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.



Taniya de Silva, MD,
Section Chief and Program Director


Fellowship Opportunities:

Learn more about our Clinical Fellowship and Research Fellowship opportunities.

Training Materials:

Current residents and students can access section training materials here.

Research in Focus:

To learn more about our research activities and view academic publications and presentations produced by our section click here.

Clinical Services:

For information about the clinical services we offer click here.

Patients seeking clinic contact information or who want to make an appointment should follow the link above.



Contact Us

For Patients:

List of Clinics / Phone Numbers / Addresses

LSU Healthcare Network

Kayla Curry, MHA 
Assistant Business Manager
Phone: (504) 568-2370
Fax: (504) 568-2127
Email: kcurr2@lsuhsc.edu
Natalie Worsham
Fellowship Coordinator
Phone: 504-568-2713
Email: nworsh@lsuhsc.edu
Fellowship Mailing Address:
LSUHSC - Section of Endocrinology
1542 Tulane Ave.
Box T4M-2
New Orleans, LA 70112