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Steven R. Gambert, MD

Academic Title:

Professor

Primary Appointment:

Medicine

Secondary Appointment(s):

Surgery

Administrative Title:

Division Head, Gerontology & Geriatric Medicine; Associate Chair

Location:

UMMC, N3E09

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-1143

Fax:

(410) 328-0267

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York

Residency in Internal Medicine: Dartmouth Affiliated Hospitals, Hanover, New Hampshire

Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Geriatrics and Gerontology Research: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Biosketch

A graduate of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in NYC, Dr. Gambert received his Internal Medicine training at Dartmouth Medical School and Fellowship traiing in Endocrinology and Metabolism and Gerontology /Geriatric Medicine at the Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston. He has held numerous leadership positions prior to joining the faculty at the University of Maryland including being Professor of Medicine at UMDNH-New Jersey Medical School, New York Medical College, and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Gambert was elected a Fellow of the American Geriatrics Society and the Gerontological Society of America and a Master of the American College of Physicians, its highest honor. He served as Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Geriatrics, the clinical journal of the American Geriatrics Society and has written over 400 articles, research reports and book chapters. He is the author of Be Fit For Life: A Guide to Successful Aging, published by World Scientific Publishing.

Dr. Gambert has been elected Governor, New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians, President of Baltimore City Medical Society, Chair of Clinical Medicine, Gerontological Society of American, and President of the American Aging Association.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Dr. Gambert has focused his research efforts on Endocrine Aspects of Aging including aspects of thyroid and neuropeptide function in response to stress/nutrition; successful aging; atypical presentation of illness in the elderly; health care services for the elderly; trauma care in the elderly; and medical education.

Highlighted Publications

Gambert, S.R., T.L., Garthwaite, C.H. Pontzer, and T.C. Hagen: Fasting ASsociated Decrease in Hypothalamic Beta-Endorphin. Science 210:1271-1272, 1980

Gambert, S.R. : Effect of Increasing Age on the Degradation of Thyroxine by Rat Liver Honogenate. AGE 4:48050, 1981

Mogul, H.R. , Marshall, M., Frey, M, Burke, H.B., Wynn, P.S. Wilder, S., Southren, A.L., and Gambert, S.R.: Insulin Like Growth Factor-Binding Protein-1 as a marker for hyperinsulinemia in Obese Menopausal Women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 81, 4492-4495, 1996

Hamed, M.S., Gambert, S.R. Bliden, K, et al.: Dark Chocolate Effect on Platelet Activity, C-Reactive Protein and Lipid Profile: A Pilot Study. Southern Medical Journal 101, (12), 12-3-1208, 2008

Research Interests

Dr. Gambert has focused his research efforts on Endocrine Aspects of Aging including aspects of thyroid and neuropeptide function in response to stress/nutrition; successful aging; atypical presentation of illness in the eldelry; Health Care Services for the Elderly; Trauma Care in the Elderly; and Medical Education

Clinical Specialty Details

Director of Geriatric Medicine at University of Maryland Medical Center and R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

Awards and Affiliations

Master, American College of Physicians

Fellow, Gerontological Society of America

Fellow, American Geriatrics Society

Community Service

Past President, Baltimore City Medical Society

Professional Activity

American College of Physicians, Master

American Geriatrics Society, Fellow

Gerontological Society of America, Fellow

Links of Interest

Health Radio Podcast: Trauma and the Elderly