Ankita Deosthali, MD, FAAP

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Ankita Deosthali, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician at CHOP Primary Care, Flourtown, in Flourtown, PA.

Areas of Expertise: Newborn medicine, Child development, LGBTQ+ patient ally, Preventive medicine, Medical education
Locations: Primary Care, Flourtown
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatrics - Tufts Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA


Pediatrics - Tufts Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA (Chief Resident)

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles





Deosthali, Ankita, and Laura K. Grubb. “A Chief Complaint of Blisters in an Adolescent.” Pediatrics in Review, vol. 42, no. 6, 2021, pp. 336–338., doi:10.1542/pir.2020-0070.


Deosthali, Ankita, et al. “Etiologies of Pediatric Cervical Lymphadenopathy: A Systematic Review of 2687 Subjects.” Global Pediatric Health, vol. 6, 27 July 2019,

Awards and Honors

2024, Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctor, Rising Star
2022, Excellence in Teaching from Tufts University School of Medicine Class of 2022
2021, Dr. AB Sadeghi-Nejad Endowed Award for Excellence in Academic Achievement & Compassionate Patient Care
2019-2021, Tufts Medical Center Clinician Educator Track Scholar
2014, Honors in Cognitive Science, Cum Laude, Rice University
2014, Designated Honors for thesis in Cognitive Science
2012-2014, Honors Society - Rice University Academic Mentors and Fellows
2010-2014, Rice University President’s Honor Roll
2010-2014, National Merit Scholar - Siemens Corporation

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics
Association of Pediatric Program Directors
American Medical Association