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Ajay                           Chaudhuri

Ajay Chaudhuri MD

Department of Medicine

Clinical Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

 

Education and Training:
  • MBBS, Medicine, Calcutta University (1987)
Employment:
  • Clinical Professor of Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University at Buffalo (2000-present)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2007–December 2012
    Atherothrombosis Intervention in Metabolic Syndrome with low HDL/High Triglyceride and Impact on Global Health Outcomes. The goal of this study is to investigate if increasing HDL in subjects with low HDL and cardiovascular disease will result in improv
    NIH/NHLBI
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • January 2008–January 2010
    Effect of a low dose insulin infusion and normoglycemia in patients with STEMI. The goal of this study was to investigate if lowering glucose with insulin infusion in acute STEMI would lead to reduction in cardiac infarct size. Study was based on the p
    Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • August 2006–August 2007
    A 13-week Multinational, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Response Trial Assessing the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of AVE0010 in Metformin-Treated Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
    Sanofi-Aventis
    Role: Co-Investigator

Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism (2009–present)
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Member (2005–present)
  • Endocrine Society; Member (2001–present)
  • American Diabetes Association; Member (2001–present)
  • American Medical Association; Member
  • American College of Physicians/American Society of Internal Medicine; Member
Presentations:
  • "Management of Hypogonadism in Diabetes and Obesity" American Diabetes Association, 73rd Scientific Session (2013)
  • "Symposium on “Effect of Low Testosterone on Glycemic Control and Health in Diabetes and Obesity”" American Diabetes Association, 73rd Scientific Session (2013)
  • "Diabetic Ketoacidosis" Invited lecture, IM Residency Program B/SUNY @ Buffalo (2000)
  • "Diabetes insipidus and SIADH" Invited lecture, SUNY @ Buffalo, IM Residency Program A & B (1999)
  • "GnrH and vascular reactivity" Annual conference, 81st Annual Endocrine Society Meeting (1999)
  • "Hypocalcemia and Hypercalcemia" Invited lecture, SUNY@ Buffalo, IM Residency Program A&B (1999)
  • "Thyroid function tests" Invited lecture, SUNY @ Buffalo, IM Residency Program A&B (1999)
  • "The effect of gender difference and estrogen therapy in vascular reactivity" , 13th World Congress of Cardiology (1998)
  • "Imparied vascular reactivity in non-insulin dependent mellitus" Annual conference, 58th Session of the American Diabetes Association (1998)
  • "Advances in treatment of diabetes mellitus" Invited lecture, Broks Memorial Hospital, Diabetes Supprt Group (1997)
  • "Current research in diabetes mellitus" Invited lecture, MFH/Gates Circle, Diabetes Supprt Group (1997)
  • "Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy" Invited lecture, SUNY @ Buffalo, Dept. of Pharmacy (1997)
  • "Impaired vascular reactivity in non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus" Invited lecture, Eastern Great Lakes Endocrine Society Meeting (1997)
  • "Insulin-induced vasodilationn of internal carotid artery" Annual conference, 46th Session of the American College of Cardiology (1997)
  • "Insulin-induced venodilation is further impaired in type 11 diabetes mellitus with hypercholesterlemia" Annual conference, 16th International Diabetes Federation Congress (1997)
  • "Pituitary disorders" Invited lecture, D'Youville, Physician Assistant Program (1997)
  • "Plasma TGF-B1 in diabetes mellitus" Annual conference, 79th Annual Endocrine Society Meeting (1997)
  • "The combination of insulin and metformin in the treatment of NIDDM" International conference, 16th International Diabetes Federation Congress (1997)
  • "The combination of insulin and metformin in the treatment of NIDDM" Annual conference, 57th Scientific Session, American Diabetes Association (1997)
  • "Diabetes and insuling-resistant states" Invited lecture, SUNY @ Buffalo, Cardiopulmonary group (1996)
  • "Medical management of diabetes" Invited lecture, SUNY @ Buffalo, Dept. of Nutrition (1996)
  • "Serum TNF a increases follwing glucose challenge in the obese" International Meeting, 10th International Congress of Endocrinology (1996)
  • "The effect of glucocorticoids on oxygen reactive species generation: Possible involvement of NFkB/1kB transcription factors" Annual meeting, Eastern Great Lakes Endocrine Meeting (1996)
  • "Vascular reactivity in insulin-resistant states" Invited lecture, Millard Fillmore Hospital, Interdisciplinary Vascular Research Group (1996)
  • "“Hyperglycemia in hospitalized patients”: Rationale for INTENSIVE Trial" Metabolic Education summit
  • "“Impact of Hyperglycemia and Insulin in Acute Coronary syndromes”" Annual Cardiovascular Update, Advocate Health System
  • "Benefits of insulin Therapy" 41st Annual Kilo Diabetes Symposium
  • "Beta Cell Dysfunction: Science of Insulin therapy" Second Annual Cardio Metabolic Health Congress, Second Annual Cardio Metabolic Health Congress
  • "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease" Annual Endocrine Society Meeting, Annual Endocrine Society Meeting
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia and Insulin in Acute Coronary Syndromes" Grand Rounds, Fairview Hospital
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia and Insulin in CABG patients" Cardiothoracic Surgery Grand rounds, Westchester Medical Center
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on Acute Coronary Syndromes" Annual Endocrine Society Meeting, Annual Endocrine Society Meeting, CME symposium
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on the Vessel Wall" Vascular Biology Working Group Online CME web cast
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on the Vessel Wall" Vascular Biology Working Group Regional Adjunct Faculty CME symposium
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on the Vessel Wall" Vascular Biology Working Group Regional Adjunct Faculty CME symposium
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on the Vessel Wall" Vascular Biology Working Group Regional Adjunct Faculty CME symposium
  • "Impact of Hyperglycemia on Vascular Disease" Cardiology Grand rounds, Westmoreland Hospital
  • "Insulin use in hospitalized patients" Baystate Medical Center, Baystate Medical Center
  • "Management of Diabetes in the Elderly" Annual Meeting of American Director’s Medical Association
  • "Management of Diabetes in the Elderly" Mid-Year American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Meeting
  • "Patient Case Seminar on the Impact of Hyperglycemia on Acute Coronary Syndromes" Vascular Biology Working Group Faculty CME symposium
  • "Patient Case Seminar on the Impact of Hyperglycemia on Acute Coronary Syndromes" Vascular Biology Working Group Faculty CME symposium
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Service Activities:
  • Member of Promotions Committee; Member of Promotions Committee (non-tenured) (2016- present); Committee Member (2016–present)
  • Judge for the Annual Department of Medicine Research Day; Judge for the Annual Department of Medicine Research Day (2014); Judge (2014)
  • Raine Foundation; Raine Foundation (University of Western Australia) (2014); Reviewer (2014)
  • Healthy U presentation on Diabetes Management; Healthy U presentation on Diabetes Management at Millard Filmore Suburban 2014; Presentor (2014–present)
  • Member of Gastrointestinal Chief Search Committee; Member of Gastrointestinal Chief Search Committee. (2014 to present); Committee Member (2014–present)
  • Quality Committee of OPA; Quality Committee of OPA (2014 to present); Co-Chair (2014–present)
  • Skolkovo Foundation; Skolkovo Foundation, Russia (2013); Reviewer (2013)
  • National Association of Neuroendocrine Tumor Society; National Association of Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (2013); Faculty Liaison (2013)
  • Board for Telemedicine for Gowanda Rehabilitation Center; Board for Telemedicine for Gowanda Rehabilitation Center (2013 to present); Member (2013–present)
  • Diabetes; Diabetes (2013 to present); Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Diabetes Management; Editorial Board 2013 to Present; Editorial Board Member (2013–present)
  • Journal of American College of Cardiology; Journal of American College of Cardiology (2013 to present); Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Journal of Diabetes and its complications; Journal of Diabetes and its complications (2013 to present); Reviewer (2013–present)
  • Member of SUNY at Buffalo, Faculty council; Member of SUNY at Buffalo, Faculty council (2013 to present); Councilor (2013–present)
  • Value Proposition Committee of OPA; Value Proposition Committee of OPA (2012 to 2013); Co-Chair (2012–2013)
  • WGRZ 2 Healthy Zone Television Show on Diabetes 2012 and 2013; WGRZ 2 Healthy Zone Television Show on Diabetes 2012 and 2013; Organizing Committee Member (2012–2013)
  • Member of Program Directors Advisory Committee; Member of Program Directors Advisory Committee (2012 to present); Advisory Committee (2012–present)
  • Novo Nordisk; Novo Nordisk (2012 to present); Consultant (2012–present)
  • Physician Leadership Board of Optimum Physician Alliance (OPA); Physician Leadership Board of Optimum Physician Alliance (OPA) – a physician network with Kaleida Health / Health Now (2012 to present); Member (2012–present)
  • Bristol Myer Squibbs; Bristol Myer Squibbs (2011); Consultant (2011–present)
  • Diabetes Endocrinology Center of Kaleida Health; Diabetes Endocrinology Center of Kaleida Health (2011-present); Director (2011–present)
  • Pfizer; Pfizer (2011); Consultant (2011–present)
  • Lilly; Lilly (2010 to present); Consultant (2010–present)
  • Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety; Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety (2009); Reviewer (2009)
  • National Kidney Foundation; National Kidney Foundation (2007 to 2011); Faculty Liaison (2007–2011)
  • Vascular Biology Working Group; Vascular Biology Working Group (2007 to 2009); Faculty Liaison (2007–2009)
  • Taught in a Diabetes Management CME course for Physicians in Egypt; Taught in a Diabetes Management CME course for Physicians in Egypt (2007); Teacher (2007)
  • Diabetes Care; Diabetes Care (2007 to present); Reviewer (2007–present)
  • Sanofi –Aventis; Sanofi –Aventis (2007 to present); Consultant (2007–present)
  • Journal of PostGraduate Medicine; Journal of PostGraduate Medicine (2010 to present); Reviewer (2005–present)
  • Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders; Editorial Board 2005 to Present; Editorial Board Member (2005–present)
  • Program Director, SUNY at Buffalo Endocrinology Fellowship Program; Program Director, SUNY at Buffalo Endocrinology Fellowship Program (2005 to present); Director (2005–present)
  • Quality Team of Millard Fillmore Gates to improve Glycemic control in Hospitalized patients.; Quality Team of Millard Fillmore Gates to improve Glycemic control in Hospitalized patients. Developed ICU IV insulin protocol and non critical care SC insulin protocols in Kaleida health. (2004 to 2005); Member (2004–2005)
  • Free Radical Medicine and Biology; Free Radical Medicine and Biology (2005 to present); Reviewer (2004–present)
  • MetabolicSyndrome and Related Disorders; MetabolicSyndrome and Related Disorders (2004 to present); Reviewer (2004–present)
  • Participant/health screener; Conducted community health screenings in Buffalo and the surrounding suburbs (2000)
  • Endocrine lecture series for endocrine fellows; Endocrine lecture series for endocrine fellows, internal medicine residents, lectures and presentations at grand rounds for internal medicine and family medicine residents in SUNY at Buffalo, Catholic System and Niagara Falls DO programs (Average one lecture every month) 2000- present.; Teacher (2000–present)
  • Teaching the Endocrine module for medical students from the University of Buffalo Medical School; Teaching the Endocrine module for medical students from the University of Buffalo Medical School. (Average 8 hrs a year) 2000- present.; Teacher (2000–present)
  • Training of endocrinology fellows; Training of endocrinology fellows associated with the SUNY at Buffalo Endocrinology Fellowship program. (34 fellows have graduated) 2000-present.; Teacher (2000–present)
  • Training of internal medicine, family medicine gynecology and obstetrics residents, physician assistant , nurse practitioner and medical students; Training of internal medicine, family medicine gynecology and obstetrics residents, physician assistant , nurse practitioner and medical students rotating through the Diabetes and Endocrinology Center. (Average three residents and two students per month) 2000- present.; Teacher (2000–present)
  • Participant/health screener; Conducted community health screenings in Buffalo and surrounding suburbs (1997)
  • Participant/health screener; Conducted community health screening in Buffalo and surrounding suburbs (1996)
  • Community Leadership Board, American Diabetes Association, Buffalo; Community Leadership Board, American Diabetes Association, Buffalo; President

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Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of WNY
705 Maple Road
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Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-580-7300
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Email: achaudhu@buffalo.edu

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