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From left: Mahsa Motevalli, DNP, CRNP (Endocrinology Nurse Practitioner), Mihail Zilbermint, MD, FACE (Endocrinologist) and Lee Ann Alexander, RPh, BCGP (Clinical Pharmacist)


When it comes to diabetes care, Suburban Hospital offers a variety of resources to help those living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as those diagnosed with pre-diabetes. Suburban offers inpatient and outpatient resources, to help you or your loved one manage living with diabetes, along with community resources to help people in the area learn more about the causes and impact of diabetes.   

Diabetes is a disease in its own right, but it also affects the treatment plans for numerous other conditions. Our unique inpatient services allows us to roll diabetes care for you or your loved one into the larger care provided at Suburban. By providing different support and lifestyle options, we aim to help you or your loved one avoid the effects of diabetes mentally and emotionally, as well as physically.

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2017 Innovations in Clinical Care Award – Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., Suburban Hospital

Mihail Zilbermint, M.D. is the 2017 recipient of the Innovations in Clinical Care Award at Suburban Hospital. Dr. Zilbermint and his team introduced hospital wide glycemic guidelines and protocols, leading to lower lengths of stays for patients with diabetes, reducing readmissions for them by 15.5 percent and saving about $143,000 per month.

Featured Articles

Endocrine Hospitalist-Led Service Improves Diabetes Care

Mihail ("Misha") Zilbermint, MD, is an unusual medical provider in an atypical practice setting: he's a full-time endocrine hospitalist who heads an inpatient diabetes management service at a small community hospital. But if early evidence of his success continues, such models could be increasingly adopted.

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Zilbermint Endocrine Practice During COVID 19

Endocrinologist' Practice During the COVID-19 Crisis

Mihail “Misha” Zilbermint, MD, discusses how the COVID-19 virus has changed the way he practices medicine in a hospital setting, and how his approach to treating patients may be changed forever. Photo Courtesy of Endocrine News

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Zilbermint and Patient

Suburban Hospital's Personalized Diabetes Plans Help Patients Improve Health

In January 2018, Roarty underwent back surgery. Then, kidney troubles, a bout with sepsis and a heart attack led to a lengthy hospital stay. During his weeks long recovery process in the hospital, Roarty, who also has type 2 diabetes, met with endocrinologist Mihail Zilbermint, M.D., chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Suburban Hospital and director of the hospital’s Inpatient Diabetes Management Service.

With guidance from Mihail Zilbermint. M.D. and support from his wife Denise, Ralph Roarty now has a realistic, customized plan to keep his diabetes under control.

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Mihail Zilbermint, MD

Living with Diabetes: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

Paula Miller-Knipple solves technical problems for laboratory customers at her job as a senior scientist for an international biotech company.Despite being trained in scientific methods, even she couldn’t manage the intricacies of living with diabetes without the help of Suburban’s expert Inpatient Diabetes Management Service (IMDS) team.

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Mihail Zilbermint, MD

Ask the Expert: Living It Up While Living With Diabetes

Learn more about diabetes and the effect of it on your health in this feature with Mihail Zilbermint, M.D.

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FDA OKs Two Medicines for Cardiovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes

Mihail Zilbermint, M.D. comments on the FDA's recent approval for diabetes medications that also benefit cardiovascular health with Diabetes Self-Management magazine.

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