Vaneeta Bamba, MD

Vaneeta Bamba, MD

Vaneeta Bamba, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist, Medical Director of the Growth Center, and Director of the Turner Syndrome Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. 

Areas of Expertise: Disorders of growth and puberty, Lipid disorders, Turner syndrome
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, King of Prussia, S. Goddard Blvd.
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA

Residency

Pediatrics, Baystate Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Springfield, MA

Fellowship

Pediatric Endocrinology - The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Medical Director, Diagnostic and Research Growth Center

Director, Turner Syndrome Program

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Kelley JC, Gutmark-Little I, Backeljauw P, Bamba V. Increased Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Children and Young Adults with Turner Syndrome Is Not Explained By BMI Alone. Horm Res Paediatr. 2017;88(3-4):208-214. doi: 10.1159/000477761. Epub 2017 Aug 2.

Gruccio, D, Bamba, V. Turner syndrome: Care of the Patient form Birth to Late Adolescence. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2017 Jun;14(Suppl 2):454-461.

Books

Chapters

2012

Roizen J, Bamba V. Short Stature. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult, 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

Bamba V, De León DD. Hyperinsulinism. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult. 5th edition. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2012.

2010

Pinney S*, Bamba V*, Alter CA. (*first author). Thyroid Disease. In: Florin TA, editor. Netter's Atlas of Pediatrics, 1st ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier Publishing; 2010.

2008

Bamba V, Alter CA. Hypopituitarism. In: Schwartz MW, editor. The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult., 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2008.

Posters and Presentations

Invited lectures

Bamba V. Turner Syndrome. Neonatology Grand Rounds; October 2013; Philadelphia, PA

Bamba V. Review of Pediatric Endocrinology. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Course; Feb 2012, Feb 2013, Aug 2013; Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA

Bamba V. Universal Cardiovascular Risk Reduction - Update for Primary Care Providers. Chester County Hospital Pediatrics Grand Rounds; Feb 2012; Chester, PA

Bamba V. Must They All Grow Up? Disorders of Puberty. Bryn Mawr Hospital Pediatrics Grand Rounds; Feb 2012; Bryn Mawr, PA

Bamba V. "Update in Cardiovascular Risk Reduction - Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome" - Care Talks: Partnering to Improve Kids' Health. Symposium for Primary Care Providers; Mar 2012; Philadelphia, PA

Bamba V. Endocrine Causes of Short Stature. Genetics Grand Rounds, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Sept. 2011; Philadelphia, PA

Bamba V. Growth Hormone and Chronic Kidney Disease. Nephrology Grand Rounds, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Mar 2011; Philadelphia, PA

Bamba V. All Grown Up - Growth Disorders in Turner Syndrome. Turner Syndrome Symposium for Affected Families; Nov 2010; Hershey, PA

Bamba V. Hyperlipidemia in Children. Pediatric Grand Rounds, Reading Hospital; Jan 2008; Reading, PA