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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

Education & Training

  • Fellowship Program, Developmental Endocrinology, 2013
    National Institutes of Health
  • MS, 2012
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Fellowship Program, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2012
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency Program, General Pediatrics, 2009
    SUNY Upstate Medical Center
  • Internship Program, General Pediatrics, 2007
    SUNY Upstate Medical Center
  • MBBS, 2002
    Bangalore University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology

National Provider ID: 1659536696


Roopa Kanakatti Shankar, M.D., M.S., is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s National Health System and an assistant professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Shankar specializes in working with children with Turner syndrome and leads the multidisciplinary Turner Syndrome Clinic at Children’s National.

Dr. Shankar holds board certifications in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology, is the recipient of several honors, grants and awards, and is an active member of the Endocrine Society and the Pediatric Endocrine Society, including the Turner syndrome special interest group.

Read more about Dr. Shankar’s research, including practice guidelines for Turner syndrome, at PubMed.