EDUCATION

Undergraduate Degree

  • Wellesley College , 1995 , Wellesley , MA

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine , 1999 , Boston , MA

Internship

  • Lucile S. Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford , 2000 , Palo Alto , CA

Residency

  • Lucile S. Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford , 2002 , Palo Alto , CA

Fellowship

  • Boston Children's Hospital , Boston , MA

Graduate Degree

MS, Clinical Investigation
  • Harvard School of Public Health , 2006 , Boston , MA

CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine

PUBLICATIONS

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  1. Gallagher JS, DiVasta AD, Vitonis AF, Sarda V, Laufer MR, Missmer SA. The Impact of Endometriosis on Quality of Life in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018 Dec; 63(6):766-772. View abstract
  2. Nuzzi LC, Firriolo JM, Pike CM, Cerrato FE, DiVasta AD, Labow BI. The Effect of Surgical Treatment for Gynecomastia on Quality of Life in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2018 Dec; 63(6):759-765. View abstract
  3. Fitzgerald S, DiVasta A, Gooding H. An update on PCOS in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2018 Aug; 30(4):459-465. View abstract
  4. Miller JA, Missmer SA, Vitonis AF, Sarda V, Laufer MR, DiVasta AD. Prevalence of migraines in adolescents with endometriosis. Fertil Steril. 2018 04; 109(4):685-690. View abstract
  5. Gallagher JS, Missmer SA, Hornstein MD, Laufer MR, Gordon CM, DiVasta AD. Long-Term Effects of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonists and Add-Back in Adolescent Endometriosis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2018 Aug; 31(4):376-381. View abstract
  6. Vajapeyam S, Ecklund K, Mulkern RV, Feldman HA, O'Donnell JM, DiVasta AD, Rosen CJ, Gordon CM. Magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscopy evidence of efficacy for adrenal and gonadal hormone replacement therapy in anorexia nervosa. Bone. 2018 05; 110:335-342. View abstract
  7. DiVasta AD, Vitonis AF, Laufer MR, Missmer SA. Spectrum of symptoms in women diagnosed with endometriosis during adolescence vs adulthood. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2018 03; 218(3):324.e1-324.e11. View abstract
  8. Nuzzi LC, Firriolo JM, Pike CM, Cerrato FE, Webb ML, Faulkner HR, DiVasta AD, Labow BI. The Effect of Reduction Mammaplasty on Quality of Life in Adolescents With Macromastia. Pediatrics. 2017 Nov; 140(5). View abstract
  9. Guss CE, Divasta AD. Adolescent Gynecomastia. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2017 Jun; 14(4):371-377. View abstract
  10. Ecklund K, Vajapeyam S, Mulkern RV, Feldman HA, O'Donnell JM, DiVasta AD, Gordon CM. Bone marrow fat content in 70 adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa: Magnetic resonance imaging and magnetic resonance spectroscopy assessment. Pediatr Radiol. 2017 Jul; 47(8):952-962. View abstract
  11. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, O'Donnell JM, Long J, Leonard MB, Gordon CM. Effect of Exercise and Antidepressants on Skeletal Outcomes in Adolescent Girls With Anorexia Nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2017 Feb; 60(2):229-232. View abstract
  12. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Rubin CT, Gallagher JS, Stokes N, Kiel DP, Snyder BD, Gordon CM. The ability of low-magnitude mechanical signals to normalize bone turnover in adolescents hospitalized for anorexia nervosa. Osteoporos Int. 2017 04; 28(4):1255-1263. View abstract
  13. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, O'Donnell JM, Long J, Leonard MB, Gordon CM. Skeletal outcomes by peripheral quantitative computed tomography and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in adolescent girls with anorexia nervosa. Osteoporos Int. 2016 12; 27(12):3549-3558. View abstract
  14. DiVasta AD, Trudell EK, Francis M, Focht G, Jooma F, Vernacchio L, Forman SF. Practice-Based Quality Improvement Collaborative to Increase Chlamydia Screening in Young Women. Pediatrics. 2016 05; 137(5). View abstract
  15. Sadler Gallagher J, Feldman HA, Stokes NA, Laufer MR, Hornstein MD, Gordon CM, DiVasta AD. The Effects of Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist Combined with Add-Back Therapy on Quality of Life for Adolescents with Endometriosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2017 Apr; 30(2):215-222. View abstract
  16. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Sadler Gallagher J, Stokes NA, Laufer MR, Hornstein MD, Gordon CM. Hormonal Add-Back Therapy for Females Treated With Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Agonist for Endometriosis: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Sep; 126(3):617-27. View abstract
  17. Pike CM, Nuzzi LC, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. Weight Changes After Reduction Mammaplasty in Adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2015 Sep; 57(3):277-81. View abstract
  18. Nuzzi LC, Cerrato FE, Webb ML, Faulkner HR, Walsh EM, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. Reply: Psychological Impact of Breast Asymmetry on Adolescents: A Prospective Cohort. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul; 136(1):109e-110e. View abstract
  19. Nuzzi LC, Cerrato FE, Webb ML, Faulkner HR, Walsh EM, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. Psychological impact of breast asymmetry on adolescents: a prospective cohort study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Dec; 134(6):1116-23. View abstract
  20. Baer TE, Milliren CE, Walls C, DiVasta AD. Clinical Variability in Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factor Screening and Management in Adolescent and Young Adult Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2015 Oct; 28(5):317-23. View abstract
  21. Youngster M, Ward VL, Blood EA, Barnewolt CE, Emans SJ, Divasta AD. Utility of ultrasound in the diagnosis of polycystic ovary syndrome in adolescents. Fertil Steril. 2014 Nov; 102(5):1432-8. View abstract
  22. DiVasta AD, Mulkern RV, Gordon CM, Ecklund K. MR Imaging in a case of severe anorexia nervosa: the 'flip-flop' effect. Pediatr Radiol. 2015 Apr; 45(4):617-20. View abstract
  23. Maclellan RA, Vivero MP, Purcell P, Kozakewich HP, Divasta AD, Mulliken JB, Fishman SJ, Greene AK. Abstract 63: expression of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in vascular anomalies. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr; 133(4 Suppl):1024. View abstract
  24. Pitts S, Blood E, Divasta A, Gordon CM. Percentage body fat by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry is associated with menstrual recovery in adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jun; 54(6):739-41. View abstract
  25. Maclellan RA, Vivero MP, Purcell P, Kozakewich HP, DiVasta AD, Mulliken JB, Fishman SJ, Greene AK. Expression of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in vascular anomalies. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3):344e-351e. View abstract
  26. Maclellan RA, Vivero MP, Purcell P, Kozakewich HP, DiVasta AD, Mulliken JB, Fishman SJ, Greene AK. Abstract 75: expression of follicle-stimulating hormone receptor in vascular anomalies. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Mar; 133(3 Suppl):86. View abstract
  27. Gooding HC, Milliren C, St Paul M, Mansfield MJ, DiVasta A. Diagnosing dysglycemia in adolescents with polycystic ovary syndrome. J Adolesc Health. 2014 Jul; 55(1):79-84. View abstract
  28. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Beck TJ, LeBoff MS, Gordon CM. Does hormone replacement normalize bone geometry in adolescents with anorexia nervosa? J Bone Miner Res. 2014 Jan; 29(1):151-7. View abstract
  29. DiVasta AD, Gordon CM. Exercise and bone: where do we stand? Metabolism. 2013 Dec; 62(12):1714-7. View abstract
  30. Harel Z, Cromer B, DiVasta AD, Gordon CM, Pitts S. The authors reply. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Oct; 53(4):548-9. View abstract
  31. Youngster M, Laufer MR, Divasta AD. Endometriosis for the primary care physician. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 25(4):454-62. View abstract
  32. DiVasta AD, Laufer MR. The use of gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues in adolescent and young patients with endometriosis. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 25(4):287-92. View abstract
  33. Divasta AD, Feldman HA, Gordon CM. Vertebral fracture assessment in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa: a case series. J Clin Densitom. 2014 Jan-Mar; 17(1):207-11. View abstract
  34. Nuzzi LC, Cerrato FE, Erickson CR, Erikson CR, Webb ML, Rosen H, Walsh EM, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. Psychosocial impact of adolescent gynecomastia: a prospective case-control study. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Apr; 131(4):890-6. View abstract
  35. Veilleux-Lemieux M, DiVasta AD. Severe hyperandrogenemia and insulin resistance in a 12-year-old girl. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 25(4):e99-101. View abstract
  36. Baer TE, DiVasta A. An unusual complication of rapid weight loss. Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2012 Aug; 23(2):215-21. View abstract
  37. Bonny AE, Appelbaum H, Connor EL, Cromer B, DiVasta A, Gomez-Lobo V, Harel Z, Huppert J, Sucato G. Clinical variability in approaches to polycystic ovary syndrome. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2012 Aug; 25(4):259-61. View abstract
  38. Cerrato F, Webb ML, Rosen H, Nuzzi L, McCarty ER, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. The impact of macromastia on adolescents: a cross-sectional study. Pediatrics. 2012 Aug; 130(2):e339-46. View abstract
  39. Kulungowski AM, Hassanein AH, Nosé V, Fishman SJ, Mulliken JB, Upton J, Zurakowski D, DiVasta AD, Greene AK. Expression of androgen, estrogen, progesterone, and growth hormone receptors in vascular malformations. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jun; 129(6):919e-924e. View abstract
  40. Webb ML, Cerrato F, Rosen H, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Labow BI. The effect of obesity on early outcomes in adolescents undergoing reduction mammaplasty. Ann Plast Surg. 2012 Mar; 68(3):257-60. View abstract
  41. Divasta AD, Feldman HA, Giancaterino C, Rosen CJ, Leboff MS, Gordon CM. The effect of gonadal and adrenal steroid therapy on skeletal health in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa. Metabolism. 2012 Jul; 61(7):1010-20. View abstract
  42. Divasta AD, Feldman HA, Brown JN, Giancaterino C, Holick MF, Gordon CM. Bioavailability of vitamin D in malnourished adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 Aug; 96(8):2575-80. View abstract
  43. Divasta AD, Gordon CM. Hormone replacement therapy and the adolescent. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Oct; 22(5):363-8. View abstract
  44. DiVasta AD, Walls CE, Feldman HA, Quach AE, Woods ER, Gordon CM, Alexander ME. Malnutrition and hemodynamic status in adolescents hospitalized for anorexia nervosa. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 Aug; 164(8):706-13. View abstract
  45. Rosen H, Webb ML, DiVasta AD, Greene AK, Weldon CB, Kozakewich H, Perez-Atayde AR, Labow BI. Adolescent gynecomastia: not only an obesity issue. Ann Plast Surg. 2010 May; 64(5):688-90. View abstract
  46. DiVasta AD, Feldman HA, Quach AE, Balestrino M, Gordon CM. The effect of bed rest on bone turnover in young women hospitalized for anorexia nervosa: a pilot study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 May; 94(5):1650-5. View abstract
  47. Nordt CA, DiVasta AD. Gynecomastia in adolescents. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 20(4):375-82. View abstract
  48. Fong HF, Divasta AD, Difabio D, Ringelheim J, Jonas MM, Gordon CM. Prevalence and predictors of abnormal liver enzymes in young women with anorexia nervosa. J Pediatr. 2008 Aug; 153(2):247-53. View abstract
  49. DiVasta AD, Gordon CM. Hormone replacement therapy for the adolescent patient. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2008; 1135:204-11. View abstract
  50. Divasta AD, Laufer MR, Gordon CM. Bone density in adolescents treated with a GnRH agonist and add-back therapy for endometriosis. J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 20(5):293-7. View abstract
  51. DiVasta AD, Ringelheim J, Bristol SK, Feldman HA, Gordon CM. Skeletal measurements by quantitative ultrasound in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa. J Pediatr. 2007 Mar; 150(3):286-90, 290.e1. View abstract
  52. DiVasta AD, Beck TJ, Petit MA, Feldman HA, LeBoff MS, Gordon CM. Bone cross-sectional geometry in adolescents and young women with anorexia nervosa: a hip structural analysis study. Osteoporos Int. 2007 Jun; 18(6):797-804. View abstract
  53. DiVasta AD, Gordon CM. Bone health in adolescents. Adolesc Med Clin. 2006 Oct; 17(3):639-52; abstract xi. View abstract
  54. DiVasta AD, Alexander ME. Fainting freshmen and sinking sophomores: cardiovascular issues of the adolescent. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2004 Aug; 16(4):350-6. View abstract