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Tahira Adelekan, MD

expertise

global developmental delay, autism spectrum disorder, genetic syndromes, academic success

bio

Tahira Adelekan is a developmental pediatrician at Dayton Children's Hospital.

education and training

  • medical school: The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • internship: The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • residency: The State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn
  • fellowship: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • board certification: General pediatrics, developmental and behavioral pediatrics

publications and presentations

  • Lipid Profiles of Children With Down Syndrome Compared With Their Siblings. Pediatrics. 2012 June; 129 (6).

awards, honors and organizations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics Society of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics member

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

I am passionate about children with developmental disabilities.


I like working with kids because...

they are extremely resilient.


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

of the hospital's commitment to children and families.