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Susan Almazan, MD, Program Director

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bio

Dr. Almazan is a pediatric endocrinologist at Dayton Children’s and a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. She came to Dayton Children's after completing her fellowship at Children's Hospital of Buffalo/State University of Buffalo in Buffalo, New York. She came to Dayton Children's to support our mission of serving children and their families. Dr. Almazan enjoys helping kids reach their highest potential. 

schedule an appointment

Scheduling in-person appointments for new patients only. For follow-up, second opinion or video visit appointments, please call​ 937-641-4000.

education and training

  • medical school: University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
  • residency: Children’s Hospital of Michigan/Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Buffalo/State University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York
  • board certification: Pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology

publications and presentations

  • Pena-Almazan S. Successful transition to sulfonylurea in neonatal diabetes, developmental delay, and seizures (DEND syndrome) due to R50P KCNJ11 mutation. Diabetes Res Clin Pract (2015), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2014.12.010.

  • Pena-Almazan S, Buchlis J, Miller S, Shine B and MacGillivray M: Linear Growth Characteristics of Untreated Congenitally GH-Deficient Infants from Birth to One Year of Age. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 86(12):5691-5694.

awards, honors and organizations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Pediatric Endocrine Society

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I get to take care of infants, children, and adolescents with diabetes, growth and puberty disorders, thyroid and adrenal problems among other disorders that affect the endocrine system.


I like working with kids because...

in each and every patient I see I am given the opportunity to help them reach their highest potential.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

of our mission to be of service to children and their families.


Dayton Children's is special because...

of the caring people who work here.


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We love the staff. We love Sarah. We love Dr. Almazan. They're amazing.

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Kind, patient and very interested in the patient.

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I love this doctor. She's good with my child. She treats him with respect and me and explains everything, was easy to understand.

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The blood draw is was done incorrectly and even though I questioned her about doing a blood draw via the vein she went ahead and did the blood draw via vein even though it wasn't A-1 C which should have just been a finger prick. I was very disappointed my child has had diabetes for 13 years every time A-1 C is done via a finger prick not via the vein. I let Dr. Almazon know how unhappy I was

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