Ajanta Naidu

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HS Clinical Professor, Division Chief, UCI Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Vice Chair, Faculty Affairs, Pediatrics
School of Medicine
MD, MBA, FACE, FAAP, Paul Merage School of Business, 2011, MBA HealthCare/ Fellow of American College of Endocrinology, Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
Phone: (714) 456-7720
Fax: (949) 824-9858
Email: anaidu@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
UCI Health
1 Medical Plaza Dr
UCI Health Gottschalk Medical Plaza,
Mail Code: 6260
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Pediatric growth, thyroid cancer, gender and pubertal disorders
Research Abstract
1. Lavender products associated with premature thelarche and prepubertal gynecomastia: Case reports and EDC activities J Tyler Ramsey, Yin Li, Yukitomo Arao, Ajanta Naidu, Laurel A Coons, Alejandro Diaz, Kenneth S Korach The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, jc.2018-01880, https://doi.org/10.1210/jc.2018-01880Published: 08 August 2019
2. Rare Sclerosing Stromal Tumor of the Ovary in a Tall 3year Old Girl with Precocious Puberty. 2021 Southern California Rare Disorders Symposium March 19, 2021. Liliane H Gibbs, MD1, David L. Gibbs, MD2, Ali Neal MD3, Ajanta Naidu, MD4.
Awards and Honors
1. Dean’s Scholar Award, Healthcare Executive MBA at UCI, Irvine, CA. August 2011
2. Physician of the Year award, Outpatient Center, Miller Children’s Hospital, Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, CA. November 21, 2003
Short Biography
Dr. Naidu is board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Endocrinology, and is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. She sees patients at Gottschalk Medical Plaza, Irvine, at CHOC and in Torrance.

Lavender Products Associated With Premature Thelarche and Prepubertal Gynecomastia: Case Reports and Endocrine-Disrupting Chemical Activities.
Ramsey JT, Li Y, Arao Y, Naidu A, Coons LA, Diaz A, Korach KS.J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2019 Nov 1;104(11):5393-5405. doi: 10.1210/jc.2018-01880.
PMID: 31393563 Free PMC article.
Professional Societies
The Endocrine Society
Pediatric Endocrine Society
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
American Association for Physician Leadership
American Diabetes Association
American Academy of Pediatrics
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