Blandine Laferrere, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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Blandine Laferrere, M.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine's Division of Endocrinology at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Laferrere received her medical degree at the University Claude Bernard, in Lyon, France, where she also obtained a doctorate in Human Biology. Dr. Laferrere completed her training (residency and fellowship) in France and in the U.S., where she is board certified in endocrinology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bariatric Medicine (Weight Loss)
  • Diabetes
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Management

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • French


  • Female

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Suite 1A
New York, NY 10025

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • PPO

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 1981 Claude Bernard University (Lyon)
  • Residency: Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Committees, Societies, Councils

Member, American Diabetes Association, Obesity Society, Endocrine Society

Director, Hormone and Metabolite Core laboratory, Diabetes / Obesity Research Center, Columbia University

NIH-appointed member of peer review study section for Clinical and Integrative Diabetes and Obesity, 2011-2014

NIH ad hoc peer review Special Emphasis Study, section 2015

Appointed member CTSA- Clinical Research Center Scientific Advisory Committee, 2007- present

Scientific Advisor, Bariatric division, Laval University, Canada, 2013-present

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism