Dr. Peter Allen Linfoot MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Peter Linfoot is an endocrinologist in Lafayette, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine and has been in practice for 24 years. Dr. Linfoot accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center and one of 14 at John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: Diabetes

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

VA Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1993–1996

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Effect of dietary energy restriction on glucose production and substrate utilization in type 2 diabetes.
Christiansen, M. P., Linfoot, P. A., Neese, R. A., Hellerstein, M. K.

Effect of cell cycle position on the survival of 9L cells treated with nitrosoureas that alkylate, cross-link, and carbamoylate.
Linfoot, P. A., Gray, J. W., Dean, P. N., Marton, L. J., Deen, D. F.

Cell-cycle, phase-specific cell killing by carmustine in sensitive and resistant cells.
Linfoot, P. A., Barcellos-Hoff, M. H., Brent, T. P., Marton, L. J., Deen, D. F.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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