Andrew Paul Demidowich, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Male

Languages: English, Spanish, Ukrainian

Expertise

Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Endocrinology

Locations

Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center

5755 Cedar Lane
Hospitalist Office
Columbia, MD 21044
Phone: 410-884-4644 | Fax: 410-884-4643
Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center - Google Maps

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-896-7500 | Fax: 301-896-2393
Suburban Hospital - Google Maps

Background

Andrew Demidowich, M.D. leads Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center's Endocrine and Inpatient Diabetes Management Service, a specialized clinical consultation program designed to promote better glycemic control in hospitalized patients. Dr. Demidowich does not have an outpatient clinic.

Dr. Demidowich's research interests include diabetes, obesity and improving the delivery of care in the inpatient setting.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2008)

Residencies

  • Internal Medicine; The Mount Sinai Hospital (2011)

Fellowships

  • Endocrinology; National Institutes of Health (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism) (2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2011)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Demidowich is very interested in the interplay between inflammation and metabolic health. To this end, he has obtained several NIH grants to study colchicine's effects on obesity and metabolic syndrome. His studies have demonstrated that colchicine suppresses obesity-induced inflammation, reduces insulin resistance, and may improves certain vascular-related markers.

Additionally, Dr. Demidowich is passionate about examining and improving the delivery of care to patients with diabetes in the inpatient setting. He has published extensively on this topic and has several ongoing studies.

Selected Publications

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Demidowich AP, Batty K, Zilbermint M. Instituting a Successful Discharge Plan for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Challenges and Solutions. Diabetes Spectrum. 2022 Fall;35(4):440-451. doi: 10.2337/dsi22-0013

Demidowich AP, Batty K, Love T, Sokolinsky S, Grubb L, Miller C, Raymond L, Nazarian J, Ahmed MS, Rotello L, Zilbermint M. Effects of a Dedicated Inpatient Diabetes Management Service on Glycemic Control in a Community Hospital Setting. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2021 Feb 20. doi: 10.1177/1932296821993198

Hannah-Shmouni F, Demidowich A, Stratakis C. Cortisol in the Evaluation of Adrenal Insufficiency.  JAMA. 2016;316(5):535.

Demidowich AP, Davis AI, Dedhia N, Yanovski JA. Colchicine to decrease NLRP3-activated inflammation and improve obesity-related metabolic dysregulation. Medical Hypotheses. 2016 Jul;92:67-73.

Holland SM, DeLeo FR, Elloumi HZ, Hsu AP, Uzel G, Brodsky N, Freeman AF, Demidowich A, Davis J, Turner ML, Anderson VL, Darnell DN, Welch PA, Kuhns DB, Frucht DM, Malech HL, Gallin JI, Kobayashi SD, Whitney AR, Voyich JM, Musser JM, Woellner C, Schäffer AA, Puck JM, Grimbacher B. STAT3 mutations in the hyper-IgE syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2007 Oct 18; 357(16):1608-19.

Activities & Honors

Honors

  • Academy of Clinical Excellence, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, 2022
  • Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork, Johns Hopkins Medicine Clinical Awards, 2019
  • ENDO2018 Presidential Poster Award, Endocrine Society
  • Rolls-Simons Award, The Obesity Society, 2017
  • Phillip Gorden Faculty Educator of the Year Award, NIH Inter-institute Endocrine Training Program, 2017
  • NIH Director's Award, National Institutes of Health, 2008

Memberships

  • Endocrine Society
  • American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
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