Taniya de Silva, MD,
Section Chief and Program Director
Fellowship Opportunities

Learn more about our Clinical Fellowship and Research Fellowship opportunities.

Training Material Website

Current residents and students can access section training materials here.

Welcome to the Section on Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Welcome to the Section on Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. Our section provides a wide range of services which includes patient care, resident supervision, student teaching and both basic and clinical research. Our areas of expertise include the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes  and endocrine abnormalities. Our clinics offer comprehensive diabetes evaluation, osteoporosis screening, and management and treatment of thyroid disorders. Our section represents the LSUHSC component of the combined Joint Program on Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism formed in collaboration with the Pennington Biomedical Research Center.  Our research activities as part of the Joint Program have resulted in multiple publications, research contracts, grant awards and scientific presentations at the regional, national and international level.

Please take a moment to learn more about our efforts to improve the quality of clinical care, teaching and research at the LSUHSC Section on endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.  We welcome your visit to our website.


Please view this video highlighing the LCMC network of facilities, some of which our faculty and fellows rotate at: