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Deborah Jane Wexler, MD

  • Associate Clinical Chief, MGH Diabetes Unit
  • Co-Clinical Director, MGH Diabetes Center

617-726-8722

Accepting New Patients: Call for Availability

Overview

Departments

Diabetes

Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Cystic fibrosis related diabetes
  • Geriatric diabetes
  • Endocrinology
Medical Education
  • MD, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
Yes, learn more
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Female

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Biography

Deborah J. Wexler, MD, MSc, is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, the Associate Clinical Chief of the MGH Diabetes Unit, and Co-Clinical Director of the MGH Diabetes Center. She received her medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, her MSc from the University of Oxford, and completed her internship, residency, and chief residency in internal medicine and fellowship in endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Wexler’s research focuses on clinical effectiveness in type 2 diabetes. She is the MGH site Principal Investigator and is on the Executive Committee of the GRADE Study, a NIH-funded multicenter trial to determine which second hypoglycemic drug, added to metformin, is most effective for patients with type 2 diabetes (http://gradestudy.com/). She is also multiple-Principal Investigator of the REAL HEALTH-Diabetes trial, which is translating the Look AHEAD lifestyle intervention for type 2 diabetes into usual care at community health centers. She served on the American Diabetes Association’s Professional Practice Committee (2014-2016). Dr Wexler is on the Editorial Board of Diabetes Care and is a reviewer for multiple medical journals.

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

 

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News & Events

  • Three teams honored with annual Bowditch Prize

    Three innovative teams were honored with this year's Nathaniel Bowditch Prize, which recognized their significant contributions to enhance the delivery of quality patient care while also reducing the cost of that care.

Contact

Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston MA, 02114-2517
Phone: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534

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