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- Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism), 1979
- American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1977
Education and Training
- Fellowship, NYU Medical Center, Endocrinology, 1979
- Residency, NYU Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1977
- MD from New York University, 1974
Locations and Appointments
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Dr. Valerie Peck is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Peck is a prominent member of the Division of Endocrinology with a large clinical practice in endocrinology, and a major teaching role of students, residents, and endocrine fellows. Dr. Peck graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Barnard College, Columbia University and earned her medical degree from the NYU School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Bellevue-NYU Medical Center, where she also completed her fellowship in Endocrinology.
Dr Peck’s clinical practice encompasses all areas of endocrinology with emphasis on thyroid, parathyroid, osteoporosis, menopause, PCOS, pituitary, adrenal, and obesity. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr Peck is involved in clinical research projects in the areas of thyroid and osteoporosis.
Dr. Peck is recognized by NYU Langone Medical Center for her expertise in thyroid diseases, which are a large part of her clinical practice and one of her research interests. Dr. Peck is a faculty member of the NYU Langone Thyroid Unit and is the Co-Director of the New York Thyroid Club. She is a member of the Clinical Affairs Committee of the American Thyroid Association. Dr. Peck specializes in fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules under ultrasound guidance, and has extensive experience with patients with thyroid cancer.
Dr. Peck is also recognized for her clinical expertise in managing patients with osteoporosis. She is the Co-Director of the Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease Program of the NYU Department of Medicine. Dr. Peck has given many lectures on osteoporosis at NYU Langone Medical Center and several other medical centers and is the Co-Director of a yearly CME course on Osteoporosis at NYU Langone Medical Center. Osteoporosis is also a large part of her clinical practice, and she has extensive experience with patients on bisphosphonate therapy. Dr. Peck’s clinical research projects focus on atypical femoral fractures associated with long-term treatment with bisphosphonates. She has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals on this topic and is the principle investigator in further ongoing studies in coordination with the orthopedic and radiology departments.
Dr. Peck is a member of many professional organizations including Endocrine Society, American Thyroid Association, American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Peck has been named by her peers to the Super Doctors® list 2009-2017, and Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2009-2017, and has been featured in New York Magazine’s Best Doctors most recently in 2016.
Research Interests Timeline
Extranodular Microcalcifications and Psammoma Bodies [WebSite]
Agrawal, Nidhi; Peck, Valerie Agrawal, Nidhi; Peck, Valerie
[S.l.] : Endocrine Society. 2016. http://press.endocrine.org/doi/10.1210/endo-meetings.2016.THPTA.9.FRI-299 (2241842)
Healing Delayed But Generally Reliable After Bisphosphonate-associated Complete Femur Fractures Treated with IM Nails
Egol, Kenneth A; Park, Ji Hae; Rosenberg, Zehava Sadka; Peck, Valerie; Tejwani, Nirmal C Egol, Kenneth A; Park, Ji Hae; Rosenberg, Zehava Sadka; Peck, Valerie; Tejwani, Nirmal C
Clinical orthopaedics & related research. 2014 Sep. 472 (9): 2728-2734
Are Race and Sex Associated With the Occurrence of Atypical Femoral Fractures?
Marcano, Alejandro; Taormina, David; Egol, Kenneth A; Peck, Valerie; Tejwani, Nirmal C Marcano, Alejandro; Taormina, David; Egol, Kenneth A; Peck, Valerie; Tejwani, Nirmal C
Clinical orthopaedics & related research. 2014 Mar. 472 (3): 1020-1027