Caroline Messer, MD, Appointed Medical Director of the Pituitary Neuro-Endocrine Center at Lenox Hill Hospital

Dr. Caroline Messer
Dr. Caroline Messer

            NEW YORK, NY –     Caroline Messer, MD, has been named Medical Director of the Center for Pituitary and Neuro-Endocrine Disorders at Lenox Hill Hospital and Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital (MEETH) effective June 2015. In this new role, she will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of physicians and surgeons to diagnose, evaluate and provide minimally invasive, state-of-the-art care for patients with tumors and disorders of the pituitary and anterior skull base.

            Messer, a triple board-certified endocrinologist, who specializes in pituitary disease, diabetes, thyroid disorders, osteoporosis and polycystic ovary syndrome, has been with Lenox Hill Hospital since 2014. She holds special certifications in clinical densitometry and endocrine neck ultrasound (ECNU). In addition to being a practicing endocrinologist, Messer is actively engaged in clinical research and has recently launched a new trial on the treatment of Cushing’s disease.

            She has authored numerous articles for peer-reviewed medical journals and is a frequent guest lecturer on topics, such as neuro-endocrine disorders, thyroid disease, osteoporosis, polycystic ovary syndrome and diabetes. Messer has been listed in New York Times Magazine’s Super Doctors® Rising Stars for the past two years.

            Messer received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and her medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine, as well as her fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, at Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center.


About The Center for Pituitary and Neuro-Endocrine Disorders:

The Center provides comprehensive care for the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of tumors and disorders of the pituitary and anterior skull base. The interdisciplinary team of physicians – comprised of endocrinologists, neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, ophthalmologists, neurologists, neuro-radiologists, radiation oncologists and neuro-oncologists – provides minimally invasive, state-of-the-art care for patients. It is the international referral center for patients with prolactinomas, acromegaly, Cushing's disease, Rathke's cleft cysts, craniopharyngiomas and other pituitary tumors, as well as hypothalamic tumors and meningiomas.


About Lenox Hill Hospital:

Lenox Hill Hospital, a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, is a 652-bed, fully accredited, acute care hospital located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. US News & World Report has ranked the hospital among the nation’s top 50 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery and among the top 10 hospitals in the state of New York with a total of 11 “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology and Urology.

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