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Cristina Candido-Vitto, MD

  • Cristina Candido-Vitto
  • “My goal is to help improve the quality of each child's life.”

I see pediatric patients with a wide range of conditions including diabetes, obesity, thyroid dysfunction, polycystic ovarian syndrome, early puberty, vitamin D deficiency and calcium abnormalities, pituitary and adrenal problems and other endocrine disorders.

In pediatric endocrinology we work with hormone problems, which have a profound effect on a child's life. For example, children with diabetes experience an intrusion into their daily activities. Knowing they have full support from their doctor and entire medical team makes a big difference. It feels very rewarding to play a positive role in a child's life.

Diabetes is very dynamic; there's always something new in the field. It's constantly evolving, and there has been a lot of research in the field in the last decades. There's a constant search for a cure for diabetes. Many new technologies are emerging that will help children's lives be easier. My goal is to help improve the quality of each child's life.

Specialties

Endocrinology

Work and Education

Professional Education

University of the East, Quezon City, Philippines, 4/14/2000

Internship

St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY, 6/30/2004

Residency

St. Barnabas Hospital, Bronx, NY, 6/30/2006

Fellowship

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 6/30/2009

Board Certifications

Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics

Services

Endocrinology