Presenter Details

Robert Carey MD, MACP

Dr. Robert M. Carey is a world renowned clinical endocrinologist and leader in the field of cardiovascular endocrinology. He is past recipient of the Distinguished Physician Award of The Endocrine Society and was President of The Endocrine Society 2008-2009.


Dr. Carey is a general clinical endocrinologist with special expertise in the hormonal causes of high blood pressure, body fluid and electrolyte disturbances and adrenal disorders. Dr. Carey provides clinical care in general endocrinology, cardiovascular endocrinology, adrenal disease and hypertension. Dr. Carey provides a state-of-the-art approach to blood pressure problems, including ambulatory blood pressure monitoring and testing for mutations in genes causing hypertension. Dr. Carey regularly sees patients with the following endocrinological problems: primary hypertension, drug resistant hypertension, secondary hypertension, diabetes with hypertension, renovascular hypertension, hyperlipidemia, adrenal mass lesions, primary aldosteronism, pheochromocytoma, Cushing’s syndrome, adrenal insufficiency, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, hypokalemia, hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, syndrome of inappropriate vasopressin secretion, diabetes insipidus, carcinoid syndrome, and neuroendocrine tumors. Dr. Carey provides a comprehensive approach to cardiovascular risk, including lipid disorders, the insulin resistance syndrome and diabetes mellitus. Dr. Carey works with a diabetes educator in the care of diabetes, and provides nutritional, exercise and other lifestyle recommendations that reduce cardiovascular risk.