Amy Fleischman

Amy Fleischman, MD, MMSc

Assistant in Medicine; Director, Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program; Assistant Clinical Director, Ambulatory Endocrinology

Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7476
  • Fax: 617-730-0194

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Neuroendocrinology
  • Obesity

Departments

  • Endocrinology
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Endocrinology Program
  • Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program
  • Type 2 Diabetes Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Yale University, 1994

New Haven, CT

Doctor of Medicine

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 1998

Baltimore, MD

Masters of Medical Science, Clinical Research

Harvard University / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005

Cambridge, MA

Clinical Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology

Boston Children's Hospital, 2005

Boston, MA

Pediatric Internship

Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center, 1999

Boston, MA

Pediatric Residency

Boston Combined Residency in Pediatrics, Childrens Hospital Boston and Boston Medical Center, 2001

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology

Research

Research to reduce the risk of progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus in high risk children. Pediatric obesity and diabetes prevention

Publications

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  1. Picard S, Healey C, Weston S, Seibert A, Markowitz R, Fleischman A. Fitness [BULLET OPERATOR] Interdisciplinary Support [BULLET OPERATOR] Teaching ("Fit Start"); Piloting A Family-based Group Model For The Multidisciplinary Treatment Of Pediatric Obesity: 306 Board #143 June 1, 9: 30 AM - 11: 00 AM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May; 48(5 Suppl 1):76.
  2. Fleischman A. An intensive outpatient lifestyle modification programme improves measures of glycaemia in obese youth. Evid Based Med. 2014 Aug; 19(4):146.
  3. McCormack SE, Shaham O, McCarthy MA, Deik AA, Wang TJ, Gerszten RE, Clish CB, Mootha VK, Grinspoon SK, Fleischman A. Circulating branched-chain amino acid concentrations are associated with obesity and future insulin resistance in children and adolescents. Pediatr Obes. 2013 Feb; 8(1):52-61.
  4. McCormack SE, McCarthy MA, Farilla L, Hrovat MI, Systrom DM, Grinspoon SK, Fleischman A. Skeletal muscle mitochondrial function is associated with longitudinal growth velocity in children and adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Oct; 96(10):E1612-8.
  5. Powe CE, Allen M, Puopolo KM, Merewood A, Worden S, Johnson LC, Fleischman A, Welt CK. Recombinant human prolactin for the treatment of lactation insufficiency. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2010 Nov; 73(5):645-53.
  6. Fleischman A, Makimura H, Stanley TL, McCarthy MA, Kron M, Sun N, Chuzi S, Hrovat MI, Systrom DM, Grinspoon SK. Skeletal muscle phosphocreatine recovery after submaximal exercise in children and young and middle-aged adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Sep; 95(9):E69-74.
  7. Bouche C, Lopez X, Fleischman A, Cypess AM, O'Shea S, Stefanovski D, Bergman RN, Rogatsky E, Stein DT, Kahn CR, Kulkarni RN, Goldfine AB. Insulin enhances glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in healthy humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Mar 9; 107(10):4770-5.
  8. Fleischman A, Rhodes ET. Management of obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes in children: consensus and controversy. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2009 Nov 27; 2:185-202.
  9. Quinn M, Fleischman A, Rosner B, Nigrin DJ, Wolfsdorf JI. Characteristics at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in children younger than 6 years. J Pediatr. 2006 Mar; 148(3):366-71.
  10. Fleischman A, Mansfield J. Diagnosis and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome and insulin resistance. Pediatr Ann. 2005 Sep; 34(9):733-8, 741-2.
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  12. Fleischman A, Brue C, Poussaint TY, Kieran M, Pomeroy SL, Goumnerova L, Scott RM, Cohen LE. Diencephalic syndrome: a cause of failure to thrive and a model of partial growth hormone resistance. Pediatrics. 2005 Jun; 115(6):e742-8.
  13. Fleischman A, Chiang VW. Carbamazepine overdose recognized by a tricyclic antidepressant assay. Pediatrics. 2001 Jan; 107(1):176-7.
  14. Bierenbaum ML, Fleischman AI, Raichelson RI. Long term human studies on the lipid effects of oral calcium. Lipids. 1972 Mar; 7(3):202-6.
  15. Lenz PH, Fleischman AI. Variation in plasma lipids with age and sex in a hypertriglyceridemic rat. Lipids. 1969 Sep; 4(5):384-7.
  16. Fleischman AI, Hayton T, Bierenbaum ML. Serum lipids and certain dietary factors in young men with coronary heart disease. J Am Diet Assoc. 1967 Feb; 50(2):112-5.
  17. Fleischman A, Johnsen S, Systrom DM, Hrovat M, Farrar CT, Frontera W, Fitch K, Thomas BJ, Torriani M, Côté HC, Grinspoon SK. Effects of a nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor, stavudine, on glucose disposal and mitochondrial function in muscle of healthy adults. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Jun; 292(6):E1666-73.
  18. Fleischman A, Shoelson SE, Bernier R, Goldfine AB. Salsalate improves glycemia and inflammatory parameters in obese young adults. Diabetes Care. 2008 Feb; 31(2):289-94.
  19. Fleischman A, Paltiel H, Chow J, Ringelheim J, Gordon CM. Normal ovarian structure and function with normal glucose tolerance in girls with early treatment of classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2007 Apr; 20(2):67-72.
  20. Fleischman A, Ringelheim J, Feldman HA, Gordon CM. Bone mineral status in children with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Feb; 20(2):227-35.
  21. Fleischman A, Kron M, Systrom DM, Hrovat M, Grinspoon SK. Mitochondrial function and insulin resistance in overweight and normal-weight children. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Dec; 94(12):4923-30.
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