Ava Michelle Port, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Metabolic and Hormonal Imbalances
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Dr. Ava Port was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Weight Managment by Baltimore magazine in 2020.
Dr. Port, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition.
Dr. Port received dual BS degrees in Nutritional Sciences (magna cum laude) and Animal Biotechnology (cum laude) at Rutgers University in 2002 and then received her MD at Rutgers Medical School (formerly known as UMDNJ- New Jersey Medical School) in 2006. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Boston University in 2009, before going on to complete sub-specialty training fellowships in Clinical Nutrition in 2010 and Endocrinology in 2012.
During her tenure at Boston University she was involved with the inpatient Nutrition Support Service, as well as clinical research focused on weight loss, adipose tissue biology and oxidative stress.
She joined the University of Maryland faculty in August of 2012, and has since become involved in a multidisciplinary team treating Bariatric surgical patients.
She has also led the development of a weight management program at the University of Maryland's Center for Diabetes, which provides a comprehensive and personalized program to help overweight or obese (BMI > 25 kg/m2) diabetics achieve their weight loss goals.
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus
University of Maryland Medical Center
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University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2006
Boston University School of Medicine, 2009
Boston Medical Center - Nutrition, 2010
American Board of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism, 2013
American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 2010
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