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Sigmund Carl Norr, Ph.D., M.D., practices general pediatrics and serves as Section Head of Pediatrics at the Willoughby Hills Family Health Center. In addition, he is Vice-Chair of Community Pediatrics. Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Norr was Medical Director and staff physician at MEDGroup in Fairlawn, Ohio. And preceding that, Dr. Norr served in a number of roles with Ohio Permanente Medical Group, including Medical Director of the Alcohol Chemical Dependency Program, and Chief of the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine.
He is board-certified in pediatrics and addiction medicine. Dr. Norr received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed a doctorate in developmental cell biology at Case Western Reserve University and earned his medical degree from the University of Miami. He completed an internship and residency in pediatric medicine at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Norr is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. His specialty interests include ambulatory pediatrics and adolescent medicine, ADHD, asthma, and adolescent chemical dependency. He has published and spoken on the topics of neurobiology and cell biology.
ADHD, Adolescent Chemical Dependency, Adolescent Medicine, Asthma management, Bed Wetting
American Academy of Pediatrics
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