Larry Patterson, MD

Larry Patterson, MD

Director, Pediatric Nephrology


Best Doctor 2011-2012 Best Doctor 2013 U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Nephrology 2011-2012 U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals - Nephrology 2013-2014 Best Doctors 2014 Best Doctor 2015-2016


Akron Children's Hospital
Nephrology & Pediatric Hypertension Center
214 W. Bowery St., Suite 7400
Akron , OH 44308
Phone: 330-543-8950
Fax: 330-543-3980
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Other Locations:
Nephrology - Boardman

Medical School

The College of Medicine of the Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA


Pediatrics: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH


Pediatric Nephrology: Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC
Research, Laboratory of Mammalian Genes and Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Research: Laboratory of Mammalian Genes & Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Board Certifications

Pediatric Nephrology, American Board of Pediatrics


American Society of Nephrology
Society for Pediatric Research


Brunskill EW, Lai HL, Jamison DC, Potter SS, Patterson LT. Microarrays and RNA-Seq identify molecular mechanisms driving the end of nephron production. BMC Dev Biol. 2011 Mar 12;11:15.

Potter SS, Brunskill EW, Patterson LT. Defining the genetic blueprint of kidney development. Pediatr Nephrol. 2011 Sep;26(9):1469-78. Epub 2011 Feb 19. Review.

Potter SS, Brunskill EW, Patterson LT. Microdissection of the gene expression codes driving nephrogenesis. Organogenesis. 2010 Oct-Dec;6(4):263-9.

Brunskill EW, Aronow BJ, Georgas K, Rumballe B, Valerius MT, Aronow J, Kaimal V, Jegga AG, Yu J, Grimmond S, McMahon AP, Patterson LT, Little MH, Potter SS. Atlas of gene expression in the developing kidney at microanatomic resolution. Dev Cell. 2008 Nov;15(5):781-91. Erratum in: Dev Cell. 2009 Mar;16(3):482. Yu, Jing [added].

Hartman HA, Lai HL, Patterson LT. Cessation of renal morphogenesis in mice. Dev Biol. 2007 Oct 15;310(2):379-87. Epub 2007 Aug 16.

Potter SS, Hartman HA, Kwan KM, Behringer RR, Patterson LT. Laser capture-microarray analysis of Lim1 mutant kidney development. Genesis. 2007 Jul;45(7):432-9.

Song N, Schwab KR, Patterson LT, Yamaguchi T, Lin X, Potter SS, Lang RA. pygopus 2 has a crucial, Wnt pathway-independent function in lens induction. Development. 2007 May;134(10):1873-85. Epub 2007 Apr 11.

Schwab KR, Patterson LT, Hartman HA, Song N, Lang RA, Lin X, Potter SS. Pygo1 and Pygo2 roles in Wnt signaling in mammalian kidney development. BMC Biol. 2007 Apr 10;5:15.

Schwab K, Hartman HA, Liang HC, Aronow BJ, Patterson LT, Potter SS. Comprehensive microarray analysis of Hoxa11/Hoxd11 mutant kidney development. Dev Biol. 2006 May 15;293(2):540-54. Epub 2006 Apr 11.

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