Dr. Hatch-Stein is an attending physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Her primary clinical interests include diabetes, thyroid disorders, and disorders of growth and puberty. She sees patients at CHOP Main Campus as well as the CHOP Princeton and Virtua satellites.

She remains active in clinical research with such projects as “Bone Health and Cardiovascular Risk in Turner Syndrome” and “Patterns of Height Velocity in Down Syndrome.”

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI


Pediatrics - Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH


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

Board Certification

Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Hatch-Stein JA, Kelly A, Gidding SS, Zemel BS, Magge SN: Sex differences in the associations of visceral adiposity, HOMA-IR, and BMI with lipoprotein subclass analysis in obese adolescents. Journal of Clinical Lipidology 2016.

Hatch-Stein JA, Zemel BS, Prasad D, Kalkwarf HJ, Pipan M, Magge SN, Kelly A:  Body composition and BMI growth charts in children with Down syndrome.  Pediatrics 2016.

Awards and Honors

2016, Eastern Society for Pediatric Research - Winner of the Fellows' Clinical Case Competition Presentation Contest

2015, The Endocrine Society Clinical Research Fellowship Award in Women's Health

2014, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Metabolism, Nutrition, and Development Research Affinity Group Pilot and Feasibility Grant

2014, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH T32)

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in professional organizations


Endocrine Society

Pediatric Endocrine Society