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Vincent W. Fong, MD,PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Internal Medicine | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)
  • Residency: Case Western Reserve University (Internal Medicine)
  • Medical Degree: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Medical Education Pathway)
  • Doctoral Degree: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Microbiology & Immunology)
  • Master's Degree: Lehigh University (Molecular Biology)
  • Bachelor's Degree: Lehigh University (Molecular Biology)
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Internal Medicine (Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism) (Certification Date: 20181115)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Certification Date: 20170818)

Specialties

Endocrinology-Diabetes and Metabolism
Internal Medicine

Contact Information
Research Interests

My lab is interested in studying the relationship of metabolism with other systems.  Metabolic programming has been shown to influence the function of many different processes, including the immune response, neuronal response, growth and development. 
  Of particular interest is metabolic regulation of the immune response.  Increased immune activation and inflammation has a higher energy requirement and are associate with a shift in c...

Clinical Interests

Endocrinology

Calciphylaxis

Calcium Metabolism Disorders

Endocrine Bone Disease

Hypercalcemia

Hyperparathyroidism

Hypocalcemia

Hypoparathyroidism

Hypophosphatemia

Metabolic Bone Disease

Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica

Osteoporosis

Paget's Disease of the Bone

Parathyroid Cancer

Parathyroid Disease

Parathyroid Disorders

Parathyroid Problems

Pathologic Decalcification

Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

Pseudohypoparathyroidism

Pseudopseudohypoparathyroidism

Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Vitamin D Deficiency

X-Linked Dominant Hypophosphatemic Rickets

Peer Reviewed Publications

No Publications found