Robert Gabbay, MD

Robert Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP

Endocrinology Boston, MA

Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice President


Office Address

  • One Joslin Place
    Boston, MA 02115

Robert Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP

Endocrinology Boston, MA

Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice President

Summary

  • Robert A. Gabbay, MD, PhD, FACP is Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. He has over 35 years of clinical and research experience. His research focuses on improving primary care health care delivery to enhance diabetes outcomes and patients’ experiences. Dr. Gabbay served as faculty chair of Pennsylvania’s statewide Chronic Care Model-focused Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) initiative (Chronic Care Initiative) involving more than 150 primary care practices with support from 17 payers. He has also worked as Principal Investigator on two AHRQ-funded PCMH projects before coming to the Joslin. The first, studied the experience of 25 practices in the first regional rollout of the Pennsylvania initiative in Southeast Pennsylvania. Dr. Gabbay was also selected to help develop state-level infrastructure for primary care transformation under AHRQ’s IMPaCT program. Dr. Gabbay’s focus at the Joslin Diabetes Center is to foster innovation within the walls of Joslin as well as disseminating these approaches regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Endocrinology: General Endocrinology, Diabetes
  • Clinical Interests: Quality of Health Care; Delivery of Health Care; Primary Health Care

Education & Medical Training

  • McGill University
  • Mount Sinai Beth IsraelMount Sinai Beth Israel
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell CampusNew York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
  • State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of MedicineState University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License1998 - 2016
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical License1994 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License1991 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationNextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2013
  • FellowAmerican College of Physicians, 2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Books/Book Chapters

  • Textbook of Diabetes Chapter: The future of diabetes care 
    Gabbay, RA; Adelman, AM
    Editors: .Blackwell Publishing
    2010
  • AIGF in Health and Disease in Contemporary Endocrinology Chapter: IGF treatment of diabetes 
    Gabbay, RA; Moses, AC
    Editors: .Humana Press
    1998
  • Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease Chapter: Transmembrane signaling – a tutorial 
    Gabbay, RA; Flier JS
    Editors: .Williams and Wilkins
    Edition 9th,1998

Abstracts/Posters

  • Training for the Practice-Based Care Manager Gabbay RA, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Improving Patient Care Summit, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • A National Primary Care Extension Service in the United State Gabbay RA, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Improving Patient Care Summit, Washington, DC, 1/1/2014
  • Collaborative Approach to Achieving NCQA Recognition Within Family Medicine Residency Practices in Pennsylvania Gabbay RA, North American Primary Care Research Group Annual Meeting, Ontario, Canada, 1/1/2013

Lectures

  • Patient-Centered Diabetes Care Princeton, NJ - 1/1/2014
  • IMPaCT: Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation Washington, DC - 1/1/2014
  • Data Discussion, Risk Stratification, Sustaining and Spreading Changes Hershey, PA - 1/1/2013

Grant Support

  • PA SPREAD: PA Spreading Primary Care Enhanced Delivery InfrastructureAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality
    2011 - 2011
  • A Multi-Payer Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative In PennsylvaniaAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality
    2010 - 2011
  • Impact Of Nurse Case Management On Diabetes Co-MorbidityNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    2005 - 2009
  • Insulin Signaling Pathways Regulating Hepatic MetabolisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases
    1996 - 1998

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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