Karen J. Loechner, MD, PhD, is a Pediatric Endocrinologist at Connecticut Children’s. Dr. Loechner’s clinical and research interests include pediatric bone disease and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.


Yale University School of Medicine


Massachusetts General Hospital


Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Endocrinology

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

  • Loechner KJ. Clinical Guidelines Task Force: Clinical Practice Guidelines for Management of Patients with Fragile Bones. 2020 (Children’s Hospital of Atlanta)
  • Loechner KJ, Patel S, Fordham L, McLaughlin JT. Decreased bone mineral density and vertebral compression fractures in a young adult male with 21-hydroxylase deficiency congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH): is CAH an unrecognized population at risk for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis? J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2010 Jan-Feb; 23(1-2):179-87.
  • Loechner, KJ, McLaughlin, JT and Calikoglu AS. Alternative Strategies for the Treatment of Classical Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Pitfalls and Promises. Int. J. Pediatric Endocrinol. 2010. 2010: ID 67096.
  • Dechert-Zeger MP, Adkins D, Fordham LA, White KE, Schoenau E, Rauch F, and Loechner KJ. Elevated FGF23 and Hypophosphatemic Rickets in Opsismodysplasia. J. Pediatr. Endocrinol Metab. 2007;20 (1): 79-86.

Locations for this Doctor

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Care Center – Hartford (85 Seymour St.)

85 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT06106
United States

Exterior of 505 Farmington Avenue

Connecticut Children's Specialty Care and Surgery Center – Farmington

505 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT06032
United States

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Most Recent Comments

February 2, 2024
Dr. Loechner was fantastic herself
January 1, 2024
Great doctor, listened and provided helpful useful feedback
December 12, 2023
VERY happy with Dr. Loechner!
November 11, 2023
Have always had great informative visits
October 10, 2023
Great visit overall
October 10, 2023
What a phenomenal office! They immediately asked about the use of personal pronouns during introductions, which is very much appreciated! All staff friendly, attentive to our needs, and professional!
August 8, 2023
Very thorough explanations, friendly to my daughter to put her at ease