Adam P. Ostendorf, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Adam P. Ostendorf, MD

Adam P. Ostendorf, MD

Physician Team

Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
FX: (614) 722-4633


Adam Ostendorf, MD, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed medical school at The University of Iowa, followed by pediatric neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology/pediatric epilepsy fellowship with emphasis in critical care neurology at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University in St. Louis. He is board certified in neurology with special qualification in child neurology and board eligible in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy. He is a member of the critical care neurology and surgical epilepsy teams at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include critical care neurology, continuous EEG, and drug resistant epilepsy with a focus on epilepsy surgery.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Iowa
    Date Completed: 05/16/2008


  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010


  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013


  • St. Louis Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2015


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Epilepsy

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2015


  • Ostendorf,Adam,P; Wong,Michael. 2015. mTOR Inhibition in Epilepsy: Rationale and Clinical Perspectives.  CNS DRUGS. Vol. 29, no. 2. (February): 91-99.
  • Ostendorf,Adam,P; Gutmann,David,H; Weisenberg,Judith,Lz. 2013. Epilepsy in individuals with neurofibromatosis type I.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 54, no. 10. (October): 1810-1814.
  • Ostendorf,Adam,P; Connolly,Anne,M. 2013. Medical management of eosinophilic meningitis following bovine graft duraplasty for Chiari malformation Type I repair.  JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY-PEDIATRICS. Vol. 12, no. 4. (October): 357-359.
  • Ostendorf,Adam,P; McKinstry,Robert,C; Shimony,Joshua,S; Gutmann,David,H. 2013. Teaching NeuroImages: T2 hyperintensities in neurofibromatosis type 1.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 80, no. 20. (May): E215-E216.
  • Nguyen,Huy; Ostendorf,Adam,P; Satz,Jakob,S; Westra,Steve; Ross-Barta,Susan,E; Campbell,Kevin,P; Moore,Steven,A. 2013. Glial scaffold required for cerebellar granule cell migration is dependent on dystroglycan function as a receptor for basement membrane proteins.  Acta neuropathologica communications. Vol. 1, no. January: 58-?.
  • Myshrall,Timothy,D; Moore,Steven,A; Ostendorf,Adam,P; Satz,Jakob,S; Kowalczyk,Tom; Huy Nguyen,H; Daza,Ray,AM; Lau,Charmaine; Campbell,Kevin,P; Hevner,Robert,F. 2012. Dystroglycan on Radial Glia End Feet Is Required for Pial Basement Membrane Integrity and Columnar Organization of the Developing Cerebral Cortex.  JOURNAL OF NEUROPATHOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY. Vol. 71, no. 12. (December): 1047-1063.
  • Satz,Jakob,S; Ostendorf,Adam,P; Hou,Shangwei; Turner,Amy; Kusano,Hajime; Lee,Jane,C; Turk,Rolf; Nguyen,Huy; Ross-Barta,Susan,E; Westra,Steve; Hoshi,Toshinori; Moore,Steven,A; Campbell,Kevin,P. 2010. Distinct Functions of Glial and Neuronal Dystroglycan in the Developing and Adult Mouse Brain.  JOURNAL OF NEUROSCIENCE. Vol. 30, no. 43. (October): 14560-14572.
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