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Pooja Luthra, M.D., FACE

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
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UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-2073
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Dr. Luthra is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UConn Health. She has a special interest in the management of patients with osteoporosis and diabetes.

M.B.B.S.Maulana Azad Medical CollegeMedicine

Post-Graduate Training
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
Postgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH)Maulana Azad Medical CollegePostgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatrics
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine (Chief Resident, 2002-2003)
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Endocrinology and metabolism fellowship- Excellence in Teaching Award 2019-2020.This is an annual award given by the fellows to one faculty member who they feel best contributed to their education and mentored them during their training. The fellows choose the faculty member from 4 different hospitals that are part of the fellowship program.Endocrinology Fellowship Program
Internal Medicine Residency David S. Frederick, MD Award Excellence in Teaching 2015-2016Internal Medicine Residency
Richard A. Garibaldi Doctor’s Day Award
Best Teacher Award by Endocrine Fellows
Philip T. Goldenberg, M.D., Leadership Award, 2001-2002UConn School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program
Distinction in Biochemistry
Improvement in outcomes in hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
She is involved in teaching of medical residents and endocrine fellows. She also teaches a thyroid course for 3rd medical students.
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Clinical Council CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity2018
Academic Merit Plan Executive CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthUniversity20182021
EPIC Physician Steering committeeAdvisory CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeUConn HealthLocal20162018
Diabetes Education CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeMemberUConn HealthLocal
Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism (APDEM)- member since July 2018Education CommitteeMember at largeExternalNational
Association of Program Directors in Endocrinology and Metabolism (APDEM) Diversity , Equity and Inclusion CommitteeAdvisory CommitteeElected MemberExternalNational

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Endocrine Health and Healthy Aging
    Faryal S Mirza, Pamela Taxel, Pooja Luthra* Healthy Aging: A complete Guide 2019 Apr;201-212


  • Non Traumatic Fractures In Fabry Disease: A Case Report
    Kenda Alkwatli, Sobia Faisal, Pooja Luthra Endocrine Practice 2021 Jun;27(6 Supplement S94):

Case Reports



Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
A Young Woman with Familial Isolated Primary Hyperparathyroidism due to Parathyroid Adenoma and Atrophic Gastritis Arish Noor M.B.B.S, Fatima Jalil MD, MPH, Pooja Luthra MD, FACEPosterAnnual Endocrine Society Meeting2019New Orleans
Association of Primary Hyperparathyroidism and Humoral Hypercalcemia of Malignancy in a Patient with Metastatic Endocervical Adenocarcinoma Lori de la Portilla DO, Pooja Luthra MD, FACEPosterAnnual Endocrine Society Meeting2019New Orleans
Disseminated Histoplasmosis manifesting as Adrenal Insufficiency- A Rare presentation of a Common Infection. Ravali Nallu MD, Parvathy Madhavan MD, Pooja Luthra MD.PosterAnnual Endocrine Society Meeting2019New Orleans
Endocrine Grand Rounds- Interpretation of Bone Density. Jan 2016Lecture2016UConn Health
Diabetes and Driving- Occupational Health Grand Rounds- April 2015Lecture2015UConn Health
Perioperative Conference- Management of Diabetes and Steroids in the Perioperative Period May 2015Lecture2015UConn Health
Medical Grand Rounds- Diabetes and Weight Loss. April 2015Talk2015
Resident Noon Conference- Pituitary Masses Oct 2015Talk2015UConn Health
Spinal Compression Fracture and Widespread Metastatic Lesions: A Rare Presentation of Follicular Thyroid CarcinomaPosterACCE Annual Meeting 20152015Tennesse
Denosumaab Therapy in the Osteoporosis Clinic: Clinical Experience with BMD and Tolerability One Year after Initiation of Treatment F Mirza MD, P Luthra MD, J Lorenzo MD, L Cirullo APRN, A McConner APRN, C Kay RN, P Taxel MDPoster2015NOF 2015