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Enrico Cagliero, MD

Enrico Cagliero, MD, is a physician in the Diabetes Unit and Transplant Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.

  • Phone: 617-726-8722
Department of Medicine


  • Transplant Center
  • Pancreas/Islet Transplant
Clinical Interests
Diabetes management
Lipid disorders
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Torino - Italy
Residency, San Diego Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine
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BiographyDr. Cagliero completed his internship and residency at the University of California, San Diego and his fellowship in Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the Diabetes Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1995, and is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is now dividing his time between a busy clinical practice, his clinical research efforts and teaching activities.

ResearchDr. Cagliero initiated a clinical program for islet cell transplantation at Harvard Medical School, developed an electronic diabetes management application for primary care physicians taking care of type 2 diabetic patients, and is involved in several projects focused on improving care for diabetic patients with depression and other mental health issues. Moreover, Dr. Cagliero has been taking part in several seminal multicenter diabetes studies including the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP), the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC), and the Look AHEAD trial.

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Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534

Diabetes Unit
50 Staniford Street
3rd Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2517

Phone: 617-726-8722
Fax: 617-724-8534

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