Catherine A Dinauer, MD

Clinician in Surgery (Pediatrics); Clinician

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Specialty Center

Yale Medicine


Catherine Dinauer, MD is a Pediatric Endocrinologist and Clinician at the Yale Pediatric Thyroid Center, within the Division of Pediatric Surgery. She earned her undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Dr. Dinauer completed Pediatric residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and Pediatric Endocrinology fellowship through the National Capitol Area Pediatric Consortium at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland. Following her training, Dr. Dinauer served as an Attending in Pediatric Endocrinology at Walter Reed, worked in research administration as Assistant Chief of the Department of Clinical Investigation, and was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at USUHS. Since 2006, her clinical practice has focused on pediatric thyroid disorders, with particular interest in Graves disease, thyroid nodules and pediatric thyroid cancer. She was a member of the American Thyroid Association committee which created guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer in children.

Education & Training

MD University of Vermont, College of Medicine (1991)
BA Dartmouth College (1987)
Resident Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellow Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Honors & Recognition

  • Member, Lawson Wilkins Pediatric Endocrine Society (2000)

  • Member, The Endocrine Society (1998)

  • Member, American Thyroid Association

Professional Service

  • Chair, Membership Committee American Thyroid Association (2016)

  • Task Force Member, ATA Committee for Guidelines on Management of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer American Thyroid Association (2010 - 2015)

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Contact Info

Catherine A Dinauer, MD
Patient Care Locations
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital-West Pavilion 2nd FloorYale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street, Ste WP-2

New Haven, CT 06510
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Yale Pediatric EndocrinologyYale-New Haven Hospital - West Pavilion
1 Park Street, Ste WP 2

New Haven, CT 06504
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Yale Surgery- Pediatric Surgery1 Long Wharf Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Yale Surgery- Pediatric Surgery747 Belden Avenue, Ste 1st Floor
Norwalk, CT 06850
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Mailing Address
330 Cedar Street
PO Box 208062

New Haven, CT 06520

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