Gina Capodanno, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor, Pediatrics
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address1500 Owens St., #309E
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Stanford UniversityBA/Human Biology2002School of Humanities and Sciences
    Stanford UniversityMS/Biological Sciences2003School of Humanities and Sciences
    University of Southern CaliforniaMD/Medicine2009Keck School of Medicine
    University of California Los AngelesResidency/Pediatrics2012David Geffen School of Medicine
    University of California Los AngelesFellowship/Pediatric Endocrinology2015David Geffen School of Medicine

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    Dr. Gina Capodanno is a Pediatric Endocrinologist who cares for children with a variety of hormone issues including type 1 and type 2 diabetes, genetic and other forms diabetes, and disorders of growth, puberty, thyroid, gonads, pituitary and adrenal glands. She is also involved in the multidisciplinary care of children with x-linked adrenoleukodystrophy and congenital hyperinsulinism. She sees patients in San Francisco Mission Bay, San Mateo, Los Gatos, and, in partnership with Salinas Valley Medical Center, at the UCSF Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes - Monterey County.

    Dr. Capodanno has a specific interest in coordinating care in type 1 diabetes across all ages, from toddlers to young adults, navigating challenges with new diagnosis, diabetes technologies and transition to adulthood. Dr. Capodanno participates in JDRF, DYF and other organization events promoting community for youth living with diabetes.

    Dr. Capodanno received her medical degree from the USC Keck School of Medicine and completed her pediatrics residency and fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at UCLA. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and holds active memberships with the American Diabetes Association, Pediatric Endocrine Society and Endocrine Society.

    Having grown up in the Los Angeles beach cities, Dr. Capodanno likes everything to do with the ocean. When not in clinic, she enjoys crafting, baking and doing Legos with her kids.

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    1. Interpretation of Bone Mineral Density Z-Scores by Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Transgender and Gender Diverse Youth Prior to Gender-Affirming Medical Therapy. J Clin Densitom. 2022 Oct-Dec; 25(4):559-568. Lee JY, Fan B, Montenegro G, Long RK, Sanda S, Capodanno G, Schafer AL, Burghardt AJ, Rosenthal SM, Fung EB. PMID: 35941040; PMCID: PMC10149316.
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    2. A novel truncating variant in ring finger protein 113A (RNF113A) confirms the association of this gene with X-linked trichothiodystrophy. Am J Med Genet A. 2020 03; 182(3):513-520. Mendelsohn BA, Beleford DT, Abu-El-Haija A, Alsaleh NS, Rahbeeni Z, Martin PM, Rego S, Huang A, Capodanno G, Shieh JT, Van Ziffle J, Risch N, Alkuraya FS, Slavotinek AM. PMID: 31880405; PMCID: PMC10335815.
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    3. Humanin (HN) and glucose transporter 8 (GLUT8) in pregnancies complicated by intrauterine growth restriction. PLoS One. 2018; 13(3):e0193583. Janzen C, Lei MYY, Jeong ISD, Ganguly A, Sullivan P, Paharkova V, Capodanno G, Nakamura H, Perry A, Shin BC, Lee KW, Devaskar SU. PMID: 29590129; PMCID: PMC5873989.
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