Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Claresa Levetan, MD

Endocrinology/Diabetes & Metabolism
Endocrinology/Diabetes & Metabolism - Thyroid & Parathyroid

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Office Locations

2130 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia PA 19130
Phone: (215) 955-9555
Fax: (215) 988-0545

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Emory University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Emory University Hospital, GA


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY

Recent Publications

Proposal for generating new beta cells in a muted immune environment for type 1 diabetes

Distinctions between the islets of mice and men: Implications for new therapies for type 1 and 2 diabetes

Designing and implementing sample and data collection for an international genetics study: The Type 1 Diabetes Genetics Consortium (T1DGC)

Distinctions between islet neogenesis and β-cell replication: Implications for reversal of Type 1 and 2 diabetes

Discovery of a human peptide sequence signaling islet neogenesis

Oral antidiabetic agents in type 2 diabetes

Impact of computer-generated personalized goals on cholesterol lowering

Effect of hyperglycemia on stroke outcomes

Type 2 diabetes: The role of basal insulin therapy

Use of the continuous glucose monitoring system to guide therapy in patients with insulin-treated diabetes: A randomized controlled trial

Hospital management of diabetes

Impact of pramlintide on glucose fluctuations and postprandial glucose, glucagon, and triglyceride excursions among patients with type 1 diabetes intensively treated with insulin pumps

Hemoglobin A1c: need to standardize the term.

Impact of computer-generated personalized goals on HbA(1c).

The value of the clinical endocrinologist in the new millennium

The controversy of the treatment of critically ill patients with thyroid hormone

Hospital management of diabetes

Effect of physician specialty on outcomes diabetic ketoacidosis

Unrecognized diabetes among hospitalized patients

Radiation therapy of metastatic pheochromocytoma: Case report and review of the literature