Dr. Rubina Heptulla, MD

Dr. Rubina Heptulla, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Rubina Heptulla, MD is a pediatric endocrinology specialist in Bronx, NY and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1991 and specializes in pediatric endocrinology.

3415 Bainbridge Ave

Bronx, NY 10467

Contact Information

(718) 741-2450

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes Type 1
normal
more than 26% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Heptulla "I am the Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. We have a multi-disciplinary patient-centered approach of taking care of patients. Comprehensive evaluation with a team of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, dietician, social worker provide the best care for your child with diabetes or endocrine problems."

1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Endocrinology

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

106  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Disorders
  • Calcium Deficiency
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chromosome 22q11 Deletion Syndrome
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Due to 17 - Alpha-Hydroxylase Deficiency
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Non-Classical Form
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Simple Virilizing Form in Females
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Simple Virilizing Form in Males
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Sodium-Wasting Form
  • Congenital Afibrinogenemia
  • Constitutional Growth Delay
  • Corpus Callosum Agenesis
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Coma
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Ketones
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Permanent Neonatal - Pancreatic and Cerebellar Agenesis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Transient Neonatal
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes, Neonatal - Congenital Hypothyroidism - Congenital Glaucoma - Hepatic Fibrosis - Polycystic Kidneys
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • DiGeorge Sequence
  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth and Mental Retardation - Mandibulofacial Dysostosis - Microcephaly - Cleft Palate
  • Growth Delay
  • Growth Delay Due to Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Deficiency
  • Growth Delay Due to Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Resistance
  • Growth Disorders
  • Growth Failure
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Growth Hormone Receptor Deficiency
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hyperglycemic Hyperosmolar Nonketotic Syndrome
  • Hyperglycerolemia
  • Hyperglycerolemia, Adult Form
  • Hyperglycerolemia, Infantile Form
  • Hyperglycerolemia, Juvenile Form
  • Hyperglycinemia
  • Hypergonadotropic Ovarian Failure
  • Hypergonadotropic Ovarian Failure, Familial or Sporadic
  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Hyperinsulinism Due to Glucokinase Deficiency
  • Hyperinsulinism Due to Glutamodehydrogenase Deficiency
  • Hyperinsulinism in Children, Congenital
  • Hyperinsulinism, Diffuse
  • Hyperinsulinism, Focal
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypogonadism - Mitral Valve Prolapse - Mental Retardation
  • Hypogonadism - Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Hypogonadism, Isolated, Hypogonadotropic
  • Hypogonadism, Primary - Partial Alopecia
  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism - Syndactyly
  • Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism Without Anosmia, X-Linked
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypopituitarism - Micropenis - Cleft Lip-Palate
  • Hypopituitarism Postaxial Polydactyly
  • Hypothalamic Amenorrhea
  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction
  • Hypothalamic Hamartoma
  • Hypothermia
  • Hypothyroid Goitre
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism - Cleft Palate
  • Hypothyroidism - Dermoid Cyst - Cleft Palate
  • Hypothyroidism Postaxial Polydactyly - Mental Retardation
  • Hypotonia - Failure to Thrive - Microcephaly
  • Hypotonia, Congenital Nystagmus, Ataxia and Abnormal Auditory Brainstem Response
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Male Hypogonadism
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Puberty
  • Short Stature
  • Short Stature - Abnormal Skin Pigmentation - Mental Retardation
  • Short Stature - Contractures - Hypotonia
  • Short Stature - Cranial Hyperostosis - Hepatomegaly
  • Short Stature - Cranial Hyperostosis - Hepatomegaly - Diabetes
  • Short Stature - Deafness - Neutrophil Dysfunction
  • Short Stature - Delayed Dental Eruption
  • Short Stature - Dysmorphic Face - Pelvic Scapula Dysplasia
  • Short Stature - Hyperkaliemia - Acidosis
  • Short Stature - Mental Retardation - Eye Anomalies
  • Short Stature - Microcephaly - Seizures - Deafness
  • Short Stature - Monodactylous - Ectrodactyly - Cleft Palate
  • Short Stature - Pituitary and Cerebellar Defects - Small Sella Turcica
  • Short Stature - Prognathism - Short Femoral Necks
  • Short Stature - Robin Sequence - Cleft Mandible - Hand Anomalies - Clubfoot
  • Short Stature - Short, Thin, Dilacerated Dental Roots
  • Short Stature - Talipes - Natal Teeth
  • Short Stature - Valvular Heart Disease
  • Short Stature - Webbed Neck - Heart Disease
  • Short Stature, Brussels Type
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Turner Syndrome Associated Celiac Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Rhode Island Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tufts U/Bay St Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Yale New Haven Hosp/Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Robert and Janice McNair Award, December 2
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Heptulla's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Heptulla to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 3
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Dr. Heptulla's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Heptulla is an excellent and highly experienced pediatric endocrinologist who truly cares about her patients and her patients' caregivers. My daughter who is a Type 1 diabetic is very fortunate to be under her care as she takes the time to explain to us about her condition and listens to...more
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