Irina Kazachkova, MD

Specialties

Pediatric Endocrinology

Languages

English, Russian, Ukrainian

About Me

Dr. Irina Kazachkova is a Director of Division of Pediatric Endocrinology at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Kazachkova completed her residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Kazachkova treats children with wide variety of endocrine disorders. Her special interests are in pediatric diabetes mellitus type 1 and type 2. She also has special interest and expertize in pediatric obesity. Excellent results of her management of pediatric obesity have been acknowledged by pediatric community and published.Dr. Kazachkova is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and sub-board of Pediatric Endocrinology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Conditions Treated

  • Diabetes Type 1 and type 2
  • Obesity
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Precocious puberty
  • Short stature
  • Adrenal insufficiency

Treatments

  • Variety of pumps and sensors for treatment of pediatric diabetes
  • Dexcom Clarity for remote blood sugar monitoring
  • Growth hormone treatment for disorders of growth
  • Luron Depot injections for precocious puberty
  • Testosterone injections for hypogonadism and delayed puberty,
  • Crysvita injections for hypophosphatemic rickets

Education

Medical Degree

Leningrad Pediatric Medical Institute

Internship

Maimonides Medical Center

Residency

Maimonides Medical Center

Fellowship

State University of New York Downstate

Board

Pediatric Endocrinology, General Pediatrics

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Bright Health
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • HealthFirst
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare

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