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Karl Insogna, MD, FACP

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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
From physicians only
Board Certified in
Internal Medicine and Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism


Dr. Karl Insogna is a tenured Professor at Yale and an internationally recognized expert in the field of metabolic bone disease. He has published widely on the topic in the field's leading scientific journals, is quoted often in the lay press, and has frequently appeared on radio and television. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and was a member of the National Institutes of Health Consensus Conference, which established new recommendations for the optimal level of calcium intake for all Americans - now adopted nationwide. He is a leading researcher in the causes of bone loss in such diseases as osteoporosis and primary hyperparathyroidism, and is currently conducting studies in, among other areas, the role of diet in the development of osteoporosis.


  • Ensign Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology)
  • Director, Yale Bone Center
  • Member, Medical Oncology
  • Attending Physician, Internal Medicine
  • Associate Director, Yale Center for X-Linked Hypophosphatemia, Endocrinology

Education & Training

  • Chief Resident
    University of Rochester (1980)
  • Residency
    University of Rochester (1979)
  • MD
    University of Connecticut (1976)

Additional Information

  • Yale Endocrinology & Metabolism
    Dana Clinic Building
    789 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor
    New Haven, CT, 06519
  • Yale Bone Center
    Yale New Haven Hospital
    20 York Street, Ste EP- 10th Floor
    New Haven, CT, 06510