Cynthia Robbins, MD, MS

Cynthia Robbins, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: cyrobbin@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5140



Adolescent Medicine

Areas of Interest

Clinical: Primary care adolescent medicine; specialty adolescent care, including adolescent gynecology and reproductive health

Current clinical responsibilities include primary care adolescent medicine at Westside and Forest Manor community clinics and specialty adolescent care (including adolescent gynecology and reproductive health) at Riley Children’s Hospital. Dr. Robbins is co-director of the Eskenazi Health Teen Care and Wellness Program which provides care to teens throughout the Indianapolis community; As part of this program, she oversees programs and clinics at 8 school based health clinics in Indianapolis public and charter schools. She is active in the Indiana American Academy of Pediatrics. 


1999 B.A., Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
2004 M.D., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
2004-07 Residency, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
2008-11 Fellowship, Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
2008-11 M.S., Clinical Research, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN


Provider Clinics

Westside and Forest Manor Community Clinics
Riley Children's Hospital
School based clinics in Indianapolis Public School System


Phone: (t) 317.274.8812 (f) 317.274.0133
Email: cyrobbin@iu.edu
Address: 410 West 10th Street, Suite 1001

Research & Grants

PublicationsView All Publications

Robbins CL, Schick V, Reece M, Herbenick D, Sanders SA, Dodge B, Fortenberry JD.
Prevalence, frequency, and associations of masturbation with partnered sexual behaviors among U.S. adolescents.
Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Aug 1 2011.
Robbins CL, Fortenberry JD, Roth AM, Ott MA. Premenarchal girls' genital exam experiences.
Journal of Adolescent Health; 2011 Feb; 48(2S).
Robbins CL, Blythe MJ. When the Pill Isn’t Right: Long-acting Contraception Options for Adolescents. Contemporary Pediatrics; 2012 Mar; 29(3): 30-38.
Robbins CL, Shew ML.  UTIs in Adolescents: Common Infections, Uncommon ChallengesContemporary Pediatrics; 2009 Jul; 26(7): 48-54.