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Maria Skamagas

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease
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Certifications

  • Diabetes & Metabolism

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

  • MD, SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Endocrinology
    Mount Sinai Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Maria Skamagas completed her residency training in Internal Medicine and fellowship training in Endocrinology at the Mount Sinai Hospital.  She was Chief Fellow during her Endocrinology training.  Dr. Skamagas is currently an Assistant Professor in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Bone Disease. Her clinical interests include type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus, bone diseases, adrenal disorders, female reproductive disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome, and pituitary disease. 

    Dr. Skamagas is the Director of the Diabetes Clinic at the Mount Sinai Hospital. She has expertise in managing complicated diabetes cases, teaching Endocrine fellows in training, and improving the overall quality of care of diabetes in the clinic and hospital settings.  She  is actively involved in medical education of housestaff and medical staff in diabetes and other endocrine diseases. She is certified in clinical densitometry and interprets bone density studies in the evaluation of osteoporosis.

    Dr. Skamagas is a co-investigator in an NIH funded randomized control trial examining Vitamin D Treatment in HIV/AIDS.  She is also the principal investigator in a study looking at the prevalence of valvular heart disease in patients taking cabergoline to treat hyperprolactinemia.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Skamagas during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Genzyme Corporation

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

Insurance Information

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Address

Atran Berg Laboratory Building Room Room AB4-10
1428 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10029

Department of Medicine-Endocrinology

5 E 98th Street
3rd Floor
New York, NY 10029

Tel: 212-241-3422
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Office Hours:
  • Thursday 8:30am - 3:30pm
Insurance Plans
  • 1199 Member Choice
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare - HMO
  • BCBS Child Health Plus
  • BCBS Direct HMO
  • BCBS Direct POS
  • BCBS Direct Pay HMO
  • BCBS Direct Pay HMO/POS
  • BCBS DirectShare POS
  • BCBS EPO
  • BCBS Empire Prism EPO
  • BCBS Empire Prism PPO
  • BCBS HMO
  • BCBS Health New York
  • BCBS Indemnity
  • BCBS MediBlue HMO
  • BCBS MediBlue PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • CIGNA Healthcare HMO
  • Choice Care
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna POS
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - HMO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP Commercial
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthNet
  • Island Group
  • Magnacare
  • MedCare International
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Touchstone
  • Travel Care Services
  • United Health Care - Mount Sinai Top Tier
  • United Health Care Commercial
  • United Health Care Empire Plan

Address

Family Health Associates
31-60 21st Sreet
Astoria, NY 11106

Tel: 718-808-7300
Get Directions
Insurance Plans
  • 1199 Member Choice
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare - HMO
  • BCBS Child Health Plus
  • BCBS Direct HMO
  • BCBS Direct POS
  • BCBS Direct Pay HMO
  • BCBS Direct Pay HMO/POS
  • BCBS DirectShare POS
  • BCBS EPO
  • BCBS Empire Prism EPO
  • BCBS Empire Prism PPO
  • BCBS HMO
  • BCBS Health New York
  • BCBS Indemnity
  • BCBS MediBlue HMO
  • BCBS MediBlue PPO
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • CIGNA Healthcare HMO
  • Choice Care
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna POS
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - HMO
  • Group Health Insurance (GHI) - PPO
  • HIP Commercial
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthNet
  • Island Group
  • Magnacare
  • MedCare International
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Touchstone
  • Travel Care Services
  • United Health Care - Mount Sinai Top Tier
  • United Health Care Commercial
  • United Health Care Empire Plan