Fifth Avenue Endocrinology

1080 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1A (entrance on East 89th St)

New York, NY 10128

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Phone: (212) 828-2900
Fax: (917) 477-0167


Monday thru Friday 9am to 5 pm

Foreign Languages: Hindi

Hospital Affiliation:

New Patients Accepted: yes
From Website: yes
From Patients: yes
From MDs: yes

Medicare: Opted out of Medicare

Minisha Sood, MD, F.A.C.E.

Focus of Practice: Diabetes/Prediabetes, Thyroid disease/cancer/nodules, Osteoporosis, Parathyroid disease/Calcium disorders, PCOS, Weight management, Adrenal and Pituitary disorders, Hypogonadism, Hair loss in women

Dr. Minisha Sood is a board-certified Endocrinologist who is highly-regarded by her peers and patients.  She provides excellent comprehensive Endocrine care using her ample clinical experience, the latest research and a patient-centered approach. Dr. Sood recognizes that every patient is unique and she creates a stress-free environment to truly understand and address the individual healthcare needs of her patients.  She believes that communication between doctors involved in a patient’s care is paramount and prides herself on being extremely accessible to optimize physician to physician communication.

Dr. Sood is Board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Metabolism.  She has extensive experience in the treatment of Endocrine disorders such as prediabetes/diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders (hypo- or hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer), polycystic ovary syndrome/irregular menses/amenorrhea, metabolic syndrome, obesity/overweight, osteopenia/osteoporosis, male hypogonadism, pituitary disorders (hyperprolactinemia, pituitary tumors, Cushing’s, acromegaly, empty sella) and adrenal disorders.

Dr. Sood also performs in-office Endocrine Neck Ultrasound and Biopsy and basal metabolic rate testing.  She will soon begin PRP (platelet rich plasma) injection treatments for hair loss (androgenic alopecia) related to hormonal conditions.

Dr. Sood’s media appearances include those on NY1, CBS, WPIX11 and she has contributed to numerous news articles about various Endocrine topics including diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome, thyroid disease and osteoporosis.  She has also authored a book chapter on the topic of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) which will be published in 2017.

Dr. Sood has been named by her peers to Castle Connolly Top Doctors in 2017 and to Super Doctors® Rising Stars in 2014, 2015 and 2016 as well as Super Doctors® in 2017  in the The New York Times Magazine.  She was also the recipient of the first Leadership Award at Lenox Hill Hospital in 2014.

Dr. Sood’s training:

  • Fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate degree from Cornell University

Dr. Sood has been the Director of Inpatient Diabetes at Lenox Hill Hospital and an assistant professor at Hofstra School of Medicine.

  • Undergraduate: Cornell University (BA, 2000)
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine (MD, 2004)
  • Internship: NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Residencies:

    Internal Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center

  • Fellowships:

    Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, NYU Langone Medical Center

Clinical/Academic Titles:

Assistant Professor, Hofstra School of Medicine

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)

Endocrine Society

Special Achievements/Awards:

Castle Connolly Top Doctor (2017)

Castle Connolly Top Doctor NY Metro region (2017)

Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine Award (2017)

Super Doctors (2017)

Super Doctors Rising Stars (2014, 2015, 2016)

Leadership Award, Lenox Hill Hospital (2014)

Board Certifications:

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Internal Medicine