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Dr. Henry Anhalt

Dr. Henry Anhalt has been appointed the director of the division of pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the St. Barnabas Medical Center as of July 1, 2004.
He is Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Sate University of New York at Downstate, and Co-Director of the Healthy L.I.F.E. program at Saint Barnabas Medical Center; a new multidisciplinary obesity treatment program.

Dr. Anhalt completed his post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Lucille Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University and was a recipient of the prestigious Dean’s fellowship award. His research at Stanford focused on disorders of growth, puberty and diabetes where he helped design a video game for children with diabetes. Dr. Anhalt is the 2004 recipient of the Aventis “Best Practice Diabetes Award”.

Prior to his appointment at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Dr. Anhalt was the Director of the division of pediatric endocrinology at the Infants and Children’s Hospital of Brooklyn at Maimonides Medical Center. While there, he created a center of excellence around a pediatric obesity program called the “kids weight down program”. This family-centered behaviorally based, multi-disciplinary program for overweight children and their families achieved national and international recognition. Dr. Anhalt also served as program director for the largest fellowship training program in pediatric endocrinology in New York. Additionally, Dr. Anhalt is a leader in diabetes care; he is a certified diabetes educator and champions the use of pump therapy in all children with diabetes. His expertise and outcomes have been published and appreciated by his pediatric endocrinology peers.

Dr. Anhalt has authored numerous textbook chapters and research papers on various topics in pediatric endocrinology. Dr. Anhalt is a sought after speaker and is often quoted in the Wall St. Journal, LA Times, and CNN. He lectures widely both in the United States and internationally. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. He has also been appointed as Program Chairman for the annual meeting of the Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society in 2006.

His international reputation has resulted in him being listed in the “Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine”, the “Castle Connoly Guide to The Best Doctors in The New York Metropolitan Area”, and for the last nine years the “New York Magazines-Best Doctors Issue”.

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