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Reeti Chawla, MD

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Reeti Chawla, MD

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Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric Endocrinology Disorders of Sex Development

Phone Number


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Thomas Campus

1920 E. Cambridge Ave.
Rosenberg Plaza

Phoenix, AZ 85006
United States

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About Reeti Chawla, MD

Dr. Chawla is an attending physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Phoenix Children's Hospital. She also holds the academic title of Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Arizona -Phoenix, Department of Child Health and at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She completed both her pediatric residency training and pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, IL. Dr. Chawla is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology. Her clinical and research interests lie in medical education, care of children with disorders of sex development (DSD), and care of transgender youth and adolescents. She is involved in the DSD Translational Research Network Study and plays an active role in the gender management team at PCH.

+Education & Training

Board Certification

Pediatrics, Subspecialty-Pediatric Endocrinology; American Board of Pediatrics

Medical School / Education

Stony Brook University, New York, NY


(Pediatrics) Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


(Pediatric Endocrinology) Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL


Children's Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

+Academic and Professional Affiliations

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arizona - Phoenix, Department of Pediatrics

Adjunct Assistant Professor Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic

Professional Affiliations

Endocrine Society

Pediatric Endocrine Society

+Research & Publications


Coinvestigator; Endocrinologist; Phoenix Children's Hospital DSD (Disorders of Sex Development) Translational Research


Pimentel J1, Chambers M1, Shahid M1, Chawla R, Kapadia C2. 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.

Chawla R1, Alden TD2, Bizhanova A3, Kadakia R4, Brickman W4, Kopp PA5. Squamosal Suture Craniosynostosis Due to Hyperthyroidism Caused by an Activating Thyrotropin Receptor Mutation (T632I). Thyroid. 2015 Oct;25(10):1167-72. doi: 10.1089/thy.2014.0503. Epub 2015 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 26114856.

Chawla R1, McCance DR2, McKenna S3, Young IS4, Patterson CC4, Rangarajan J5, Reisetter AC5, Armstrong LL6, Lowe LP5, Metzger BE6, Hayes MG6, Scholtens DM5, Lowe WL6. The chromosome 3q25 locus associated with fetal adiposity is not associated with childhood adiposity. Nutr Diabetes. 2014 Sep 22;4:e138. doi: 10.1038/nutd.2014.35. PubMed PMID: 25244357.

Chawla R1, Badon SE, Rangarajan J, Reisetter AC, Armstrong LL, Lowe LP, Urbanek M, Metzger BE, Hayes MG, Scholtens DM, Lowe WL Jr. Genetic risk score for prediction of newborn adiposity and large-for-gestational-age birth. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Nov;99(11):E2377-86. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-4221. Epub 2014 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 25137420.

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