Paresh Dandona

Paresh Dandona
MD, PhD

Paresh Dandona MD, PhD

UBMD Internal Medicine

Specialties

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

 

Professional Summary:

Vascular cell reactivity encompassing platelet function, endothelial function, monocyte/macrophage function and the interactions between them (adhesion molecules viz lCAM, VCAM, P-selectin, L-selectin, E-selectin, etc.). Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in diabetes, atherosclerosis, hypertension, aging, infection, etc. and a consequential damage to
lipids, proteins and DNA. Regulation of aromatase, the effect of estrogen on estrogen receptor, androgen receptor and glucocortico receptor (elucidationi of pre- and post-receptor mechanisms in menopause, etc.). Venous reactivity with measurements of venous diameter and flow velocity and the effect of various drugs in NIDDM, IDDM, and IGT. Genetic regulation of aromatase and estrogen receptor. The role of nitric oxide in vascular reactivity, vis-a-vis various complications of diabetes and other factors involved with vascular reactivity. Effects of endotoxin on adhesion molecules, PAF, platelets, ROS and procalcitonin.

Specialties:

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:

Male


Appointments:

WNY Center of Diabetes-Endocrinology
Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of WNY
115 Flint Road
Willaimsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-626-7970
Accepting new patients

UBMD Internal Medicine: Amherst Site
UBMD Internal Medicine at Amherst
1020 Youngs Road
Suite 110
Amherst, NY 14221
Phone: 716-961-9900
Accepting new patients

Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • NYS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, American College of Endocrinology (2004)
  • Fellowship, American College of Cardiology (1996)
  • Fellowship, American College of Physicians (1995)
  • Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians (U.K.) (1988)
  • PhD, Oxford University (1975)
  • MBBS, Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1965)
  • BS, Chemistry, Allahabad University (1960)

Awards and Honors:

  • Pharmacia Award (2002)
  • Valor Award (2001)
  • Distinguished Service Award (2001)
  • Madhav Award (1997)
  • Alert Award (1996)
  • Distinguished Service Award (1993)
  • Rhodes Scholarship (1966)

Research Profile:

This UBMD clinician teaches at the University at Buffalo's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Learn more about this clinician’s research and teaching activities. View credentials, publications, professional involvement and more.