dr. nicolas cuttriss
MD, MPH, FAAP
Pediatric Endocrinologist

Trained as a pediatric endocrinologist and public health professional, Dr. Cuttriss has a unique dedication to improving the quality of life of people living with diabetes and chronic pediatric endocrine conditions.  

Dr. Cuttriss is a Washington, DC native, and during his freshman year of high school at Georgetown Day School, he co-founded AYUDA (American Youth Understanding Diabetes Abroad). AYUDA empowers youth to serve as agents of change in communities abroad by recruiting students to support and enhance local diabetes educational and empowerment programs.  Dr. Cuttriss has supported diabetes projects in Bermuda, Bolivia, Belize, Chile, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Ecuador, Mexico, and Peru. He has published peer-reviewed articles and authored peer-reviewed books that were disseminated by Pan American Health Organization. Dr. Cuttriss continues to help guide and direct AYUDA by serving as its Chairman of the Board. 

Dr. Cuttriss received his bachelor’s degree in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical and public health degrees from the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and his fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the Jackson Memorial Hospital-University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Program where he also served on faculty in public health sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine during and after his training. After completing his training, Dr. Cuttriss focused his attention towards better understanding disparities in care in diabetes and alternative approaches to providing a more practical and efficient model of delivery of care and empowerment to children and their families who are dealing with chronic pediatric endocrine conditions. Dr. Cuttriss founded ENDO Diabetes & Wellness and also served as the pediatric endocrinologist at the Project ECHO Institute and Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. In 2018, Dr. Cuttriss joined Stanford University School of Medicine and now serves as faculty in pediatric endocrinology and leads the division in global health initiatives and serves as director of the Project ECHO T1D Clinic.  

Dr. Cuttriss is a board certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Cuttriss is a frequent speaker at international and national professional meetings, and he serves on several boards and advisory committees, including the American Diabetes Association Youth Strategies Committee.  

Dr. Cuttriss founded ENDO Diabetes & Wellness in order to provide a more practical and efficient model of delivery of care and empowerment to children and their families who are dealing with chronic pediatric endocrine conditions. He continues to see patients in Washington, DC in addition to Stanford University. 

Dr. Cuttriss currently lives in Chevy Chase, MD with his amazing wife and two wonderful daughters.