Dr. Sara Pinney MD Pediatric Endocrinologist

Dr. Sara Pinney is a pediatric endocrinologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. Dr. Pinney accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 5 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 4 at Pennsylvania Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Endocrinology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Endocrinologist: General Pediatric Endocrinology

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Pediatrics, 2002 - 2005

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, 2005 - 2008

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Exendin-4 increases histone acetylase activity and reverses epigenetic modifications that silence Pdx1 in the intrauterine growth retarded rat.
Pinney, S. E., Jaeckle Santos, L. J., Han, Y., Stoffers, D. A., Simmons, R. A.

Metabolic programming, epigenetics, and gestational diabetes mellitus.
Pinney, S. E., Simmons, R. A.

Neonatal diabetes and congenital malabsorptive diarrhea attributable to a novel mutation in the human neurogenin-3 gene coding sequence.
Pinney, S. E., Oliver-Krasinski, J., Ernst, L., Hughes, N., Patel, P., Stoffers, D. A., Russo, P., De León, D. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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