Vaneeta Bamba, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Department: Pediatrics

Contact information
Division of Endocrinology
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
34th and Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3174
Fax: 215-590-7766
BA (Biology)
The Johns Hopkins University, 1996.
MD (Medicine)
Louisiana State University School of Medicine, 2000.
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Description of Research Expertise

Turner Syndrome
Pediatric Dyslipidemia
Growth disorders in children
22q11 Deletion syndrome
DiGeorge Syndrome
X chromosome deletions

Description of Clinical Expertise

Growth disorders in children and adolescents
Turner Syndrome
Lipid Disorders in children and adolescents
General Pediatric Endocrinology
22q11 Deletion syndrome
DiGeorge Syndrome
Ovarian Failure
X Chromosome disorders

Selected Publications

Gibson CE, Boodhansingh KE, Li, C, Conlin L, Chen P, Bamba V, DeLeon DD, Ganguly A, Stanley CA.: Congenital Hyperinsulinism in Infants with Turner Syndrome: Possible Association with Monosomy X and KDM6A Haploinsufficiency. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 2018 Notes: Accepted.

Kelley JC, Gutmark-Little I, Backeljauw P, Bamba V: Increased Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Children and Young Adults with Turner Syndrome Is Not Explained By BMI Alone. Hormone Research in Pediatrics 88(3-4): 208-214, October 2017 Notes: Review of cholesterol levels in girls and adolescents with Turner Syndrome demonstrate that elevated levels do not correlate with BMI, but suggest increased cardiovascular risk.

Oberle M1, Grimberg A, Bamba V.: Treatment of Pre-pubertal Patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency: Patterns in Growth Hormone Dosage and Insulin-like Growth Factor-I Z-scores. Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology. 9(3): 208-215, Sept 2017.

Gravholt CH, Andersen NH, Conway GS, Dekkers OM, Geffner ME, Klein KO, Lin AE, Mauras N, Quigley CA, Rubin K, Sandberg DE, Sas TCJ, Silberbach M, Söderström-Anttila V, Stochholm K, van Alfen-van derVelden JA, Woelfle J, Backeljauw PF; International Turner Syndrome Consensus Group: Clinical practice guidelines for the care of girls and women with Turner syndrome: proceedings from the 2016 Cincinnati International Turner Syndrome Meeting. European Journal of Endocrinology 177(3): G1-G70, September 2017.

Gruccio Paolucci D, Bamba V. : Turner Syndrome: Care of the Patient Birth to Late Adolescence. Pediatric Endocrine Reviews 14 Suppl 2: 2454-461, June 2017.

Rayannavar A, Katz L, Crowley T, Grand K, Lessig M, Zackai E, Emanuel B, Lord K, Bamba V, McDonald-McGinn D.: Association of Hypocalcemia with Congenital Heart Disease in 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. National Endocrine Society Meeting April 2017.

Bamba V: Pediatric Growth Hormone Deficiency. Medscape. Robert P Hoffman, MD (eds.). Medscape, November 2016 Notes: Web-based Article.

Katz L, Grand K, Lessig M, Zackai E, Emanuel B, Lord K, Bamba V, McDonald-McGinn D. : Hypocalcemia and Congenital Heart Disease in Youth with 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome. 10th Biennial International 22q11.2 Conference July 2016.

Hatch-Stein J, Kelly A, Bamba V, Natarajan Shobha, Dorfman A, Meyers KE: Arterial Stiffness Measured by Pulse Wave Analysis and EndoPAT is increased in Young Women with Turner Syndrome. Pediatric Academic Society, Pediatric Endocrine Society National Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 2016 Notes: Oral presentation given by collaborator.

Pyle LC, Gruccio D, Keena BA, McDougall C, Reynoso FJ, Bamba V, Zackai EH.: Two New Cases of Non-mosaic Isodicentric X with Complete Duplication of Xp and Partial Duplication/Partial Deletion of Xq: Review of the Literature with Phenotype Prediction American College of Medical Genetics Annual Conference, Tampa, FL March 2016 Notes: Poster.

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