Megan Oberle Bensignor, MD, MSHP

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Megan Oberle Bensignor

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-624-5409

Fax 612-626-5262

Office Address:
717 Delaware ST SE
Room 370J
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Mailing Address:
717 Delaware ST SE
1932T-Room 370J
Minneapolis, MN 55414

MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Residency in Pediatrics, Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship in Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

MSHP, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


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.

Awards & Recognition

  • Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital Carl Zeithaml Award (Senior Resident, May 2014)


Research Summary/Interests

Clinical Trials in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity


Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Obesity Medicine

Clinical Interests

Type 2 Diabetes, Weight Management, Hypoglycemia, General Endocrinology



View Dr. Bensignor's talk on Endocrine Consequences of Obesity