Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD

Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2010
FX: (614) 722-2041

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD, is chief of Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s and professor of neurological surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Leonard has authored more than 75 publications, presented invited talks nationally and internationally, held leadership positions in several major neurosurgical organizations, and been the recipient of several teaching awards. Most recently, in 2015, he published the book “Chiari I Malformation” with other leaders in the field. Dr. Leonard is internationally recognized for his dedication to improve treatment for childhood brain tumors and has received grant funding for this work in studying their genetic profiles. He has also performed innovative investigations in the field of pediatric head trauma.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Washington
    Date Completed: 06/09/1995


  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002


  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003


  • Pediatric Surgery


  • Neurosurgery


  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 03/31/2014

Read more about Dr. Leonard's work in our Department of Surgery Report

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700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000