Lowell Schmeltz, M.D., F.A.C.E.
Associate Professor, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine Fellow, American College of Endocrinology.
Lowell R. Schmeltz, M.D. received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University. Dr. Schmeltz completed his Endocrinology fellowship at Northwestern where he pursued clinical research in diabetes management and has since authored multiple publications on intensive diabetes management, autoimmune thyroid disease, lipids, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome.
Dr. Schmeltz is board-certified in Endocrinology & Metabolism. He has received additional training and certification in thyroid ultrasonography, ultrasound-guided thyroid biopsy, thyroid radiofrequency ablation (RFA), nuclear medicine, and bone densitometry.
Dr. Schmeltz specializes in managing disorders of the thyroid, parathyroid, pituitary, and adrenal glands, lipids, and diabetes mellitus. He has special interests in thyroid nodules/cancer, thyroid ultrasonography, thyroid RFA, endocrine disorders in pregnancy, and intensive diabetes management (both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes), and diabetes technologies (insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors).
Dr. Schmeltz is an Associate Professor at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine. He is very active in medical education, teaching medical students, residents, and fellows. He served as the Chief of Endocrinology at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital from 2007-2017.
He has been recognized annually since 2008 in Hour Magazine Detroit “Top Docs” in Endocrinology and received the Physician of the Year award in 2011 at DMC Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital. He was inducted as a Fellow in the American College of Endocrinology in 2014.
Dr. Schmeltz is a past President of the American Diabetes Association of Michigan and the Chairman of Camp MIDICHA, the American Diabetes Association camp for kids with diabetes. He is also active in the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE), Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), The Endocrine Society, and the American Thyroid Association.
Dr. Schmeltz is the founder of Diabetes SoluT1ons, a 501(c)(3) organization that supports programming for individuals impacted by Type 1 Diabetes. Focused on supporting Camp MIDICHA Scholarships and providing additional year-round programs for adults and children impacted by Type 1 diabetes, the mission of Diabetes SoluT1ons is to provide avenues for individuals affected by Type 1 diabetes to break down barriers and achieve normalcy, empowering them to gain greater freedom and better health, and to support education, access, and innovation by addressing unmet needs in the diabetes community.
Dr. Schmeltz is currently affiliated with:
- William Beaumont Hospital – Royal Oak
Dr. Schmeltz sees patients at the Farmington Hills office on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and some Fridays.