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Nemours Childrens Specialty Care Welcomes New Pediatric Endocrinologist

Thursday, Aug 11, 2016

Nemours continues commitment to Pensacola by recruiting top pediatric specialists 
Dr. Jean-Claude Desmangles

Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, a nationally ranked pediatric specialty care practice, is proud to welcome Jean-Claude Desmangles, MD, to the endocrinology department in Pensacola.

With more than 25 years in the industry, Dr. Desmangles, brings to Nemours clinical expertise in areas including growth and pubertal disorders and diabetes management. He will serve as one of more than 25 specialty care physicians in the region. Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola is home to a nationally-recognized pediatric diabetes self management and education program in addition to more than 30 medical areas.  

"Dr. Desmangles brings a wealth of expertise and research experience to the region," said Dr. Mary B. Mehta, Chief Medical Officer of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care, Pensacola. "He encompasses the core values and integrity of Nemours Children’s Specialty Care and will be a dynamic asset to the team."

Dr. Desmangles holds a medical degree from the Université d’Etat d’Haïti in Port au Prince Haïti. He began his career at the Bronx Lebanon Center in New York where completed his residency program and became board certified in general pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Upon completion, Dr. Desmangles joined the fellowship program at the Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo in New York, where he was awarded a second certification in pediatric endocrinology. He most recently served as the head pediatric endocrinologist at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in southern New York.

Dr. Desmangles has participated in a variety of research grant opportunities. Most recently, he collaborated research on the study of bone mineral density and accretion in childhood through the genome-wide association study.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.