Paresh Dandona

Paresh Dandona

Paresh Dandona MD, PhD

UBMD Internal Medicine


Endocrinology; Endocrinology; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Accepting new patients

Professional Summary:

Vascular cell reactivity encompassing platelet function, endothelial function, monocyte/macrophage function and the interactions between them (adhesion molecules viz lCAM, VCAM, P-selectin, L-selectin, E-selectin, etc.). Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) in diabetes, atherosclerosis, hypertension, aging, infection, etc. and a consequential damage to
lipids, proteins and DNA. Regulation of aromatase, the effect of estrogen on estrogen receptor, androgen receptor and glucocortico receptor (elucidationi of pre- and post-receptor mechanisms in menopause, etc.). Venous reactivity with measurements of venous diameter and flow velocity and the effect of various drugs in NIDDM, IDDM, and IGT. Genetic regulation of aromatase and estrogen receptor. The role of nitric oxide in vascular reactivity, vis-a-vis various complications of diabetes and other factors involved with vascular reactivity. Effects of endotoxin on adhesion molecules, PAF, platelets, ROS and procalcitonin.


Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Patients Treated:

Adults, Seniors/Elderly

Physician Gender:



UBMD Internal Medicine: Amherst Site
UBMD Internal Medicine at Amherst
1020 Youngs Road
Suite 110
Amherst, New York 14221
Phone: 716-961-9900
Accepting new patients

Insurance Accepted:
  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Better Health Plan, Inc. (HMO)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • GHI
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • NYS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, American College of Endocrinology (2004)
  • Fellowship, American College of Cardiology (1996)
  • Fellowship, American College of Physicians (1995)
  • Fellowship, Royal College of Physicians (U.K.) (1988)
  • PhD, Oxford University (1975)
  • Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (1965)
  • BS, Chemistry, Allahabad University (1960)

Awards and Honors:

  • Pharmacia- Pfizer Award (2002)
  • Valor Award (2001)
  • Distinguished Service Award (2001)
  • Madhav Award (1997)
  • Alert Award (1996)
  • Distinguished Service Award (1993)
  • Rhodes Scholarship (1966)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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