Steven M. Willi, MD

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Steven M. Willi, MD, is Director of the Diabetes Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Clinical trials, Pituitary disorders, Pubertal disorders, Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Thyroid disease
Locations: Main Hospital

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)


Steven Willi, MD, is the medical director of the Diabetes Center for Children at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Willi is interested in therapeutics for type 1 and type 2 diabetes and has performed a number of physiologic studies in the etiology and characterization of diabetes in children. Current studies include three trials on the delay of progression of type 1 diabetes and a multicenter trial to examine the optimal therapeutics for type 2 diabetes in children.

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certification

Pediatric Endocrinology – American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics – American Board of Pediatrics

Titles and Academic Titles

Director, Diabetes Center for Children

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services

Awards and Honors

2022, Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors in Pediatric Endocrinology

Leadership and Memberships

CHOP Clinical Trials Research Affinity Group, Advisory committee member