Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
200 Lothrop Street
E1140 BST
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Administrative/Research Office:
(412) 648-9770

Patient/Clinical Inquiries:
(412) 586-9700

Mary Korytkowski, MD


Professor of Medicine

Interim Chief, Division of Endocrinology

Office: 580 Falk Clinic
3601 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-586-9700
Fax: 412-586-9726
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BSN, D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY, 1971
MN, Emory University, 1976
MD, University of North Carolina, 1982

Internship, Internal Medicine, Baltimore City Hosp (Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center), 1983
Residency, Internal Medicine, Baltimore City Hosp. (Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center), 1985
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Johns Hopkins Hosp, Sinai Hosp. of Baltimore, 1988

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Quality improvement
Use of EMR to track care patterns and patient oucomes
Link between sleep disorders and diabetes
Neurobehavioral markers-insulin resistance syndrome
Adherence to therapy in pts. with type 2 diabetes
Link between partner support and diabetes related patient outcomes
Inpatient glycemic management strategies

Dr. Korytkowski is an outstanding clinical diabetologist and is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Director of Diabetes QI(Quality Improvement) at UPMC. Her QI program has received support from the Department of Defense, who have adopted several of the protocols developed in Pittsburgh for use in military hospitals.

Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications
Title: Factors associated with probability of personal digital assistant-based dietary self-monitoring in those with type 2 diabetes
Author(s): Sevick MA, Stone RA, Zickmund S, Wang Y, Korytkowski M, Burke LE
Year: 2010
Journal: J Behav Med
Volume: 33(4)
Page(s): 315-25
Title: Menu selection, glycaemic control and satisfaction with standard and patient-controlled consistent carbohydrate meal plans in hospitalised patients with diabetes
Author(s): Curll M, Dinardo M, Noschese M, Korytkowski MT
Year: 2010
Journal: Qual Saf Health Care
Volume: 19(4)
Page(s): 355-9
Title: 3-year follow-up of clinical and behavioral improvements following a multifaceted diabetes care intervention: results of a randomized controlled trial
Author(s): Piatt GA, Anderson RM, Brooks MM, Songer T, Siminerio LM, Korytkowski MM, Zgibor JC
Year: 2010
Journal: Diabetes Educ
Volume: 36(2)
Page(s): 301-9
Title: Practical implications of the revised guidelines for inpatient glycemic control
Author(s): Reider J, Donihi A, Korytkowski MT
Year: 2009
Journal: Pol Arch Med Wewn
Volume: 119(12)
Page(s): 801-9
Title: Patient Outcomes Following Implementation of a Protocol for Inpatient Insulin Pump Therapy
Author(s): Noschese ML, Dinardo MM, Donihi AC, Gibson JM, Koerbel GL, Saul M, Stefanovic-Racic M, Korytkowski MT
Year: 2009
Journal: Endocr Pract
Volume: 6
Page(s): 1-15
Title: Patient outcomes after implementation of a protocol for inpatient insulin pump therapy
Author(s): Noschese ML, DiNardo MM, Donihi AC, Gibson JM, Koerbel GL, Saul M, Stefanovic-Racic M, Korytkowski MT
Year: 2009
Journal: Endocr Pract
Volume: 15(5)
Page(s): 415-24
Title: Implementation of standardized instructions for insulin at hospital discharge
Author(s): Lauster CD, Gibson JM, DiNella JV, DiNardo M, Korytkowski MT, Donihi AC
Year: 2009
Journal: J Hosp Med
Volume: 4(8)
Page(s): 41-2
Title: American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Diabetes Association consensus statement on inpatient glycemic control
Author(s): Moghissi ES, Korytkowski MT, DiNardo M, Einhorn D, Hellman R, Hirsch IB, Inzucchi SE, Ismail-Beigi F, Kirkman MS, Umpierrez GE; American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; American Diabetes Association
Year: 2009
Journal: Endocr Pract
Volume: 15(4)
Page(s): 353-69
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