Stephen Rosenthal, MD

Director of pediatric endocrinology clinics
Director of the Child and Adolescent Gender Center

Dr. Stephen M. Rosenthal is program director for Pediatric Endocrinology, director of the Endocrine Clinics, co-director of the Disorders of Sex Development (DSD) Clinic and co-founder of the Pediatric Diabetes Program at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He is also a professor of clinical pediatrics at UCSF.

In addition, Rosenthal conducts research on DSD, transgender health in youth and adolescents, and on pediatric and adolescent Type 1 diabetes. He led an effort to create the Child and Adolescent Gender Center (CAGC), a program that brings together experts from many disciplines to provide comprehensive medical and mental health care, as well as education and advocacy, for gender non-conforming/transgender youth and adolescents. He is co-chair of the CAGC steering committee and medical director of the CAGC.

Rosenthal earned a bachelor's degree at Yale University and a medical degree at Columbia University, where he also completed a residency in pediatrics. He completed a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at UCSF.

Clinics

Child and Adolescent Gender Center Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-8214 (Attention:
Dr. Stephen Rosenth

Disorders of Sex
Development Clinic

1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, 5B
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2200
Fax: (415) 353-2480

Endocrinology Clinic
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-7337
Fax: (415) 476-8214

Madison Clinic for Pediatric Diabetes
1500 Owens St., Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 514-6234
Fax: (415) 353-2811

Conditions & Treatments

More about Stephen Rosenthal

Additional Languages

French

Education

Columbia University 1976

Residencies

Columbia University, Pediatrics 1979

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Endocrinology 1982

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Lopez X, Marinkovic M, Eimicke T, Rosenthal SM, Olshan JS. Statement on gender-affirmative approach to care from the pediatric endocrine society special interest group on transgender health. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Aug; 29(4):475-480.
  2. Vance SR, Deutsch MB, Rosenthal SM, Buckelew SM. Enhancing Pediatric Trainees' and Students' Knowledge in Providing Care to Transgender Youth. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Apr; 60(4):425-430.
  3. Rosenthal SM. Transgender youth: current concepts. Ann Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Dec; 21(4):185-192.
  4. Olson-Kennedy J, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Kreukels BP, Meyer-Bahlburg HF, Garofalo R, Meyer W, Rosenthal SM. Research priorities for gender nonconforming/transgender youth: gender identity development and biopsychosocial outcomes. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2016 Apr; 23(2):172-9.
  5. Vance SR, Rosenthal SM. Treating Transgender Youth: Pushing the Dialogue Forward. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Oct; 57(4):357-8.
  6. Bonifacio HJ, Rosenthal SM. Gender Variance and Dysphoria in Children and Adolescents. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2015 Aug; 62(4):1001-16.
  7. Vance SR, Ehrensaft D, Rosenthal SM. Author's Response. Pediatrics. 2015 May; 135(5):e1366-7.
  8. Vance SR, Halpern-Felsher BL, Rosenthal SM. Health care providers' comfort with and barriers to care of transgender youth. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Feb; 56(2):251-3.
  9. Haller MJ, Gitelman SE, Gottlieb PA, Michels AW, Rosenthal SM, Shuster JJ, Zou B, Brusko TM, Hulme MA, Wasserfall CH, Mathews CE, Atkinson MA, Schatz DA. Anti-thymocyte globulin/G-CSF treatment preserves ß cell function in patients with established type 1 diabetes. J Clin Invest. 2015 Jan; 125(1):448-55.
  10. Rosenthal SM. Approach to the patient: transgender youth: endocrine considerations. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014 Dec; 99(12):4379-89.
  11. Vance SR, Ehrensaft D, Rosenthal SM. Psychological and medical care of gender nonconforming youth. Pediatrics. 2014 Dec; 134(6):1184-92.
  12. Lazure P, Bartel RC, Biller BM, Molitch ME, Rosenthal SM, Ross JL, Bernsten BD, Hayes SM. Contextualized analysis of a needs assessment using the Theoretical Domains Framework: a case example in endocrinology. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014 Jul 24; 14:319.
  13. Herold KC, Gitelman SE, Willi SM, Gottlieb PA, Waldron-Lynch F, Devine L, Sherr J, Rosenthal SM, Adi S, Jalaludin MY, Michels AW, Dziura J, Bluestone JA. Teplizumab treatment may improve C-peptide responses in participants with type 1 diabetes after the new-onset period: a randomised controlled trial. Diabetologia. 2013 Feb; 56(2):391-400.
  14. Sherer I, Rosenthal SM, Ehrensaft D, Baum J. Child and Adolescent Gender Center: a multidisciplinary collaboration to improve the lives of gender nonconforming children and teens. Pediatr Rev. 2012 Jun; 33(6):273-5.
  15. Cheung CC, Cadnapaphornchai MA, Ranadive SA, Gitelman SE, Rosenthal SM. Persistent elevation of urine aquaporin-2 during water loading in a child with nephrogenic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis (NSIAD) caused by a R137L mutation in the V2 vasopressin receptor. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2012 Feb 10; 2012(1):3.
  16. Ranadive SA, Rosenthal SM. Pediatric disorders of water balance. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2011 Oct; 58(5):1271-80, xi-xii.
  17. Aslan IR, Baca EA, Charlton RW, Rosenthal SM. Respiratory syncytial virus infection as a precipitant of thyroid storm in a previously undiagnosed case of graves' disease in a prepubertal girl. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2011; 2011:138903.
  18. Rochdi MD, Vargas GA, Carpentier E, Oligny-Longpré G, Chen S, Kovoor A, Gitelman SE, Rosenthal SM, von Zastrow M, Bouvier M. Functional characterization of vasopressin type 2 receptor substitutions (R137H/C/L) leading to nephrogenic diabetes insipidus and nephrogenic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis: implications for treatments. Mol Pharmacol. 2010 May; 77(5):836-45.
  19. Cho YH, Gitelman S, Rosenthal S, Ambler G. Long-term outcomes in a family with nephrogenic syndrome of inappropriate antidiuresis. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2009; 2009:431527.
  20. Ranadive SA, Rosenthal SM. Pediatric disorders of water balance. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2009 Dec; 38(4):663-72.

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