Zona Batacchi, MD is a member of Summit Medical Group's Endocrinology team. Dr. Batacchi practices general endocrinology, with a special interest in thyroid, diabetes, adrenal, pituitary and parathyroid disorders, osteoporosis and polycystic ovarian syndrome. She is trained to perform fine needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules, and is certified in bone density interpretation.
Dr. Batacchi keeps open communication with each of her patient’s and takes ample time to educate them about their conditions, answer questions and discuss various treatment options. “My patients should feel knowledgeable and empowered to make the best decisions about their health.” Dr. Batacchi keeps each patient’s health goals and wellness in mind when caring for them in the interest of creating personalized treatment plans. With endocrine conditions often being chronic, Dr. Batacchi feels privileged to be able to care for and foster long-term relationships with her patients and takes pride in supporting them throughout their entire health journey.
Dr. Batacchi is an accomplished researcher in her field. She has participated in continuous glucose monitoring research to assess blood glucose levels in individuals with diabetes and varying degrees of kidney function. She has also participated in a physiological study evaluating the effects of vitamin D on an individual’s metabolism. Additionally, Dr. Batacchi is author or co-author of abstracts and has published articles in scientific journals.
Dr. Batacchi is a recipient of a 2016 Endocrine Society Outstanding Abstract Award. She is a member the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the American Diabetes Association, the Endocrine Society, the American Thyroid Association, and the International Society of Clinical Densitometrists.
When not caring for patients, Dr. Batacchi enjoys cooking, reading, traveling, spending time with her husband and two children, and connecting with family and friends.