Michael Bliziotes, MD

  • Degrees:
    MD: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1976
  • Residency:
    Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, California
  • Fellowship:
    National Institutes of Health


  • Biosketch:
    Dr. Bliziotes received his medical degree in 1976 from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He completed his residency training at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Oakland, Ca., and his fellowship training at the National Institutes of Health in two institutes, NIDDK and NHLBI.
  • Recent Publications:

    Bliziotes M, Sibonga J, Turner R, and Orwoll E. Periosteal remodeling at the femoral neck in nonhuman primates. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research 21:1060-1067, 2006. First published May 15, 2006; 10.1359/JBMR.060414

    Bliziotes M, Eshleman A, Burt-Pichat B, Zhang X-W, Hashimoto, J., Wiren K, Chenu C. Serotonin Transporter and Receptor Expression in Osteocytic MLO-Y4 Cells. Bone 39(6): 1313-1321, 2006. First published July 31, 2006; 10.1016/j.bone.2006.06.009.

    Haney EM, BKS Chan, SJ Diem, KE Ensrud, JA Cauley, E Barrett-Connor, E Orwoll, and MM Bliziotes for the Osteoporotic Fractures in men (MrOS) Study Group. Association of low bone mineral density with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor use by older men. Arch Int Med 167: 1246-1251, 2007.

    Diem SJ, MD, MPH; Terri L Blackwell, MA; Katie L. Stone, PhD; Kristine Yaffe, MD; Elizabeth Haney, MD; Michael Bliziotes, MD; Kristine E. Ensrud, MD, MPH. Use of antidepressants and rates of hip bone loss in older women. Arch Int Med 167: 1240-1245, 2007.

    Grosz A, Sauer D, Cohen J, Bliziotes M, Gross N. Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma presenting as a long-standing calcified neck mass. Thyroid 17 (8): 1-2, 2007. DOI: 10.1089=thy.2006.0318.

    Warden SJ, Nelson IR, Fuchs RK, Bliziotes M, and Turner CH.  Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine) transporter inhibition causes bone loss in adult mice independently of estrogen deficiency.  Menopause  15(8): 1176-1183, 2008 DOI:  10.1097/gme.0b013e318173566b

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