Pediatric Diabetes Program at Joslin

Dr. Izquierdo
Medical Director: Roberto Izquierdo, MD
Information: Joslin Diabetes Center, 3229 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, NY 13214
Phone: 315.464.5726

The pediatric diabetes program utilizes a multi-disciplinary team of pediatric endocrinologists and nurse practitioners, registered dietitians, certified diabetes nurse educators and certified insulin pump educators, counselors and podiatrists to provide comprehensive diabetes care to children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Clinical research trials, related to the prevention and management of diabetes, are also available.

Our Multidisciplinary Team

Pediatric Endocrinologists

  • Roberto Izquierdo, MD (Medical Director)
  • Irene Sills, MD
  • Susan Stred, MD
  • Lauren Lipeski, MD
  • Susan Demartini, MD

Registered Dietitians

  • Joanne Kearns, RD, CDE

Diabetes Nurse Educator

  • Lauren Carstens, RN
  • Kristi Shaver, RN, CDE (Inpatient)

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

  • Kathleen Bratt, PNP, CDE
  • Khuyet Le, PA
  • Barbara Lindenmayer, NP
  • Sheri Albro, NP

Social Workers

  • Paul Stasior, LMSW


  • Ryan D'Amico, DPM
  • J Kurt Concilla, DPM