Paul Bernard Kaplowitz, MD Endocrinology

Paul Bernard Kaplowitz, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology
Alexandria, VA 22306 (4 other locations)
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About Paul Bernard Kaplowitz MD

Paul Bernard Kaplowitz, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Alexandria, VA, with other offices in Washington, DC and Fairfax, VA (and 2 other locations). He has 46 years of experience. His specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology.


Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz has 5 locations

Neighborhood Health At Richmond Highway 6677 Richmond Hwy Alexandria, VA 22306
Childrens National Medical Center Pediatric Endocrinology 111 Michigan Ave NW Rm 200 Fl 3 Washington, DC 20010
Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz 111 Michigan Ave NW Washington, DC 20010
Childrens Outpatient Center Of Northern Virginia 3023 Hamaker Ct Ste 300 Fairfax, VA 22031
Montgomery County Outpatient Center 9850 Key West Ave Fl 2 Rockville, MD 20850


Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz has the following 3 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz has the following 6 areas of expertise

  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Diabetes
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Growth Disorders
  • Precocious Puberty


46 Years Experience

University Of North Carolina Hospitals


Univ Of Chicago Division Of Biological Sciences Pritzker School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1976

Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Innovation Health Leap
  • Aetna VA Signature Gold HMO
  • Aexcel PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tier Hosp HealthKeepers DirectAccess VA
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MD IPA/Optimum Choice HMO/Preferred POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Optima Vantage HMO
  • Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Paul Bernard Kaplowitz

Paul B. Kaplowitz, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Endocrinology, has practiced pediatric endocrinology since 1982 and has published more than 55 papers, particularly in the area of growth and puberty disorders. He published an article in Pediatrics in 1999 that reviewed data suggesting puberty in girls was starting earlier than in the past. This touched off a period of heightened scientific and media discussion of whether female puberty was in fact starting earlier and if so, why. An article he published in Pediatrics in 2001 supported the idea that the increase in obesity might be driving the trend for earlier onset of puberty. He has been an advocate for caution in the use of therapies such as growth hormone and Lupron for children who are borderline in their growth or pubertal maturation. Among his current research interests are the effect of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism on weight gain and weight loss in children, and and the significance of a borderline elevation of serum TSH, as well as suppression of TSH without other signs of hyperthyroidism. Dr. Kaplowitz is married and has two sons and two grandchildren.

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