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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 access to pediatric specialists who can address every aspect of your child’s care.

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. Other symptoms may include:

  • 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.


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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

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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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