Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship

Alumni of the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children have become leaders in academic medicine and clinical practice.

What are Past Fellows Doing?

1999

Karen Loechner, MD, PhD  |  Publications
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Manchester
Director, Pediatric Osteoporosis Clinic
100 Hitchcock Way
Manchester, NH 03104
and CHaD at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a Children's Center for Specialty Medicine
CHaD Pediatric Endocrinology
789 Central Avenue
Dover, NH 03820

Andrew Lane, MD  |  Publications
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Fellowship Program Director, Stonybrook University Medical Center,
East Loop Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
7/15/2014: ‘I thought you might like to know that just this past week I was promoted to Professor of Clinical Pediatrics.   The excellent clinical training I received as a fellow at MGH still guides my approach from the most "routine" through the most unusual cases, and I continue to draw upon my clinical and lab research experiences at MGH when developing projects for our fellows to pursue’

Leslie Soyka, MD  |  Publications
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Pediatric Endocrinology Division, UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center
UMass Memorial Medical Center - University Campus
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

2001

Robert Gensure, MD, PhD  |  Publications
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx NY  10467

2002

Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH  |  Publications
Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

2003

Christopher P. Houk, MD  |  Publications
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, and Chief, Division of Endocrinology
Georgia Regents University
1120, 15th Street
Augusta, GA 30912

2004

Elaine M. Apperson, MD  |  Publications
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics 
University of South Carolina School of Medicine
University Medical Group
Greenville Health System
200 Patewood Drive Suite A320
Greenville, SC 29615
7/21/2014: ‘I am exceedingly grateful to have received my pediatric endocrinology training at Mass General, among world-renowned experts who are luminaries in our field. The exposure to a vast array of clinical conditions, the caliber of the academic training, and the proximity to and availability of research opportunities were all tremendous assets to an outstanding program.’

2005

Tandy Aye, MD  |  Publications
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Fellowship Program Director, Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford School of Medicine
Pediatric Endocrinology, Medicine Specialties Clinic
730 Welch Rd 2nd Floor Palo Alto, CA 94304

2007

Elka Jacobson-Dickman, MD
Associate Director for the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Program Director for the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
Maimonides Medical Center
948 48th Street, 3rd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Publications

Rajani Prabhakaran, MD  |  Publications
Staff Endocrinologist, Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas
SFC-Endocrinology
1301 Barbara Jordan Blvd, Ste 200
Austin, TX 78723
2/6/2015: My years in fellowship at MGH have been among the best of my education.  It gave us unparalleled opportunities to learn from / train under leaders in every field, be it at the interdepartmental conferences / grand rounds / for research / clinics.  Learning to question, think scientifically, and not accept everything as is, look for scientific validation, but be open to change, role models to emulate......I could keep going:-) Just thinking about MGH brings a smile to my face

2008

Ximena Lopez, MD  |  Publications
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Children's Medical Center - Dallas
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX 75235
8/4/2014: ‘My fellowship at MGH provided me with a highly academic training. The faculty is incredibly dedicated and assures a strong, rigorous training while working in a friendly environment.’

Jennifer Sivitz, MD
Children’s Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
St. Barnabas Health Care System
201 Lyons Avenue, Regional Diagnostic Tx Center, Newark, NJ 07112
and Hackensack University Medical Center, The Molly Center for Children With Diabetes and Endocrine Disorders
WFAN Bldg., Rm 251
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Elvira Isganaitis, MD  |  Publications
Research Associate and Staff Pediatric Endocrinologist, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
1 Joslin Place, Room 607
Boston, MA 02215
2/3/2015: ‘"MGH was truly a wonderful place to train in pediatric endocrinology.  I really appreciated the opportunity to develop my clinical acumen under the supervision of leaders in pediatric endocrinology.  And the incredible breadth of research opportunities available within the Harvard Medical School system allowed me to develop laboratory and analytical skills to study the perinatal antecedents of obesity and insulin resistance.  I feel my fellowship at MGH prepared me well to pursue a career in academic medicine."

2009

Takara Stanley, MD  |  Publications
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Associate Program Director, Harvard Medical School
MassGeneral Hospital for Children
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

Melissa L. Woo, MD  |  Publications
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Ave., Bronx NY  10467

2010

Eray Savgan-Gurol, MD  |  Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

2011

Michelle Katz, MD, MPH  |  Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

Melissa Russell, MD  |  Publications
Staff Endocrinologist, Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters
601 Children's Lane 
Norfolk, VA 23507

2012

Deborah Mitchell, MD  |  Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

2013

Bharti Balhara, MD  |  Publications
Staff Physician Joslin Clinic, Pediatrics Adolescent and Young Adult Section
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Room 292, 1 Joslin Place, Boston MA 02215.

2014

Charumathi Baskaran, MD  |  Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

Manasi Sinha, MD  |  Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics
Massachusetts General Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114

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