Maria Fleseriu, MD

  • Degrees:
    MD - University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, 1993
  • Residency:

  • Internal Medicine - Case Western Reserve University, Metrohealth, Cleveland, Ohio 2002-2004

  • Fellowship:

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 2004-2006


  • Biosketch:
    Dr. Maria Fleseriu received her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara and then she completed residency in internal medicine and endocrinology fellowship with a focus in pituitary disorders in Romania. Subsequently, she completed another internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University and an endocrinology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. She has been involved in clinical research since 1987, with interest particularly in pituitary and thyroid disorders. She has coauthored several book chapters on pituitary and thyroid pathology and numerous abstracts published in peer-reviewed journals. Dr Fleseriu is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in endocrinology. She is a guest speaker on various topics related to pituitary disease.
  • Recent Publications:

    "Giant Invasive Pituitary Prolactinoma with Moderate Elevation of Serum Prolactin, the Significance of Hook Effect": Case Report, Maria Fleseriu, Michael Lee, Amir Hamrahian, J Neurooncol. 2006 Aug; 79(1):41-3. Epub 2006 Apr 6.

    "Second line treatment for Cushing's disease when initial pituitary surgery is unsuccessful", Maria Fleseriu, Lynn D Loriaux and William H Ludlam, Current Opinion in Endocrinology and Diabetes, accepted November 2006

    "Succesful Treatment of Sulfonylurea Induced Prolonged Hypoglycemia", Maria Fleseriu, Mario Skugor, Elias Siraj, accepted Endocrine Practice, November/December 2006

    "Failure of successful renal transplant (RT) to produce appropriate levels of 1,25 vitamin D", Maria Fleseriu, Angelo Licata, accepted with revisions, Osteoporosis International

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