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Antoine                        Makdissi

Antoine Makdissi MD

Department of Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; Internal Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic (2005)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University at Buffalo (2003)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Aleppo University Hospital (1999)
  • MD, Internal Medicine, University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine (1996)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Research by Clinical Faculty (2014)


Journal Articles:
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Professional Memberships:
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists- American College of Endocrinologists (AACE- ACE); American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists- American College of Endocrinologists (AACE- ACE) The Endocrine Society American College of Physician (ACP)
Presentations:
  • "Prevention and Management of Vascular Complications in Diabetes" Gates Vascular Institute Symposium, State University of New York at Buffalo (2016)
  • "Evaluation of Calcium and Bone Disorders" Primary Care Update in Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Medicine, Primary Care Update in Medicine (2016)
  • "Endocrine Incidentalomas" Mercy Hospital South Buffalo Lecture Series, Mercy Hospital South Buffalo Lecture Series (2015)
  • "Reduction in Brain Tissue Perfusion with High Blood Sugars" The Endocrine Society‘s 97th Annual Meeting (2015)
  • "Interactive Endocrinology" Primary Care Update in Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Medicine, Primary Care Update in Medicine (2015)
  • "Thyroid Disorders in the Emergency Room" SUNY- Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds (2015)
  • "Advances in the Management of Type 1 Diabetes" SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2014)
  • "Increased Betatrophin Concentrations in Type 2 and Type 1 Diabetes While Insulin Suppresses Betatrophin: Evidence of a Negative Feedback Mechanism?" The Endocrine Society‘s 96th Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Liraglutide as Additional Treatment to Insulin in Patients with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Randomized Clinical Trial." The Endocrine Society‘s 96th Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Liraglutide Exerts an Anti-inflammatory Effect" The Endocrine Society‘s 96th Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Testosterone Restores Insulin Sensitivity and Improves Insulin Signal Transduction in Patients with Diabetes and Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism" The Endocrine Society‘s 96th Annual Meeting (2014)
  • "Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and Other Co- Morbidities In Type 2 Diabetes" Diabetes Day for Primary Care Providers, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2013)
  • "Where Do GLP-1 Receptor Agonists and DPP4 Inhibitors Fit into the Diabetes Treatment Algorithm?" Diabetes Day for Primary Care Providers, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2013)
  • "Testosterone Restores Insulin Sensitivity in Males with Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism (HH) Through Its Novel Antiinflammatory Actions and the Suppression of free fatty acids (FFA), Tumor necrosis factor (TNF) α, suppressor of cytokine signaling (SOC" SUNY Department of Medicine Research Day, State University of New York at Buffalo (2013)
  • "Testosterone Replacement Increases Insulin Sensitivity in Hypogonadal Men with Type2 Diabetes" AACE 22nd Annual Meeting and Clinical Congress (2013)
  • "Osteoporosis and Parathyroid Cases" Primary Care Update in Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Medicine (2013)
  • "Thyroid Cases" Primary Care Update in Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo Department of Medicine (2013)
  • "Past, Present and Prospective Pharmacologic Therapies for Obesity" SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2012)
  • "Past, Present and Prospective Pharmacologic Therapies for Obesity" Upper New York Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Upper New York Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, Upper New York Chapter of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (2012)
  • "Thyroid Nodules and Cancer" SUNY - Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY - Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2012)
  • "Adrenal Incidentaloma" VA Primary Care Day, VA Western NY Healthcare System (2011)
  • "Pheochromocytoma" SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "New Treatment Options of Diabetes Mellitus - 2" SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "Adrenal Incidentaloma" SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, State University of New York at Buffalo, SUNY- Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds (2011)
  • "Type 2 Diabetes: Early Recognition and Treatment" Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians, Arkansas Chapter of the American College of Physicians (2009)
  • "Evaluation of Osteoporosis and Fracture Risk" The 31st Annual Family Practice Intensive Review Course, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine UAMS- College of Medicine (2009)
  • "Cut the Fat; Lipids in Diabetes" The 16th Annual Diabetes Update 2009, UAMS College of Medicine (2009)
  • "Diabetes Care Updates" UAMS Outreach Program, UAMS Outreach Program (2009)
  • "Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetes" The 2nd Annual DFPM-CME Diabetes Update, UAMS- College of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine (2008)
  • "Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease" The 30th Annual Family Practice Intensive Review Course, UAMS- College of Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine (2008)
  • "Thyroid disease in Diabetes" The 14th Annual Diabetes Update 2007, UAMS College of Medicine (2007)
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Service Activities:
  • UBMD Primary Care Update Conference Planning Committee; UBMD Primary Care Update Conference Planning Committee; Member (2015–present)
  • Chair of the Endocrinology Clinical Competency Committee; Chair of the Endocrinology Clinical Competency Committee, Division of Endocrinology, University at Buffalo; Chair (2013–present)

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705 Maple Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 580-7300
Fax: (716) 580-7355
Email: am34@buffalo.edu

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