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Eliza B Geer

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
United States of America


Eliza B. Geer, MD joined the faculty at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in July, 2006 with an appointment in the Division of Endocrinology and a secondary appointment in the Department of Neurosurgery. After graduating from Columbia University, she attended Mount SinaiSchool of Medicine, graduating with Distinction in Research. She completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, where she became involved in neuroendocrine research, conducting studies on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and acromegaly. After completing her Residency, she conducted a year of clinical research at Columbia's Obesity Research Center, funded by a NIH T32 grant, where she focused on body composition and appetite in acromegaly. She then completed a fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at the Mount Sinai Medical Center, graduating in 2006.

Research Interest

Acromegaly, Addison's Disease, Cushing's Syndrome, Galactorrhea, Hypopituitarism, Panhypopituitarism, Pituitary Adenoma


  • Freda PU, Reyes-Vidal CM, Geer EB, Arias-Mendoza F, Gallagher D, etal (2009) Skeletal Muscle Mass in Acromegaly Assessed by magnetic Resonance Imaging and Dual X-Ray Absorptiometry. J C Endocrinol Metab 94: 2880-2886.

  • Geer EB, Shen W, Gallagher D, Punyanitya M, Looker H, etal (2010) MRI Assessment of Lean and Adipose Tissue Distribution in Female Patients with Cushing’s disease. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 73: 469-75.

  • Skamagas M, Geer EB (2011) Autoimmune Hyperthyroidism due to Secondary Adrenal Insufficiency: Resolution with Glucocorticoids. Endocr Pract 17: 85-90.

  • Messer C, Boston R, LeRoith D, Geer EB, Miller J, etal (2012) Pancreatic Beta-cell Dysfunction in PCOS: the Role of Metformin. Endocr Pract.

  • Geer EB, Shen W, Strohmayer E, Post K, Freda P (2012) Body Composition and Cardiovascular Risk Markers after Remission of Cushing’s disease: a Prospective Study using Whole-Body MRI. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.

  • Goddard G, Geer EB EB (2013) A Case-Based Guide to Clinical Endocrinology: “Adrenal Incidentaloma and Subclinical Hypercortisolism. Springer Clinical Medicine.

  • Sundaram N, Geer EB, Greenwald B (2013) The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Pituitary Function. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 42: 565-83.

  • Sundaram N, Carluccio A, Geer EB (2013) Characterization of Persistent and Recurrent Cushing’s disease. Pituitary.

  • Lambert J, Goldberg L, Fayngold S, Kostadinov J, Post K, Geer EB (2013) Predictors of Mortality and Long-Term Outcomes in Treated Cushing’s disease: A Study of 346 Patients. J Clin Endocrinol Metab.

  • Carluccio A, Sundaram NK, Chablani S, Goldberg L, Lambert JK, etal (2014) Predictors of quality of life in 102 patients with treated Cushing’s disease. Clin Endocrinol.

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