Julia N. Kharlip, MD

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Professor of Clinical Medicine (Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism)
Director, Endocrine Dynamic Testing Unit, HUP
Medical Director, Penn Pituitary Center, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 4th Floor, West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215 662-2300
Fax: 215 614-4003
BA (Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1996.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2002.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Care of patients with pituitary and adrenal disease, particularly Cushing's disease, as well as those with endocrine complications of cancer or it's treatments

Care of young adults with neuroendocrine conditions transitioning to adult care

Description of Research Expertise

Diagnosis and treatment for patients with Cushing's syndrome

I am also interested in ways of optimizing peri-operative care for patients undergoing pituitary surgery.

Selected Publications

Barrette LX, Douglas J, Chorath KT, Shah M, Lu J, Newman JG, Adappa N, Kohanski M, Palmer J, Yoshor D, Lee J, White CA, Kharlip J, Rajasekaran K.: Optimizing Perioperative Care in Transsphenoidal Pituitary Surgery: Considerations for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery. J Craniofac Surg. Aug 2022.

Ramya Sethuram, Daniel S. Guilfoil, Renee Amori, Julia Kharlip, and Karen M. Berkowitz: Sheehan Syndrome: An Unusual Presentation Without Inciting Factors Women's Health Reports 1(1): 287–292, September 2020 Notes: Open access on-line journal. https://doi.org/10.1089/whr.2019.0028.

Cho SS, Zeh R, Pierce JT, Jeon J, Nasrallah M, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Newman JG, White C, Kharlip J, Snyder P, Low P, Singhal S, Grady MS, Lee JYK.: Folate Receptor Near-Infrared Optical Imaging Provides Sensitive and Specific Intraoperative Visualization of Nonfunctional Pituitary Adenomas. Oper Neurosurg 16(1): 59-70, Jan 2019.

Lee JYK, Cho SS, Zeh R, Pierce JT, Martinez-Lage M, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Newman JG, Learned KO, White C, Kharlip J, Snyder P, Low PS, Singhal S, Grady MS.: Folate receptor overexpression can be visualized in real time during pituitary adenoma endoscopic transsphenoidal surgery with near-infrared imaging. J Neurosurg. 129(2): 390-403, August 2018.

Sheldon CA, Kharlip J, Tamhankar MA. : Inflammatory Orbitophathy Associated with Ipilimumab. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 33((3S Suppl 1)): S155-S158, May/June 2017.

Guttenberg KB, Mayson SE, Sawan C, Kharlip J, Lee JY, Martinez-Lage M, Loevner LA, Ewanichak J, Grady MS, Snyder PJ.: Prevalence of clinically silent corticotroph macroadenomas. Clin Endocrinol 85(6): 874-880, Dec 2016.

Wilson MA, Guld K, Galetta S, Walsh RD, Kharlip J, Tamhankar M, McGettigan S, Schuchter LM, Fecher LA: Acute visual loss after ipilimumab treatment for metastatic melanoma. J Immunother Cancer 18(4), October 2016 Notes: doi: 10.1186/s40425-016-0170-9. eCollection 2016.

Tamhankar MA., Paessler ME., Kharlip JN., Shekdar KV., Burnham JM., Cole KA.: A 16 year-old boy with suprasellar mass. J Neuroophthalmol 34(3): 295-300, September 2014.

Lorincz I., Ewanichak J., Kharlip JN.: Clinical Presentation and Management of Patients with Ipilumumab-associated Hypophysitis Treated at the Penn Pituitary Center. The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 2013 Notes: Poster presentation.

Kharlip J., Teytelboym O., Kleinberg L., Purtell M., Basaria S.: Successful radiation therapy for cerebral metastatic lesions from a pheochromocytoma. Endocrine Practice 16(2): 334-6, 2010.

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Last updated: 12/11/2022
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