIP
  • Mansoura University Faculty of Medicine
    Mansoura University Faculty of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Mansoura UniversityOTHER_TRAINING

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Boston Magazine, 2014-2020
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2011-2013
  • Diabetes Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2010-2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Diabetes-specific Nutrition Algorithm: A Transcultural Program to Optimize Diabetes and Prediabetes Care  
    Mechanick JI, Marchetti AE, Apovian C, Benchimol AK, Bisschop PH, Bolio-Galvis A, Hegazi RA, Jenkins D, Mendoza E, Sanz ML, Sheu WH, Tatti P, Tsang MW, Hamdy O, Curr Diab Rep, 1/1/2012
  • One-year Changes in Symptoms of Depression and Weight in Overweight/obese Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes in the Look AHEAD Study  
    Faulconbridge LF, Wadden TA, Rubin RR, Wing RR, Walkup MP, Fabricatore AN, Coday M, Van Dorsten B, Mount DL, Ewing LJ; Look AHEAD Research Group, Obesity (Silver Spring), 1/1/2012
  • Factors Influencing Enrollment of African Americans in the Look AHEAD Trial  
    Mount DL, Davis C, Kennedy B, Raatz S, Dotson K, Gary-Webb TL, Thomas S, Johnson KC, Espeland MA; Look AHEAD Research Group, Clin Trials, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Long-Term Effects of Lifestyle Intervention on Weight and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes in Real World Clinical Practice: 4-Year Longi...
    Hamdy O, Morsi A, Adel-Mottalib A, El-Sayed N, Goebel-Fabbri A, Arathuzik G, Shahar J, Beaton J, Needle P, Kirpitch A, Zrebiec J, See M, Carver C, Rizzotto JA, Abraham..., 72nd Annual Meeting of the ADA, Philadelphia, PA, 1/1/2012
  • Long-term Weight Reduction is Achievable in Clinical Practice after Non-Surgical Diabetes Weight Management Program
    Hamdy O, Morsi A, Elsayed N, Goebel-Fabbri A, Arathuzik G, Shahar J, Kirpitch A, See M, Zrebiec J, Needle P, Penney, Naboush A, Rizzotto J, Abrahamson M, 71st Annual Meeting of the ADA, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2011
  • Visceral Fat Volume is the Best Adiposity Measure in Predicting Inflammation and Increased Cardiovascular Risk in Overweight and Obese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
    Hamdy O, Morsi A, Elsayed N, Naboush A, 71st Annual Meeting of the ADA, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2011
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Lectures

  • Obesity Management: Pharmacologic, Surgical, and Postsurgical 
    2019 ACP Internal Medicine Meeting, Philadelphia - 4/13/2019
  • Obesity and Long Term Weight Management/ Grand Round 
    Cambridge, MA - 1/1/2012
  • Update on Management of Type 2 Diabetes 
    Ashville, NC - 1/1/2012
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Other

  • Hypoglycemia Chapter 
    Hamdy, O, Medscape
    1/1/2012
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis 
    Raghavan VA, Bessen HA, Hamdy O, Rucker DW, Schraga ED, eMedicine from WebMD
    http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/118361-overview
    3/29/2011
  • Obesity Chapter 
    Hamdy, O, Medscape
    1/1/2011
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Press Mentions

  • 12 Things Your Diabetes Doctor Wants You to Know
    12 Things Your Diabetes Doctor Wants You to KnowOctober 15, 2020 17:03
  • Adapting to Pandemic Times: How to Manage Patients with Diabetes in the ICU
    Adapting to Pandemic Times: How to Manage Patients with Diabetes in the ICUAugust 26, 2020 12:29
  • Why the Ketogenic Diet Can Help with Diabetes and How to Tell if It's Right for You
    Why the Ketogenic Diet Can Help with Diabetes and How to Tell if It's Right for YouJune 18, 2020 09:41
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Grant Support

  • Effect Of Long Term Weight Loss On Endothelial FunctionNational Center For Research Resources2005–2008
  • Effect Of Long-Term Weight Loss On Endothelial FunctionNational Center For Research Resources2004

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations