Dr. Sigal is from the Philadelphia area. She completed her undergraduate education at Georgetown University, and Medical school at Thomas Jefferson University. She completed her pediatric training at A.I. duPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson in Wilmington, DE and Philadelphia, and she completed her pediatric endocrine training at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
She is a board-certified pediatrician and is currently an attending physician in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes.
Education and Training
MD - Sydney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatrics - A.I. duPont Hospital for Children/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Pediatric Endocrinology - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Congenital Hyperinsulinism and Transgender Medicine
Sigal, W, De Leon, DD. “Neonatal Hypoglycemia.” Evidence Based Neonatology, edited by Akhil Maheshwari and Sue Aucott, Elsevier. Submitted for publication.
Sigal W, De Leon DD. “Natural History and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Perinatal Stress Induced Hyperinsulinism”. Updates in Diagnosis and Management of Hyperinsulinism and Neonatal Hypoglycemia Conference, September 5-6th 2019, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.
Sigal W, Williams C, Joshi A, Stanescu D, Hatch-Stein J, Pinney S. “Severe Infantile Insulin Resistance: A Novel Feature of MIRAGE Syndrome”. The Endocrine Society Meeting, March 24th 2019, New Orleans, LA, and the Pediatric Academic Societies / Pediatric Endocrine Society Meeting, April 27th, 2019, Baltimore, MD.
Awards and Honors
2019, Outstanding Abstract Award, The Endocrine Society
2019, CHOP Poster Day Clinical Research Presentation Award
2018-2020, NIH T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Training Grant, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
2018, Travel Award to National Meeting, Pediatric Endocrine Society
2016, Travel Award and invitation to attend the Pediatric Growth Conference and Pediatric Academic Society National Meeting
Leadership and Memberships
Pediatric Endocrine Society
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