Stephen Richardson at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Stephen B. Richardson, MD

  • Specialty: Endocrinology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-481-1350

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

diabetes insipidus, graves' disease, hypopituitarism, craniopharyngioma, neuroendocrine tumor, nutritional therapy, pituitary adenoma, osteoporosis, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, postpartum thyroiditis, calcium disorders, galactorrhea, diabetes, pituitary tumor, hypoparathyroidism, metabolic syndrome, insulin dependent diabetes, chronic thyroiditis, multiple endocrine neoplasia, prolactinoma, thyroid diseases, pituitary disorders, parathyroid disease, pregnancy induced diabetes, type 2 diabetes mellitus, silent thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, subacute thyroiditis, hyperparathyroidism, cushing's syndrome, autoimmune thyroid disease, prediabetes, diabetes mellitus complications, metabolic bone disease, thyroiditis, hyperthyroidism, acromegaly
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism), 1983
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1981
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Endocrinology, 1978
  • MD from Kings College, 1971
Departments

Locations and Appointments

44 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP EPO/PPO
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP Medicare
  • HIP POS
  • HealthRepublic
  • Humana Medicare
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • NY Medicaid
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • WellCare Child Health
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Diabetes & Endocrine Associates

530 1st Avenue, Suite 5F
New York, NY 10016

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My Research

We investigate the regulation of insulin secretion i. in the physiological state ii. in noninsulin-dependent diabetes in which insulin secretion is defective and pancreatic beta cells fail to respond to glucose. We found that the pancreas contains immunoreactive vasopressin (VP)-like material, that VP is a powerful and unique insulin secretagogue able to stimulate secretion in the absence of glucose while potentiating glucose-induced insulin secretion, and that beta cells express VP receptors which strongly resemble corticotrophic V1b receptors. We are characterizing the beta cell V1 receptor by PCR to determine whether it belongs to the V1b-type or represents a novel subclass of VP receptor.

We also study the role of the GH-IGF1 axis in the development of diabetic retinopathy. Using endothelial cell lines and umbilical vein endothelial cells, we research the signal transduction pathways stimulated by angiogenic growth factors and their interactions with known or putative inhibitors of angiogenesis and endothelial proliferation such as somatostatin and its analogs.

Publications

  • Modifiers of cognitive function and brain structure in middle-aged and elderly individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Bruehl, Hannah; Wolf, Oliver T; Sweat, Victoria; Tirsi, Aziz; Richardson, Stephen; Convit, Antonio
    Brain research. 2009 Jul 14. 1280: 186-194

  • Hippocampal damage and memory impairments as possible early brain complications of type 2 diabetes

    Gold, S M; Dziobek, I; Sweat, V; Tirsi, A; Rogers, K; Bruehl, H; Tsui, W; Richardson, S; Javier, E; Convit, A
    Diabetologia. 2007 Apr. 50 (4): 711-719

  • The CLASI (Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus Disease Area and Severity Index): an outcome instrument for cutaneous lupus erythematosus

    Albrecht, Joerg; Taylor, Lynne; Berlin, Jesse A; Dulay, Samuel; Ang, Gina; Fakharzadeh, Steven; Kantor, Jonathan; Kim, Ellen; Militello, Giuseppe; McGinnis, Karen; Richardson, Stephen; Treat, James; Vittorio, Carmela; Van Voorhees, Abby; Werth, Victoria P
    Journal of investigative dermatology. 2005 Nov. 125 (5): 889-894

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