Soumya Adhikari, M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Adhikari came to Children's Medical Center and UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2001 to complete his residency in Pediatrics.  Prior to that he completed his undergraduate education at the University of Florida where he was recognized as one of four "Four Year Scholars" for the Fall graduatuing class of 1996.  From there he went on to medical school at the University of Miami (FL).  At the conclusion of his residency he was awarded the "White Hat" award, as elected by vote of his fellow 3rd year residents when asked to select the colleague they would most want as their own child's pediatrician.  After his residency he stayed at UT Southwestern (UTSW) to complete a fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology.  Upon completion of his fellowship, he joined the faculty at UTSW, as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. In 2008, he assumed the position of the Director of the Pediatrics Clerkship, in addition to his clinical responsibilities.

Education

Undergraduate School University of Florida - Gainesville (1996)
Medical School University of Miami School of Medicine (2001)
Internship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2002), Pediatrics
Residency UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
Fellowship UT Southwestern / Children's Medical Center (2007), Pediatric Endocrinology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal
  • Diabetes
  • Pituitary

Research Interests

  • Beta Cell Preservation in Type 1 Diabetes

Publications

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Featured Publications

Preliminary studies related to anti-interleukin-1ß therapy in children with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes.

Sumpter KM, Adhikari S, Grishman EK, White PC Pediatric diabetes 2011 Apr

Survey of long-term follow-up programs in the United States for survivors of childhood brain tumors.

Bowers DC, Adhikari S, El-Khashab YM, Gargan L, Oeffinger KC Pediatr Blood Cancer 2009 Dec 53 7 1295-301

Institution of basal-bolus therapy at diagnosis for children with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Adhikari S, Adams-Huet B, Wang YC, Marks JF, White PC Pediatrics 2009 Apr 123 4 e673-8

Childhood obesity: the scope of the problem.

Adhikari S Tex Med 2009 Feb 105 2 23-4

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Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society