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Meet Our Team of Adult Diabetes Care Providers at UMass Memorial Health

Working as a team to assist you with all aspects of diabetes management. Personalized care includes endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, certified diabetes educators, registered dietitians, licensed practical nurses and patient care assistants.

Schedule or Cancel an Appointment; Urgent Diabetes Medical Issues
Call (508) 334-3206, Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm  

After Hours, Weekends and Holidays
Call (508) 334-1000. Have operator page the adult endocrinologist on call 

New Patient Appointment

Endocrinologists & Specialists

  • Asem K. Ali

    Asem K. Ali, MD

    Director, Diabetes Services at Health Alliance and Community Diabetes Partnership Program

    Medical School: Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan
    Residency: Texas Tech University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: National Institutes of Health 
    Interest: Adipose Tissue Regulation in Diabetes

    Care Team Spotlight

  • Madona Azar

    Madona Azar, MD, MPH

    Medical School: St Joseph’s University, Beirut
    Residency: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (currently Cooper University Hospital) 
    Fellowship: Penn State College of Medicine & U. of Oklahoma

    Care Team Spotlight

  • Julie R. Chan

    Julie R. Chan, MD

    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine

    Residency: Lahey Hospitals and Medical Center

    Fellowship: Lahey Clinic Medical Center

  • Leslie J. Domalik

    Leslie J. Domalik, MD

    Medical Director of Inpatient Diabetes Services

    Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Residency: Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowships: Duke University Medical Center 

    Inpatient Diabetes Care       

  • Richard A. Haas

    Richard A. Haas, MD, FACE

    Director of Gestational Diabetes

    Medical School: University of California at San Francisco
    Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center & University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center  

    Gestational Diabetes Care 

  • Andrea Kassai

    Andrea Kassai, MD, PhD

    Education: University of Debrecen, Hungary Medical & Health Sciences Centre
    Residency: Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    Fellowship: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

    Interest: Lipdystrophy 

  • Samir Malkani

    Samir Malkani, MD

    Clinical Chief, Division of Endocrinology & Diabetes, UMass Memorial Health and UMass Chan Medical School

    Medical School: All-India Institute of Medical Sciences
    Residency: Griffin Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine
    Fellowship: UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Graduate Medical Education 

    Interest: Diabetes and Population Health

  • Matthew A. Niemi

    Matthew A. Niemi, MD

    Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
    Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Diabetic Kidney Care


  • Mark O'Connor

    Mark O'Connor, MD

    Medical School: UMass Chan Medical School
    Residency: Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital
    Interests: Clinical Research, Genetic Causes of Endocrine Disease
    Care Team Spotlight

  • Vrushali Shah

    Vrushali Shah, MD

    Medical School: Pramukhswami Medical College, India
    Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Fellowship:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 
    Interests: Diabetes & Cardiometabolic Health, Diabetes Technology, Neuroendocrinology 

  • Prateek Shukla

    Prateek Shukla, MD

    Medical School: Maulana Azad Medical College, India
    Residency: University of Connecticut
    Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Joslin Diabetes Center
    Interests: Diabetes Technology,  Improving Diabetes Care Systems

    Care Team Spotlight 

  • Pavani Srimatkandada

    Pavani Srimatkandada, MD

    Medical School: New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

    Fellowship Program: Boston University Medical Center

    Residency Program: Boston University

    Clinical Interests: Diabetes (types 1 & 2), Addison's disease, adrenal disease, hyperparathyroidism, thyroid related diseases

  • Michael Thompson

    Michael Thompson, MD

    Medical School: UMass Chan Medical School
    Residency: UMass Memorial Medical Center, UMass Graduate Medical Education
    Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center 

    Interests: Clinical Trials & New Diabetes Treatment