Pediatric Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Irregular or absent menstruation
- Excessive facial or body hair
PCOS affects 6-10 percent of women and may affect a similar percentage of adolescent and young women. Patients with this condition may see our clinic staff for:
- Evaluation and treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome, including development of a treatment plan that addresses proper medication, healthy diet and exercise.
- Evaluation and treatment of the young patient with PCOS, with input from the pediatric endocrinologist, pediatric gynecologist, dietician, health psychologist and endocrine nurse specialist. Treatment plans may include dietary modifications, exercise prescriptions and/or medication.
Dr. Bekx received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and completed her pediatric residency at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She finished her training in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Wiscon...
Dr. Connor completed fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Florida and is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in both pediatric endocrinology. Her special interests are diabetes, growth and autoimmune thyroid a...
Dr. Kelli Lee Harford received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of South Florida and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/Arkansas Children's Hospital. She holds a positi...
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Parents (Pediatric Endocrine Society)
- From the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG): Information about women's health, gynecological issues, pregnancy, contraception and more.
- What is a normal period? (North American Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology)
- Center for Young Women's Health
- PCO Support