Physician - Genetics and Metabolism, Endocrinology

Sarafoglou, Kyriakie M, MD

Dr. Kiki Sarafoglou


  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatric Genetics and Metabolism
  • Genetics and Metabolism

Care Philosophy

Dr. Kyriakie Sarafoglou is a member of both the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and the Division of Genetics and Metabolism. In Endocrinology, she treats patients with pubertal, growth, adrenal, bone metabolism and thyroid disorders. In Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Dr. Sarafoglou treats patients with metabolic disorders identified by the Minnesota Department of Health’s Newborn Screening Program and those with hypoglycemia.

At the UMP Pediatric Specialty Clinic-Minneapolis, Dr. Sarafoglou, along with colleagues from Urology, Psychology, Endocrinology, Genetics, OB-GYN and the Minnesota Department of Health, opened the Leo Fung Center for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and Disorders of Sex Development (DSD), the first CAH/DSD multidisciplinary clinic in the country in which all healthcare specialists are onsite to provide care in a single clinic location for the following disorders:

  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
  • 5a-Reductase Deficiency
  • Testosterone Synthesis Defects
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Micropenis
  • Persistent Müllerian duct syndrome
  • Complete or Partial Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome
  • Complete or Partial Gonadal Dysgenesis
  • Leydig Cell Hypoplasia
  • XX Testicular DSD
  • Ovotesticular DSD

A well-known expert in endocrinology and metabolism, Dr. Sarafoglou’s textbook “Pediatric Endocrinology and Inborn Errors of Metabolism” (McGraw Hill, 2009) is recognized as being the top clinical medical reference for both disciplines. The 1,000 page, 50 chapter, 93 contributor, hardbound, full-color medical reference covers 500 individual endocrine and metabolic disorders and has received the honor of “Highly Commendable” by the British Medical Association Book Award.

Board Certifications

Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

  • Adrenal and intersex disorders
  • Disorders of pubertal development
  • Inborn errors of metabolism


Medical School

University of Athens Medical School


Pediatric-University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio;


New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill College of Medicine (Pediatric Endocrinology), New York University School of Medicine (Human Genetics and Metabolism)


Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)


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