Dr. Avantika Chander Waring MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Avantika Waring is an endocrinologist in Oakland, California. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus. She received her medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Waring accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 6 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 4 at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism. She also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Clinical Interests: Thyroid Diseases, diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Pituitary Diseases

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2006 - 2009

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 2009 - 2012

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 2006

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

A prospective study of thyroid function, bone loss, and fractures in older men: The MrOS study.
Waring, A. C., Harrison, S., Fink, H. A., Samuels, M. H., Cawthon, P. M., Zmuda, J. M., Orwoll, E. S., Bauer, D. C.

Longitudinal Changes in Thyroid Function in the Oldest Old and Survival: The Cardiovascular Health Study All-Stars Study.
Waring, A. C., Arnold, A. M., Newman, A. B., Bùzková, P., Hirsch, C., Cappola, A. R.

Thyroid function and prevalent and incident metabolic syndrome in older adults: the Health, Ageing and Body Composition Study.
Waring, A. C., Rodondi, N., Harrison, S., Kanaya, A. M., Simonsick, E. M., Miljkovic, I., Satterfield, S., Newman, A. B., Bauer, D. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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