Anita Swamy, MD, Medical Director and Program Co-Director of the Chicago Children’s Diabetes Center’s is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist and is recognized as one of Chicago’s leading pediatric diabetes care physicians. As Medical Director, Dr. Swamy oversees care delivered to patients as well as physician outreach activities such as “Dinner with your Doc.
A board-certified endocrinologist and associate clinician at Lurie Children’s Hospital, Dr. Swamy is a passionate advocate for pediatric diabetes and a highly sought speaker who frequently trains volunteers in Chicago public schools as part of a state mandate. The daughter of a father with diabetes, Dr. Swamy knows education is a vital tool in the fight against this complex disease.
Dr. Swamy completed a pediatric endocrinology fellowship at institutions known for their pediatric diabetes programs: University of Texas Health Science Center and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, one of the nation’s top pediatric hospitals. She completed a pediatric residency at the University of Virginia in 2005 after earning a Doctor of Medicine degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann University, in 2002. Dr. Swamy sees patients at La Rabida’s main campus in Chicago, as well as facilities in New Lenox and Northwest Indiana. She is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Feinberg School of Medicine as well as Vice President, Medical Staff, at La Rabida Children’s Hospital.