Biography: Dr. Deena Adimoolam, MD, known as “Dr. Deena” to her patients, is a doctor of internal medicine and endocrinology. She obtained her medical degree at Mount Sinai in New York and completed her internal medicine residency and endocrinology fellowship training at Yale University where she received awards for her humanism in medicine, community involvement and patient care. Dr. Deena uses her specialized skill set in endocrinology to focus on her interests of women’s health, lifestyle medicine, hormone health, obesity, weight loss, metabolism and diabetes. It is also a specialty that allows her to build on her love and interest in food and nutrition. As an endocrinologist, she studies metabolism and how the body’s hormones respond to different macronutrients and micronutrients.
Dr. Deena serves on the national advisory committee for the Endocrine Society and the American Diabetes Association. She is one of the youngest members to serve on national advisory committees on diabetes, obesity and hormone health. Dr. Deena is an advocate for disease prevention and helps patients live a healthier lifestyle by sharing her “SHD” (Simple, Healthy, Delicious) recipes to empower the public to make healthier decisions with food and demonstrate that healthy eating does not need to be expensive or complicated. Dr. Deena is a New York native and frequent expert for national media outlets on a wide-range of health topics.
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