Medical School or Training
Charles University, 2004
St. Peter's Medical Center, Internal Medicine, NJ, 2011
IM Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes, University of Michigan Health System, 2013
Member of the American College of Physicians, 2008-Present
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 2011-Present
American Thyroid Association, 2011-Present
Endocrine Society, 2011-Present
The impact of age and comorbidity on thyroid cancer decision making, subclinical thyroid disease in older adults, and undertreatment/overtreatment of thyroid disease in older adults.
Maria Papaleontiou, MD, is a Clinical Lecturer of Internal Medicine with an appointment in the Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Diabetes. She graduated medical school from the prestigious Charles University in the Czech Republic and subsequently spent several years conducting research at the Geriatrics Division at Weill Cornell Medical College. She then completed her internal medicine residency at Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Jersey and her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Michigan. She joined the faculty at the University of Michigan in 2013. She is a recipient of Fulbright and Howard Hughes Medical Institute scholarships.
Dr. Papaleontiou's practice focuses on thyroid disorders and thyroid cancer. She is especially interested in the treatment of endocrine disorders in older adults. She also conducts health services research in the field of thyroidology and aging.