Dr. Nissa Blocher, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Elkins Park, PA and has been practicing for 17 years. She specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.


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Dr. Blocher's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blocher treats Calcium Metabolism Disorders more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Blocher treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Diabetic Ketoacidosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blocher treats Diabetic Ketoacidosis more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Blocher treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Diabetes Type 2
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Blocher treats Diabetes Type 2 more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Blocher treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Blocher's conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Retina Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Blocher is a graduate of the University of Arizona College of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency training and a fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the Einstein faculty in July of 2007. Dr. Blocher has a special interest in the areas of pituitary, thyroid, and adrenal disorders.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology

Education

2002
University of Arizona
Medical School
2002

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Dr. Blocher's Reviews

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3.5

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I was referred to this doctor for thyroid issues. I feel towards my problems she was arrogant and of no help. She denied I had thyroid cancer and it turned out I had a very serious one. Luckily I didn't believe her opinion.
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