Lauryn J Choleva
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Lauryn J Choleva, MD, MSc

Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

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About Me

Lauryn J. Choleva, MD, MSc, Instructor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital. She graduated with a BSc in Anatomy and Cell Biology from McGill University and with an MSc in Clinical Nutrition from the University of Toronto. She received her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University. Dr. Choleva completed her residency in Pediatrics and her fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Research Focus
Dr. Choleva’s research is conducted out of the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine. Her research is focused on the development of novel methods for inducing the replication and differentiation of insulin-producing beta cells for future use as regenerative pharmacotherapy for patients with Diabetes. She is also exploring novel roles of the known cell cycle inhibitor p57KIP2 in human beta cells to understand the pathogenesis of childhood hypoglycemic syndromes. 

Clinical Expertise                                                      
Dr. Choleva’s areas of clinical expertise includes Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity, thyroid disease, growth failure, delayed puberty, congenital hypothyroidism, precocious puberty, polycystic ovary syndrome, and growth hormone deficiency.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Diabetes
Hospital Affiliations
  • Mount Sinai Morningside
  • Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • Mount Sinai Brooklyn
  • Mount Sinai Queens
  • The Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai West