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Bentley-Lewis, Rhonda M., MD, MBA


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Clinical Interests
  • Diabetes in pregnancy
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Prediabetes
Medical Education
  • MMSc, Harvard Medical School
  • MD, MBA, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital|Residency, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism
Foreign Languages
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Patient Gateway
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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.

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Dr. Bentley-Lewis' research includes patient-oriented investigations of mechanisms by which diabetes in pregnancy may promote subsequent maternal cardiometabolic disease risk. Her research funding has included the NIH/NCRR, NIH/NIDDK, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Award, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Executive Committee on Research and Multicultural Affairs Office Physician Scientist Development Award.

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Research & Publications


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Bentley-Lewis R, Huynh J, Li S, Wenger J, Thadhani R. Hypertension Risk Subsequent to Gestational Dysglycemia Is Modified by Race/Ethnicity. Hypertension, 2015 (in press).

Huynh J, Yamada J, Beauharnais C, Wenger JB, Thadhani RI, Wexler D, Roberts DJ, Bentley-Lewis R.  Type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes mellitus differentially impact placental pathologic characteristics of uteroplacental malperfusion. Placenta. 2015; 36(10): 1161-1166.

Walmer R, Huynh J, Wenger J, Ankers E, Mantha AB, Ecker J, Thadhani R, Park E, Bentley-Lewis R. Mental health disorders subsequent to gestational diabetes mellitus differ by race/ethnicity. Depress Anxiety. 2015; 32(10): 774-782

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News & Events


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

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