Megan Oberle Bensignor

Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology
Faculty, Department of Pediatrics
Core Faculty, Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine


Dr. Megan Oberle Bensignor is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and in the Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes as well as a Core Faculty in the University of Minnesota Center for Pediatric Obesity Medicine. She is an obesity medicine specialist and a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist. Dr. Bensignor was selected as one of Mples/St. Paul Magazine's 2020 "Top Doctors: Rising Stars.
"Dr. Bensignor's area of research involves evaluating the effects of eating patterns on obesity risk and appetite, in addition to novel and effective treatments for youth with Type 2 Diabetes and obesity. Her clinical interest include youth with obesity, adolescents with Type 2 diabetes or insulin resistance, and children with hypoglycemia disorders.

Research Summary

Clinical Trials in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

Clinical Summary

Type 2 Diabetes, Weight Management, Hypoglycemia, General Endocrinology


MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY
MSHP, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Residency in Pediatrics,
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Fellowship in Endocrinology,
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Licensures and Certifications

Obesity Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics,
Pediatric Endocrinology, American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Recognition

Minneapolis - St. Paul “Top Doctors”, Minneapolis - St. Paul Magazine



Pediatric Endocrinology
Academic Office Building
2450 Riverside Ave S AO-201
Minneapolis, MN 55454