Roberto Salvatori, M.D.

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  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center
  • Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Italian


Adrenal Insufficiency, Adrenal Tumors, Cushing Syndrome, Endocrinology, Growth Hormone Deficiency, Hypopituitarism, Pituitary Disorders, Pituitary Tumors more

Research Interests

Growth hormone deficiency and excess

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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center (now called Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Outpatient Center)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-9270
601 N. Caroline St.
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Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-955-3921 | Fax: 410-367-2042
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Dr. Roberto Salvatori graduated summa cum laude with honors from Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, Italy. He trained in Internal Medicine at the Montefiore Medical Center of the Albert Einstein University in the Bronx, NY and completed fellowships in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Cornell University in New York and at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 1998 and is currently a Professor of Medicine.

One of the founders of the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Tumor Center, Dr. Salvatori focuses his clinical practice on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary and adrenal tumors and pituitary dysfunction, with a particular interest in growth hormone excess (acromegaly) and deficiency, and on cortisol excess (Cushing) and deficiency (adrenal insufficiency). more


  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center
  • Professor of Medicine
  • Professor of Neurosurgery

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (1985)


  • Internal Medicine; Montefiore Medical Center (1996)


  • Endocrinology; Cornell University - Weill Cornell Medical College (1992)
  • Endocrinology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1998)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology/Diabetes/Metabolism) (1997)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Aguiar-Oliveira MH, Cardoso-Filho MA, Pereira RMC, Oliveira CRP, Souza AHO, Santos EG, Campos VC, Valença EHO, Oliveira FT, Oliveira-Neto LA, Gois-Junior MB, Oliveira-Santos AA, and Salvatori R Older individuals heterozygous for a growth hormone-releasing hormone receptor gene mutation are shorter than normal subjects J Hum Genet, 60:335-8, 2015

Paragliola RM, Prete A, Kaplan PW, Corsello SM, and Salvatori R. Treatment of hypopituitarism in patients receiving antiepileptic drugs. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 3:132-40 2015

Torino F, Corsello SM, and Salvatori R. Endocrinological side effects of checkpoint inhibitors. Current Opinion in Oncology, 28:278-87, 2016

Radvany MG, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Gallia GL, Wand, GS, and Salvatori R Venous Sampling for Cushing Disease: Comparison of Internal Jugular Vein and Inferior Petrosal Sinus Sampling Endocrine Pract, 22(9):1057-61, 2016

Fleseriu M, Hashim I, Karavitaki N, Melmed S, Murad MH, Salvatori R, Samuels M. Hormonal Replacement in hypopituitarism in adults: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2016 Oct 13:jc20162118

Activities & Honors


  • Endocrine Society
  • Pituitary Society
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