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Meilan M. Rutter, MD

Healthcare Provider
Associate Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Cincinnati
3333 Burnet Ave
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

Meilan Rutter is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology. She is an associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, and joined the faculty of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center within the UC College of Medicine in 2008. Currently, Dr. Rutter is assistant director of the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program.

Dr. Rutter received her degrees of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB, BCh) from the University of Wales, College of Medicine. She completed her training in pediatrics in New Zealand, and was admitted to Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) in 1995. She underwent fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at Cincinnati Children’s. She completed further pediatric residency training to achieve American Board of Pediatrics specialty and subspecialty board certification.

Dr. Rutter serves as a consultant for the Neuromuscular Comprehensive Care Center and the Neuro-Oncology Program at Cincinnati Children’s. Additionally, she is a member of the Disorders of Sex Development Center’s interdisciplinary team.


Representative Publications:

Endocrine aspects of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Long-Term Outcome of Interdisciplinary Management of Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Receiving Daily Glucocorticoid Treatment

Bone health measures in glucocorticoid-treated ambulatory boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Growth hormone treatment in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and glucocorticoid-induced growth failure