Pediatric Thyroid Center

Our pediatric specialists at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center treat a variety of complex conditions, including thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Graves' disease, hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism in children.

As part of a larger multidisciplinary thyroid center at Johns Hopkins, the Pediatric Thyroid Center consists of a specialized team of pediatric endocrinologists and otolaryngologists dedicated to the care of thyroid disorders and cancers in children.

Our Staff

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Our Location

David M. Rubenstein Child Health Building
Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Pediatric Specialty Clinic
200 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287

Request an Appointment

  • For referrals or appointments, contact pediatric endocrinology - Dr. Yasmin Akhtar 410-955-6463, option 2.
  • For surgical appointments, contact pediatric otolaryngology - Dr. Jonathan Walsh 410-502-3225, option 2.

Conditions We Treat

Learn more about the conditions we treat and how they are treated.

Our team works closely with other specialties within the thyroid center to provide the best possible transition from pediatric to adult care for your child. Your child will have access to additional Johns Hopkins team resources including:

A Multidisciplinary Approach

We work closely with specialists across the disciplines — including those in pediatric endocrinology, pediatric otolaryngology, radiology, nuclear medicine, pathology, and pediatric anesthesia. We also are proud to offer enhanced collaboration with the following teams: