Medical School – Al-Fateh University of Medical Science, Tripoli, Libya
Residency – Flushing Medical Center, New York, Internal Medicine
Fellowships – East Carolina University, Endocrinology
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Ibtehal “Abby” Jaralla Shamleffer, MD, is board-certified in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, and internal medicine. She speaks English and Arabic.
Known for being respectful and transparent, she believes education is important to approaching patient care. She takes time to explain conditions and treatment options to patients and collaborates with them so they can make informed decisions about their health.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading mystery books, watching mystery shows, doing needlework, and spending time with her family.
“Health is the most important aspect of someone’s life. I believe when people are healthy, they are capable of doing anything. And, of course, it gives me much pleasure when people entrust me with their health.” – Ibtehal “Abby” Jaralla, MD