Azeez Farooki, MD

About Me

I am an endocrinologist with particular interest in metabolic bone diseases and osteoporosis. Current research of mine involves osteonecrosis of the jaw, a rare complication of bisphosphonate drug therapy. I intend to conduct research on: 1) vitamin D deficiency and cancer outcomes, and, 2) the effects of tight blood sugar control in cancer patients.

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  • Clinical Expertise: Diabetes Mellitus; Disorders of Bone and Mineral Metabolism (Osteoporosis and Hyperparathyroidism), bone loss as a result of various cancer treatments (such as aromatase inhibitors).
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), New Jersey Medical School
  • Residencies: Temple University Hospital
  • Fellowships: UMDNJ, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
  • Board Certifications: Endocrinology

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