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Leon Fogelfeld, M.D.

1900 W. Polk St., Room 812
Chicago, IL 60612

The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism provides subspecialty and limited primary care for adult patients with a variety of endocrinology and metabolism problems including diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, thyroid cancer, pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, and gonadal dysfunction.

Primary care is assumed often in the diabetes clinics since diabetes is the patient’s major medical problem.

The Division Staff is composed of the Chairman, Endocrine Attending Physicians, Fellows, Certified Diabetes Educators and Support Staff who are responsible for the activities of the division.



This document can be downloaded and used to determine the probability of developing acute pancreatitis based on risk factors including high triglyceride levels.

This interactive model was developed as result of research conducted here at Cook County Health.

The article outlining the research and results was published by Endocrine Practice, 2018, and is entitled “Acute Pancreatitis in Patients with Severe Hypertriglyceridemia in a Multiethnic Minority Population” by Ambika Amblee MD, Divyanshu Mohananey MD, Micheal Morkos MD,  Sanjib Basu PhD, Ayokunle Abegunde MD, Malini Ganesh MD,  Neil Bhalerao MD,  Amrutha Mary George MD, Milli Jain MD, Leon Fogelfeld MD.