Soma Mitra, MD

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Soma Mitra, MD, is an internal medicine-pediatric hospitalist and an attending physician with expertise in health care transitions at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Health Care Transitions for Young Adults with special health needs, Common diagnoses in inpatient adolescent medicine, Performance enhancement in medicine, Coordinating the inpatient resident curriculum, Teaching evidence-based physical diagnosis, Addressing complex care issues with providers and families
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD


Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

Board Certification

Internal Medicine – American Board of Internal Medicine
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD

Titles and Academic Titles

Internal Medicine-Pediatric Hospitalist

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Process improvement in the management of common adolescent inpatient diagnoses
Assessing psychosocial barriers to optimal self-care in adolescents who are readmitted frequently in status asthmaticus