Marisa Censani, M.D.
Marisa Censani, M.D.
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
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Marisa Censani, M.D.

Pediatric Endocrinology
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Specialties
Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Pediatric Endocrinology, more

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505 East 70th Street
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New York, NY 10021
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About Marisa Censani, M.D.

Dr. Marisa Censani is Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine, an Associate Attending Pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Director of the Pediatric Obesity Program at NYP Komansky Children's Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology and in Obesity Medicine.


Dr. Censani received a B.S. in Biology from Fordham University in Bronx, New York, graduating summa cum laude. She received her medical degree (M.D.) from Penn State College of Medicine where she was the recipient of the Bedrick Pediatric Medical Student Research Scholarship and completed both her internship and residency at Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York. After residency, she remained in New York City and completed a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Censani's professional areas of interest and expertise include pediatric obesity, bone and mineral metabolism, growth, and diabetes. During her fellowship, she was involved in several obesity and bone mineral metabolism related patient oriented research studies, including the effects of bariatric surgery and weight loss on adolescent bone health, and was the recipient of a 2012 Clinical Research Grant from the Genentech Center for Clinical Research in Endocrinology.


She has published original articles in peer-reviewed journals pertaining to her research and has presented her work at both national and international conferences. Dr. Censani was one of three featured speakers in the 2012 Endocrine Society Annual Meeting news conference on vitamin D and her research has been reported in numerous media outlets, including Clinical Endocrinology News, Science News, and Science Daily.


DR. CENSANI IN THE NEWS [Endocrine News, July 2017]: An Ounce of Prevention: New Studies Look at Childhood Obesity [Medscape, 4/3/17]: Low Vitamin D Tied to CV Problems in Kids -- Improving Vitamin D Status May Reduce Cardiometabolic Risk [VIDEO: NY1] Fit Kids: Families Learn to Tame Kids' Taste Buds


Board Certifications

  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics
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Expertise

  • Bariatric Surgery

  • Childhood Obesity

  • Growth Disorder

  • Irregular Menstrual Cycle

  • Metabolic Bone Disease

  • Metabolic Syndrome

  • Pediatric Osteoporosis

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

  • Pubertal Disorders

  • Short Stature

  • Thyroid Disorder

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Education

  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Internship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

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Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Pediatrician

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Queens Hospital

Education

  • Internship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • 2004 Dr. M. Elaine Eyster Scholarship in Medicine
  • 2006 Bedrick Pediatric Medical Student Research Scholarship
  • 2011 ASBMR Presidents Poster Competition Award at American Society for Bone & Mineral Research (ASBMR) Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2011 EFF/ASBMR Fifth Fellows Forum on Metabolic Bone Diseases, San Diego, CA.
  • 2011 Endocrine Fellows Foundation Preceptorship in Metabolic Bone Diseases, New York, NY.
  • 2011 Endocrine Society Clinical Investigators Workshop, San Francisco, CA
  • 2012 Endocrine Trainee Day, Endocrine Society Meeting, Houston, TX
  • 2012 Pediatric Endocrine Society Spring Retreat, Boston, MA
  • 2012 Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Grant, Boston, MA
  • 2013 Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Grant, Washington, D.C.

Titles & Positions

  • Associate Attending Pediatrician
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • English