Zubin Punthakee


Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Department of Pediatrics

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Education and Professional Standing

Dr. Punthakee is a clinician researcher in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He conducts adult, pediatric and transition endocrine and diabetes clinics. He is certified in internal medicine and endocrinology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Quebec College of Physicians.


Selected Publications

  1. Punthakee Z, Legault L, Polychronakos C. Prednisolone in the treatment of adrenal insufficiency: A re-evaluation of relative potency. J Pediatrics 2003; 143:402-405
  2. Mitchell J, Punthakee Z, Lo B, Bernard C, Chong K, Newman C, Cartier L, Desilets V, Cutz E, Hansen IL, Riley P, Polychronakos C. Neonatal diabetes, with hypoplastic pancreas, intestinal atresia and gallbladder hypoplasia: A search for the aetiology of a new autosomal recessive syndrome. Diabetologia 2004; 47:2160-2167
  3. Punthakee Z, Delvin EE, O’Loughlin J, Paradis G, Levy E, Platt RW, Lambert M. Adiponectin, adiposity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. (in press)