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Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2020)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2023, 2022, 2021)

National Provider ID: 1659430122


Priya Vaidyanathan, M.D., is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist who has been on the staff of the Children's National Hospital 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.

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

Outside Interests

  • Amerigroup

Research & Publications

Nandagopal R, Vaidyanathan P, Kaplowitz P. Transient pseudohypoaldosteronism due to urinary tract infection in infancy: A report of 4 cases.  Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2009;195728.

Vaidyanathan, P. Elevated TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) levels in children with Type 1 diabetes. American Diabetes Association. 2008:1793-P.

Dogra RS, Vaidyanathan P, Prabakar KR, Marshall KE, Hutton JC, Pugliese A. Alternative splicing of G6PC2, the gene coding for the islet-specific glucose-6-phosphatase catalytic subunit-related protein (IGRP), results in differential expression in human thymus and spleen compared with pancreas. Diabetologia. 2006;49(5)953-957.

Vaidyanathan P. Clinically Euthyroid Children with Normal Free T4 and Suppressed TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone). Presented at: Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society LWPES Meeting; 2006.

4.7 / 5 4.7 out of 5 stars (based on 45 Patient/Family Ratings)

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