Fima Lifshitz , MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ,Pediatric Endocrinology , Pediatrics and Nutrition

(805) 682-7638

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
2219 Bath St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Overview

Dr. Lifshitz has received Emeritus Status at MCH. Emeritus Staff consist of practitioners who are not active in the hospital. They are honored by other emeritus positions or recognized for their outstanding reputations, their noteworthy contributions to the health and medical services or other previous long-standing service to Miami Children's Hospital. Dr. Fima Lifshitz is President of Pediatric Sunshine Academics, a non-profit organization committed to pedaitric endocrinology & nutrition research and education. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Growth, Genetics & Hormones (www.gghjournal.com) and holds an appointment as Senior Nutrition Specialist and Director of Pediatrics at Sansum Medical Research Institute, Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Lifshitz is also Professory Emeritus, State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn; previously serving as Professor in the Institution (1991-2007). Formerly he was Professor of Pediatrics at Cornell University Medical College, New York (1975-1991) and University of Miamim School of Medicine, Miami (2002-2007). Dr. Lifshitz was Chief-of-Staff and Senior Vice-President from Medical Affairs (1997-2001) and Chair of Nutrition Services (1997-2002) at Miami Children's Hospital. Previously he was Chairman of Pediatrics at Maimonides Medcail Center, Downstate SUNY Brooklyn (1991-1996); Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Nutrition and Vice Chairman of Pediatrics at North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College (1972-1991). Dr. Lifshitz is the author of more than 350 scientific papers, review articles and book shapters. He is the author or editor of 19 books, including Pediatric Endocrinology, now in its 5th edition. Dr. Lifshitz has been on the editorial board of Growth, Genetics and Hormones since its inception in 1985 and become the Editor-in-Chief of this journal in 2004. Furthermore, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition from 1993-1998 and as Editor-in-Chief fo International Pediatrics from 1998-2002. He was a member of the Committee on Nutrition of the American Academy of Pediatrics (2001-2005). Dr. Lifshitz is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics and of the American Board of Pediatric Endocrinology. He attained his MD degree at the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, in his native country Mexico, and obtained his pediatric training at Children's Mercy Hospital & University of Kansas Medical Center and his Pediatric Endocrinology Fellwship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Lifshitz has trained 34 fellows in the field and has been recipient of national and international visiting professorships and named lectureships. He has also received several awards and honors and is particularly proud of the pediatric research center at the Escola da Medicina da Universidade Federal de Bahia, In Salvador, Bahia, Brazil named for him.

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 60 Years

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Education & Training

Medical School: Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico Facultad De Medicina

Graduation Date: in 1961

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Specialties: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism ,Pediatric Endocrinology , Pediatrics and Nutrition

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Lifshitz's Office Information

Sansum Diabetes Research Institute
2219 Bath St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805) 682-7638

Fax: (805) 568-2333
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Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted: No
Medicaid Accepted: No

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