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Deena Adimoolam, MD

Deena Adimoolam, MD

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Dr. Deena Adimoolam, MD, is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism. She obtained her medical degree at Mount Sinai in New York and completed her internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship training at Yale University. Throughout her career, Dr. Adimoolam has received numerous awards for patient care, humanism in medicine, and community involvement. Dedicated to health education and improving healthcare disparities in underserved communities, she was honored by former President Bill Clinton for her work in public health.

Dr. Adimoolam worked as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine and served as Associate Program Director for the Endocrinology Fellowship, where she conducted research in diabetes and obesity.

Dr. Adimoolam uses her specialized endocrinology skill set to focus on her interests of diabetes, disease prevention, food as medicine, metabolism, obesity, and weight loss. An advocate for disease prevention through food and lifestyle changes, she helps patients live healthier lives by sharing her "SHD" (Simple, Healthy, Delicious) recipes, which demonstrate that healthy eating doesn't have to be complicated or expensive.

Dr. Adimoolam serves as a medical expert for several media outlets. She has contributed to ABC, CBS, Eat This, Not That! and HuffPost.