Dr. Mark Lester Fruiterman , MD

Diabetes ,Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

(518) 489-4704

The Endocrine Group
1365 Washington Ave Ste 300
Albany, NY 12206


Raised in Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Fruiterman is a 1965 graduate of Brooklyn College. After studying Physical Therapy at the Columbia School of Physicians and Surgeons in New York city for one year, he began his formal medical school training at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. He transferred to Albany Medical College in 1969. He was elected to the medical honor society after his third year studies were completed. Dr. Fruiterman is a 1972 graduate of the Albany Medical College. After two years at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, NY, as an intern and resident, he returned to Albany to complete the third year of his Internal Medicine training and subsequently spent two years as an Endocrinology fellow in the department of Medicine. He entered into his solo practice in 1977. He has been privileged to watch the practice grow and mature into the current Endocrine Group. He takes great pride in the fact that the Endocrine group was the first practice in the region to have a fully automated medical record, the entire practice automated by 1998. When not in the office he spends his spare time trying to shoot lower golf scores than his wife; he is also enjoying his two childrenÂ’s families with the current grandchild count at five.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 48 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish and English

Education & Training

Medical School: Albany Medical College,Albany Medical College

Graduation Date: in 1972

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Albany Memorial Hospital
  • St Peter's Hospital
  • Albany Medical Center
  • Samaritan Hospital

Specialties: Diabetes ,Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Individuals & Families
  • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Fidelis Care NY State of Health HBX
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Health Plan Premier HMO - Individuals
  • MVP Preferred PPO
  • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • MVP Secure - NY
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Fruiterman's Office Information

Fax: (518) 848-9051
Website: amc.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

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