Jill A. Fitch, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Jill A. Fitch, MD

Jill A. Fitch, MD

Advanced Lung Disease
Physician Team

Blood Conservation Program
Medical Director

Critical Care
Physician Team

Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Residency
Med-Peds Trained Faculty

Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship

Physician Team

Contact Information

Critical Care
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3444
FX: (614) 722-3443

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Jill A. Fitch, MD, is an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and the Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit, Associate Director of the Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Program and Director of the Pediatric Analgesia and Sedation Service (PASS) at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Fitch completed medical school at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio, followed by a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine and a residency in combined internal medicine and pediatrics, both at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Delegate-at-Large for the Executive Board of the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, member of the Association of Pediatric Program Directors, and former President of the Central Ohio Pediatric Society.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/01/1992


  • Cleveland Clinic
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993


  • Cleveland Clinic
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Cleveland Clinic
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999


  • Pediatrics


  • Critical Care


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Critical Care
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 01/18/2000


  • Hodge, AB; Preston, TJ; Fitch, JA; Harrison, SK; Hersey, DK; Nicol, KK; Naguib, AN; McConnell, PI; Galantowicz, M. 2014. Quality improvement methodologies increase autologous blood product administration.  The Journal of extra-corporeal technology. Vol. 46, no. 1. (March): 45-52.
  • Hodge, AB, Preston, TJ, Fitch, JA, Harrison, SK, Hersey, DK, Nicol, KK, Naguib, AN, McConnell, PI, Galantowicz, M. 2014. Quality improvement methodologies increase autologous blood product administration.  J Extra Corpor Technol. Vol. 46, no. 1. (March): 45-52. PubMed ID: 24783313
  • Hayes, D; Lloyd, EA, MD; Fitch, JA, MD; Bush, A. 2012. ABCA3 Transporter Deficiency.  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 186, no. 8. (October): 807-807.
  • Casavant M and Fitch J. 2003. Fatal Hypernatremia from Saltwater Used as an Emetic.  J of Toxicology. Vol. (6);, no. 41. (January): 861-863.
  • Fitch, JA; Singsen, BH. 1997. Emergency and critical care issues in pediatric rheumatology.  RHEUMATIC DISEASE CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA. Vol. 23, no. 2. (May): 439-60.
  • Fitch, J; Garcia, RE; Moodie, DS; Secic, M. 1997. Influence of cholesterol screening and nutritional counseling: In reducing cholesterol levels in children.  CLINICAL PEDIATRICS. Vol. 36, no. 5. (May): 267-272.
  • Saneto,R,P; Fitch,J,A; Cohen,B,H. 1996. Acute neurotoxicity of meperidine in an infant.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 14, no. 4. (May): 339-341.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, Association of Pediatric Program Directors, 2005-2011
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, American Academy on Physicians and Patients
  • Member, Central Ohio Pediatric Society
  • Past President 2006-2007, Central Ohio Pediatric Society
  • Member, Columbus Medical Symposium
  • Member, Lifeline of Ohio- Advisory Committee
  • Member, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society
  • Member, Society for Pediatric Sedation
  • Member, Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)
  • Member, Ohio Chapter of AAP Nominating Committee, 2006-2009
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700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000