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Robert Blank, MD, PhD

Professor

Location

  • Endocrinology - Froedtert
  • 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226

I am a physician-scientist and my medical practice is focused on metabolic bone disease. My approach is to evaluate thoroughly, treat underlying problems when identified, and to focus on fracture prevention and maximization of function and independence.

Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Bone Disease
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Metabolic Bone Disease
  • Paget's Disease
  • Vitamin D Problems
  • Hyper/Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hyperprolactinemia
  • Post-Transplant Osteoporosis
  • Mastocytosis Related Bone Disease
  • Bone Complications of Other Diseases
  • Rare Bone Disease

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Clinic Locations

Endocrinology - Froedtert

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Biography

Dr. Robert Blank is Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Endocrinology Division at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Previously, he spent 12 years at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, where he was Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Director of the Medical Scientist Training Program.

Throughout his career, Dr. Blank has been actively engaged in education. At the University of Wisconsin, in addition to his role in the Medical Scientist Training Program, he was a trainer in the Cellular and Molecular Biology, Endocrinology and Reproductive Physiology, Biotechnology, and the Vascular Surgery Research training programs. He was the moderator of ICTR KL2 Scholars manuscript and grant writing workshops and a member of the Institute on Aging. He is the author of several articles on educational topics.

Education and Training

MD, PhD - New York University School of Medicine - New York City, NY (1988)
Internship in Internal Medicine - New York Hospital - New York, NY (1988-1989)
Residency in Internal Medicine - New York Hospital - New York, NY (1989-1990)
Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism - New York Hospital/Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY (1990-1995)
Post-Doctoral Fellow - Rockefeller University - New York, NY (1990-1996)