Amy R. Sternstein, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Amy R. Sternstein, MD

Amy R. Sternstein, MD

Contact Information

Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4824
FX: (614) 722-3099

Location Information for Patients

Downtown Primary Care Center
Main Campus


Amy Sternstein, MD, FAAP, is the coordinator of the Ounce of Prevention program at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She received her medical degree from The University of Virginia School of Medicine and held a Pediatric Internship and Residency at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Sternstein is board certified in general pediatrics and her clinical interests include wellness and nutrition education, obesity prevention, school health and physical fitness. Prior to joining the Center, she spent 11 years in General Pediatric Practice and was also a staff member of The Borden Center for Nutrition and Wellness. She is currently a clinical staff member within The Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Virginia
    Date Completed: 05/18/1986


  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1989


  • Pediatrics


  • Ambulatory Pediatrics


  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 01/31/2006


  • Amy Sternstein MD. 2010. An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound-Preventing Obesity in Ohio's Children.  Ohio Family Physician. Vol. 62, no. 3. (January): 39-43.
  • Groner,Judith,A; Skybo,Theresa; Murray-Johnson,Lisa; Schwirian,Patricia; Eneli,Ihuoma; Sternstein,Amy; Klein,Elizabeth; French,Gina. 2009. Anticipatory Guidance for Prevention of Childhood Obesity: Design of the MOMS Project.  CLINICAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 48, no. 5. (June): 483-492.
  • Sternstein, Amy. 2007. Childhood Obesity: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound.  Family Practice Recertification. Vol. 29, no. 3. (March): 1-6.
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