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Robert Fuhrman
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  • Endocrinology
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67 Walnut Avenue Endocrinology

67 Walnut Avenue
Suite 310
Clark, NJ 07066
United States

Clinical Expertise

  • Adenoma
  • Adrenal gland abnormalities
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bone loss
  • Cushing's Syndrome
  • De Quervain's thyroiditis
  • Dehydration
  • Densitometry
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes management
  • Electrolyte imbalance
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Graves' disease
  • Hashimoto disease
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • High blood sugar management
  • Hirsutism
  • Hormone therapy
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypomagnesia
  • Impaired fasting glucose
  • Impaired glucose tolerance
  • Lipid disorders
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • PCOS
  • Parathyroid diseases
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Pituitary
  • Pituitary diseases
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Prader-willi syndrome
  • Prediabetes
  • Prolactin
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodule
  • Thyroid problems
  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • Thyroiditis
  • Ultrasound-guided fine-needle thyroid aspiration
  • abnormal sexual development
  • abnormal triglyceride level
  • acanthosis nigrican
  • acromegaly
  • adolescent diabetes
  • adult onset diabetes
  • albuminuria
  • andropause
  • antidiuretic hormone
  • blood glucose test
  • blood pressure
  • blood sugar level
  • bone mineral density scan
  • brittle diabetes
  • childhood diabetes
  • cholesterol disorder
  • cold nodule
  • dextrose
  • diabetes insipidus
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dual-emission xray absorptiometry
  • enlarged prostate
  • estrogen replacement therapy
  • estrogen therapy
  • exophthalmos
  • extra x chromosome
  • fructosamine test
  • glucose tolerance test
  • goiter
  • growth hormone deficiency
  • growth hormone therapy
  • high blood sugar
  • hormone imbalance
  • hot nodule
  • hypercortisolism
  • hypoglycemia
  • hypogonadism
  • hypothalamic DI
  • increased thirst
  • increased urination
  • insulin
  • insulin resistance
  • juvenile osteoporosis
  • ketone
  • loss of height
  • medullary thyroid carcinoma
  • missing x chromosoe
  • myxedema
  • nephrogenic DI
  • oral glucose tolerance test
  • orchitis
  • overproduction of male hormones
  • papillary thyroid carcinoma
  • pediatric endocrine disease
  • physical growth abnormality
  • pituitary DI
  • poly cystic ovary syndrome
  • reactive hypoglycemia
  • sores slow to heal
  • testosterone replacement therapy
  • thyroid biopsy
  • thyroid scanning
  • thyroidectomy
  • trh test
  • triglyceride
  • turner syndrome
  • type 1
  • type 2
  • urine concentration

Accepted Insurances

Always check with your health insurance carrier before scheduling any type of service. You can learn the details of your individual health insurance plan, including the amount of your copay, deductible, and coinsurance by visiting your health insurance company's website or by calling their customer service department. Click here to review our list of accepted insurance plans.

  • Aetna Medicare PrimeAetna Signature Administrators
  • HMO
  • Meritain
  • Open Access
  • POS
  • AHS - SMG is Tier 1
  • APCN - Aetna Premier Choice Network
  • Axcel Choice POS II
  • Axcel Open Access
  • Choice POS II
  • EPO Select
  • HNO - Health Network Option
  • Liberty - SMG is Tier 1
  • Medicare Advantage - HMO, PPO
  • Choice
  • PPO
  • Signature PPO
  • Assure Premier Plus
  • EPO
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • POS
  • Open Access
  • Open Access Plus
  • Local Value
  • Tiered Advantage
  • Advantage
  • HMO Plus
  • POS Plus
  • Regional Preferred
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Horizon BCBS NJ
  • Empire/Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Federal Program
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Out-of-State BCBS PPO Blue Card
  • PPO
  • HMO
  • Open Access
  • Cigna Health Plan (CHP)
  • Choice Fund
  • Indemnity
  • International
  • Open Access Plus
CHN - Consumer Health Network
Clover Medicare Advantage
  • All Plans
Coventry Health Plans
First Health
  • All Plans with First Health Logo
Humana Medicare Advantage
  • PPO
  • Traditional Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Medicare Supplemental Plans
  • Medicare Advantage PPO
  • All plans PPO
  • Multiplan/PHCS logo on card - PPO
Oxford Healthplan
  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • OSCAR NJ Individual and Family Plan
  • Qualcare logo on card
  • PPO
  • EPO
  • Community Care Network
  • Emblem Health (with Qualcare logo)
  • HIP Prime (with Qualcare logo)
  • Traditional Plan
United Healthcare
  • AARP Medicare Complete - HMO, PPOChoice
  • Choice Plus
  • HMO
  • Navigate - EPO, HMO, POS
  • PPO

Training and Education

Board Certification

  • Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Diabetes, American Board of Internal Medicine

Medical School

  • Summa Cum Laude, The Chicago Medical School, Chicago, IL


  • Biology, Clark University, Worcester, MA


  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Chief Resident, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY


  • Endocrinology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

About Me

In addition to his position at Summit Health, Robert A. Fuhrman, MD, FACP, FACE, is Attending Physician in Internal Medicine and Endocrinology at Overlook Medical Center in Summit, New Jersey.

Before joining Summit Health, Dr. Fuhrman practiced with Paramount Medical Group/Endocrine Metabolic Associates in Westfield, New Jersey. He has been Chief of Medicine and Chief in the Department of Medicine Endocrinology Section at Overlook Medical Center. He also has been an endocrinology consultant for Children's Specialized Hospital and a member of the Overlook Medical Center internal medicine staff.

Dr. Fuhrman has been Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Medical School and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Dr. Fuhrman is Former President and a life director of the American Diabetes Association New Jersey Affiliate. He is Former Medical Director and Chairman of the Board of Camp Nejeda and the Camp Nejeda Foundation, which serves children with diabetes. He is Past President and a member of the Union County Medical Society Executive Committee, Past New Jersey State Chairman of the American Medical Association Organized Medical Staff Section, and Former President of the Jewish Community Center of Central New Jersey. He has been a board member of the Jewish Federation of Central New Jersey, Jewish Family Services Agency, and Temple EmanuEl of Westfield. Dr. Fuhrman is a fellow of the Endocrine Society and American College of Endocrinology. He is a member of the American Diabetes Association and New Jersey Motor Vehicle Bureau Diabetes Advisory Board.

Dr. Fuhrman is a recipient of more than 22 honors and awards, including the John J. Sheinin, MD, Meritorious Award, Mount Sinai School of Medicine Solomon A. Silver Award, and American Medical Association Physician Achievement Award. For more than 10 years, he has been featured in the Castle Connolly “Top Doctors in the New York Metropolitan Area" and Castle Connolly "America's Top Doctors" listings. His Castle Connolly listings have been reprinted in US News and World Report and Inside Jersey.

"I believe in taking the time needed to form long-term relationships with my patients. It is, in my opinion, essential to the health of my patients and the foundation for delivering outstanding care."

When he is not working with his patients, Dr. Fuhrman enjoys skiing, traveling, sports, and reading. He adds, "I take great pleasure in spending time with my family and celebrating their accomplishments!"


Hospital Affiliations

  • Overlook Medical Center

Awards and Honors

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors