Denise Gruccio, MSN, CRNP, PNP-BC

Areas of Expertise: Disorders of growth and puberty in children, Endocrine disorders in pediatric cancer survivors, Turner syndrome
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    American Nurses Credentialing Center - Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified
    Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Primary Care

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Nurse practitioner

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Growth disorders
    Turner syndrome
    Endocrine disorders in childhood cancer survivors

  • Publications

    Books

    Gruccio D. Endocrine Overview: Short stature, Delayed Puberty and Precocious Puberty. In Fox; Primary Care of Children. St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby, 1996.

    Papers

    2013

    Mostoufi-Moab S, Isaacoff EJ, Spiegel D, Gruccio D, Ginsberg JP, Hobbie W, Shults J, Leonard MB.  Childhood cancer survivors exposed to total body irradiation are at significant risk for slipped capital femoral epiphysis during recombinant growth hormone therapy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2013 Nov;60(11):1766-71. doi: 10.1002/pbc.24667. Epub 2013 Jul 2.

    Stanescu, D, Gruccio, D. 50 Years Ago in The Journal of Pediatrics: The XO Syndrome: A Study of the Different Phenotype in 25 Patients. Journal of Pediatrics  1044, 2013.

    2011

    Hobbie Wendy L, Moab Sogol Mostoufi-, Carlson Claire A, Gruccio Denise, Ginsberg Jill P. Prevalence of advanced bone age in a cohort of patients who received cis-retinoic acid for high-risk neuroblastoma.. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 56(3): 474-6, 2011.

    Posters and Presentations

    2014

    Endocrine Issues in Childhood Cancer Survivors. Sixth International Nursing Conference on Child and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship. Philadelphia, PA. April, 2014

    2013

    The Care of the Turner Syndrome Patient: Merging Clinical Practice Guidelines and Clinical Care. Pediatric Nursing Endocrine Society National Conference. Las Vegas, Nevada. May, 2013.

    2012

    Childhood cancer survivors exposed to total body irradiation are at significant risk for slipped capital femoral epiphysis during recombinant growth hormone therapy. Fifth International Nursing Conference on Children and Adolescent Cancer Survivorship. Wiliamsburg, Virginia. June, 2012.

    Endocrine Care of Girls with Turner Syndrome. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Advanced Practice Nurse Conference. Philadelphia, Pa. May, 2012.

    2009

    Evaluating the Effects of Cancer Treatments on Endocrine Function. Pediatric Endocrine Nursing Society National Conference. Newport, RI. April, 2009.

  • Awards and Honors

    Caroline Langstader Advanced Practice Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice, May 2010

  • Leaderships
    Memberships in Professional Organizations

    National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners

    Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society

    Sigma Theta Tau- Mu Chi Chapter