Katherine A. McCracken, MD

Kate McCracken

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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.


Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/01/2015

Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship Norton Children's Hospital (formerly Kosair Childr Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Residency Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Medical School Wayne State University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/02/2009
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Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology & Obstetrics