Sasigarn A. Bowden, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Sasigarn A. Bowden, MD

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Physician Team

Endocrinology Fellowship

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

Metabolic Bone Clinic
Physician Team

Neuromuscular Disorders
Physician Team

Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4425
FX: (614) 722-4440


Sasigarn Bowden, MD, is a pediatric endocrinologist in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Bowden received her medical degree from Chiang Mai University, Thailand. She completed her pediatric internship and residency at Prince of Songkla University, Songkla, Thailand, and a pediatric residency at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Bowden completed her pediatric endocrinology fellowship training at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Bowden is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) and ABP Sub-Board of Pediatric Endocrinology. Her clinical and research interests include calcium/metabolic bone disorders, pediatric osteoporosis, growth and diabetes mellitus. She is the associate program director for the fellowship program and also a member of the physician team for the Metabolic Bone Clinic and the Neuromuscular Disorders section of The Neurosciences Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Administratively, she serves on the Medical Student Educational Liaison Committee, and as the physician coordinator/organizer for the continuing medical education in the division.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Thai
  • No Value Specif

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Chiang Mai University - Thailand
    Date Completed: 03/13/1990


  • Prince of Songkla University
    Date Completed: 05/31/1991


  • Prince of Songkla University
    Date Completed: 05/31/1994


  • University of Tennessee Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 11/26/1999


  • Pediatrics


  • Endocrinology


  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/21/2003


  • Bowden SA, Akusoba CI, Hayes JR, Mahan JD. 2016. Clinical Utility of Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover in Children with Clinical Bone Fragility.  Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism 2016. Vol. doi: 10.1515/jpenn-2015-0525, no. April: ena.
  • Mytinger JR, Bowden SA. 2015. Adrenal function testing following hormone therapy for infantile spasms: Case series and review of literature.  Frontiers in Neurology 2015. Vol. na, no. December: ena.
  • Bowden SA. 2015. Delayed Puberty.  Ask a Specialist Newsletter. Vol. 0, no. August: e0.
  • Bowden SA, Jessup AB, Akusoba CI*, Wang W, Mahan JD. 2015. Zoledronic Acid in Non-Ambulatory Patients with Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy and Other Neuromuscular Disorders.  Journal of Endocrinology and Diabetes Mellitus. Vol. 3, no. August: 35-41.
  • Bowden SA. 2015. Steriods Withdrawal Protocol for patients with Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.  Nationwide Children's Hospital Website. Vol. 0, no. August: e0.
  • Bowden SA. 2015. Vitamin D Deficiency.  Ask A Specialist Newsletter. Vol. 0, no. August: e0.
  • Bowden BK, Bowden SA. 2015. Cervicofacial subcutaneous emphysema.  BMJ Case Reports. Vol. doi: 10.1136, no. June: e0.
  • Thompson M, Kalmar E, Bowden SA. 2015. Severe hyponatremia with absence of hyperkalamia in rapidly progressive Addison's desease.  BMJ Case Reports 2015. Vol. DOI: 10.1136, no. May: e0.
  • Buckner J, Bowden SA, Mahan JD. 2015. Optimizing bone health in Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  International Journal of Endocrinology 2015. Vol. 1, no. January: eArticle ID 928385.
  • Coshway L*, Indyk JI, Bowden SA. 2014. . Repeating ACTH stimulation test is necessary to diagnose ACTH deficiency in neonatal hypopituitarism with initial false negative result.  Global Pediatric Health. Vol. December, no. December: e1.
  • Kusumi K*, Ayoob R, Ingraham S, Bowden SA, Mahan JD. 2014. Beneficial Effects of Intravenous Pamidronate Treatment in Children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta Under 24 Months of Age.  Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism. Vol. Oct, 2014, no. October: e1.
  • Henry RK, Bowden SA. 2014. A macroprolactin level today, may keep healthcare cost and the surgical knife at bay.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 1, no. March: e9922814529017.
  • Bowden,Sasigarn,A; Cozzi,Corin; Hickey,Scott,E; Thrush,Devon,Lamb; Astbury,Caroline; Nuthakki,Sushma. 2013. Autosomal dominant pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1 in an infant with salt wasting crisis associated with urinary tract infection and obstructive uropathy.  Case reports in endocrinology. Vol. 2013, no. December: e354314.
  • Bowden,Sasigarn,A; Patel,Hiren,P; Beebe,Allan; McBride,Kim,L. 2013. Successful Medical Therapy for Hypophosphatemic Rickets due to Mitochondrial Complex I Deficiency Induced de Toni-Debré-Fanconi Syndrome.  Case reports in pediatrics. Vol. 2013, no. December: e524647.
  • Bowden SA, Jessup A, Wang W, Mahan JD. 2013. Bisphosphonate treatment in non-ambulatory patients with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular disorders: effectiveness of pamidronate vs. zoledronic acid.  Bone Abstract. Vol. 2, no. June: eP105.
  • Bowden SA, Patel H, Beebe A, McBride K. 2013. Improvement in valgus deformity in hypophosphatemic rickets due to primary de Toni-Debré-Fanconi syndrome treated with phosphate, calcitriol and alkali therapy.  Bone Abstract. Vol. 2, no. June: eP26.
  • Stephens K*, Bowden SA. 2013. Radiographic evidence of rapid healing of vitamin D deficient rickets after 2 weeks of therapy.  Bone Abstract. Vol. 2, no. June: eP129.
  • Bowden SA, Beebe A, Wildman S. 2013. Acquired hypophosphatemic rickets in a 13 year-old boy presenting with knee pain and valgus deformity.  Bone Abstract. Vol. 2, no. June: eP106.
  • Stephen K, Rusin J, Bowden SA. 2013. Progressive pituitary hyperplasia over the course of 2 years demonstrated on MRI in a patient with long standing, profound primary hypothyroidism.  Endocrinology Studies. Vol. 3, no. January: ee2.
  • Bowden SA. 2011. Editorial: Diabetic ketoacidosis at the onset of type 1 diabetes: is still common, despite the consistency of predictive factors worldwide.  BMJ. Vol. 343, no. d3278. (January).
  • Bowden SA, Mahan JD. 2010. Editorial: Bone health in children with neuromuscular disorders: current opinions and future directions.  Pediatric Health. Vol. 4, no. 5. (October): 463-465.
  • Bowden SA; Klingele KE. 2009. Chronic Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis as an Unusual Presentation of Congenital Panhypopituitarism due to Pituitary Hypoplasia in a 17-Year-Old Female.  International Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology. Vol. 2009, no. January: e609131.
  • Bowden SA, Mahan JD. 2008. Vitamin D Deficiency and Insufficiency in Children with Osteopenia or Osteoporosis: In Reply.  Pediatrics. Vol. 122, no. October: 908-909.
  • Bowden,Sasigarn,A; Mahan,John,D. 2008. Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in children with osteopenia or osteoporosis - In reply.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 122, no. 4. (October): 908-909.
  • Bowden SA; Duck MM; Hoffman RP. 2008. Young children (12 yr) with type 1 diabetes mellitus have low rate of partial remission: diabetic ketoacidosis is an important risk factor.  Pediatric Diabetes. Vol. 9, no. 3 Pt 1. (June): e197.
  • Bowden SA; Robinson RF; Carr R; Mahan JD. 2008. Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in children with osteopenia or osteoporosis referred to a pediatric metabolic bone clinic.  Pediatrics. Vol. 121, no. 6. (June): ee1585.
  • Bowden SA; Hoffman RP. 2008. Triple diabetes: coexistence of type 1 diabetes mellitus and a novel mutation in the gene responsible for MODY3 in an overweight adolescent.  Pediatric Diabetes. Vol. 9, no. 2. (April): e162.
  • Bowden SA; Sotos JF; Stratakis CA; Weil RJ. 2007. Successful treatment of an invasive growth hormone-secreting pituitary macroadenoma in an 8-year-old boy.  Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism: JPEM. Vol. 20, no. 5. (May): e643.
  • Bowden SA, Bowden BK. 2007. Clinical Tip: The Powers of a Smoothie.  Contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 24, no. 10. (January): e116.
  • Bowden SA; Germak JA. 2006. Klinefelter syndrome presenting with precocious puberty due to a human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG)-producing mediastinal germinoma.  Journal Of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism: JPEM. Vol. 19, no. 11. (November): e1371.
  • Bowden SA. 2006. Is it thelarche or lipomastia? Assessing Puberty in Obese Girls.  Contemporary Pediatrics. Vol. 23, no. 10. (January): e113.
  • Arunchaiya S, Tsang RC. 1997. Hypercalcemia and idiopathic hyperplasia of the parathyroid glands in an infant. 50 years ago in the Journal of Pediatrics.  Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 130, no. 4. (January): e546.
  • Osatakul S; Arunchiya S; Puetpaiboon A; Lebel L. 1996. Incidence and risk factors for carbohydrate intolerance in Thai infants with acute diarrhea: an outpatient-based study.  The Southeast Asian Journal Of Tropical Medicine And Public Health. Vol. 27, no. 4. (December): e780.
  • Bowden SA, Bowden BK. Clinical Tip: The Powers of a Smoothie. Contemporary Pediatrics 24(10): 116, 2007.
  • Bowden SA, Sotos JF, Stratakis CA, Weil RJ. Successful treatment of an invasive growth hormone-secreting pituitary macroadenoma in an 8-year-old boy. Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology & Metabolism 20(5): 643-7, 2007.
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