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Chhavi Agarwal, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Pediatrics
Email
cagarwal@montefiore.org
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
Medical Education
J.N. Medical College
Residency
Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College Hospital, Flushing Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Board Certified
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 405-5609
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Pediatric Endocrinology of N.Y.
495 Central Park Avenue, Suite 208
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: (914) 222-1212
Fax: (914) 713-8775
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Pediatric Endocrinologist, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Obesity, diabetes, growth disorders, thyroid disorders, disorders of puberty, disorders of calcium metabolism and syndromes associated with androgen excess, such as congenital adrenal hyperplasia with special interests in obesity, insulin resistance, diab
Research Focus
Obesity, insulin resistance and cardiovascular morbidity in children and adolescent population
Publications
Languages
Hindi
Biography
Trained originally in India, Dr. Agarwal did an additional residency in pediatrics in New York and then studied pediatric endocrinology at Columbia University, where she published five papers. After finishing a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology in 2007, she became an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an attending physician at The Children's Hospital at Montefiore. Dr. Agarwal’s research interest is the effects of obesity and insulin resistance on cardiovascular health in children and adolescents, with a goal to identify groups at higher risk for insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She also holds the title of Expert Consultant, International Rett Syndrome Foundation, and in addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Agarwal is actively involved with teaching of pediatric house staff, fellows and medical students in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.