Sonia Caprio MD

Professor of Pediatrics (Endocrinology)

Specialties & Subspecialties

Pediatrics: Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Training

  • M.D., Universita di Medicina e Chirurgia, Italy (1978)
  • Resident, Universita' di Medicina e Chirurgia, Naples, Italy , Medicine (1978 - 1980)
  • Resident, Ospedale Cardarelli, Naples, Italy
  • Resident, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1981-83
  • Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT , Endocrinology (1987 - 1989)

Patient Care

Accepts New Patients? Yes | Patient Type: Child | Accepts referrals from patients


Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinology; Childhood Obesity; Diabetes; Diabetes Typ 1; Diabetes Type 2 Diabetes in Youth; Hyperlipidemia; Nutrition in Children


Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, FB (1981)

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Beta-cell Function, Childhood Obesity, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, Metabolic Syndrome, Pre-Diabetes, and Insulin ResistanceStudy to Investigate the Pathophysiology of Type 2 Diabetes in Youth
Type 2 DiabetesTODAY Study Genetics Protocol
Acanthosis Nigricans, Diabetes, Glucose Intolerance, and ObesityPrevalence of Carbohydrate Intolerance in Lean and Overweight/Obese Children

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