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Lou Ann                        Gartner

Lou Ann M. Gartner MD

Department of Pediatrics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Diabetes; Pediatric Endocrinology; Pediatrics


Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Endocrinology, University at Buffalo (1992)
  • Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1989)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1988)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1986)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1985)
  • MA, Education of the Emotionally Disturbed, Columbia University Teachers College (1974)
  • BA, English Literature, Boston University, magna cum laude (1973)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1996-present)
  • Attending Physician, Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes, UBMD Pediatrics, Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo (1996-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services, Pediatrics, University of the Health Sciences (1992–1995)
  • Pediatric Endocrinologist, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, U.S. Air Force Medical Corps (1992–1995)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (1989–1992)
Awards and Honors:
  • U.S. Army, Department of Pediatrics at Walter Reed Army Medical Center: The Meritorious Service Medal (1996)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society: Outstanding First Year Resident (1986)
  • U.S. Air Force: Health Professions Scholarship Program (1981-1985)
  • Castle Connolly Medical Ltd: America‘s Top Doctors (2016-2017)

Journal Articles:
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Buchlis JG, Gartner LA, Desmangles JC, MacGillivray MH. "Pediatric Endocrine Diseases". Pediatric Surgery Secrets. 2000.
  • Hull RT, Nelson JA, Gartner LA. "Ethical Issues in Prenatal Therapies". Biomedical Ethics Review. 1984.

Professional Memberships:
  • Pediatric Endocrine Society
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Turner Syndrome Society
  • "Fertility and Pregnancy in Turner Syndrome" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2014)
  • "Unique Presentation of Heterozygous HESX1 Mutation" Annual Meeting, Pediatric Academic Societies (2013)
  • "Review of Common Referrals to Endocrine Clinic" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2009)
  • "Early Postnatal Growth in Children with Mosaicism Involving XO and XY or X+Y Marker Cell Lines" 88th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2006)
  • "Incidental Findings on MRI Studies of the Brain and Pituitary in Pediatric Patients Undergoing Evaluation for Growth Hormone Deficiency" 88th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2006)
  • "Growth Hormone Excess in a Five Year Old Male with Neurofibromatosis Type 1 and an Optic Pathway Glioma" 87th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2005)
  • "Thiamine-Responsive Megaloblastic Anemia Syndrome (TRMA) in a Three Year Old Boy with Diabetes, Megaloblastic Anemia and Sensorineural Hearing Loss" 87th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2005)
  • "Frequency of MRI Abnormalities in Children with Growth Hormone (GH) Deficiency vs. Idiopathic Growth Failure" 82nd Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (2000)
  • "Leptin Levels Do Not Differ Between Growth Hormone Deficient and Short Normal Boys" 80th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (1998)
  • "In Vitro Progesterone Synthesis by JEG-3 Choriocarcinoma Cells is Stimulated by Sphingomyelinase" 77th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (1995)
  • "Effects of Sodium (Na) and Water Content of Rehydration Fluids on Sodium Balance in DKA" 74th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (1992)
  • "Prospective Study of Plasma and Urinary IGF-I and IGF-II in Children with Diabetes" 74th Annual Meeting, The Endocrine Society (1992)
  • "Urinary IGF-I and IGF-II Output in Newly Diagnosed IDDM Children and in Normal Controls" International Study Group in Diabetes in Children and Adolescents, American Diabetes Association (1991)
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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Endocrinology/Diabetes
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0170
Fax: (716) 323-0297

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