Gina Cosentino Stafford, MD


Assistant Clinical Professor

Section of Endocrinology

1542 Tulane Avenue

Box T4M-2

New Orleans, LA 70112

Degrees & Education

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship - Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
Residency - Internal Medicine
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans                
University of Southern Mississippi

Millsaps College
B.S. in Physics, Minor in Mathematics 

Selected Publications & Presentations

Cosentino G, Uwaifo GI. Abdominal Distension and Vascular Collapse. J Miss State     Med Assoc. 2016    Apr;57(4):113-5.

Cosentino G, Friday K. Mysterious Origins of Androgen Excess. Oral Presentation at the 2014 SSCI Annual Scientific Meeting and poster presentation at the Annual Dept of Medicine Research Day 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Cosentino G, Keel C, de Silva T, Richards R, Uwaifo GI. The Eye of the Beholder: Diagnosis of Acromegaly by the Urology Service. Poster presentations for the Annual Dept of Medicine Research Day 2014 and SSCI Annual Scientific Meeting, 2014, New Orleans, LA.

Uwaifo GI, Cosentino G, Varughese A, Dubin R. Combination Therapy of Phentermine and Topiramate for Complicated Obesity; A “Real World” View. 2014 SSCI Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Conrad A, Cosentino G, Moore RL, Uwaifo GI. Case Report of Phentermine as Rescue Therapy after Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy in an Obese Patient with Postoperative Weight Regain. (Submitted 4/13)

Cosentino G, Conrad AO, Uwaifo GI. Phentermine and topiramate for the management of obesity: a review. Drug Des Devel Ther. 2011 Apr 5;7:267-78.

Pseudopheochromocytoma; Important Differential Diagnostic Consideration.  G Cosentino, P Johnson, R Dubin, L Engel, G Uwaifo Poster presentation at LSU Research Day.

Which CAT is that lurking behind the acute renal failure?,  K. Fremin MD, S. Kumar MD, R. Paccione MD, G. Cosentino MD, S. Morse MD Poster presentation, LSU Research Day.

An Unusual Case of Hypokalemic Periodic Paralysis secondary to Thyrotoxicosis, Gina L. Cosentino, Robert L. Dubin, Robert J. Richards. Poster presentation at LSU Research Day and Mystery Case for the Louisiana ACP meeting.