An internationally recognized leader dedicated to medical and surgical conditions of the endocrine system including cancers, diabetes, and obesity.

The Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute (EMI) uniquely integrates both the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and the Department of Endocrine Surgery. Together, the physician and surgeons of EMI direct multidisciplinary centers and programs aimed at improving the care of endocrine conditions across the health system. Cleveland Clinic is recognized in the U.S. and throughout the world for its expertise and care.



  • Bartolome Burguera, MD, PhD - Institute Chairman, Endocrinology & Metabolism Institute
  • Allan Siperstein, MD - Chairman, Department of Endocrine Surgery
  • Allan Laurence Kennedy, MD, FRCP - Chairman, Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Virtual Visits

Virtual Visits

Eligible established patients now can see our providers online from their home or office by using MyClevelandClinic. This service allows patients a fast, secure and easy way to receive care from their healthcare team in a live virtual visit using a smartphone (iPhone or Android), tablet or computer. The benefits of choosing a virtual visit include no travel or parking, less waiting, significant time savings and the convenience of seeing your physician from wherever you choose.

If you would like to use MyClevelandClinic for your next visit, please call 216.444.6570. If you are eligible, our team will schedule your virtual visit and provide details on the cost of your appointment and setup instructions.

Insurance coverage and cost

Please contact your insurance carrier to determine if you are covered for virtual visits. If you are not covered the cost for a self-pay visit is below.

  • Diabetes and Thyroid Visits: $49 per 15-30 minute self-pay virtual visit.
  • Pituitary Visits: $75 per 30 minute self-pay established virtual visit.

Who can I see?

Endocrine Specialists

Endocrine Surgeons

Certified Nurse Practitioners

Diabetes Educators
To view bios for our diabetes educators please visit the Diabetes Center page.

  • Nicholas Galloway, RN.
  • Anny Ha, RD.
  • Diana Isaacs, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM, CDE.
  • Dawn Noe, RD.
  • Hillary Sullivan, RDN, LD.


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