Priya Vaidyanathan, MD Endocrinologist

62 Patient/Family Ratings
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4.5 out of 5 (Likelihood to recommend)
Awards and Recognition:

    Top Doctors
    No. Va. Magazine (2017, 2016)


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tamil
  • Hindi


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

National Provider ID: 1659430122

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Outside Interests

  • Amerigroup 



Priya Vaidyanathan, MD, is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist who has been on the staff of the Children's National Health System since December 2005, soon after completing her pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship. She provides clinical care to patients with diverse endocrine needs, and her research interest is in the field of thyroid disorders.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2005
    Jackson Memorial Hospital
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2002
    Children's Hospital of Michigan
  • MD, Kilpauk Medical College, Madras, India, 1993
    Kilpauk Medical College
Patient Stories

Patient Stories: Priya Vaidyanathan


Antoinette's Story

"The most “abnormal” thing about my daughter is this weird piece of equipment that is constantly attached to her ear. It's called a cell phone and is just as much a part of her as the pink device that acts like her pancreas and keeps her alive."

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Raven's Story

"I would never have thought that after taking my daughter to her pediatrician, I would hear, 'You need to take your child to Children's National right away.'"


Jackson's Story

"I have become a total advocate for my child, fighting this fight right alongside of him."

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Lakin's Story

For the Bassler family, this past spring was filled with big changes and new learnings about type 1 diabetes. For Lakin, it was about learning to live with her disease.



Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Alternative Splicing of G6PC2 the Gene Coding for the IsletSpecific Glucose6Phosphatase Catalytic SubunitRelated Protein IGRP Results in Differential Expression in Human Thymus and Spleen Comp

(2006) Diabetologia

American Diabetes Association

(2008) Elevated TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) levels in Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society LWPES Meeting

(2006) Clinically Euthyroid Children with Normal Free T4 and Suppressed TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone)

Transient Pseudohypoladosteronism due to Urinary Tract Infection in Infancy A Report of 4 Cases

(2009) International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology

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"I think his medical experiences as a small child helped develop his attitude and approaches for coping. He still thinks of Children's as a friendly, good place, which is a real tribute to the excellent care and treatment he received."

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Priya Vaidyanathan, MD