Wilma C. Rossi, MD, MBE

Wilma C. Rossi, MD, MBE

Wilma C. Rossi, MD, MBE, is an attending physician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who specializes in treating patients with endocrine disorders.

Areas of Expertise: Disorders of sexual development, Gender dysphoria and transgender medicine, Disorders of growth and puberty in children, Thyroid disorders, Medical ethics
Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care, Princeton at Plainsboro; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Voorhees
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY

Internship

Pediatrics - Schneider Children's Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY

Residency

Pediatrics - Schneider Children's Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY

Fellowship

Pediatric Endocrinology - St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology
Pediatrics

Graduate Degree

MBE in Bioethics - University of Pennsylvania College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Associate Fellowship Director, Pediatric Endocrinology

Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2017

Grimberg A, DiVall S, Polychronakos C, Allen D, Cohen L, Quintos, J, Rossi W, Feudtner C, Murad M on behalf of the Drug and Therapeutics Committee and Ethics Committee of the Pediatric Endocrine Society: Guidelines for Growth Hormone and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Treatment in Children and Adolescents: Growth Hormone Deficiency, Idiopathic Short Stature, and Primary Insulin-Like Growth Factor-I Deficiency Hormone Research in Pediatrics 2017 Notes: Online DOI:10.1159/000452150.

Austin, J.L., Mazur, T, Tamar-Mattis, A, Henwood, M.J., Rossi, W.C.: Disorders of Sex Development - When to Tell the Patient. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2011 Mar;8(3):213-7

2011

Austin J, Tamar-Mattis A, Mazur T, Henwood MJ, Rossi WC. Disorders of sex development-when and how to tell the patient. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2011 Mar;8(3):213-7; quiz 223. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21525798. Read the abstract

2010

Karkazis, K., Rossi, W.C.: Children with Disorders of Sex Development: An Updated Approach to Optimize Care Pediatrics in Review. 31: e82-e85, November 2010.

Books

Chapters

2012

Alter, C.A., Rossi, W.C., Bauer, A.J.: Goiter. Schwartz'sClinical Handbook of Pediatrics, 5th edition 5th edition, 2012

2005

Alter CA, Rossi WC. Growth and maturation. In: Osborn L, DeWitt T, First L, Zenel J, editors. Pediatrics.  Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc.; 2005.

Rossi WC, Alter CA, Caplin N. Thyroid disease. In: Moshang T, editor.  Endocrinology - the requisites in pediatrics. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Inc.; 2005.

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2016

Rossi W. "Supporting Gender Nonconforming Children and Youth in a Primary Care," The Children's Hospital at St. Peter's Medical Center, New Brunswick, NJ. March 2016.

2015

Rossi W. "Evaluation and Treatment of Transgender Youth," Pediatric Endocrinology and Inborn Metabolic Diseases Summit, Shanghai Children's Hospital affiliated with the Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China. April 2015.

Awards and Honors

2015, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Resident Teaching Honor Role

2015, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Pediatrics' Alan R. Cohen Master Clinician Award

2006-present, NJ Top Doc, Pediatric Endocrinology

1972, Phi Beta Kappa

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2012-present, Reviewer, Journal of Pediatrics

Academic and Institutional Committees

2012-present, Search Committee for Clinical Faculty Division of Endocrinology

2008-present, Pediatric Endocrine Fellowship Committee

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

2016-present, World Professional Association for Transgender Health

National

1986-present, Pediatric Endocrine Society

 - 2014-present, Ethics Committee