Faculty

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Mitchell E. Geffner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Division Chief Endocrinology
Pediatrics
CHL Mail Stop 61 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 7032

Publications

Are aromatase inhibitors in boys with predicted short stature and/or rapidly advancing bone age effective and safe? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. Are aromatase inhibitors in boys with predicted short stature and/or rapidly advancing bone age effective and safe? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Mar 01; 30(3):311-317. View in: PubMed

Testicular Adrenal Rest Tumors in Boys and Young Adults with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. J Urol. 2016 Nov 10. View in: PubMed

Growth at Two Years of Age in HIV-Exposed Uninfected Children in the US by Trimester of Maternal Antiretroviral Initiation. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2016 Oct 27. View in: PubMed

Insulin Resistance in HIV-Infected Youth is associated with decreased mitochondrial respiration. AIDS. 2016 Oct 14. View in: PubMed

Dynamic response of C-type natriuretic peptide and its aminoterminal propeptide (NTproCNP) to growth hormone treatment in children with short stature. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 Oct; 85(4):561-8. View in: PubMed

The Optic Nerve Hypoplasia Spectrum: Review of the Literature and Clinical Guidelines. Adv Pediatr. 2016 Aug; 63(1):127-46. View in: PubMed

Benefits and barriers to participating in longitudinal research of youth-onset type 2 diabetes: Results from the TODAY retention survey. Clin Trials. 2016 Apr; 13(2):240-3. View in: PubMed

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Is Associated with Increased Androgens in Adolescents and Young Adults with Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia. Horm Res Paediatr. 2016; 85(4):242-9. View in: PubMed

Efficacy of growth hormone replacement on anthropometric outcomes, obesity, and lipids in children with optic nerve hypoplasia and growth hormone deficiency. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2016; 2016:5. View in: PubMed

Lower Preprandial Insulin and Altered Fuel Use in HIV/Antiretroviral-Exposed Infants in Cameroon. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep; 100(9):3260-9. View in: PubMed

Message from the Editors. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2015 Sep; 13(1):438. View in: PubMed

Increased Abdominal Adiposity in Adolescents and Young Adults With Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia due to 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Aug; 100(8):E1153-9. View in: PubMed

Clinical trials in youth-onset type 2 diabetes: needs, barriers, and options. Curr Diab Rep. 2015 May; 15(5):597. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone treatment for childhood short stature and risk of stroke in early adulthood. Neurology. 2015 Mar 10; 84(10):1062-3. View in: PubMed

Short Children with CHARGE Syndrome: Do They Benefit from Growth Hormone Therapy? Horm Res Paediatr. Short Children with CHARGE Syndrome: Do They Benefit from Growth Hormone Therapy? Horm Res Paediatr. 2015; 84(1):49-53. View in: PubMed

A 4-Year, Open-Label, Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Genotropin® Growth Hormone in Patients with Idiopathic Short Stature: Analysis of 4-Year Data Comparing Efficacy, Efficiency, and Safety between an Individualized, Target-Driven Regimen and Standard Dosing. Horm Res Paediatr. 2015; 84(2):79-87. View in: PubMed

A significant proportion of thalassemia major patients have adrenal insufficiency detectable on provocative testing. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2015 Jan; 37(1):54-9. View in: PubMed

Presence of brown adipose tissue in an adolescent with severe primary hypothyroidism. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Sep; 99(9):E1686-90. View in: PubMed

Relationships among Stressful Life Events and Physiological Markers, Treatment Adherence, and Psychosocial Functioning among Youth with Type 2 Diabetes. J Pediatr. 2014 Sep; 165(3):504-508. e1. View in: PubMed

Decreased adrenomedullary function in infants with classical congenital adrenal hyperplasia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Aug; 99(8):E1597-601. View in: PubMed

Re: Ramakrishnaiah et al. : Reliability of magnetic resonance imaging for the detection of hypopituitarism in children with optic nerve hypoplasia (Ophthalmology 2014;121:387-91). Ophthalmology. 2014 May; 121(5):e26-7. View in: PubMed

Primary treatment regimen and diabetes insipidus as predictors of health outcomes in adults with childhood-onset craniopharyngioma. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Apr; 99(4):1227-35. View in: PubMed

Aggregate risk of cardiovascular disease among adolescents perinatally infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. Circulation. 2014 Mar 18; 129(11):1204-12. View in: PubMed

Review of outcomes after cessation of gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonist treatment of girls with precocious puberty. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2014 Mar; 11(3):306-17. View in: PubMed

Stimulant Use and Its Impact on Growth in Children Receiving Growth Hormone Therapy: An Analysis of the KIGS® International Growth Database. Horm Res Paediatr. 2014; 82(1):31-7. View in: PubMed

Clinical characteristics and effects of GH replacement therapy in adults with childhood-onset craniopharyngioma compared with those in adults with other causes of childhood-onset hypothalamic-pituitary dysfunction. Eur J Endocrinol. 2013 Oct; 169(4):511-9. View in: PubMed

Gestational diabetes mellitus in HIV-infected and -uninfected pregnant women in Cameroon. Diabetes Care. 2013 Sep; 36(9):e141-2. View in: PubMed

Pubertal onset in children with perinatal HIV infection in the era of combination antiretroviral treatment. AIDS. 2013 Jul 31; 27(12):1959-70. View in: PubMed

Are there parental socialization effects on the sex-typed behavior of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia? Arch Sex Behav. Are there parental socialization effects on the sex-typed behavior of individuals with congenital adrenal hyperplasia? Arch Sex Behav. 2013 Apr; 42(3):381-91. View in: PubMed

Bone mineral density in children and adolescents with perinatal HIV infection. AIDS. 2013 Jan 14; 27(2):211-20. View in: PubMed

Towards optimal treatment with growth hormone in short children and adolescents: evidence and theses. Horm Res Paediatr. 2013; 79(2):51-67. View in: PubMed

Random unstimulated pediatric luteinizing hormone levels are not reliable in the assessment of pubertal suppression during histrelin implant therapy. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2013; 2013(1):20. View in: PubMed

Management of congenital adrenal hyperplasia in childhood. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2012 Dec; 19(6):483-8. View in: PubMed

Persistent Müllerian duct syndrome: 8 new cases in Southern California and a review of the literature. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2012 Dec-2013 Jan; 10(2):227-33. View in: PubMed

Newborn thyroid-stimulating hormone in children with optic nerve hypoplasia: Associations with hypothyroidism and vision. J AAPOS. 2012 Oct; 16(5):418-23. View in: PubMed

C-Type natriuretic peptide forms in adult hyperthyroidism: correlation with thyroid hormones and markers of bone turnover. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2012 Jun; 76(6):790-6. View in: PubMed

Serum prolactin concentrations in relation to hypopituitarism and obesity in children with optic nerve hypoplasia. Horm Res Paediatr. 2012; 77(5):277-80. View in: PubMed

Body fat distribution in perinatally HIV-infected and HIV-exposed but uninfected children in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: outcomes from the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Dec; 94(6):1485-95. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone: the expansion of available products and indications. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Oct; 58(5):1141-65, x. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone therapy: emerging dilemmas--a U. S. perspective. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2011 Sep; 9(1):480. View in: PubMed

Prenatal hormones and childhood sex segregation: playmate and play style preferences in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Horm Behav. 2011 Apr; 59(4):549-55. View in: PubMed

Short stature and metabolic abnormalities in two sisters with a 7. 6-kb GH1 gene deletion. Growth Horm IGF Res. 2011 Feb; 21(1):37-43. View in: PubMed

Presenting features and long-term effects of growth hormone treatment of children with optic nerve hypoplasia/septo-optic dysplasia. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2011; 2011(1):17. View in: PubMed

Characteristics of adolescents and youth with recent-onset type 2 diabetes: the TODAY cohort at baseline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Jan; 96(1):159-67. View in: PubMed

Factors Associated with Insulin Resistance among Children and Adolescents Perinatally Infected with HIV-1 in the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study. Horm Res Paediatr. 2011; 76(6):386-91. View in: PubMed

Optic nerve hypoplasia in North America: a re-appraisal of perinatal risk factors. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010 Aug; 88(5):527-34. View in: PubMed

Discontinuation of growth hormone (GH) treatment during the transition phase is an important factor determining the phenotype of young adults with nonidiopathic childhood-onset GH deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jun; 95(6):2646-54. View in: PubMed

Obese adolescents show impaired meal responses of the appetite-regulating hormones ghrelin and PYY. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2010 May; 18(5):918-25. View in: PubMed

Diagnosis and management of primary insulin-like growth factor-I deficiency: current perspectives and clinical update. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2010 Feb; 7 Suppl 1:154-71. View in: PubMed

Guidelines for the Development of Comprehensive Care Centers for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Guidance from the CARES Foundation Initiative. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2010; 2010:275213. View in: PubMed

Somatotropin in the treatment of growth hormone deficiency and Turner syndrome in pediatric patients: a review. Clin Pharmacol. 2010; 2:111-22. View in: PubMed

Igf-I stimulates in vivo thymopoiesis after stem cell transplantation in a child with Omenn syndrome. J Clin Immunol. 2010 Jan; 30(1):114-20. View in: PubMed

Evolving central hypothyroidism in children with optic nerve hypoplasia. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan-Feb; 23(1-2):53-8. View in: PubMed

Hereditary vitamin D resistant rickets: identification of a novel splice site mutation in the vitamin D receptor gene and successful treatment with oral calcium therapy. Bone. 2009 Oct; 45(4):743-6. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone: the expansion of available products and indications. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2009 Sep; 38(3):587-611. View in: PubMed

Aromatase inhibitors to augment height: continued caution and study required. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2009; 1(6):256-61. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone replacement therapy: transition from adolescence to adulthood. J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2009; 1(5):205-8. View in: PubMed

Use of recombinant human growth hormone in children with thalassemia. Horm Res. 2009 Jan; 71 Suppl 1:46-50. View in: PubMed

Gynecomastia in prepubertal and pubertal men. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):465-70. View in: PubMed

Neuroradiographic, endocrinologic, and ophthalmic correlates of adverse developmental outcomes in children with optic nerve hypoplasia: a prospective study. Pediatrics. 2008 Mar; 121(3):e653-9. View in: PubMed

For debate: Aromatase inhibitors to augment height: have we lost our inhibitions? Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. For debate: Aromatase inhibitors to augment height: have we lost our inhibitions? Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008 Mar; 5(3):756-9. View in: PubMed

Optic nerve hypoplasia and hypopituitarism. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008 Mar; 5(3):772-7. View in: PubMed

The 88th Annual Meeting of the Endocrine Society, June 24-27, 2006, Boston MA, USA: selected pediatric presentations. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008 Mar; 5(3):789-95. View in: PubMed

Impact of the primary aetiology upon the clinical outcome of adults with childhood-onset GH deficiency. Eur J Endocrinol. 2007 Nov; 157(5):589-96. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone treatment of early growth failure in toddlers with Turner syndrome: a randomized, controlled, multicenter trial. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Sep; 92(9):3406-16. View in: PubMed

Increased aggression and activity level in 3- to 11-year-old girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH). Horm Behav. 2007 Sep; 52(3):368-74. View in: PubMed

Future directions: growth prediction models. Horm Res. 2007; 68 Suppl 5:51-6. View in: PubMed

Compound heterozygosity of a frameshift mutation in the coding region and a single base substitution in the promoter of the ACTH receptor gene in a family with isolated glucocorticoid deficiency. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Sep; 19(9):1157-66. View in: PubMed

A hypocalcemic child with a novel activating mutation of the calcium-sensing receptor gene: successful treatment with recombinant human parathyroid hormone. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jul; 91(7):2474-9. View in: PubMed

Improvement in risk factors for metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance in overweight youth who are treated with lifestyle intervention. Pediatrics. 2006 Jun; 117(6):e1111-8. View in: PubMed

Craniopharyngioma in childhood. Adv Pediatr. 2006; 53:183-209. View in: PubMed

Endocrinological and auxological abnormalities in young children with optic nerve hypoplasia: a prospective study. J Pediatr. 2006 Jan; 148(1):78-84. View in: PubMed

Baseline characteristics and response to 2 years of growth hormone (GH) replacement of hypopituitary patients with GH deficiency due to adult-onset craniopharyngioma in comparison with patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenoma: data from KIMS (Pfizer International Metabolic Database). J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2005 Aug; 90(8):4636-43. View in: PubMed

Obesity and fat quantification in lean tissues using three-point Dixon MR imaging. Pediatr Radiol. 2005 Jun; 35(6):601-7. View in: PubMed

Prenatal hormones and postnatal socialization by parents as determinants of male-typical toy play in girls with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Child Dev. 2005 Jan-Feb; 76(1):264-78. View in: PubMed

Changes in height, weight, and body mass index in children with craniopharyngioma after three years of growth hormone therapy: analysis of KIGS (Pfizer International Growth Database). J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Nov; 89(11):5435-40. View in: PubMed

Rathke's cleft cyst in two girls with precocious puberty. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2004 May; 17(5):781-5. View in: PubMed

Growth hormone treatment in children with familial dysautonomia. J Pediatr. 2004 Jan; 144(1):63-7. View in: PubMed

Transition to the adult endocrine clinic: testing pituitary function - what tests and when? Growth Horm IGF Res. Transition to the adult endocrine clinic: testing pituitary function - what tests and when? Growth Horm IGF Res. 2003 Aug; 13 Suppl A:S117-21. View in: PubMed

Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal activity among Armenian adolescents with PTSD symptoms. J Trauma Stress. 2003 Aug; 16(4):319-23. View in: PubMed

Hypertension in hypophosphatemic rickets--role of secondary hyperparathyroidism. Pediatr Nephrol. 2003 Feb; 18(2):155-8. View in: PubMed

Precocious puberty secondary to topical testosterone exposure. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jan; 16(1):107-10. View in: PubMed

Hypopituitarism in childhood. Cancer Control. 2002 May-Jun; 9(3):212-22. View in: PubMed

Simultaneous development of pheochromocytomas in prepubertal siblings with von Hippel-Lindau syndrome. J Pediatr. 2002 May; 140(5):625-8. View in: PubMed

Cognitive and behavioral characteristics of turner syndrome: exploring a role for ovarian hormones in female sexual differentiation. Horm Behav. 2002 Mar; 41(2):139-55. View in: PubMed

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