Dr. Lefkothea Karaviti MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Lefkothea Karaviti is a pediatric endocrinologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Athens and has been in practice for 37 years. She is one of 21 doctors at Texas Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Greek.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes

Hospital Affiliation

Harris Health System

Texas Children's Hospital
Ranked #11 in Pediatrics: Diabetes & Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 1988 - 1990

University of Athens
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Congenital hyperreninemic hypoaldosteronism unlinked to the aldosterone synthase (CYP11B2) gene.
Kayes-Wandover, K. M., Tannin, G. M., Shulman, D., Peled, D., Jones, K. L., Karaviti, L., White, P. C.

Hypothyroidism presenting as a pituitary adenoma: an old problem underrecognized.
Durham, L. G., Karaviti, L. P.

Papillary thyroid cancer: a pediatric perspective.
Flannery, T. K., Kirkland, J. L., Copeland, K. C., Bertuch, A. A., Karaviti, L. P., Brandt, M. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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