Dr. Otterbeck graduated from New York University cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a minor in Russian and Slavic Studies. He earned a doctor of medicine degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolism. Dr. Otterbeck is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and an adjunct assistant professor of medicine at both the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and New York Medical College. Most recently, in the summer of 2021, he completed an MBA in health services administration at SUNY Oswego.
In addition to maintaining a busy endocrine practice at RUMC, he has served as vice president of the medical staff, the chair of the Credentials Committee, and as a member of the Medical Executive Committee. He has been a member of the Richmond University Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees since 2013.
A native Staten Islander, Dr. Otterbeck has received numerous awards for community service and serves on the foundation boards of the Eden II and Genesis Foundation and the Brooklyn Home for the Aged. A popular lecturer, he has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in the areas of diabetes, obesity, and vitamin D metabolism.
He resides on Staten Island with his wife Victoria and their children Ava Grace and Philip Thomas.