Dr. Stuart Brink, MD

Dr. Stuart Brink, MD

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Pediatric Endocrinology  |  
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70 y/o
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Dr. Stuart Brink, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Waltham, MA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1972 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology, endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism, and more.

New England Diabetes & Endocrinology Center (NEDEC)

52 2nd Ave Ste 2800

Waltham, MA 02451
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Accepted insurance

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

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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"
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Specialties

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

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brink's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brink to family and friends
4.7
based on 170 total reviews (156 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (170)

  • 5
    (143)
  • 4
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  • 3
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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 (156)

Dr. Brink has been more than a pleasure to work with over the years. He has helped us get to a diagnosis we had been searching for for awhile. His knowledge and experience in this area is exceptional. He came highly recommended by a family member who was experiencing similar symptoms of our son.
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Been here my whole diabetic life and only have good things to say about my experience plus more importantly, good health.
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Has helped me through many issues and has caught others before they became problems. So glad to have his input.
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Very confident with this provider
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Dr. Brink is very knowledgeable in his area of practice.
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