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? 

2019

Jordan Sherwood, MD | Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Assistant Pediatrician, MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

Rachel Whooten, MD, MPH | Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Assistant Pediatrician, MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

2018

Rabab Jafri, MD| Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Assistant Pediatrician, MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
MassGeneral Hospital for Children  
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

Jasreena Nijjar, MD | Publications
The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) 
The Center for Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) 

2017

Dayna McGill, MD  | Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
Endocrinologist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Joslin Diabetes Center 

Laurie Braun, MD|Publications
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School  
Pediatric Endocrinologist, MassGeneral Hospital for Children 

2016

Laya Ekhlaspour, MD|Publications
Instructor, Pediatrics Endocrine and Diabetes, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford  
300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305 

Shylaja Srinivasan, MD|Publications
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco Pediatric  
Endocrinologist, The Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes at UCSF 

2015

Julia Cartaya, MD |  Publications
Associate Staff, Pediatric Endocrinologist 
Cleveland Clinic Center for Pediatric Endocrinology  
9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195 

Vibha Singhal, MD |  Publications
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School  
MassGeneral Hospital for Children and Harvard Medical School 
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

2014

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

Manasi Sinha Jaiman, MD, MPH |  Publications
Senior Medical Director, Endocrinology, Covance 
Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School  
MassGeneral Hospital for Children 
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. 

2012

Deborah Mitchell, MD |  Publications
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School  
Associate Director, Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Program 
Co-Director of the pediatric bone and mineral metabolism clinic 
MassGeneral Hospital for Children 
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

2011

Michelle Katz, MD, MPH |  Publications
Senior Medical Advisor, Eli Lilly and Company 
450 Kendall St. 
Cambridge, MA  02142 

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

2010

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

2009

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

Melissa L. Woo, MD |  Publications
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Medical Director Goryeb Obesity Treatment and Prevention Program (KidFIT)
Goryeb Children’s Hospital  
100 Madison Avenue; Morristown, NJ 07960 

2008

Ximena Lopez, MD |  Publications
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Medical Director, GENder, Education and Care Interdisciplinary Support (GENECIS) Program 
Children's Medical Center - Dallas 
1935 Medical District Drive 
Dallas, TX 75235 
8/4/2014: ‘My fellowship at MassGeneral Hospital for Children 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  | Publications
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Summit Medical Group, 75 E. Northfield Road, Livingston, NJ 

Elvira Isganaitis, MD | Publications
Research Associate and Staff Pediatric Endocrinologist, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
1 Joslin Place, Room 607 
Boston, MA 02215 
2/3/2015: ‘"MassGeneral Hospital for Children 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 MassGeneral Hospital for Children prepared me well to pursue a career in academic medicine." 

2007

Elka Jacobson-Dickman, MD |  Publications
Assistant Dean, Academic Affairs, State University of NY, Downstate Medical School, Brooklyn NY 

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 

2005

Tandy Aye, MD |  Publications
Associate 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 

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.’ 

2003

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

2002

Madhusmita Misra, MD, MPH |  Publications
Division Chief, Pediatric Endocrinology, MassGeneral Hospital for Children 
Fritz Bradley Talbot and Nathan Bill Talbot Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School 
YAW 6C, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114 

2001

Robert Gensure, MD, PhD |  Publications
Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, Floating Hospital for Children Visiting  
Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine  
Boston, MA 

1999

Karen Loechner, MD, PhD |  Publications
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatric Endocrinology and Director, Pediatric Bone Clinic, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 
Pediatric Endocrinologist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322 

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 MassGeneral Hospital for Children 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 MassGeneral Hospital for Children 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