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Tahira Adelekan, MD

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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.

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I would definitely recommend Dr. Adelekan! She spent a great deal of time talking with me & was extremely compassionate! I could tell she wanted me to feel comfortable about the level of care she was providing to us!

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Very good, very professional. Very, very much like them.

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Dr. Tahira Adelekan is the best! She is very kind, and takes her time with you. She seems to have lots of knowledge and experience. Definitely would recommend her!

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Dr. Adelekan is GREAT! she was so kind and patient. The staff was also amazing. It's so diverse, everyone was kind and we felt heard, my daughter said she wanted to be a doctor after seeing how everyone interacted with her! Representation matters! Good job Dayton children's! Already recommended friends and family. !!!

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