Adda Grimberg, MD

Adda Grimberg, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist and scientific director of the Growth Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Clinical growth research, Research in the molecular mechanisms that regulate cell growth and death
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Exton; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Brandywine Valley
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY


    Pediatrics - The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification


  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Attending Physician

    Scientific Director, Growth Center

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania

  • Departments and Services
  • Publications



    Pamela Cousounis, Terri H. Lipman, Kenneth Ginsburg, and Adda Grimberg, “Internet Informs Parents about Growth Hormone,” Hormone Research in Paediatrics, 2013, 80: 86-91. PMID: 23942255. PMC4114729.


    Saeed Mohammad, Adda Grimberg, Elizabeth Rand, Ravinder Anand, Wanrong Yin, Estella M. Alonso, and the Studies of Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT) Research Consortium, “Long-Term Linear Growth and Puberty in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients,” Journal of Pediatrics, 2013, 163:1354-1360.e7. PMID: 23916225. PMC4155930.


    Adda Grimberg, Kristen A. Feemster, Susmita Pati, Mark Ramos, Robert Grundmeier, Andrew J. Cucchiara, and Virginia A. Stallings, “Medically Underserved Girls Receive Less Evaluation for Short Stature,” Pediatrics, 2011; 127: 696–702. PMID: 21422085. PMC4114727.