MARIA E PENA, MD Email MARIA PENA
- Endocrine, Diabetes and Bone Diseases
- Hospital Affiliation
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
- Mount Sinai Doctors Forest Hills 718-520-6100 718-520-6100
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Maria E. Peña, MD is an Assistant Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine and Director of Endocrine Services at Mount Sinai Doctors Forest Hills. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, and Obesity Medicine. Dr. Peña was born in NY and raised in Queens. She attended the highly competitive accelerated seven year program at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedicine where she was awarded several scholarships and graduated cum laude. She proceeded to finish the last two years of her clinical training at their affiliate school, New York Medical College, where she obtained her MD degree in 2008. Dr. Peña completed her residency and fellowship training at North Shore University Hospital/LIJ. She developed a special interest in weight loss medicine and was 1 of 850 physicians in North America to become board certified in this relatively new field of medicine.
Dr. Peña is a member of numerous Medical Societies including: The Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American Diabetes Association and the Obesity Society. She also served as a member of the American Board of Obesity Medicine exam questions writing committee. She has given presentations at medical grand rounds, published in medical journals, including a chapter in Current Diabetes Reviews and has presented her work at National Conferences. Furthermore, Dr. Peña is actively involved in coordinating medical missions in Latin America, volunteering in mentoring programs for minority students interested in health care and health education in the community.
Am Bd of Obesity Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
- Acid Reflux / Heartburn
- Annual Physical
- Annual Skin Screening
- Back Pain
- Birth Control / Contraception
- Blood Work
- Eye Infection
- Foot Pain
- Freezing of Warts
- General Consultation
- Hashimoto's Disease
- Herniated Disk
- Joint Pain
- Muscle Strain
- Nausea and Vomiting
- Obesity Nutrition Consultation
- Osteopathic Consultation
- Parathyroid Disorder
- Pediatric Second Opinion
- Postpartum Depression
- Sex Hormone Disorder
- Sore Throat
- Stomach Pain
- Thyroid Cancer
- Thyroid Nodule
- Thyroid Ultrasound
- Type 1 Diabetes
MD, New York Medical College
Residency, Internal Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
North Shore University Hospital
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