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Maria Escorcia De Leon, MDMaria Escorcia De Leon


Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine

Phone: 267-683-1055

Email: maria.escorcia-deleon@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Medicine, Section of Hospitalist Medicine




Educational Background:



MD, School of Medicine, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2006


Residency, Internal Medicine, Hofstra/North Shore - LIJ, New Hyde Park, NY, 2012

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clinical Interests:

  • Management of Type 2 Diabetes in hospitalized patients
  • Transition of care
  • Patient education

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board certification(s):


  • Internal Medicine

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Research Interests:

  • Inpatient management of diabetes mellitus
  • Transition of care
  • Patient safety
  • Quality improvement

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professional affiliations:


  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians

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Peer-reviewed articles


Escorcia ME, Osorio H, Perez CA, Thulcan M, Caballero CV, Borda M. Effectiveness of an Educational Program in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Revista Colombiana de Reumatologia. 2006 Mar; 13(1): 11-19




Schwartz J, Jornsay D, Abramowitz J, Escorcia M, Sooman S, Schulman R, Katinas L, Fulman M, Jaffrey F, Jongco A. use of Clinical Microsystem Methodology to Improve Glycemic Control in Hospitalized Patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes July 2011 vol. 60 no. Supplement 1 A625.


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