Rebecka Peebles, MD

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Rebecka Peebles, MD, is an Adolescent Medicine Specialist and Co-director of the Eating Disorder Assessment and Treatment Program at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Eating disorders, Weight management, Obesity, Adolescent behavior – high risk
Locations: Main Hospital

Phone: 215-590-3537


Dr. Peebles is an assistant professor in the Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Prior to joining CHOP, she was an instructor at Stanford University School of Medicine's Division of Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and was primarily involved with the Eating Disorders Program and the Center for Healthy Weight at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Peebles’ research interests focus on the health outcomes of disordered eating in adolescents of diverse weight ranges, and how the Internet can be used as a vector to both help and harm young people as they try to approach a healthy weight. Her most recent work has been funded by the American Heart Association.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH


The Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital, Cleveland, OH


Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Health outcomes of disordered eating in adolescents of diverse weight ranges
Internet usage and risky eating behaviors

Awards and Honors

2022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Adolescent Medicine