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Maria Eleni Nikita, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Maria Eleni Nikita, MD

Specialties:

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

About Maria Eleni Nikita, MD

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Dr. Maria Eleni Nikita received her Medical Degree at University of Crete in Greece. She subsequently moved to the United States and worked at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) looking into the genetic defects of patients with endocrine disorders and endocrine neoplasia syndromes. She completed her Pediatric internship and residency at Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital in 2012 and her Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego in 2015. During her residency she was involved in research for the development of a new measure for eating beliefs, behaviors and burden in Diabetic Adolescents. During her fellowship at UCSD her main research focus was in pediatric thyroid cancer.
She also participated in a pilot study regarding genetic markers in adolescents with PCOS.
Dr. Maria Eleni Nikita's special interests include pediatric thyroid cancer, general endocrinology, and diabetes, disorders of sex development and care of transgender and gender non-conforming children and adolescents.
Dr. Nikita is participating at the Your Trans Care (YTC) specialty program that offers primary care and distinctive services for transgender individuals and their friends, family and significant others. Please contact 410-328-8336 for appointments.

Gender: Female

Affiliation(s):

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

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