Jean Young Park, MD| Endocrinology | MedStar Health

Jean Young Park, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (983 reviews)

Specialties: Endocrinology

Languages: English

(443) 444-5630

About me

Jean Y. Park, MD is an endocrinologist at MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital and a practicing physician with MedStar Medical Group since 2007.  Dr. Park has a special interest in treating diabetes, thyroid disorders, adrenal disorders and pituitary diseases of patients 18 years of age and older. 

Dr. Park has been awarded Recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance and American Diabetes Association Diabetes Recognition Program (DRP). Clinicians who achieve DRP Recognition are part of an elite group that is publicly recognized for its skill in providing the highest level of diabetes care.

Dr. Park has a role in clinical and research aspects of diabetes, diabetes related conditions, obesity and prediabetes. Her research focuses on optimal treatments for diabetes and prediabetes.  

Clinical areas of focus

  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insulin Pump
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Prediabetes
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Glucose Metabolism
  • Achondroplasia
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adrenal Adenoma
  • Adrenal Atrophy
  • Adrenal Disorders
  • Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Adrenal Mass
  • Adrenal Neoplasm
  • Adrenal Nodules
  • Adrenogenital Syndrome
  • Androgen Excess
  • Androgen Insensitivity
  • Bartter Syndrome
  • Calcium Metabolism
  • Carcinoid Syndrome
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • Congenital Hypothyroidism
  • Conn Syndrome
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetic Coma
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Disorders Of Sexual Differentiation
  • Disorders Of Water Balance
  • Ectopic Hyperparathyroidism
  • Elevated Acth
  • Elevated Growth Hormone
  • Endocrine Complications Of Transplant
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Familial Dyslipidemia
  • Familial Hyperparathyroidism
  • Familial Hypocalciuric Hypercalcemia
  • Feminizing Syndrome
  • Glucagonoma
  • Glucocorticoid Deficiency
  • Glycogen Storage Disease
  • Goiter
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth Disorders
  • Growth Hormone Abnormalities
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto Thyroiditis
  • History Of Pituitary Mass
  • Hurthle Cell Cancer
  • Hyperaldosteronism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypo Thalamic Pituitary Disorder
  • Hypocalcemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Inborn Errors Of Metabolism
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Insulinoma
  • Islet Cell Hyperplasia
  • Islet Cell Tumor
  • Low T3
  • Low T4
  • Male Infertility
  • Mccune Albright Syndrome
  • Metabolic Abnormalities
  • Metabolic Bone Diseases
  • Metabolic Disorders (INHERITED)
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Moon Facies
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A
  • Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B
  • Myxedema
  • Nodular Goiter
  • Non Toxic Goiter
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Failure
  • Panhypopituitarism
  • Parathyroid Adenoma
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Disease
  • Parathyroid Hyperplasia
  • Parathyroid Mass
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pineal Gland Dysfunction
  • Pituitary Adenoma
  • Pituitary Disorders
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Polyglandular Autoimmune Syndrome
  • Prader Willi Syndrome
  • Precocious Puberty
  • Prediabetes
  • Premature Adrenarche
  • Pseudohermaphroditism
  • Pseudohypoparathyroidism
  • Rickets
  • Secondary Amenorrhea
  • Secondary Hyperaldosteronism
  • Short Stature
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Thyroid Orbitopathy
  • Thyroid Storm
  • Thyroiditis
  • Thyrotoxic Exophthalmos
  • Thyrotoxicosis
  • Toxic Diffuse Goiter
  • Toxic Nodular Goiter
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Virilizing Syndrome
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Weight Problem
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Procedures I perform

  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Diabetes Education
  • Fine Needle Aspiration Of Thyroid
  • Insulin Pump
  • Radioiodine Therapy
  • Testosterone Replacement Therapy
  • Thyroid Function Blood Panel
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Thyroid Biopsy
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Floor 3
Baltimore, MD, 21239

443-444-5663

Fax 443-444-5630

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Open HMO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open POS II
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • United Student Resources
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Fellowship: National Institutes of Health (2007)

Residency: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (2004)

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rugters University Biomedical and Health Sciences (2001)

News and publications

Pittas AG, Dawson-Hughes B, Sheehan P, Ware JH, Knowler WC, Aroda VR, Brodsky I, Ceglia L, Chadha C, Chatterjee R, Desouza C, Dolor R, Foreyt J, Fuss P, Ghazi A, Hsia DS, Johnson KC, Kashyap SR, Kim S, LeBlanc ES, Lewis MR, Liao E, Neff LM, Nelson J, O'Neil P, Park J, Peters A, Phillips LS, Pratley R, Raskin P, Rasouli N, Robbins D, Rosen C, Vickery EM, Staten M; D2d Research Group. Vitamin D Supplementation and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. N Engl J Med. 2019 Aug 8;381(6):520-530. 



Kuhn, A, Park JY, Ghazi A, Aroda V.  Intensifying Treatment Beyond Monotherapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: Where Do Newer Therapies Fit? Current Cardiology Reports.  (2017) 19: 25.



Park JY, Chong AY, Cochran EK, Kleiner DE, Haller MJ, Schatz DA, Gorden P.  Type 1 diabetes associated with acquired generalized lipodystrophy and insulin resistance: the effect of long-term leptin therapy. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2008;93(1):26-31.



Guettier JM, Park JY, Cochran EK, Poitou C, Basdevant A, Meier M, Clément K, Magré J, Gorden P. Leptin therapy for partial lipodystrophy linked to a PPAR-gamma mutation. Clinical Endocrinology (Oxf). 2008;68(4):547-54.



Park JY, Javor ED, Cochran EK, DePaoli AM, Gorden P. Long-term efficacy of leptin replacement in patients with Dunnigan-type familial partial lipodystrophy. Metabolism, 2007; 56(4):508-16.



Park JY, Gavrilova O, Gorden P.  The clinical utility of leptin therapy in metabolic dysfunction. Minerva Endocrinologica. 2006;31(2):125-31. 



Gorden P, Park, JY. The clinical efficacy of the adipocyte-derived hormone leptin in metabolic diseases. Archives of Biochemistry and Physiology, 2006; 112(2):114-8.


Ratings and reviews

  • Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

    4.9
  • Extent to which the care provider listened to you

    4.9
  • Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (options, risks, benefits, etc.)

    4.9
  • Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care

    4.9
  • Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

    4.9
  • Likelihood of recommending this care provider to others

    4.9
  • Dec 8, 2023

    Excellent experience!

  • Nov 28, 2023

    Dr. Park is an amazing physician. My visits with her are always informative, professional, with the added bonus of true care and concern.

  • Nov 15, 2023

    Dr. Park thoroughly reviewed my medical history and discuss relevant information related to what medical problem I came to see her about. She even recommended specialist which pertains to another medical problem that I have. She is very nice and makes me feel at ease.