Diane L. Barsky, MD

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-7451

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - State University of New York School of Medicine at Stony Brook, NY


    Pediatrics - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


    Pediatrics - Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


    Pediatric Nutrition - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Clinical Densitometry
    Physician Nutrition Specialist

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Medical Director, Home Parenteral Nutrition Service

    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

  • Centers and Programs
  • Publications




    Barsky DL. Anorexia Nervosa. In: Hark L, Morrison G, editors. Medical nutrition and disease. 4th ed. West Sussex (UK): Wiley-Blackwell; 2009. Ch. 5.


    Barsky DL. Pediatric feeding disorders. In: Schwartz MW, et al., editors. The 5-minute pediatric consult. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2008.


    Barsky DL, Konek, S. Growing up healthy. In: Deen D, Hark L, editors. Complete guide to nutrition in primary care. Malden: Wiley-Blackwell; 2007. Ch. 4.


    Barsky DL et al. The role of a interdisciplinary feeding team in the assessment and  treatment of feeding problems. Special focus on nutrition. Building blocks in  nutrition. March 2006.


    Barsky DL. Anorexia nervosa. In: Hark L, Morrison G, editors.  Essential clinical nutrition: a case-based study. Boston: Blackwell Science; 2003. p. 167-74.

    Barsky DL, Stallings VA. Nutritional management in pediatric pulmonary disease. In: Eigen H, Loughlin GM, editors. Respiratory disease in children: diagnosis and management. Philadelphia: Williams and Wilkins; 1994. p. 813-28.



    Barsky, DL: Anorexia Nervosa. Essential Clinical Nutrition: A case Based Study. Hark, L; Morrison G (eds.). Blackwell Science, Page: 167-174. 2013.

    Merves J, Barsky D, Mascarenhas RM: Nutrition. The Philadelphia Guide: Inpatient Pediatrics, Second Edition. Shah SS, Zaoutis LB, Catallozi M, Frank G (eds.). McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, 2013.


    Barsky, DL: Pediatric Feeding Disorders. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult, 6th edition. Schwartz D, Bell LA, Bingham PM (eds.). Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA Page: 320-322, 2012.

  • Editorial and Academic Positions

    Editorial positions

    2010-present, Reviewer, Nutrition in Clinical Practice
    2008-present, Reviewer, Infant, Child and Adolescent Nutrition Journal

    Academic and institutional committees

    2011-present, Physician representative, Integrative Medicine Committee, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia