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Chirag R. Kapadia, MD

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Chirag R. Kapadia, MD

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Division Chief


Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Endocrinology Pediatrics Energy Homeostasis Diabetes-Young Adults Preventative Medicine

Phone Number


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Thomas Campus

1920 E. Cambridge Ave.
Rosenberg Plaza

Phoenix, AZ 85006
United States

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+Education & Training

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology and General Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY


(Pediatrics) Children's Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL; (Pediatric Endocrinology) Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA

+Academic and Professional Affiliations

Academic Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Arizona College of Medicine


  • Top Doctor Recipient, PHOENIX magazine
  • +Research & Publications


    Energy Homeostasis; Young Adults With Diabetes; Preventative Medicine


    Pimentel J1, Chambers M., Shahid M., Chawla R., Kapadia C. Comorbidities of Thyroid Disease in Children. Adv Pediatr. 2016 Aug; 63(1):211-26. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2016.04.016. PubMed PMID: 27426902.

    Shahid M., McClellan D., Kapadia C. Case 1: Absent Pubertal Development in a 17.5-year-old Girl. Pediatr Rev. 2016 Jul; 37(7):301-3. doi: 10.1542/pir.2015-0004. PubMed PMID: 27368361.

    Lee T., Kapadia C. Darkened Skin, Vomiting, and Salt cravings in a Teenager - Dx? J Fam Pract. 2016 Jun; 65(6):E1-3. PubMed PMID: 27474827.

    Kapadia C.R., Nebesio T.D., Myers S.E., Willi S., Miller B.S., Allen D.B., Jacobson-Dickman E.; Drugs and Therapeutics Committee of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. Endocrine Effects of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Children. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Feb; 170(2):163-70. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.3526. PubMed PMID: 26720105.

    Gonzalez-Garcia, ZM and Kapadia CR. Gynecomastia. 5 Minute Pediatric Consult 7th Edition, 2015.

    Kapadia CR. Are the ADA hemoglobin A(1c) criteria relevant for the diagnosis of type 2 diabetes in youth? Curr Diab Rep. 2013 Feb; 13(1):51-5. doi: 10.1007/s11892-012-0343-y. PubMed PMID: 23109000.

    Izumi K1, Housam R, Kapadia C, Stallings VA, Medne L, Shaikh TH, Kublaoui BM, Zackai EH, Grimberg A. Endocrine phenotype of 6q16.1-q21 deletion involving SIM1 and Prader-Willi syndrome-like features. Am J Med Genet A. 2013 Dec; 161A(12):3137-43. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.a.36149. Epub 2013 Aug 16. PubMed PMID: 24038875.

    Kapadia C., Zeitler P.; Drugs and Therapeutics Committee of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. Hemoglobin A1c measurement for the diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes in children. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2012 Dec 20; 2012(1):31. doi: 10.1186/1687-9856-2012-31. PubMed PMID: 23256825.

    Kapadia CR, Kim YE, McDonald-McGinn DM, Zackai EH, Katz LE. Parathyroid hormone reserve in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. Genet Med. 2008 Mar; 10(3):224-8. doi: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e3181634edf. PubMed PMID: 18344713.

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