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Clinical Division Faculty




Satish Garg, MD, MBBS, DM

Primary Appointment: Professor of Pediatrics
Secondary Appointment: Professor of Medicine
Director of Adult Diabetes Division

Satish K. Garg, MBBS, MD, DM is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the Adult Clinic of the Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes of the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, Colorado. He joined the faculty of the Barbara Davis Center in 1992 and became the founder and director of the Adult Clinic. He established and holds two Garg Endowed Chairs (clinical and clinical research) at the University of Colorado Denver. His team is one of the top teams world-wide in clinical trials involving insulin analogues and novel methods of insulin delivery (pens, pumps, oral,​ buccal and inhaled) and non-insulin adjunctive treatment options for Type 1 Diabetes. Other areas of interest include: continuous glucose monitors, evaluating the accuracy of meters at high altitude, and artificial pancreas systems.

Dr. Garg received a medical degree in medicine at Punjab University in Ludhiana, India, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine at Christian Medical College and Hospital. He completed fellowships in adult endocrinology and diabetes at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India, and in pediatric endocrinology and diabetes at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology and diabetes. 

Dr. Garg is the Editor in chief of Diabetes Technology and Therapeuticsjournal since 2006 and Chair of the planning committee for Clinical Therapeutics and New Technology area for 2007 and 2008 Annual American Diabetes Associations meetings. He is the director of ATDC Diabetes Conference, in Keystone, since 2005. He is a member of the many Endocrine and Diabetes Societies such as: International Diabetes Federation, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society of India, and the European Association of Study for Diabetes, the Regional Pediatric Endocrine Society of Colorado, the Research Society for Study of Diabetes Mellitus, and numerous other professional societies in both the United States and India. He is an international lecturer and speaker—he received several international oration awards—and has published many chapters in the books, on the editorial boards for many of the diabetes journals globally and has published more than 285 original manuscripts in peer-review journals.​

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Education:
MD: Christian Medical College (Punjab University), Ludhiana, India (1979)
MBBS: Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India (1975)
Residency: Christian Medical College (Punjab University), Ludhiana, India (1976-1979)
Fellowships: DM, Endocrinology and Diabetes: PGIMER, Chandigarh, India (1980-1982), University of Colorado Denver (1989-1992)