Robert Alan Vigersky, MD

Walter Reed National Military Med Ctr
Diabetes Institute, Endocrinology

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Vigersky is a graduate of the 6-year Program in Liberal Arts and Medicine of Boston University in 1970, the Internal Medicine Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, and the Endocrine Fellowship at National Institutes of Health. Between stints in the Army, he spent 15 years in private practice and served as the Medical Director of the Diabetes Treatment Center at Georgetown University Hospital and the Washington Hospital Center. In 2000, Dr. Vigersky established the Diabetes Institute of the Walter Reed Health Care System where his research focuses on the use of technology and decision-support systems to improve outcomes for patients with diabetes. He is Past-President of The Endocrine Society. He has over 120 publications in the fields of reproductive endocrinology and diabetes.
Papers:
S22 Advances in Diabetes Technology
S33 Diagnosing Diabetes: Benefits and Drawbacks of Glucose vs Hemoglobin A1C
S33-2 HbA1c Should Be Used to Diagnose Diabetes