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Anastassia Amaro, M.D.

Anastassia Amaro, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Penn Rodebaugh Diabetes Center
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Suite 4-900W
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-2468
Education:
MD (Summa Cum Laude)
Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, Moscow, Russia, 1999.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Evaluation and medical treatment of patients with obesity and its complications. Novel therapies for treating obesity. Pre-and post bariatric surgery care. Medical treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Continuos glucose monitors. Continuous insulin infusion devices (insulin pumps). Hypoglycemia after baratric surgery. Insulinoma.

Description of Research Expertise

Diabetes and obesity clinical trials.

Selected Publications

Vetter ML, Amaro A, Volger S.: Nutritional management of type 2 diabetes mellitus and obesity and pharmacologic therapies to facilitate weight loss. Postgrad Med. 2014 Jan;126(1):139-52. 2014.

Amaro A., Fabbrini E., Kars M., Yue P, Schonfeld G., Klein S.: Dissociation between intrahepatic triglyceride content and insulin resistance in familial hypobetalipoproteinemia. Gastroenterology 139: 149-153, 2010.

Amaro A., Kars M., Fabbrini E., Mohammed B., Yue P, Schonfeld G., Klein S.: Increased intrahepatic triglyceride content does not cause insulin resistance in subjects with familial hypobetalipoproteinemia. The Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC 2009.

Baker M., Amaro A., Fabbrini E., Mohammed S., Klein S.: Measures of insulin resistance in extremely obese subjects before and after gastric bypass surgery. Presented at the 3rd Annual Research Training Symposium and Poster Session, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO October 29 2008.

Amaro A.: Severe hypocalcemia after intravenous bisphosphonate infusion in treated vitamin D deficiency. Presented at the American College of Physicians Illinois Associates and Chapter Meeting November 2003.

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Last updated: 01/09/2015
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