Dr. Deborah F. Brigell MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Deborah Brigell is an endocrinologist in Boston, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women's Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Illinois College of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. She is one of 40 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and one of 65 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: General Endocrinology

Hospital Affiliation

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Ranked #49 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #9 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Lowell General Hospital
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
High performing in Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1986 - 1989

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1989 - 1991

University of Illinois College of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2011

Publications & Presentations

Ovarian steroidogenic responses to gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist testing with nafarelin in hirsute women with adrenal responses to adrenocorticotropin suggestive of 3 beta-hydroxy-delta 5-steroid dehydrogenase deficiency.
Barnes, R. B., Ehrmann, D. A., Brigell, D. F., Rosenfield, R. L.

Detection of functional ovarian hyperandrogenism in women with androgen excess.
Ehrmann, D. A., Rosenfield, R. L., Barnes, R. B., Brigell, D. F., Sheikh, Z.

Recovery of responses to ovine corticotropin-releasing hormone after withdrawal of a short course of glucocorticoid.
Brigell, D. F., Fang, V. S., Rosenfield, R. L.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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