Gary Bakst, MD Diabetes

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About Dr. Gary Bakst MD

Dr. Gary Bakst, MD is a doctor primarily located in Albany, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Diabetes, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine.

Dr. Bakst has received 2 awards.

Patients' Choice AwardCompassionate Doctor Recognition


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Dr. Gary Bakst has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Gary Bakst has the following 12 expertise

  • Acromegaly
  • Addison Disease
  • Cushing Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Diabetes, Type 2
  • Fatigue
  • Gland Issues
  • Hormones
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


34 Years Experience

Albany Medical Center


University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1986

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More about Dr. Gary Bakst

Dr. Bakst graduated AOA from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1986. He served his internship and residency at the Albany Medical Center prior to completing his endocrinology fellowship under his mentor, Dr David Goodman, in 1991. He has since published numerous articles and studies related to his experience here at The Endocrine Group. His clinical practice is in general endocrinology and new patients are welcome.

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