Dr. Stuart Brink, MD

Dr. Stuart Brink, MD

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Dr. Stuart Brink, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Waltham, MA and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in pediatric endocrinology, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.Read his story

New England Diabetes & Endocrinology Center (NEDEC)

52 2nd Ave Ste 2800

Waltham, MA 02451
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • Humana
  • MassHealth
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare

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Top Care Areas

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Vitamin D Deficiency
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more than 3% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Brink's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Brink "Grew up in Brooklyn, NY. Brooklyn College undergraduate, USC School of Medicine then pediatric internship, residency and Chief Residency at LA County-USC Medical Center. Then to Harvard, Boston Children's Hospital, Joslin Clinic and New England Deaconess Hospital for pediatric endocrinology and diabetes fellowship. Became Joslin Clinic's first staff pediatric and adolescent diabetologist and stayed there for 7 years before opening NEDEC, New England Diabetes and Endocrinology Center in Chestnut Hill. Moved to larger offices in Waltham. Involved with American Diabetes Association and served at local Massachusetts Affiliate on Board of Directors and chair of youth services committee, then President twice. Served as National Chairperson, Council on Diabetes in Youth for ADA, then ADA National Board of Directors, then on Annual Scientific Committee. Served as ISPAD Advisory Council, then Secretary-General for two terms, then President and Steering Committee member and then International Education Chairperson. Teach internationally about pediatric diabetes and endocrinology. Speak Spanish fluently. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brink "Diabetes care based upon modern DCCT-style care as I participated & helped write DCCT protocols & was co-investigator in the DCCT, have lectured about DCCT results internationally & continue to promote ideal, empowered care to optimize A1c, minimize hypoglycemia etc. Insulin pumps, continuous blood glucose monitoring, computer-assisted downloaded meter data all utilized including new low-glucose suspend systems. All aspects of endocrinology also provided: thyroid, pituitary, adrenal, gonads,vitD"

4  Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Diabetes Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Pediatric Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

103  Conditions Treated

  • 47,XYY Syndrome
  • Acanthosis Nigricans
  • Acquired Hypothyroidism
  • ACTH Deficiency
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Gland Hyperfunction
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Disease Associated Celiac Disease
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to 17 - Alpha-Hydroxylase Deficiency
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Non-Classical Form
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Simple Virilizing Form in Females
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Simple Virilizing Form in Males
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Sodium-Wasting Form
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Constitutional Growth Delay
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Cushing's Disease
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Insipidus - Diabetes Mellitus - Optic Atrophy
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Neurogenic
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent Neonatal - Pancreatic and Cerebellar Agenesis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Transient Neonatal
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes, Type 1-Related Celiac Disease
  • Diabetic Hypoglycemia
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Down Syndrome Associated Celiac Disease
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis, XX Type
  • Gonadal Dysgenesis, XY Type Associated Anomalies
  • Gonadotropin-Dependent Precocious Puberty
  • Gonadotropin-Independent Precocious Puberty
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Delay
  • Growth Delay Due to Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Deficiency
  • Growth Delay Due to Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Resistance
  • Growth Disorders
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperpituitarism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Hypoadrenalism
  • Hypocortisolism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypoglycemic Attack
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypothyroid Goitre
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kallmann Syndrome
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Klinefelter Syndrome Variant
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Male Hypogonadism
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mixed Gonadal Dysgenesis
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Noonan Syndrome
  • Noonan-Like Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Polyendocrine Deficiency Syndrome
  • Polyendocrine Deficiency Syndrome, Type 1
  • Polyendocrine Deficiency Syndrome, Type 2
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Primary Amenorrhea
  • Prolactinoma
  • Puberty
  • Short Stature
  • Thyroid Agenesis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Turner Syndrome Associated Celiac Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitiligo
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4  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Growth Factor Therapy
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Insulin Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Brooklyn College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Los Angeles County Usc Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Los Angeles County Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Chldns Hospital Harvard Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Joslin Deaconess Harvard
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief Resident's Award, LAC/USC Medical Center, June 1976
  • Eli Lilly International Partnership in Diabetes Award, New Orleans, June 2003
  • ISPAD Secretary General, 1991-1994-
  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society Professional and Therapeutics Committee, 2001-2009
  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology Executive Committee, 2003-2009
  • American Diabetes Assn, Volunteer Recognition Award, President, 1992-1994
  • ISPAD Lestradet International Education and Advocacy Award, 2011
  • ISPAD President, 2006-2008
  • American Diabetes Assn, National Board of Directors Recognition Award, 1991-1994
  • ISPAD Education Committee International Chair, 1999-2004
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Universitatea de Medicine si Farmacie din Timisoara, Romania, 1999
  • ISPAD Advisory Council, 1987-1991
  • Best Doctors in America, 1995, 2007
  • Miembro Honorario, Sociedad Dominicana de Endocrinologia y Nutricion, 1998
  • Romanian Society of Diabetes, Nutrition & Metabolic Diseases Grand Prix, May 2005
  • American Diabetes Assn, Council on Diabetes & Youth, National Chair, 1984-1987
  • American Diabetes Assn, New England Region Volunteer Recognition Award, 2005
  • America's Top Pediatricians, Consumers' Research Council of America, 2006 - 20
  • Ann Wolf Award, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 1988
  • Dedicated Leadership Citation, American Diabetes Association, 1989
  • Global Pediatric & Diabetes Consortium, Steering Committee, 2008-2012
  • ISPAD International Education Liaison Chairperson, 2009-prese
  • American Diabetes Assn, Massachusetts Youth Services Committee, 1983-1992;
  • American Diabetes Assn, National Award for Outstanding Contribution to Youth, 1992
  • American Diabetes Assn, President's Award, 1996
Media & Publications
  • Diabetul Zaharat al Copilului si Adolescentului, 1996
  • Diabetes in Children and Adolescents. Changing Diabetes in Children (CDiC), 2010
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, 2003
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus in the very young child. In: Allgrove J, Swift PGF, Greene S (eds)Evidence Based paediatric and Adolescent Diabetes 2007, 2007
  • Turner Syndrome: Diagnosis and Endocrine Dilemmas. In: Velea, I, Paul, C, Brink, SJ (eds) Pediatric Endocrinology Clinical Update, 2011
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes Mellitus, 1987
  • Diabetes Education Goals, 1995
  • Down Syndrome: General Health and Endocrine Issues. In: Velea, I, Paul C, Brink SJ (Eds). Pediatric Endocrinology Clinical Update, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Brink's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brink to family and friends
230 total reviews (212 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (230)

  • 5
    (191)
  • 4
    (27)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
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Dr. Brink's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (212)

He's very thorough everytime, Im in and out and never have to wait long at all. Kim is the best and it always easy to have blood taken with her. I recommend this office and Dr. Brink anytime.
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Been seeing Dr. Brink for over 35 years! He is by far the best doctor I have ever had, and I have had a lot of doctors. Caring, knowledgeable, never in a rush, I have total confidence in my care from Dr. Brink, and I am very grateful for all the years I have seen him.
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Dr. Brink is an excellent doctor! He provides excellent care.
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invested in patient care and progress
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I wouldn't trust any other doctor to handle my diabetes. He is all-knowing and always available for questions.
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