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Education & Training

  • Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2012
    Dupont Institute/Nemours Found
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2012
    National Institutes of Health, NIH
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2009
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2007
    Miami Children's Hospital
  • MD, 2002
    Bangalore University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Rheumatology

National Provider ID: 1902032576


Hemalatha Srinivasalu, M.D., is an attending physician at the Division of Rheumatology at Children’s National. She specializes in managing autoimmune and autoinflammatory disorders such as lupus, juvenile arthritis, juvenile dermatomyositis and periodic fever syndromes. Her research interests include Juvenile Spondyloarthritis, PFAPA and Sjogren’s syndrome.

Dr. Srinivasalu has presented her work at various national and international conferences. She is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance. She has served as a reviewer for various peer-reviewed journals. 

Dr. Srinivasalu is the Program Director of the Pediatric Rheumatology Fellowship. She is USSONAR-certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound and is involved in incorporating musculoskeletal ultrasound in fellowship curriculum. 

Research & Publications

9th Annual Rheumatology Fellows Forum of The Rheumatism Society of The District of Columbia

(2011) Kawasaki disease presenting with Grisel’s syndrome

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology Conference

(2008) Hyper IgM syndrome due to AID deficiency in two children of Latin American Origin

American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology Conference

(2008) Warfarin Sodium as a Steroid Sparing Agent in Severe Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (CIU): Case Series

American College of Rheumatology Conference

(2012) Whole body Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Evaluation of Enthesitis in Spondyloarthropathy

American College of Rheumatology Conference

(2011) Early disease characteristics of Enthesitis-related arthritis reveals elevated TGF-beta

Society of Pediatric Radiology Annual Meeting

(2009) Pleural Effusions in Children: From Diagnosis to Treatment