Gitanjali Srivastava, MD

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Gitanjali Srivastava
72 East Concord Street


Gitanjali Srivastava, MD is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition at the Boston University School of Medicine. Throughout her careerm Dr. Srivastava has been high achieving and was inducted into five honor societies: the Golden Key Society, Gamma Beta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa, and Alpha Omega Alpha. During her undergraduate years she was awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal, the highest award granted to a student and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Later on in her career, she was recognized by the American Academy of Pediatrics with the Outstanding Distinguished Services Award to a Young Physician. She received licensed to practice in five states, three of which are still active. In the medical community, she is well-known for her numerous publications and is frequently featured at conferences.


  • Louisiana State University, MD
  • Louisiana State University, BS


  • Published on 2/4/2019

    Srivastava G, O'Hara V, Browne N. Use of Lisdexamfetamine to Treat Obesity in an Adolescent with Severe Obesity and Binge Eating. Children (Basel). 2019 Feb 04; 6(2). PMID: 30720744.

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  • Published on 2/1/2019

    Srivastava G, Fox CK, Kelly AS, Jastreboff AM, Browne AF, Browne NT, Pratt JSA, Bolling C, Michalsky MP, Cook S, Lenders CM, Apovian CM. Clinical Considerations Regarding the Use of Obesity Pharmacotherapy in Adolescents with Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2019 Feb; 27(2):190-204. PMID: 30677262.

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  • Published on 11/1/2018

    Srivastava G, Johnson ED, Earle RL, Kadambi N, Pazin DE, Kaplan LM. Reply to "Response to Harris et al." Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Nov; 26(11):1669. PMID: 30358149.

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  • Published on 8/1/2018

    Srivastava G, Buffington C. A Specialized Medical Management Program to Address Post-operative Weight Regain in Bariatric Patients. Obes Surg. 2018 Aug; 28(8):2241-2246. PMID: 29464536.

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  • Published on 6/28/2018

    Srivastava G, Johnson ED, Earle RL, Kadambi N, Pazin DE, Kaplan LM. Underdocumentation of Obesity by Medical Residents Highlights Challenges to Effective Obesity Care. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2018 Aug; 26(8):1277-1284. PMID: 29956489.

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  • Published on 6/1/2018

    Srivastava G, Apovian C. Future Pharmacotherapy for Obesity: New Anti-obesity Drugs on the Horizon. Curr Obes Rep. 2018 Jun; 7(2):147-161. PMID: 29504049.

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  • Published on 5/24/2018

    Srivastava G, Buffington C. Early weight loss outcomes from a newly established hospital-affiliated specialized obesity care delivery model in Central Florida. Int J Obes (Lond). 2019 Jan; 43(1):132-138. PMID: 29795471.

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  • Published on 4/12/2018

    Srivastava G, Palmer KD, Ireland KA, McCarthy AC, Donovan KE, Manders AJ, McDougal J, Lenders CM, Apovian CM. Shape-Up and Eat Right Families Pilot Program: Feasibility of a Weight Management Shared Medical Appointment Model in African-Americans With Obesity at an Urban Academic Medical Center. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:101. PMID: 29707530.

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  • Published on 10/13/2017

    Srivastava G, Apovian CM. Current pharmacotherapy for obesity. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2018 Jan; 14(1):12-24. PMID: 29027993.

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  • Published on 1/1/2016

    Srivastava G. Blackburn Course in Obesity Medicine Board Review Book. Pediatrics 1: Patient Assessment. 2016.

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