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Stephanie Walsh, MD, MS, FAAP


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Dr. Walsh is a pediatrician with the Healthy Active Living program at Akron Children’s Hospital. She’s been practicing since 2004 and with Akron Children's since 2022. She earned her medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga. and completed her residency in pediatrics at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Walsh has a special interest in preventing and treating childhood obesity. She is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. She’s also a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of The Children’s Care Network and Girls on the Run Advisory Counsel. Dr. Walsh has contributed to numerous professional conferences, presentations and publications, as well as worked in academia and as a media spokesperson on subjects related to childhood obesity.

Healthy Active Living
Medical School:
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Pediatrics: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics; American Board of Obesity Medicine
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Special Interests:
Preventing and treating childhood obesity

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