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Roxana L. Aguirre Castaneda, MD, MHA

Interim, Division Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology

Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Section of Pediatric Endocrinology

Children's Hospital of the University of Illinois

Department of Pediatrics


Dr. Aguirre completed medical school at the University Cayetano Heredia School of Medicine in Peru, her residency at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County, Chicago; and her fellowship at Mayo Clinic. She is board certified in Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics and she has clinical expertise in adrenal gland disorders, diabetes, obesity, hyper/hypothyroidism, growth disorders, and precocious puberty. Additionally, she is fluent in Spanish.