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The Team

Attending Physicians 

Sara (Pietras) Alexanian, MD
Director of Inpatient Diabetes

Sonia Ananthakrishan, MD
General Endocrine, Special interests in Adrenal & Pituitary Disorders

Philip Knapp, MD
General Endorcrine, Special interest in Adrenal Disorders

Devin Steenkamp, MD
General Endocrine & Diabetes

Shirin Haddady, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Diabetes & Thyroid Disorders


Elizabeth Brouillard, RD, LDN, CDE


Victoria Coffey, NP
Jennifer Britton-Colonnesse, NP
Mary Fitzpatrick, RN
Barbara Jarvis, RN, CDE
Donna Kelleher-Yassen, MSN, CCRN, FNP-C
Maura Previte, NP 
Marianne Rivard, NP
Joyce Lekarcyk, RN, CDE

Social Work

Kelly Fournier, LCSW


Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes, Nutrition and Weight Management
Preston Family Building
732 Harrison Avenue, 2nd floor,
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.638.7470
Fax: 617.638.7449

Comprehensive Diabetes Management Individualized evaluations and interventions by a team that includes an endocrinologist/diabetes nurse practitioner, Certified Diabetes Educators including a nurse and dietitian, in conjunction with the primary care provider.

Our Comprehensive Diabetes Management Program is recommended for all patients with type 1 diabetes, and patients with type 2 diabetes with:

  • Suboptimal control on oral agents/insulin, A1c >7%
  • Insulin initiation
  • Insulin pumps
  • Diabetes with complex co-morbid conditions
  • Recent hospitalization with a lack of health care coordination
  • Labile blood sugar patterns
  • Hypoglycemic unawareness, frequent or severe hypoglycemiaore intensified diabetes treatment and/ or management needs

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