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Turner Syndrome Center

The Turner Syndrome Center at Akron Children’s Hospital is the only comprehensive pediatric treatment center in northeast Ohio. Our team of pediatric experts help manage every facet of a patient’s care, providing coordinated access to specialists:

  • Audiology
  • Cardiology
  • Dietitians
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Genetics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurodevelopmental
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Social worker

About Turner syndrome.

Turner syndrome is a genetic condition that affects one in 2,000 female babies born each year. Girls with Turner syndrome may be born a normal size but may start to slip down the growth charts as they reach pre-school age and beyond. Puberty may also be delayed.

Symptoms may include:

  • Short stature.
  • Puffy hands and feet.
  • Upturned fingernails.
  • A wide short neck and broad chest.
  • Low set ears and hairline.
  • Dental problems, such as a high arched palate.
  • Hearing loss and ear infections.
  • Heart abnormalities.
  • Diabetes and hypothyroidism.
  • Delayed puberty.

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Locations

Contact Turner Syndrome Center

330-543-2778

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Turner Syndrome Center
Akron Children's Hospital Turner Syndrome Center, Akron
Considine Professional Building
215 West Bowery Street
Level 6
Akron, Ohio 44308
Fax: 330-543-8489
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Our Doctors/Providers

Department Heads:
Lisa Davis
Lisa Davis, MSN, APRN-CNP

Co-Director, Turner Syndrome Center; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Alicia Lowes
Alicia Lowes, DO

Director, Turner Syndrome Center; Pediatric Endocrinologist

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Some of the Conditions We Treat...

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