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Pediatric Thyroid Program

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The Akron Children’s Hospital Pediatric Thyroid Program is dedicated to unique medical needs of children and adolescents with thyroid disease. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating children and adolescents with various thyroid conditions including thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer. 

Our team of pediatric experts helps manage every facet of a patient’s care, providing coordinated access to specialists in

  • Pediatric endocrinology
  • Pediatric surgery and pediatric otolaryngology (ENT)
  • Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Pathology
  • Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Social work

Conditions we treat:

  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Multiple endocrine neoplasia

Why choose us? 

The Akron Children’s Pediatric Thyroid Program is home to a multidisciplinary team of experts who will coordinate care and work with families and their children to determine the best treatment plan available. Our program provides state-of-the-art facilities for diagnosing and treating a wide range of thyroid conditions.

Locations/Contact Us

Contact Thyroid Program


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Pediatric Thyroid Program
Akron Children's Hospital Pediatric Thyroid Program, Akron
Considine Professional Building
215 West Bowery Street
Akron, Ohio 44308
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Mamatha Kambalapalli
Mamatha Kambalapalli, MD

Director, Pediatric Thyroid Program; Pediatric Endocrinologist

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Scott Boulanger, MD

Site Director, Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Surgeon


John Crow, MD, FAAP, FACS

Associate Chief Medical Officer; Chairman, Department of Surgery; Director, Paul and Carol David Foundation Burn Institute; Pediatric Surgeon; Surgical Director, Thyroid Program; Bruce F. Rothmann, M.D. Chair in Pediatric Surgery


Shankar Srinivas Ganapathy, MD

Division Director, MRI - Neuroradiology; Pediatric Radiologist

Emily Janitz, DO

Pediatric Radiologist

Anita Jeyakumar, MD, MS, FACS, FAAP

Director, Pediatric Otolaryngology


Matthew Keisling, DO, FCAP, FASCP

Medical Director, Anatomic Pathology; Pathologist

Janice McDaniel, MD

Pediatric Interventional Radiologist

Avraham Schlager, MD

Trauma Director, Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Surgeon


Paul Wong, MD

Pediatric Radiologist