Preetha Krishnamoorthy,M.D.C.M., F.R.C.P.C., Pediatric Endocrinologist

Division of Endocrinology
Fun fact about me 

I am an aerobics instructor (I teach step, muscle toning, Bollywood-style aerobics, and Zumba).

I love working with children and their families because 
Kids are innocent, brutally honest, and fun to be around.

Hospital information

Awards and distinctions 

Osler Award (2012) (awarded to a Professor in the Faculty of Medicine who, in the opinion of the senior medical students, has made the most outstanding contribution to their medical education) Faculty Honour List for Educational Excellence (2012) The Paige and Bernard Kaplan Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching (2004)

Academic appointments 

Director, Pediatric Undergraduate Education

Other appointments 

Member, Residency Program Committee Member, Pediatric Undergraduate Program Directors of Canada

Medical Director, Camp Carowanis

Community Involvement 

Volunteer for the YMCA


Medical Degree 

McGill University, graduated M.D.C.M. program in 1996


Pediatrics 1996-2000 Chief Resident (MCH) 1999-2000


Pediatric endocrinology 2000-2003


Research interests 

Interested in medical education research

Selected publications 

Gregory E, Crouse D, Krishnamoorthy P, Legault L. Comparisons of Type 1 and 2 diabetes socio-economic characteristics in a Montreal pediatric clinic. Canadian Journal of Diabetes. 2010;34(4):340-45.

Ntimbane T, Krishnamoorthy P, Huot C, Legault L, Jacob SV, Brunet S, Levy E, Guéraud F, Lands LC, Comte B. Oxidative stress and cystic fibrosis-related diabetes: a pilot study in children. J Cyst Fibros. 2008 Sep;7(5):373-84.

Bitzan M, Ouahed JD, Krishnamoorthy P, Bernard C.Rituximab treatment of collapsing C1q glomerulopathy: clinical and histopathological evolution. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008 Aug;23(8):1355-61.

Sbrocchi AM, Chédeville G, Scuccimarri R, Duffy CM, Krishnamoorthy P.Pediatric hypothyroidism presenting with a polymyositis-like syndrome and increased creatinine: report of three cases. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Jan;21(1):89-92.