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Dr. Sandy Bassin

Dr. Sandy Bassin is a board certified physician and endocrinologist in central NJ. She specializes in diabetes, weight management, thyroid diseases, gender-affirming care, as well as a variety of hormonal conditions.


She takes time to understand the whole patient, not simply the disease. Her passion is lifestyle medicine, which means she emphasizes healthy eating and exercise in combination with medical therapy.


Dr. Bassin counsels her patients in the clinic, teaches medical trainees as an assistant professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, publishes in medical journals, and presents at conferences and on podcasts.

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  • Medical Doctorate: Dartmouth Medical School

  • Internal Medicine Residency: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Hospital

  • Endocrinology Fellowship: Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC

"Our current society is fast paced and stressful- my passion is to not only focus on medical treatment, but also diet, exercise, and stress management to help you feel your best."


​   Journal Articles

   Textbook Chapters

  • Plant-Based Diets in Cardiovascular Disease & Risk Factors

    • The Vegan and Plant-Based Handbook: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

  • Routine Change in Obesity and Diabetes

    • Lifestyle Medicine: Closing Research, Practice, and Knowledge Gaps

Media & Presentations




  • Speaker at Mount Sinai Cardiology Symposium, 2024

  • Guest Panelist at SUNY Downstate Plant-Based Health & Nutrition Conference, 2024

  • Invited Lifestyle Medicine Speaker for Mount Sinai residents, SUNY Downstate, & Rutgers RWJ medical students ​

  • Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers RWJ Medical School

  • Medical Reviewer for EverydayHealth

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