Doctor Bios

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William J. Levy, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Levy has a long history of academic distinction in his medical career. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University (1971) and received his medical training at the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine (1975). He completed his medical residency and endocrine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation (1975–1980). While at Cleveland Clinic, his research focused on long-term follow-up of children and adolescents treated with radioiodine for Graves’ disease. He was Director of Endocrinology at Saint Thomas Hospital from 1980–1984. At that time he participated in endocrine teaching and was assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Northeast Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), He was elected Teacher of the Year at Saint Thomas Hospital (1983). During this time, he was elected to the American Thyroid Association, the Endocrine Society, and the Fellowship in the American College of Physicians. From 1986–1993, he was in endocrine private practice with affiliations at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, and several local hospitals. He served as the President of Prince George’s Chapter of the American Diabetes Association (1990). In 1993, he cofounded his own practice, Diabetes and Endocrine Consultants. Dr. Levy has published several medical papers in peer-reviewed journals and presentation on Graves’ disease presented at the American Thyroid Association. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University Hospital and participates with endocrine teaching at Washington Hospital Center. In recent years, he has focused on patient care. He was voted one of the area’s Top Doctors (Washingtonian Magazine) several times from 1991–2012, received the Patient’s Choice Award in 2008–2009 and 2012, and Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2012. In his spare time, he participates in several outdoor activities such as fishing and jogging. He has completed the Army Ten Miler and Marine Corp Half Marathon several times in the past several years at a relaxed pace. His adherence to physical fitness serves as an excellent example for his patients.


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Michael Sharon, M.D., F.A.C.P., E.C.N.U.

Dr. Sharon graduated with honors and distinction from Cornell University with a bachelor of science degree (1976) and completed his M.D. degree at New York Medical College as a member of the Honor Medical Society (1980). As a medical intern and resident at New York City’s prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital (1981–1983), Dr. Sharon was chosen to serve as co-Chief Medical Resident (1984) with responsibility for supervising multiple medical house staff. Dr. Sharon relocated to Bethesda, Maryland to the renowned National Institutes of Health where he advanced his endocrine training and launched his career as a physician scientist (1984–1989). In tandem with appointments and teaching rounds at Georgetown University Hospital and Washington Hospital Center, Dr. Sharon worked as an endocrine consultant, co-founding his own practice—Diabetes And Endocrine Consultants—in May 1993. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters and is a frequent presenter of new therapeutics in endocrinology and metabolism to both students and colleagues. Dr. Sharon has received numerous honors from community and colleagues alike, including Top Doctor (Washingtonian Magazine,1993–2008) and selection to the esteemed Fellowship in the American College of Physicians.

In 2010, Dr. Sharon was one of the first 100 edocrinologists in the nation to receive the Endocrine Certification in Neck Ultrasound (ECNU) designation. ECNU is a professional certification in the field of neck ultrasonography for endocrinologists who perform consultations and diagnostic evaluations for thyroid and parathyroid disorders through both diagnostic ultrasound and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration.


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Dolly Misra, M.D.

With a long record of academic honors behind her, Dr. Misra has served as an Internist and Endocrinologist since 1994. Growing up in the Midwest, Dr. Misra remained in Ohio to attain her B.S./M.D. degree from Kent State University and Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine (1991). She completed her residency in Akron, Ohio before arriving to Washington D.C. in 1994 to pursue her subspecialty training. She participated in a year of clinical research and training in diabetes at Georgetown University (1994) and subsequently completed her endocrine fellowship at George Washington University (1995–1997). Dr. Misra continued a long-standing relationship with George Washington University—participating in clinical research (1995–98), contributing to publications in peer reviewed journals and textbooks (2000–2002), and serving as an assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine while practicing and supervising fellows at the Medical Faculty Associates. With an emphasis in clinical experience, she became an Associate Physician in our practice in 1998. Dr. Misra is highly respected among students, colleagues, and patients alike, having been voted one of the area’s Top Endocrinologists (Washingtonian Magazine). She currently lives in Maryland.


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Juan Joanna Yu, M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Yu studied medicine at Tianjin Medical University (China) while having been awarded several academic performance scholarships over the course of the 8 year program (1980–1988). She was a practicing neurologist in China (1988–1991) before relocating to the United States to launch her career as a physician-scientist while obtaining her Ph.D. in neuroscience at the esteemed University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1991–1995). She completed her medicine internship and residencies at at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey (1996–1989) and Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland (1999–2000). Dr. Yu then relocated to Bethesda, Maryland to further her endocrine training at the prestigious National Institute Of Health (2000–2003). She has published peer-reviewed articles and has been recognized by the Consumer Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Physicians (2007). Dr Yu is board certified in both endocrinology and metabolism as well as internal medicine. She is skilled in managing all endocrine patients with a special interest in disorders of the adrenal glands and neuroendocrine diseases.