Philippe Backeljauw, MD

Philippe Backeljauw, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Cincinnati, OH

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Office Address

  • 3333 Burnet Ave
    Ml 7012
    Cincinnati, OH 45229
    Phone: (513) 636-4744
    Fax: (513) 636-7486

Philippe Backeljauw, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology Cincinnati, OH

Professor, Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Endocrinology: General Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatric Growth Disorder Endocrinology
  • Clinical Interests: Turner Syndrome; Growth Disorders

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina HospitalsUniversity of North Carolina Hospitals
  • Cleveland Clinic FoundationCleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Ghent University Faculty of Medicine and Health SciencesGhent University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
  • Universiteit Gent

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License1990 - 2017
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Endocrinology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Regional Top DoctorCastle Connolly, 2014
    • Research Merit AwardTS Meeting, Winthrop University, 2011
    • America's Top Pediatricians2008-2013

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Response to Letter to the Editor: Low incidence of pathology detection and high cost of screening in the evaluation of asymptomatic children with short stature  Sisley S, Backeljauw PF, J Pediatr, 11/1/2013
    • The recommended dose for IGF-I therapy does not compromise long-term growth (Letter to the editor)  Backeljauw PF, Kuntze J, Frane J, Calicoglu A, Chernausek SD, J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 7/18/2013
    • Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in Turner syndrome  Gutmark-Little I, Backeljauw P, Clinical Endocrinology, 1/1/2013

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Pediatric Endocrinology Chapter: Disorders of growth hormone/insulin-like growth factor secretion and action Page 292 - 404
      Backkeljauw PF, Dattani MT, Cohen P, Rosenfeld RG
      Editors: Sperling MA.Elsevier-Saunders, Philiadelphia
      Edition 4,2014
    • Pediatric Endocrinology: A Practical Clinical Guide Chapter: Turner syndrome. Page 109 - 136
      Davenport M, Ross J, Backeljauw P
      Editors: Sally Radovick, Margaret H. MacGillivray.Humana Press, New York
      Edition 2nd,2013
    • The 5 Minute OB/GYN Consult Chapter: Turner syndrome. Page 186 - 187
      Philippe F. Backeljauw
      Editors: Adams Hillard, PJ.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia
      Edition 1st,2008


    • SNP Microarray analysis reveals whole gene deletion of the mineralocorticoid receptor in a patient with features of pseudohypoaldosteronism type 1. Dyer L, Wasserman H, Backeljauw P, MD, Smolarek T, Journal of Molecular Diagnostics; Annual Meeting of the Association for Molecular Pathology, Phoenix, AZ, 11/1/2013
    • Recombinant human insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Rutter MM, Collins J, Wong B, Horn P, Taylor MD, Hu S, Blum S, Morehart P, Sawnani H, Backeljauw PF, 18th International WMS Congress, Asilomar, CA, 10/1/2013
    • Height predictions using ulna length are inaccurate in glucocorticoid-treated boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). Meilan M Rutter, James Collins, Hemant Sawnani, Paul Horn, Philippe F Backeljauw, Samantha Blum, Shengyong Hu, Paula Morehart, Michael D Taylor, Brenda Wong, 18th International WMS Congress, Asilomar, CA, 10/1/2013


    • Clinical guidelines for Turner syndrome care-revisited. Jacksonville, FL - 7/14/2014
    • The development of a Turner syndrome resource center-viewpoint from the health care provider. Jacksonville, FL - 7/13/2014
    • Co-chairman and moderator: Turner Syndrome Health and Wellness in the 21st Century: the Crossroads of Health Care Research and Health Care Delivery. Jacksonville, FL - 7/13/2014


    • Growth as a Clinical Barometer of Health in the Pediatric Patient. Philippe Backeljauw, PV Updates, Peer Direct Publishing (Sponsored by Novo Nordisk, Inc.)
    • PREP Endocrinology. Philippe Backeljauw, Pediatrics Review and Education Program, American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Growth Hormone Deficiency and Other Causes of Short Stature: Trends in Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment in Children and Adults. Mark A. Sperling, MD; David B. Allen, MD; Philippe F. Backeljauw, MD; Robert Rapaport, MD, Endocrine Today Education Lab

    Grant Support

    • Clinical Trial: GH In Children With Short Stature Due To Growth Hormone InsensitNational Center For Research Resources
      2008 - 2008
    • Glucocorticoid Effects On Growth In Infants With HemangiomaNational Center For Research Resources
      2005 - 2007
    • Adrenal Suppression In Infants With HemangiomaNational Center For Research Resources
      2005 - 2007

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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