Dr. Paul A. Sack, MD

Dr. Paul A. Sack, MD

Dr. Paul A. Sack, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (301) 625-1485

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Specialties
  • Endocrinology
Conditions I Treat
  • abnormal glucose metabolism
  • addison disease
  • adrenal adenoma
  • adrenal disorders
  • adrenal mass
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Procedures I Perform
  • diabetes education
  • fine needle aspiration of thyroid
  • fracture liaison
  • insulin pump
  • radioiodine therapy
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About the Provider

Paul A. Sack, MD, started working at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in 2005 after completing his medical training at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine.   He is the Assistant Chief in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital.  He is involved in patient care, clinical research, and the education of medical students, residents, and endocrinology fellows.  

Dr. Sack's clinical interests include the management of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes, Thyroid Disease, Adrenal Disorders, and Pituitary Diseases.   He performs diagnostic thyroid and parathyroid ultrasounds and performs fine needle aspriation of thyroid nodules.

Dr. Sack currently serves on the Board of the Maryland Chapter of the American Diabetes Association. 

Dr. Sack has been named a Top Doctor in Baltimore magazine for Diabetes Care in 2013, 2016, and 2017.

 

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2005)
  • Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (2003)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (2000)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Publications
Damcott CM, Sack P, Shuldiner AR. The genetics of obesity. Endocrinology & Metabolism Clinics of North America. 32(4):761-86, 2003 Dec.

Streeten ES, Mohamed A, Ghandi A, Orwig D, Sack P, Sterling R, Pellegrini VD. The Inpatient Consultation Approach to Osteoporosis Treatment in Patients with Fracture. Is Automatic Consultation Needed? The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 88:1968-1974, 2006.

Post W, Shen H, Damcott C, Arking DE, Kao WHL, Sack PA, Ryan KA, Chakravarti A, Mitchell BD, Shuldiner AR. Associations between Genetic Variants in the NOS1AP (CAPON) Gene and Cardiac Repolarization in the Old Order Amish. Human Heredity. 64: 214-219, 2007.

Roy-Gagnon MH. Weir MR. Sorkin JD. Ryan KA. Sack PA. Hines S. Bielak LF. Peyser PA. Post W. Mitchell BD. Shuldiner AR. Douglas JA. Genetic influences on blood pressure response to the cold pressor test: results from the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention Heart Study. [Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't. Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.] Journal of Hypertension. 26(4):729-36, 2008 Apr.

Mitchell BD. McArdle PF. Shen H. Rampersaud E. Pollin TI. Bielak LF. Jaquish C. Douglas JA. Roy-Gagnon MH. Sack P. Naglieri R. Hines S. Horenstein RB. Chang YP. Post W. Ryan KA. Brereton NH. Pakyz RE. Sorkin J. Damcott CM. O'Connell JR. Mangano C. Corretti M. Vogel R. Herzog W. Weir MR. Peyser PA. Shuldiner AR. The genetic response to short-term interventions affecting cardiovascular function: rationale and design of the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention (HAPI) Heart Study. [Journal Article. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural. Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't] American Heart Journal. 155(5):823-8, 2008 May.

Evadnie Rampersaud, MSPH, PhD; Braxton D. Mitchell, PhD; Toni I. Pollin, PhD; Mao Fu, PhD; Haiqing Shen, PhD; Jeffery R. O’Connell, PhD; Julie L. Ducharme, MD; Scott Hines, MD; Paul Sack, MD; Rosalie Naglieri, MD; Alan R. Shuldiner, MD; Soren Snitker, MD, PhD. Physical Activity and the Association of Common FTO Gene Variants With Body Mass Index and Obesity. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168(16):1791-1797.

Streeten EA. McBride D. Puffenberger E. Hoffman ME. Pollin TI. Donnelly P. Sack P. Morton H. Osteoporosis-pseudoglioma syndrome: description of 9 new cases and beneficial response to Bisphosphonates. Bone. 43(3):584-90, 2008 Sep.

Shen H. Herzog W. Drolet M. Pakyz R. Newcomer S. Sack P. Karon H. Ryan KA. Zhao Y. Shi X. Mitchell BD. Shuldiner AR. Aspirin Resistance in healthy drug-naive men versus women (from the Heredity and Phenotype Intervention Heart Study). American Journal of Cardiology. 104(4):606-12, 2009 Aug 15.
Elena Forouhar and Paul Sack. Non-traditional therapies for diabetes: Fact or Fiction? Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives. 2(2), 2012 July 16.

Elena Forouhar and Paul Sack. Non-traditional therapies for diabetes: Fact or Fiction? Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives. 2(2), 2012 July 16.


Practice Locations
  • 200 East 33rd Street
    33RD STREET PROFESSIONAL BLDG
    33rd Street Professional Building Suite 551
    Baltimore, MD 21218
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    Phone: (410) 554-4511
    Fax: (301) 625-1485

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Awards
  • 2013 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2016 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
  • 2017 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine