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Blandine Laferrere, MD

Board Certifications: 
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinical Expertise

  • Weight Management
  • Weight Loss
  • Diabetes
  • Endocrinology
  • Bariatric Medicine (Weight Loss)

Education & Training

  • MD, Claude Bernard University (Lyon)
  • Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

About Blandine Laferrere

Blandine Laferrere, M.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Endocrinology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Laferrere received her medical degree at the University Claude Bernard, in Lyon, France, where she also obtained a doctorate in Human Biology. Dr. Laferrere completed her training (residency and fellowship) in France and in the U.S., where she is board certified in endocrinology.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

Member, American Diabetes Association, Obesity Society, Endocrine Society

Director, Hormone and Metabolite Core laboratory, Diabetes / Obesity Research Center, Columbia University

NIH-appointed member of peer review study section for Clinical and Integrative Diabetes and Obesity, 2011-2014

NIH ad hoc peer review Special Emphasis Study, section 2015

Appointed member CTSA- Clinical Research Center Scientific Advisory Committee, 2007- present

Scientific Advisor, Bariatric division, Laval University, Canada, 2013-present

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia


  • French


  • Female

Insurance Accepted


  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan


  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199


  • MagnaCare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Contact & Locations

601 West 113th Street
Suite 1A
New York, New York 10025