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Maria Escorcia De Leon, MD

Associate Professor, Clinical Medicine

Maria  Escorcia  De Leon
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information


About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Management of Type 2 Diabetes in hospitalized patients
  • Transition of care
  • Patient education

Research Interests

  • Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus
  • Transition of care
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Hofstra/North Shore - LIJ, 2012
  • MD, School of Medicine, Universidad del Norte, 2006


  • Internal Medicine


  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

Peer-reviewed articles

Escorcia ME, Osorio H, Perez CA, Thulcan M, Caballero CV, Borda M. Effectiveness of an Educational Program in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Revista Colombiana de Reumatologia. 2006 Mar; 13(1): 11-19


Schwartz J, Jornsay D, Abramowitz J, Escorcia M, Sooman S, Schulman R, Katinas L, Fulman M, Jaffrey F, Jongco A. use of Clinical Microsystem Methodology to Improve Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes July 2011 vol. 60 no. Supplement 1 A625.