Soumya Adhikari, MD $$

Pediatric Endocrinologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Soumya Adhikari, M.D., is a pediatric endocrinologist at Children’s Health. He is also an associate professor of pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.

Dr. Adhikari, endocrinologist with patient - Children's Health

Dr. Adhikari’s clinical and research interests include beta cell preservation in type-1 diabetes and leveraging the electronic health record to improve outcomes in children with endocrinologic disorders.  

The power to make a difference in a child’s life while satisfying my intellectual curiosity is something no other field could offer me
Dr. Soumya Adhikari

D Magazine has continuously awarded Dr. Adhikari recognition as a Best Pediatric Specialist from 2010 to 2022. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics, a member of the Pediatric Society of Greater Dallas and a member of the Pediatric Endocrine Society. His published research work covers topics that include pediatrics, childhood obesity and type-1 diabetes.

“The power to make a difference in a child’s life while satisfying my intellectual curiosity is something no other field could offer me,” he says.

Dr. Adhikari spends his leisure time trying to keep up with his kids and often rooting for all his downtrodden sports teams.   

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Miami Medical School (2001)
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2002), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2004), Pediatrics
UT Southwestern - Children's Medical Center (2007), Pediatric Endocrinology
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Endocrinology
  • Research Interests

    • Beta Cell Preservation in Type 1 Diabetes
    • Use of medical informatics in pediatric endocrinology
  • Publications

    • A Type 1 Diabetes Genetic Risk Score Predicts Progression of Islet Autoimmunity and Development of Type 1 Diabetes in Individuals at Risk. Redondo MJ, Geyer S, Steck AK, Sharp S, Wentworth JM, Weedon MN, Antinozzi P, Sosenko J, Atkinson M, Pugliese A, Oram RA Diabetes Care 2018 Jul
    • 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
  • Professional Activities

    • Endocrine Society, Member (2008)
    • Pediatric Endocrine Society, Member (2007)
  • Awards and Honors

    • D Magazine Best Pediatric Specialists (2010-2022)
    • Faculty Marshall - One of six UT Southwestern Faculty selected by vote to lead graduation hooding ceremony (2016)
    • Fellow of the Year - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005)

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