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Kathryn Cook, DO

Interim Director, Division of Rheumatology; Pediatric Rheumatologist

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Specialties: rheumatology

Dr. Cook is a pediatric rheumatologist at Akron Children’s where she’s been practicing since 2017. She earned a master’s degree in clinical research from Case Western Reserve University and a medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a residency at Akron Children’s and a fellowship at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, as well as a fellowship in academic medicine at Northeast Medical Ohio University. Dr. Cook specializes in pediatric rheumatology, including JIA, vasculitis, JDM, lupus, periodic fever syndromes and autoinflammatory syndromes. She is a board certified pediatrician and pediatric rheumatologist and a member of several professional organizations including the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance and the Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group.

Rheumatology, Mansfield
Rheumatology, Medina
Medical School:
Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH
Graduate School:
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Pediatrics: Akron Children's, Akron OH
Pediatric Rheumatology: Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics: Pediatrics; Pediatric Rheumatology; Ultrasound School of North American Rheumatologists
Practicing Since:
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance
  • Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group
Special Interests:
Pediatric rheumatology: JIA, vasculitis, JDM, lupus, periodic fever syndromes, autoinflammatory syndromes

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