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April Mathews, MD

pronouns: She\Her\Hers

expertise

inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome, liver disease

bio

April Mathews, MD is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Dayton Children's Hospital. Dr. Mathews completed her medical school education at Northeast Ohio Medical University. Following college, she spent her pediatric residency at Akron Children's Hospital. She completed her fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at the University of Florida, Shands Children's Hospital.

Dr. Mathews has a special interest in treating children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease, short bowel syndrome and liver disease. 

Outside of work, Dr. Mathews loves traveling with her family, staying active, trying new foods and new adventures, and keeping up with her toddler.

schedule an appointment

If your child is an existing patient, log in to MyKidsChart to schedule directly with your provider for follow-up care.

If you are new to the Dayton Children’s gastroenterology clinic, use the online scheduling tool below to schedule an appointment. New patient appointments must be done in person. To schedule by phone call 937-641-4000

conditions you can schedule for:

  • General gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis 
  • Liver problems - hepatitis, biliary atresia, increased liver enzymes, jaundice
  • Short gut/short bowel syndrome

 View our full list of conditions we treat.

education and training

  • medical school: Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH
  • residency: Akron Children's Hospital, Akron, OH
  • fellowship: University of Florida Shands Children's Hospital, Gainesville, FL
  • board certification: Pediatrics
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She was so sweet and she listened to all of my concerns and it gave me a detailed game plan to fix my son's problem.

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Dr. April Mathews was wonderful! She was very attentive and explained things very clearly too. Wonderful doctor.

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Dr Mathews is amazing. She answers all our questions thoroughly and is giving our son individualized help in managing his illness. She is always positive and helping him to look forward.

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Dr Mathews was fantastic! She listened to my concerns and is just as concerned about my child as I am and wants to help figure out what is going on with her.

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