Rebecca J. Gordon, MD

Rebecca J. Gordon, MD

Rebecca J. Gordon, MD, is an attending physician in the Center for Bone Health and the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Bone health, Metabolic bone disease, Disorders of calcium and phosphate metabolism, Rickets, Osteoporosis, Diabetes mellitus
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT


Pediatrics - Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Pediatrics - Jacobi Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Pediatric Endocrinology – Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York, Columbia University Medical Center, NY, NY

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Instructor, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Departments and Services




Gonzalez Ballesteros LF, Ma NS, Gordon RJ, Ward L, Backeljauw P, Wasserman H, Weber DR, DiMeglio LA, Gagne J, Stein R, Cody D, Simmons K, Zimakas P, Topor LS, Agrawal S, Calabria A, Tebben P, Faircloth R, Imel EA, Casey L, Carpenter TO. Unexpected and Widespread Severe Hypophosphatemia and Bone Disease Associated with Elemental Formula Use in Infants and Children. Bone. 2017 Apr;97:287-292. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2017.02.003. Epub 2017 Feb 4. PMID: 28167344

Page-Wilson G, Nguyen KT, Atalayer D, Meece K, Bainbridge HA, Korner J, Gordon RJ, Panigrahi SK, White A, Smiley R4 Wardlaw SL. Evaluation of CSF and Plasma Biomarkers of Brain Melanocortin Activity in Response to Caloric Restriction in Humans. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Jan 1;312(1):E19-E26. doi: 10.1152/ajpendo.00330.2016. Epub 2016 Nov 15. PMID: 27894065


Gordon RJ, Bell J, Chung WK, David R, Oberfield SE, Wardlaw SL. Childhood acromegaly due to X-linked acrogigantism: long term follow-up. Pituitary. 2016 Dec;19(6):560-564. PMID: 27631333

Awards and Honors

2016, Outstanding Abstract Travel Award and Early Career Forum Travel Award Endocrine Society, Boston, MA

2015, Oberfield Prize in Clinical Research, 17th Annual Children’s Hospital of New York Pediatric Fellows Poster Day

2015 and 2016, Pediatric Endocrine Society Travel Award

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017–present, Scientific Review Committee, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations


2015-present, Pediatric Endocrine Society

2015-present, Endocrine Society

2012-present, American Academy of Pediatrics