Dr. Robert Jay Tanenberg , MD

Diabetes , Endocrinology and Diabetes & Metabolism

(252) 744-1959

East Carolina University Physicians
600 Moye Blvd Ste A
Greenville, NC 27834


Robert J. Tanenberg, MD, FACP, is Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. He serves as Medical Director of the E.C.U. Diabetes and Obesity Institute and Director of the Clinical Diabetes Fellowship. Dr. Tanenberg is also the medical director of the Inpatient Diabetes Program at Pitt County Memorial Hospital, an 860-bed teaching and tertiary referral medical center in Greenville, NC. In addition, Dr. Tanenberg directs the East Carolina University-Diabetes Research Center for Clinical Trials where has been a principal investigator for over 60 diabetes research studies. Dr. Tanenberg is board certified in internal medicine, and in endocrinology and metabolism. After earning his medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago, Dr. Tanenberg completed a medicine residency at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and an endocrine fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He was also fellowship trained in diabetes at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, Massachusetts. He was formerly on the faculty of Georgetown University School of Medicine and Director of the Diabetes Treatment Center at Georgetown University Hospital. He was also a consultant to the NIH for the landmark Diabetes Control and Complications Trial. With special interests including insulin therapy, Type 1 diabetes, and treatment of patients with diabetic neuropathy, severe insulin resistance, and metabolic syndrome, Dr. Tanenberg has over 100 publications including articles, book chapters and abstracts. He has been published in scientific journals including Diabetes, Metabolism, Endocrine Practice, Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, Mayo Clinic Proceedings and the New England Journal of Medicine. He has been endocrinology editor for Hospital Physician and is an editor of the lay journal, Diabetes Health. He lectures throughout the country on the treatment of diabetes and the prevention and treatment of diabetic complications. Dr. Tanenberg is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. He is a member of the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, the Mayo Clinic Alumni Association and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

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Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

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Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Vidant Medical Center

Specialties: Diabetes , Endocrinology and Diabetes & Metabolism

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS NC Blue Select
  • BCBS NC Blue Value
  • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2

Dr. Tanenberg's Office Information

East Carolina University Physicians
600 Moye Blvd Ste A
Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 744-1959

Fax: (252) 274-4120
Website: ecu.edu
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Doctor Tanenberg's Other Office Information

Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

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