Takara Leah StanleyMD
Takara Stanley, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist with particular interests in neuroendocrinology, metabolism, and obesity. She completed a pediatric residency at Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) in 2006, and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at MGHfC in 2009. She directs the pediatric endocrine fellowship training program at MGHfC. She is active in the Pediatric Endocrine Society, for which she currently chairs the Drug and Therapeutics committee.
Dr. Stanley is active in clinical research investigating hormonal, metabolic, and body composition abnormalities in obesity and HIV-infection, as well as the relationship between growth hormone dynamics and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). She also has a strong interest in characterizing the endocrine and metabolic characteristics of individuals with Williams Syndrome.