Adolescent Medicine

The transitional period from childhood to adulthood brings diverse developmental challenges that warrant specialized care focused on these unique needs. Adolescent Medicine at OU Children’s Physicians has broadened the scope of available services to address the health care concerns of young people between the ages of 12 and 23 years.

Amy Middleman, M.D., M.S.Ed., M.P.H.; Kelly Curran, M.D., M.A.; Shauna Lawlis, M.D.; Patrick W. Butler, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.; Paulette Pitt, Ph.D.; and Katie Kuriakose, M.S., R.D./L.D. provide comprehensive and collaborative services for adolescent-specific issues. Uniting their broad ranges of expertise, this adolescent medicine team optimizes the health and well-being of adolescent patients using a strengths-based interdisciplinary approach to treat common, yet often complex and/or chronic conditions, including such concerns or conditions as:

Together, we have the opportunity to pioneer a new era in health care for the adolescents of Oklahoma by ensuring a quality diagnosis and treatment program is available close to home. With your financial support of Children’s Hospital Foundation, you will be safeguarding the health and well-being of the community by helping to establish a critically needed program of care.

Support Adolescent Medicine and help keep Oklahoma's kids healthy.

Gifts to Children’s Hospital Foundation will positively affect lives---and save lives, too---for many years to come. Your investment will help to strengthen care, deepen sacred encounters and enhance the health of our community. Your support will help to provide advanced care and advanced healing--benefiting you and those you love.

For more information about you can help, contact Kathy McCracken, Executive Director at 405-271-2260 or via email at