Kyriakie Sarafoglou

Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Division of Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Physician - Genetics and Metabolism, Endocrinology


Dr. Kyriakie Sarafoglou is a Professor who holds appointments in the Department of Pediatrics -- Divisions of Endocrinology and Genetics & Metabolism, University of Minnesota Medical School; and the Department of Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. She is active in clinical research, patient care, and the education of medical students, pediatric residents, medical scientists, and post-doctoral trainees. Dr. Sarafoglou specializes in rare endocrine and metabolic disorders holding multidisciplinary clinics that care for patients with congenital adrenal hyperplasia and disorders of sex development, hypophosphatasia, Turner syndrome, and inborn errors of metabolism (e.g. congenital disorders of glycosylation). Her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health, Food and Drug Administration, March of Dimes, and industry. Her critically acclaimed textbook published by McGraw Hill, Pediatric Endocrinology and Inborn Errors of Metabolism, is currently in its 2nd Edition and includes 140 contributors from 18 countries, covering approximately 700 endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Research Summary

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Clinical Summary

Adrenal and intersex disorders; Disorders of pubertal development; Inborn errors of metabolism


MD, University of Athens Medical School, Athens, Greece

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
University of Texas Health Science Center
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Fellowship in Pediatric Endocrinology,
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York, United States
Fellowship in Human Genetics and Metabolism,
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York, United States
Clinical Research Fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology,
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Best Doctors in America®
Excellence in Clinical Care Award, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis - St. Paul "Top Doctors", Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine
Clinical/Translational Paper of the Year (Assistant Professor), Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Minnesota Monthly “Top Doctors”, Minnesota Monthly Magazine



Pediatric Genetics & Metabolsim
Riverside Professional Building
606 24th Ave. S, Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55454