Slocum-Dickson Medical Group is pleased to announce that Jason Sloane, MD will be joining the Endocrinology Department on July 15, 2019. As a specialist in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, he cares for patients with various forms of diabetes including type 1 and type 2 as well as diabetes related to: obesity, checkpoint inhibitors, surgery, or steroid treatment. His practice includes the care of patients with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, hypothyroidism, Grave’s disease, thyroid nodules, Acromegaly, Cushing’s disease, hormone deficiency or excess due to pituitary adenomas, testosterone deficiency, menopause, hyperlipidemia, and osteoporosis.
Dr. Sloane’s practice will provide a variety of services and procedures including thyroid ultrasound, thyroid biopsies, diabetes education, insulin pump initiation, continuous glucose monitor initiation, and diagnosis of a wide range of diseases characterized by hormone excess or deficiency.
Dr. Sloane completed his Fellowship in Endocrinology at Massachusetts General Hospital, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. He served as Chief Medical Resident during the final year of his Internal Medicine Residency at Albany Medical Center. Dr. Sloane earned his Medical Degree from Duke University and his Master’s Degree in Neuroscience from Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the Endocrine Society. From September of 2015 to July of 2016, Dr. Sloane served as Editor-in-Chief of the Albany Medical Review. He has authored several peer reviewed research articles as well as professional educational material for providers and patients. In 2015, he was awarded the Albany Medical Center Award for Compassionate Patient Care. Dr. Sloane enjoys sharing clinical knowledge and has participated in both formal teaching of medical professionals as well as community patient education and support. He even founded a type 1 diabetes support group at Massachusetts General Hospital.
When asked about his philosophy as a physician, Dr. Sloane explained, “I am committed to my patients as if they were my family. I know each patient is unique and that the treatment of their disease should fit their needs and situation a best as possible.” He went on to say, “Having been a patient myself, I know that it is vital to treat people fairly, try to address all of their concerns, and be open and honest.”
The physicians and staff at Slocum-Dickson look forward to Dr. Sloane’s arrival. To learn more about Dr. Sloane and the Slocum-Dickson Endocrinology Department visit SDMG.com. If you would like to schedule an appointment with Dr. Sloane, please call 315-798-1859.