Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

The Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes offers a wide variety of clinical services, research and training opportunities. In addition to the diagnosis and treatment of endocrinological problems, our faculty members are also involved in a variety of basic science and clinical research.

The division is staffed by a team of physicians and nurses, including certified diabetes educators. The division offers expertise in all areas of pediatric endocrinology, including disorders of growth, puberty, sex differentiation, glucose metabolism, bone and mineral metabolism, the pituitary/hypothalamus, the thyroid, the adrenal and the gonads.

Meet our team

The Johns Hopkins Pediatric Diabetes Center employs a multidisciplinary approach in which a team consisting of physicians, nurse educators, a dietician, a behavioral health specialist and a social worker provides comprehensive care of children and adolescents with diabetes, including cystic fibrosis-related diabetes, and support to their families.

Endocrinology and Diabetes FAQ with Dr. Sheela Magge

Sheela Magge, director of the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, provides an overview of the division, the care of diabetes patients and their families, research innovations and why she is honored to care for patients at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Research

  • Discovering genetic modifiers of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes and other endocrine complications of CF
  • Understanding the cause of osteoporosis/skeletal fragility in childhood and identifying treatment targets
  • Delineating the relationship between differential body composition and cardiometabolic risk

  • Use of technology to improve care and outcomes in youth with diabetes
  • Investigating the role of adipokines and understanding their role in lipid and glucose metabolism

Featured Stories

Interview: David Cooke on Klinefelter’s

Had he been practicing some 40 years ago, pediatric endocrinologist David Cooke’s profile of patients with Kleinfelter syndrome would’ve differed sharply from today’s view.

David Cooke

Personalizing Diabetes Care

People with type 1 diabetes have to learn how to deal with their disease. Those that manage their blood sugar well know the intricate dance of how to deal with a variety of situations: a serving of a coworker’s birthday cake, playing sports, dealing with a bout of stomach flu.

Pediatric nurse educator Loretta Clark teaches patients how to use the latest technology to manage their diabetes

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General Information

410-955-6463, option 2

After-hours On-call Physician

410-955-6070 (Ask for pediatric endocrinologist on call.)


Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building
200 N Wolfe St, Room 3120
Baltimore, MD 21287

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Endocrinology Center at GMBC
6701 N. Charles St.
Towson, MD 21204

Endocrine Clinic at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital
1708 West Rogers Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21209

Johns Hopkins Children's Center Pediatric Specialists — Annapolis
820 Bestgate Rd, Ste 2D
Annapolis, MD 21401 

Charter Professional Building located on the Johns Hopkins Howard County Medical Center campus
10700 Charter Drive, Suite 140
Columbia, MD 21044

The Johns Hopkins Health Care & Surgery Center - Bethesda
6420 Rockledge Drive, Suite 2300
Bethesda, MD 20817