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Dr. Rocio Salas-Whalen, MD

Endocrinologist

Professional statement

Dr. Salas-Whalen is a double board certified physician with broad experience across all facets of endocrinology, with a particular emphasis on obesity, diabetes and thyroid disorders. She believes that every patient is different and that effective care must be customized according to individual needs. She is a strong advocate for prevention rather than treatment – especially in regard to obesity and diabetes. She performs in-office thyroid ultrasonography and fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules. Dr. Salas-Whalen is an active participant in the continuing advancement of her field and a strong proponent of lifelong career learning. She is a clinical instructor at NYU Langone Hospital. Dr. Salas-Whalen speaks English and Spanish fluently.

Specialties

  • Endocrinologist

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Hospital affiliations

  • NYU Langone Health

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez Instituto de Ciencias Biomédicas
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Maryland, Fellowship in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes

Professional memberships

  • Endocrine Society
  • American Obesity Association
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Awards and publications

  • Research fellow in Obesity Surgery at John Hopkins University
  • “Prospective Study of Gut Hormone and Metabolic Changes after Adjustable Gastric Banding and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.” J. Korner, W. Inabnet, G. Febres, I.M. Conwell, D.J. McMahon, R. Salas-Carrillo, C. Taveras, B. Schrope and M. Bessler. International Journal of Obesity (2009): 1-10. Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA and Department of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
  • "Accuracy and reliability of the Nova Stat-Strip Glucose Meter for Real-Time Blood Glucose Determinations During Glucose Clamp Studies.” A. Rabiee, T. Magruder, C. Grant, R. Salas-Carrillo, A. Gillette, J. DuBois, R. Shannon, D.K. Andersen and D. Elahi. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 4.5 (2010): 1195-1201. Department of Surgery, Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, Nova Biomedical, Waltham, MA and Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
  • “Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia after Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass: Unraveling the Role of Gut Hormone and Pancreatic Endocrine Dysfunction.” A. Rabiee, J.T. Magruder, R. Salas-Carrillo, J.M. Egan, D. Elahi and D.K.Andersen. Journal of Surgical Research (2010): 1-7. Department of Surgery, Medicine and Pathology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine - Bayview Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
  • "Agenda Washington” (television appearance). Interview regarding obesity in the U.S. Hispanic community. Univisión (2010).

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1821257916

Office locations

New York Endocrinology

1107 Park Ave

New York, NY 10128

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She was attentive, compassionate and knowledgeable about my condition.
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Great experience... she is patient and very professional.
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dr whalen was very kind, patient, and informative.
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She was nice, thorough, listened well, and was not dismissive of my concerns.
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