Katherine A. McCracken, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology & Obstetrics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2250
FX: (614) 355-6228


Kate McCracken, MD, is a distinguished member of Nationwide Children’s Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology team. Dr. McCracken’s diverse clinical and research interests include ovarian masses, cysts and tumors; müllerian anomalies; vaginal agenesis; menstrual disorders (dysmenorrhea, heavy menstrual bleeding and irregular menses); pelvic pain; contraception; pediatric vulvovaginitis; vulvar and hymenal abnormalities; polycystic ovarian syndrome; preventative gynecologic care; and gynecologic care for patients with special needs and developmental delays.

Dr. McCracken has a long history of academic and clinical research — from her first peer reviewed published work as an undergraduate at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, to her latest publication in the journal Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. As a fellow at Kosair Children’s Gynecology Specialists at Kosair Children’s Hospital in Louisville, KY, Dr. McCracken investigated the use of norethindron acetate for the management of bothersome bleeding associated with the etonogestrel contraceptive implant. Dr. McCracken was also actively involved in research during medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit and during residency at The Ohio State University.

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  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/02/2009


  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013


  • Norton Children's Hospital (formerly Kosair Children's)
    Date Completed: 06/30/2015


  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology & Obstetrics


  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/01/2015
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000