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Shari Jawetz, MD

Dorothy A. Fink, MD

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Metabolic Bone
Shari Jawetz, MD

Dorothy A. Fink, MD

Hospital for Special Surgery
519 East 72nd St, Suite 202
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1970
Fax: 212.606.1967

Hospital for Special Surgery
519 East 72nd St, Suite 202
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1970
Fax: 212.606.1967

Dr. Dorothy A. Fink is an endocrinologist with particular interests in women’s reproductive health and bone health. She is an Assistant Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery and board certified in endocrinology, internal medicine and pediatrics.

Dr. Fink completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Fink is trained as a fellow in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. During her fellowship, she worked as a Women’s Health Scholar with Dr. Michelle Warren at the Center for Menopause, Hormonal Disorders and Women’s Health. She is a nationally certified Menopause Practitioner.

Dr. Fink enjoys working with adolescents and young adults to attain peak bone mass, which means building strong bones when you are young so you have healthy bones throughout life. Growing up in Pennsylvania, Dr. Fink was part of a ballet company and is thrilled to be working in New York City and helping take care of dancers with irregular periods and fractures.

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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery

Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Pediatrics


The North American Menopause Society Certified Menopause Practitioner (2014)
The Endocrine Society Clinical Fellows Travel Grant for exceptional research presented at the 95th Annual Meeting of The Endocrine Society (2013)
Selected for the Pediatric Oncology Education Program Research Internship at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (2004)
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Fellowship (2003–2007)



The Endocrine Society
American College of Physicians
American Academy of Pediatrics
The Female Athlete Triad Coalition
International Association for Dance Medicine and Science
Performing Arts Medical Association
The North American Menopause Society




Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington DC


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA


Columbia University, New York, NY


American Board of Pediatrics (2011)
American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism (2013)

State Licensure

New York, Pennsylvania

Selected Publications

Jagannathan R, Sevick MA, Fink D, Dankner R, Chetrit A, Roth J, Buysschaert M, and Bergman M. The 1-hour post-load glucose level is more effective than HbA1c for screening dysglycemia. Acta Diabetol 2016; 2016: 543-50.

Bergman M, Lonier J, Fink D. Diabetes as a model for the disparate public response to acute versus chronic diseases. Endocrine 2016; 51: 413-16.

Jagannathan R, Sevick MA, Li H, Fink D, Dankner R, Chetrit A, Roth J, and Bergman M. Elevated 1-hour plasma glucose levels are associated with dysglycemia, impaired beta-cell function, and insulin sensitivity: a pilot study from a real world health care setting. Endocrine 2016; 52: 172-75.

Fink DA, Cusano NE, Costa AG, and Bilezikian JP. (2015). Hypercalcemia Associated with Local and Ectopic Hormone Production. In JP Bilezikian (Ed.), The Parathyroids, Basic and Clinical Concepts. Retrieved from http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/book/9780123971661

Siris ES, Fink DA. Acute Medical Aspects related to Paget’s Disease. In Matfin G, ed., Endocrine and Metabolic Medical Emergencies, Endocrine Press, Chevy Case MD, 2014.

Kurra S, Fink DA, and Siris ES. Diabetes and Osteoporosis Associated Fracture. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2014; 43(1): 233-43.

Sours RE, Fink DA, Cox KA, and Swift JA. Uric Acid Dye Inclusion Crystals. Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals. 2005; 440(1): 187-193.

Fink DA, Sours RE, and Swift JA. Modulated Uric Acid Crystal Growth in the Presence of Acridine Dyes. Chemistry of Materials. 2003; 15(14): 2718-23.

Angerio AD and Fink DA. Thromboembolic Disease and Cancer: Possible New Treatments. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly. 2002; 25(2): 67-73.

Sours RE, Fink DA, and Swift JA. Dyeing Uric Acid Crystals with Methylene Blue. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 2002; 124(29): 8630-36.


For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Description

Dr. Fink collaborates with physicians at HSS on research topics surrounding patients with hypothalamic amenorrhea, stress fractures, and peak bone mass.