Rocío Salas-Whalen, M.D.

Endocrinologist

Dr. Salas-Whalen is a board certified Endocrinologist with deep experience across substantially every facet of endocrinology, spanning private practice, institutional medicine and research.  She completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center in New York and her fellowship in Endocrinology at the University of Maryland.  While in Maryland, Dr. Salas-Whalen pursued research activities at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital, culminating in the publication of several papers regarding studies in bariatric surgery weight loss and diabetes resolution.  Dr. Salas-Whalen is passionate regarding the endocrinology field with particular interest in diabetes, thyroid and obesity.  She performs thyroid ultrasounds in the office as well as fine needle aspiration thyroid biopsies when required. Dr. Salas-Whalen is a strong believer in general well being which she implements in the care of her patients starting with proper nutrition and follow up.  She has had great success with her diabetic and obese patients regarding glucose control, a weight loss implementing diet, and the proper pharmacotherapy. Dr. Salas-Whalen is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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