Adolescent Medicine :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Adolescent Medicine

Our board-certified Adolescent Medicine physicians and advanced practice nurses provide high quality primary care and specialized services for eating disorders, substance abuse, pediatric and adolescent gynecology, teen prenatal care and more for adolescents and young adults ages 11 to 21.

Here are just a few services and resources available to you:

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 The Section of Adolescent Health also provides social work and nutrition services.

Department Highlights

Full Potential Community Report     

This comprehensive report depicts the health status of Franklin County's children. The report goes in depth, focusing on 10 key indicators worthy of community focus. The children of Franklin County face a number of health risks. Understanding the facts is the first step in helping them reach their full potential. A few indicators are highlighted below. View the full report.

Community report indicators include:

Teen Pregnancy

Teen Tobacco Use

Infant Mortality 

Nationwide Children's Hospital Eating Disorders Program

In March 2009, the Section of Adolescent Health launched the multidisciplinary Nationwide Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders program, which provides eating disorder assessment and treatment services in the outpatient setting. The program includes staff in medicine, psychology, social work, nursing and nutrition, with additional linkages to occupational therapy, massage therapy and recreational therapy. The program emphasizes care for adolescents with eating disorders and includes younger children on a case-by-case basis. The team also provides inpatient care for those adolescents requiring medical stabilization.  

contact info

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Section of Adolescent Medicine
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone: (614) 722-2450
Fax: (614) 355-8610

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Fast Facts

July 2014 to June 2015

Adolescent Medicine Clinic Visits: 6,251
Adolescent Medicine Eating Disorders Visits: 1,958
Dublin Adolescent Medicine Clinic Visits: 679
East Broad Adolescent Medicine Clinic Visits: 430
South High Teen and Pregnant Visits: 220
Maternal Recovery Clinic Visits: 250
Adolescent Med Contraception Clinic Visits: 610
Teen and Pregnant Clinic Visits: 1,592
Total Adolescent Medicine Clinic Visits: 11,990
Inpatient Consults: 43

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700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000