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Professional Statement

  • Maria Paliou is a compassionate and patient-oriented endocrinologist assisting her patients in Forest Hills, NY. Dr. Paliou is affiliated with the Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York City, where she serves as the Chief of Endocrinology. She is an assistant professor of medicine at the New York Medical College.
  • Dr. Paliou received her medical education from the Semmelweis University’s School of Medicine in Hungary and the University of Athens’ School of Medicine in Greece, from which she received her degree. She then completed her internal medicine internship at the Newton Wellesley Hospital with the Tufts University’s School of Medicine. Dr. Paliou also completed her internal medicine residency at these institutions. She then completed her endocrinology fellowship at the Beth Israel Medical Center at the Albert Einstein University’s School of Medicine.
  • Dr. Paliou welcomes her patients to her office to receive assistance with thyroid disorders, goiters, osteoporosis, and adrenogenital problems.


  • Medical School - University of Athens School of Health Sciences
  • Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Fellowship in Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism (Internal Medicine)

Awards and Publications

  • Most Outstanding Rotation in the Department of Medicine Award, Graduating Resident Class of 2010 Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Most Outstanding Physician - Teacher in a subspecialty Award, Graduating Resident Class of 2009 Department of Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center
  • Research Award, The New England Hellenic Medical Society

Language Spoken

  • English