Physician Profile

Pooja Luthra, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute

Dr. Luthra is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at UConn Health. She has a special interest in the management of patients with osteoporosis and diabetes.

Office Locations:

UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 2nd Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Center for Osteoporosis
UConn Musculoskeletal Institute
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Education and Training:
Medical SchoolMaulana Azad Medical CollegeMedicine
InternshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine
OtherMaulana Azad Medical CollegePostgraduate Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Pediatrics
ResidencyUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineInternal Medicine (Chief Resident, 2002-2003)
FellowshipUniversity of Connecticut School of MedicineEndocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Richard A. Garibaldi Doctor’s Day Award
Best Teacher Award by Endocrine Fellows
Philip T. Goldenberg, M.D., Leadership Award, 2001-2002UConn School of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program
Distinction in Biochemistry
Hospital Affiliation:
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Improvement in outcomes in hypoglycemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Languages Other than English:
  • Hindi
Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

Endocrine Evaluation of hirsutism. John Mihalidis, Racha Dermesropian, Pamela Taxel, Pooja Luthra, Jane M Grant-Kels. (2015). International Journal of Women's Dermatology, 1 (2015), 90-94.

Subungual exostosis in an osteoporotic patient treated with teriparatide. Delivanis, Danae A; Bhargava, Amit; Luthra, Pooja. (2013). Endocrine practice : official journal of the American College of Endocrinology and the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, 5, (19), e115-7.

Should the concentration of vitamin D be measured in all patients with hypertension?. Boldo A., Campbell P., Luthra P., White W.B. (2010). Journal of Clinical Hypertension, 3, (12), 149-152.

The effect of short-term estradiol therapy on clotting and inflammatory markers in older men receiving hormonal suppression therapy for prostate cancer. Taxel, Pamela; Luthra, Pooja; Fall, Pamela M; Dauser, Deborah. (2008). The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male, 2, (11), 71-5.