Board Certified by the American Boards of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Dr. Horowitz graduated from Cornell University with distinction in all subjects and was elected Phi Beta Kappa. He subsequently received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Barry S. Horowitz completed both his internal medicine residency and fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. During his fellowship, Dr. Horowitz conducted research in several areas of endocrinology, including cholesterol metabolism, osteoporosis and diabetes. He has written several articles that have been published in medical journals and has co-authored a chapter on diabetes and cholesterol in a major medical textbook.
Dr. Horowitz continues to participate in research studies and is co-director of The Metabolic Research Institute in West Palm Beach.
Dr. Horowitz joined Palm Beach Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists in 1992. He believes that patients hold the key to their medical problems, “If I can put my patients in control through education, I have done them a great service. I also like to stress lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise and use only the most current therapy when medication becomes necessary.”
Dr. Barry S. Horowitz also believes that communication is essential in his relationships with patients. He adds, “I encourage and look forward to my patients’ questions.”
Dr. Horowitz is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Diabetes Association, the American Heart Association and the National Osteoporosis Foundation.
He is also a founding member of the Florida Lipid Associates. The current past President of the Florida Affiliate of the American Heart Association, Dr. Horowitz continues to lecture both locally and nationally on a variety of endocrine related topics.