Maria Pena, MD, Endocrinology, Rego Park, NY, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

MariaElenaPenaMD

Endocrinology Rego Park, NY

Obesity

Director of Endocrine Services at Mount Sinai Doctors Forest Hills Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemFELLOWSHIP
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemRESIDENCY
  • New York Medical College
    New York Medical CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • Sophie Davis School of Biomedicine/CUNY Medical SchoolOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2009 - 2021
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity Medicine Obesity Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • The National Dean's List Award
  • Distinguished Graduate Award Class of 1997 National Catholic Educational Association
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Diabetes and Nutritional Screening in Post-Bariatric Patients  
    Pena ME, Newaz, T, 1/1/2017
  • Sump Syndrome: A Case of Endoscopic Biliary "Rendez-Vous" Procedure  
    Feldstein R, Bahamonde L, Pena ME, Practical Gastroenterology, 3/2010

Abstracts/Posters

  • Parathyrotoxicosis: Far Beyond Overtones
    Newaz, Trisha., & Ishikawa, Oki., & Pena, Maria., NYACP Annual Scientific Meeting, Rye Town, NY, 1/1/2016
  • Pheochromocytoma Induced Cardiomyopathy
    Pena ME, Valsamis A, et al., Endocrine Society, San Diego, CA, 1/1/2013
  • High Confidence and Low Knowledge: A Dangerous Intersection
    Abramowitz J, Schwarz J, Pena ME, Breen T, ENDO 2013 Annual Meeting Steering Committee (AMSC), San Diego, CA, 1/1/2013
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Lectures

  • New Study: Associations among Attitudes, Knowledge Base, Training Level, Specialty with Respect to Use of Insulin for Inpatient Diabetes Management 
    North Shore University - 1/1/2012
  • Vitamin D2 versus D3 supplementation: Which is better? 
    New Hyde Park, NY - 1/1/2012
  • Metastatic Pheochromocytoma 
    New Hyde Park, NY - 1/1/2011
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Other

  • Language Barrier May Keep Some Hispanics From Good Diabetes Care 
    Pena ME, HealthDay News
    1/23/2017
  • Prevalence of Diabetes in the Latino Community 
    Pena ME, Univison News Segment
    1/7/2017
  • Discussing Diabetes Awareness in the Latino Population 
    Pena ME, Telemundo Acceso Total
    1/4/2017
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Press Mentions

  • What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Meat
    What Really Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating MeatFebruary 12, 2020
  • Denosumab Tied to Infection Risk
    Denosumab Tied to Infection RiskJanuary 13, 2020
  • Language Barrier May Keep Some Hispanics from Good Diabetes Care
    Language Barrier May Keep Some Hispanics from Good Diabetes CareJanuary 23, 2017
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Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations