Melissa Crocker, MD

Melissa Crocker, MD, MBA

Assistant in Medicine, Type 2 Diabetes Program Director

Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-7476
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Medical Services

Specialties

  • Type 2 Diabetes

Departments

  • Endocrinology

Programs

  • Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate School

Harvard University,

Cambridge, MA

Graduate School

Tufts University School of Medicine,

Boston, MA

Medical School

Tufts University School of Medicine, 2005

Boston, MA

Internship

Children’s National Medical Center, 2006

Residency

Children's National Medical Center, 2008

Publications

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  1. Crocker MK, Gourgari E, Lodish M, Stratakis CA. Use of aromatase inhibitors in large cell calcifying sertoli cell tumors: effects on gynecomastia, growth velocity, and bone age. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Dec; 99(12):E2673-80.
  2. Crocker MK, Yanovski JA. Pediatric obesity: etiology and treatment. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Oct; 58(5):1217-40, xi.
  3. Crocker MK, Kaplowitz P. Treatment of paediatric hyperthyroidism but not hypothyroidism has a significant effect on weight. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2010 Dec; 73(6):752-9.
  4. Ali AH, Yanoff LB, Stern EA, Akomeah A, Courville A, Kozlosky M, Brady SM, Calis KA, Reynolds JC, Crocker MK, Barak N, Yanovski JA. Acute effects of betahistine hydrochloride on food intake and appetite in obese women: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Dec; 92(6):1290-7.
  5. Shomaker LB, Tanofsky-Kraff M, Savastano DM, Kozlosky M, Columbo KM, Wolkoff LE, Zocca JM, Brady SM, Yanovski SZ, Crocker MK, Ali A, Yanovski JA. Puberty and observed energy intake: boy, can they eat! Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Jul; 92(1):123-9.
  6. Crocker MK, Yanovski JA. Pediatric obesity: etiology and treatment. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2009 Sep; 38(3):525-48.
  7. Zocca JM, Shomaker LB, Tanofsky-Kraff M, Columbo KM, Raciti GR, Brady SM, Crocker MK, Ali AH, Matheson BE, Yanovski SZ, Yanovski JA. Links between mothers' and children's disinhibited eating and children's adiposity. Appetite. 2011 Apr; 56(2):324-31.
  8. Shomaker LB, Tanofsky-Kraff M, Zocca JM, Courville A, Kozlosky M, Columbo KM, Wolkoff LE, Brady SM, Crocker MK, Ali AH, Yanovski SZ, Yanovski JA. Eating in the absence of hunger in adolescents: intake after a large-array meal compared with that after a standardized meal. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 Oct; 92(4):697-703.
  9. Crocker MK, Barak S, Millo CM, Beall SA, Niyyati M, Chang R, Avila NA, Van Ryzin C, Segars J, Quezado M, Merke DP. Use of PET/CT with cosyntropin stimulation to identify and localize adrenal rest tissue following adrenalectomy in a woman with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Nov; 97(11):E2084-9.
  10. Crocker MK, Stern EA, Sedaka NM, Shomaker LB, Brady SM, Ali AH, Shawker TH, Hubbard VS, Yanovski JA. Sexual dimorphisms in the associations of BMI and body fat with indices of pubertal development in girls and boys. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Aug; 99(8):E1519-29.
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  12. Lai JP, Lee CC, Crocker M, Najmuddin M, Lange E, Merino M, Stratakis CA. Isolated Large Cell Calcifying Sertoli Cell Tumor in a Young Boy, not Associated with Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome or Carney Complex. Ann Clin Lab Res. 2015; 3(1):2.
  13. Gkourogianni A, Andrew M, Tyzinski L, Crocker M, Douglas J, Dunbar N, Fairchild J, Funari MF, Heath KE, Jorge AA, Kurtzman T, LaFranchi S, Lalani S, Lebl J, Lin Y, Los E, Newbern D, Nowak C, Olson M, Popovic J, Pruhová Š, Elblova L, Quintos JB, Segerlund E, Sentchordi L, Shinawi M, Stattin EL, Swartz J, Ariadna GA, Sinhué DC, Hosono H, Sanchez-Lara PA, Hwa V, Baron J, Nilsson O, Dauber A. Clinical characterization of patients with autosomal dominant short stature due to aggrecan mutations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Nov 21; jc20163313.
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