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Utpal B. Pajvani, MD, PhD

Board Certifications: 
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients
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New and Existing Patients: 
(212) 851-5494

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Credentials & Experience

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Expertise

  • Diabetes

Education & Training

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Honors & Awards

  • White House Presidential Scholar's Award (1993)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Medal for Math and Science (1993)
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Award (1997)
  • Julius Marmur Research Award (2004)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (2005)
  • Keystone Symposium Travel Award (2009)
  • ADA Travel Award (2009)

About Utpal Pajvani

Dr. Utpal Pajvani is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in Clinical Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology at Columbia University. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a degree in Biology in 1996, then earned M.S. (2001), M.D. (2005) and Ph.D. (Department of Cell Biology, 2005) degrees from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Pajvani completed his internship and residency training and is board certified in Internal Medicine (2007) and fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (2011), both at the Columbia University Medical Center. He has received an Endocrine Fellows Foundation Award (2008), a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32, NIH/NIDDK 2009-2011) and a Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08, NIH/NIDDK 2011-present). Dr. Pajvani was also named a Louis Gerstner, Jr. Scholar (2009-2012).

Academic Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Priority
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare (Mediblue)
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

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

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Contact & Locations

1
1150 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 851-5494
Primary

Research

Dr. Utpal Pajvani's current research focuses on the role of developmental pathways in the regulation of Type 2 Diabetes, and the use of existing therapeutic agents in other scientific areas in novel applications to ameliorate obesity-induced insulin resistance. Dr. Pajvani sees patients at the Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, and attends on the inpatient Endocrinology consult service and outpatient General Endocrine clinic at the Columbia University Medical Center. 

Grants

ROLE OF GAMMA-SECRETASE IN DYSLIPIDEMIA AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS (Private)

Jul 1 2017 - Jun 30 2020

NOTCH, TYPE 2 DIABETES AND NAFLD (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2015 - May 31 2020

UNRAVELING THE ROLE OF NOTCH SIGNALING IN ADULT PANCREATIC BETA CELL (Private)

Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2019

INVESTIGATE THE JAGGED1-NOTCH-OSTEOPONTIN AXIS IN NON-ALCOHOLIC STEATOHEPATITIS AND FIBROSIS (Private)

Jan 1 2017 - Dec 31 2018

JAGGED-NOTCH SIGNALING IN NASH/FIBROSIS (Private)

Dec 20 2016 - Dec 19 2017

HEPATOCYLE NOTCH SIGNALING REGULATES NASH (Federal Gov)

Apr 1 2015 - Mar 31 2017

NOTCH AND REGULATORS OF NOTCH SIGNALING IMPACT BOTH GLUCOSE AND LIPID (Federal Gov)

Sep 15 2011 - Jul 31 2016

NOTCH REGULAT4D HEPATIC GLUCOSE AND LIPID METABOLISM (Private)

Oct 1 2012 - Sep 30 2013