Melissa Rearson, MSN, CRNP

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Melissa Rearson, MSN, CRNP, is a pediatric nurse practitioner in the Diabetes Center and the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Improving each family’s access to technology that would help them to manage diabetes, Use of insulin pumps in pediatric patients, Use of the internet for helping families to obtain information about diabetes
Locations: Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care; Specialty Care, Abington
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Board Certification

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care (CPNP-PC)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN - University of Pennsylvania

Additional Training

MSN - University of Pennsylvania

Titles and Academic Titles

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services


Posters and Presentations


Knight A, Weiss P, Morales K, Gerdes M, Rearson M, Vickery M, Keren R. Identifying Differences in Risk Factors for Depression and Anxiety in Pediatric Chronic Disease: A Matched Cross-Sectional Study of Youth with Lupus/Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and Their Peers with Diabetes. J Pediatr. 2015 Dec;167(6):1397-403.e1.


Moser JT, Langdon DR, Finkel RS, Ratcliffe SJ, Foley LR, Andrews-Rearson ML, Murphy KM, Lipman TH. The evaluation of peripheral neuropathy in youth with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2013 Apr;100(1):e3-6.