Joseph Gutman, M.D., is Mount Sinai’s new specialist in treating patients with diabetes. Board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, Dr. Gutman has been a practicing endocrinologist since 1985. He most recently was director of Diabetes America, Inc., in Chandler, Ariz., which specializes in providing total, individualized care for patients with diabetes, with a focus on managing the disease through diet, exercise and medication.
Prior to his position at Diabetes America, Inc., Dr. Gutman practiced with Elan Medical Associates in Tempe, Ariz. and Santa Monica Bay Physicians in Santa Monica, Calif. He also was a solo practitioner in Diamond Bar, Calif. Dr. Gutman previously held several leadership positions at San Dimas Community Hospital in San Dimas, Calif., including director of Diabetes Services, and chairman of Medical Education, Laboratory Services, and the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Gutman, who has been involved in multiple governmental advisory boards relating to the growing problem of diabetes in the United States, is a past cochairman of the National Congressional Committee on Healthcare Reform, and he frequently provides educational lectures on the topic of diabetes.
Dr. Gutman completed his internship and residency and served for a year a chief resident at The Jewish Hospital and Medical Center of Brooklyn, now known as Interfaith Medical Center. He also was a fellow in endocrinology and metabolism at Dartmouth Medical School. Fluent in Spanish, French, Italian and Yiddish, Dr. Gutman is Professor Emeritus at the Universita Di Bologna in Bologna Italy, and he previously was an associate professor of medicine at the University of California, Irvine.
For more information about Dr. Joseph Gutman, call 305-674-2273.