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leavensk [at] chop.edu
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5th floor, Lab 5100

3501 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States

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Karla F. Leavens, MD, PhD
Karla F. Leavens
Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Leavens uses stem cell-derived beta cells to model pediatric beta cell disease, including monogenic diabetes and congenital hyperinsulinism. The goal of her studies is to better understand and develop novel therapeutics to treat these diseases.

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Education and Training

MD, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Residency, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC (Pediatrics)

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Endocrinology)

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Endocrinologist

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