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Rinku Mehra, MD

Endocrinologist
Awards and Recognition:
    Top Doctors
    No. Va. Magazine
    (2016, 2017, 2018 )

Locations

  • Main Hospital Washington, District of Columbia 20010 1-888-884-BEAR (2327)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Punjabi
  • Spanish

Departments

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

National Provider ID: 1548478712

Bio

Biography

Rinku Mehra, M.D,, is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children's National Health System. Her clinical interests include type 1 diabetes, growth disorders and obesity. She has conducted clinical studies on type 1 diabetes and obesity in children and won the Midwest Society for Pediatric Research (MWSPR) Kenny Award for Best Research Presentation by a fellow. Also, at the University of Iowa, she organized and directed the Pediatric Weight Management Clinic.

Dr. Mehra serves on the Resident Selection Committee at Children's and has a strong interest in teaching medical students, residents and fellows. Away from the office, she enjoys spending time with close family and friends, and her hobbies including gardening, running and traveling with her husband.

Education & Training

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2008
    University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
  • Residency Program, Pediatrics, 2004
    Rush Presbyterian University Medical College
  • MD, 2001
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
  • BS, 1997
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
News

News

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

American Diabetes Association Conference

(2007) Feeding Frequency and Appetite

Larger Less Frequent Meals Decrease Hunger in the Obese Pediatric Population

(2006) Pediatric Research

Pediatric Academic Society Meeting

(2007) Larger Less Frequent Meals Decrease Hunger in the Obese Pediatric Population

View publications on PubMed

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