Adolescent and Transition Medicine | Conditions Treated

Conditions We Treat

Specialists at the Teen Health Center and the Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine are trained to understand the special − and often complex − medical, social, emotional, sexual, educational and nutritional concerns of young people ages 12 through 21. The Teen Health Center staff is available to see patients under age 12 when they encounter problems related to puberty.

Following are typical reasons young people come to the Teen Health Center at the Burnet Campus or to our neighborhood locations:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abnormal PAP smears
  • Acne
  • Anemia
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Anxiety
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Breast discharge
  • Breast masses
  • Bulimia nervosa
  • Colds
  • Contraception
  • Delayed onset of menses
  • Depression
  • Disordered eating
  • Early onset of menses
  • Eating disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Excessive hair growth
  • Fertility concerns
  • Gender identity concerns
  • Gynecomastia
  • Headaches
  • Hormonal problems
  • Mental health counseling
  • Menstrual problems
  • Muscle strains and sprains
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Obesity
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic masses
  • Pelvic pain
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (POI)
  • Puberty questions
  • Routine pelvic exams
  • School problems
  • Sexual risk behaviors
  • Sexuality concerns 
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Skin rashes
  • Sleep problems
  • Sore throats
  • Sports injuries
  • Sports physicals
  • Transgender health issues
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Weight loss
  • Work physicals

Consultative Services

Consultation for complicated medical problems for 12- through 24-year-olds is provided by board-certified physicians in the Division of Adolescent and Transition Medicine. We also see children younger than 12 if they have started puberty or for gynecologic consultation.

Common referral issues include:

  • Chronic illness
  • Complex medical illness
  • Diagnostic dilemmas
  • Disorders of puberty
  • Medical evaluation and referral for mood and behavioral problems
  • Medical evaluation and referral for school performance issues
  • Persistent fatigue
  • Reproductive health issues
  • Transgender health issues
  • Transition to adult healthcare
  • Gender identity concerns
  • Sexuality concerns

MyChart gives you access to your children's medical records, allowing you to view test results, a list of medications, appointments, follow-up instructions and more. Learn More.

  • You can sign up for MyChart at any Cincinnati Children's clinic at any time (Burnet Campus, Liberty Campus or any neighborhood location). No appointment is necessary. You can also visit the Family Resource Center.
  • Existing users can access MyChart via the website or mobile app (available for download from the iTunes App Store and Google Play).