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Chirag R. Kapadia, MD

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Division Chief



Areas of Expertise

  • Preventative Medicine Pediatrics Ped. Endocrinology Energy Homeostasis Diabetes-Young Adults


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Main
1919 E. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, Arizona 85016


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, Philadelphia, PA


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Academic Affiliations

University of Arizona College of Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor


  • Top-Doc

Research & Publications

Pimentel J1, Chambers M1, Shahid M1, Chawla R1, 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.

Shahid M1, McClellan D1, Kapadia C1. 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 T1, Kapadia C2. Darkened skin, vomiting, and salt cravings in a teenager - Dx? J Fam Pract. 2016 Jun;65(6):E1-3. PubMed PMID: 27474827.

Kapadia CR1, Nebesio TD2, Myers SE3, Willi S4, Miller BS5, Allen DB6, Jacobson-Dickman E7; 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 CR1. 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 C1, 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 CR1, 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.

Energy Homeostasis; Young Adults With Diabetes; Preventative Medicine
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