Dr. EVANGELIA CHARMANDARI
MD, MSc, PhD, MRCP (UK), CCST (UK)
PEDIATRIC AND ADOLESCENT ENDOCRINOLOGIST
Associate Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology
First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens Medical School “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital, Athens
“Aghia Sophia” Children's Hospital
First Department of Pediatrics University of Athens Medical School Choremio Building, 3rd Floor
Thivon and Papadiamantopoulou Street, Athens GR-11527
Phone +30 213 2013244, +30 213 2013239
122 Vassilisis Sofias Street (2nd Floor), Athens GR-11526
Phone +30 211 411 0397, Mob. +30 6947 904369 Fax. +30 210 7780 500
Dr. Charmandari graduated from the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, as a valedictorian of her class, and completed her specialization in General Paedi- atrics in the UK. She was further subspecialized in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at the London Centre for Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and University College Hospital, London, UK. She is a certified Pediatrician and Pediatric and Adolescent Endocri- nologist by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London, UK. She obtained a Master of Science in Clinical Pedia- trics and a PhD in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, which were awarded by the University of London, London, UK, in 1998 and 2001, respectively. She subsequently undertook a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology and Cellular Biology at the National Institute of Child Health and Human De- velopment, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA (2000-2004). She also worked as a Consultant in Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology at St. James' University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK. Following 15 years of clinical and research work in the UK and USA, she returned back to Greece in 2007 as a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Senior Investigator at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Bio- medical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens.
Since February 2011, Dr. Charmandari is an Associate Professor of Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology, Division of En- docrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes, First Department of Pe- diatrics, University of Athens Medical School, “Aghia Sophia” Children’s Hospital. She is also an Affiliated Investigator and Scientific Supervisor of the Division of Endocrinology and Me- tabolism at the Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens.
She has been awarded the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians [MRCP(UK)], as well as the Certificates of Comple- tion of Specialist Training in General Pediatrics and in Pediatric Endocrinology (CCST) by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health, London UK. She is a member of the Clinical Pra- ctice Committee and the Science School of the European So- ciety for Pediatric Endocrinology (ESPE). She is the scientific supervisor of the Program “Development of National System for the Prevention and Management of Overweight and Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence”.
She has published 70 papers in refereed journals, which have received ~2100 citations (h-index=27, total impact factor=450), as well as 1 book, 40 chapters in textbooks and electronic jou- rnals, and 100 abstracts in conference proceedings. In 2007 she was awarded the “Henning Andersen Prize” of the European So- ciety for Pediatric Endocrinology.
Evaluation and management of all pediatric and adolescent endocrinology conditions, including:
Disorders of growth, such as short stature, tall stature, underweight, overweight, obesity.
Thyroid disorders, such as congenital or acquired hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism, thyroiditis, thyroid tumors.
Pituitary disorders, such as isolated or multiple pituitary hormone deficiencies, growth hormone deficiency, growth hormone excess, Cushing’s disease.
Gonadal disorders, such as hypogonadotrophic or hypergonadotrophic hypogonadism, Turner syndrome, Klinefelter syndrome or Kallman Syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome.
Disorders of sex development, such as ambiguous genitalia, micropenis, hypospadias, cryptorchidism.
Adrenal disorders, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal insufficiency, Cushing syndrome, hypoaldosteronism, pseudohypoaldosteronism, adrenal tumors.
Pubertal disorders, such as precocious or early puberty, delayed puberty.
Disorders of glucose metabolism: Insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance, hypergycemia, Diabetes Mellitus (type I or II, MODY), hypoglycemia.
Disorders of calcium metabolism, such as hypocalcemia, hypercalcemia, rickets.
Disorders of water homeostasis, such as diabetes insipidus, hypodipsia.
Endocrine disorders associated with other conditions, such as anorexia nervosa, syndromes of malabsorption or childhood malignancies.