About Enrico Cagliero, MD

Dr. 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.

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

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Torino
  • Residency, San Diego Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, American Board of Internal Medicine

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Dr. 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 worked on 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), the Look AHEAD trial, and the Preventing Early Renal Loss in Diabetes (PERL) Study.