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Nawfal W Istfan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston MA



  • 732 Harrison Ave
    2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02118


American University Medical Center, Beirut, Lebanon (1979)
Fellowship in Endocrinology, New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston MA (1982)


American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon (1977)

Special Interests

Medical obesity treatment, Weight management, Nutrition and nutritional deficiencies, Diabetes, Medical management of patients undergoing bariatric surgery

Research Interests

Racial differences in diabetes, weight loss and insulin resistance, Clinical outcomes after bariatric surgery, Nutrition and cancer, Protein metabolism and cell proliferation

Board Certification

Internal medicine

Conducts Clinical Trials