Sarah D. Corathers, MD

Director, Diabetes Transition Program, Division of Endocrinology

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

UC Department of Internal Medicine


Adult and pediatric endocrinology including type 1 diabetes, transgender, Turner syndrome, and hereditary endocrine conditions; effective transition between pediatric and adult care; quality improvement


Transition between pediatric and adult care; psychosocial contributors to clinical outcomes in type 1 diabetes

Sarah Corathers, MD, completed residency training in internal medicine and pediatrics followed by a combined fellowship in adult and pediatric endocrinology. Her clinical training provides a unique a background in management of diabetes and endocrine conditions across the lifespan. She has a special interest in psychosocial aspects of diabetes care for adolescents and young adults including depression and resilience. She is the director of the diabetes transition program with the aim of preparing pediatric patients for successful transition to adult care. Additional clinical and research interests include Turner syndrome, transgender health, hereditary endocrine conditions and quality improvement in health care.

MD: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2002.

Residency: Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, 2002-2006.

Fellowship: Endocrinology, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, 2009-2013.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2006; Internal Medicine, 2007; Pediatric Endocrinology, 2013; Adult Endocrinology, 2013.

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Corathers S, Kichler J, Jones N, Houchen A, Jolly M, Morwessel N, Dolan L, Hood K. Improving Depression Screening for Adolescents with Diabetes. Pediatrics. 2013;132(5):e1395-402.

Corathers S, Peavie S, Salehi M. Complications of Diabetes Therapy. Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am. 2013;42(4):947-70.

Lotstein D, Seid M, Klingensmith G, Case D, Lawrence J, Pihoker C, Dabelea D, Mayer-Davis E, Gilliam L, Corathers S, Imperatore G, Dolan L, Anderson A, Bell R, Waitzfelder B for the SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth Study Group. Transition from Childhood to Adult Care for Youth with Type 1 Diabetes in Adolescence. Pediatrics. 2013 Apr;131(4):e1062-70.

Corathers S, Falciglia M. The role of hyperglycemia in acute illness: supporting evidence and its limitations. Nutrition. 2010 Sept 22.