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The Team

Attending Physicians

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

Sara (Pietras) Alexanian, MD
Director of Inpatient Diabetes

Lewis Braverman, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Thyroid Disorders

Alan Farwell, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Thyroid Disorders

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

Michael Holick, MD
Director of Bone Clinic, Special interest in Bone Metabolism & Vitamin D 

Nawfal Istfan, MD
Nutrition & Weight Management

Dong Kim, MD
Nutrition & Weight Management

Phillip Knapp, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Adrenal Disorders

Stephanie Lee, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Thyroid Cancer

Elizabeth Pearce, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Thyroid Disorders & Lipids

Joshua Safer, MD
General Endocrine, Special interest in Thyroid Disorders & Transgender Medicine

Devin Steenkamp, MD
General Endrocirne, Special interest in Diabetes


Jennifer Britton-Colonnese, NP
Mary Fitzpatrick, RN
Andrea Grey, RN
Barbara Jarvis, RN, CDE
Donna Kelleher-Yassen, NP
Maura Previte, NP
Marianne Rivard, NP 
Victoria Coffey, NP
Joyce Lekarcyk, RN, CDE


Wendy Anderson, MS, RD, LDN
Jean Carr, MS, RD, CDE, LDN
Zong Liu, MS, RD,LDN
Mitali Shah, MS, RD
Kelly Smallcomb, MS, RD, LDN
Stephanie Spaide, MS, RD, LDN
Annette Vehus, MS, RD, LDN
Elizabeth Brouillard, RD, LDN, CDE

Social Work

Kelly Fournier, LCSW

Research Team

Tai Chen, PhD
Susan Fried, PhD
Wen Guo, PhD
Yasuo Ido, PhD
Ravi Jasuja, PhD
Joanne Krasnoff, PhD
Rahul Ray, PhD
Sayon Roy, PhD
Asish Saha, PhD
Carlo Serra, PhD
Thomas Storer, PhD


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.

Endocrine services are also provided at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center

Refer a Patient

Non-BMC Physicians

Please complete a consult, along with any pertinent labs/radiology results, and fax to 617.638.7449. Please also include the patient’s demographic information (name, address, telephone number, gender, date of birth, social security number and insurance).

*Please include an insurance referral, if needed.

BMC Physicians

Call 617.638.7470

Bone Density Test Requests

Please complete our bone density test requisition. For BMC physicians, this can be found in Logician. For those outside BMC, please call us at 617.638.7470 and we will be happy to fax a requisition to you.

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