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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Aaron Carrel received his medical degree from the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and completed residency training in pediatrics and fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology at the University of Wisconsin Children’s Hospital. He is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric endocrinology, with special interests in childhood growth and weight disturbances, and Prader-Willi syndrome. Dr. Carrel is also medical director of the UW Health Pediatric Fitness Clinic in Madison, Wisconsin.

Specialties

Pediatric Diabetes and Endocrinology

Pediatric Fitness

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
Research Park Clinic
(608) 263-8850 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

Fox Valley Pediatric Clinics (Appleton)
(920) 730-2650 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

American Family Children's Hospital (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Endocrinology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Medical School University of New York, Buffalo, 1992

Awards/Honors

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2012

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012


Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Wolfgram PM Carrel AL Allen DB . Long-term effects of recombinant human growth hormone therapy in children with Prader-Willi syndrome. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2013 Aug;25(4):509-14
[PubMed ID: 23782572]
Carrel AL . Randomised trial of exercise dose in children reduces diabetes risk (as measured by insulin resistance) in both 20-min and 40-min doses. Evid Based Med. 2013 Aug;18(4):147-8
[PubMed ID: 23213116]
Carrel AL Bowser J White D Moberg DP Weaver B Hisgen J Eickhoff J Allen DB . Standardized childhood fitness percentiles derived from school-based testing. J Pediatr. 2012 Jul;161(1):120-4
[PubMed ID: 22364851]
Vivian EM Becker TL Carrel AL . Weight perceptions of parents with children at risk for diabetes. BMC Res Notes. 2012 Jan 20;5:47
[PubMed ID: 22260226]
Vivian EM Carrel AL Becker T . Identifying children at risk for type 2 diabetes in underserved communities. Diabetes Educ. 2011 Jul-Aug;37(4):519-27
[PubMed ID: 21617176]
Carrel AL Logue J Deininger H Clark RR Curtis V Montague P Baldwin S . An after-school exercise program improves fitness, and body composition in elementary school children. J Physic Educ Sport Manag. 2011 Jul;2(3):32-36
[PubMed ID: 25309803]
Racine NM Watras AC Carrel AL Allen DB McVean JJ Clark RR O'Brien AR O'Shea M Scott CE Schoeller DA . Effect of conjugated linoleic acid on body fat accretion in overweight or obese children. Am J Clin Nutr. 2010 May;91(5):1157-64
[PubMed ID: 20200257]
Carrel AL Myers SE Whitman BY Eickhoff J Allen DB . Long-term growth hormone therapy changes the natural history of body composition and motor function in children with prader-willi syndrome. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Mar;95(3):1131-6
[PubMed ID: 20061431]
Hollman GA Allen DB Eickhoff JC Carrel AL . Respiratory Depression in Young Prader Willi Syndrome Patients following Clonidine Provocation for Growth Hormone Secretion Testing. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2010;2010:103742
[PubMed ID: 20368793]
Carrel AL Allen DB . The influence of fitness on insulin resistance in obese children. Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2009 Sep;10(3):189-96
[PubMed ID: 19479380]
Nemeth BA Carrel AL Eickhoff J Clark RR Peterson SE Allen DB . Submaximal treadmill test predicts VO2max in overweight children. J Pediatr. 2009 May;154(5):677-81
[PubMed ID: 19167724]
Carrel AL McVean JJ Clark RR Peterson SE Eickhoff JC Allen DB . School-based exercise improves fitness, body composition, insulin sensitivity, and markers of inflammation in non-obese children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2009 May;22(5):409-15
[PubMed ID: 19618659]
McVean JJ Carrel AL Eickhoff JC Allen DB . Fitness level and body composition are associated with inflammation in non-obese children. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Feb;22(2):153-9
[PubMed ID: 19449672]
Varness T Carrel AL Eickhoff JC Allen DB . Reliable prediction of insulin resistance by a school-based fitness test in middle-school children. Int J Pediatr Endocrinol. 2009;2009:487804
[PubMed ID: 19956706]
Varness T Allen DB Carrel AL Fost N . Childhood obesity and medical neglect. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan;123(1):399-406
[PubMed ID: 19117907]
Carrel AL Sledge JS Ventura SJ Clark RR Peterson SE Eickhoff JC Allen DB . Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness. J Strength Cond Res. 2008 Jan;22(1):192-5
[PubMed ID: 18296974]
Clark RR Sullivan JC Bartok CJ Carrel AL . DXA provides a valid minimum weight in wrestlers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 Nov;39(11):2069-75
[PubMed ID: 17986917]
Carrel AL Sledge JS Ventura SJ Clark RR Peterson SE Eickhoff J Allen DB . Measuring aerobic cycling power as an assessment of childhood fitness. J Strength Cond Res. 2007 Aug;21(3):685-8
[PubMed ID: 17685725]
Carrel AL Clark RR Peterson S Eickhoff J Allen DB . School-based fitness changes are lost during the summer vacation. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2007 Jun;161(6):561-4
[PubMed ID: 17548760]
Allen DB Nemeth BA Clark RR Peterson SE Eickhoff J Carrel AL . Fitness is a stronger predictor of fasting insulin levels than fatness in overweight male middle-school children. J Pediatr. 2007 Apr;150(4):383-7
[PubMed ID: 17382115]