Maya Fayfman, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Grady Memorial Hospital



Dr. Maya Fayfman received her medical training at Boston University School of Medicine. She then did her Internal Medicine residency at Tufts Medical Center and completed her fellowship training in Endocrinology and Metabolism at Emory University. She is now clinical faculty at Emory University School of Medicine. She is part of the Diabetes Research Group and Grady Hospital. Her research interests include inpatient management of diabetes and hyperglycemia and hospital outcomes in racial minorities.


  • Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts. 09/2006 - 05/2010  
    Medical Degree - 06/2010
  • Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, 09/2001-06/2005
    Biology with a concentration in Neuroscience
    Summa Cum Laude
    BA, 06/2005


  • Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, Internal Medicine Residency; Richard Kopelman MD, 6/2010-6/2013
  • Emory University School of Medicine, Georgia, Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 6/2013-6/2015


  • L. Buehler, M.  Fayfman, A. Alesopoulos, L. Zhao, F. Farrokhi, J. Weaver, S. Smiley-Byrd, F. Pasquel, P. Vellanki, G. Umpierrez. The impact of hyperglycemia and obesity on general surgery patients. 2015 Aug. Publication stage: In Press.
  • M. Fayfman, J. Niu, Y.Q. Zhang, D.T. Felson, B. Sack, P. Aliabadi, J. Selhub, D.J. Hunter. The relation of plasma homocysteine to radiographic knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage. 2009 Jun; 17(6): 766-771. Cited in PubMed; PMID: doi:10.1016/j.joca.2.
  • M. Fayfman, A. Alexopoulos, L. Bhueler, L. Zhao, D. Smiley, F. Pasquel, J .Weaver, G. Umpierrez. Racial disparities in glycemic control and related complications in the inpatient setting. Poster presented at the National AACE Meeting, May. 2014. Publication in process.