Kevin E. Klingele, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Kevin E. Klingele, MD

Kevin E. Klingele, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator


Orthopedics Fellowship
Program Director

Sports Medicine
Physician Team

Sports Medicine Fellowship

Surgical Services
Service Line Chief

Contact Information

479 Parsons Ave
Columbus, OH 43215 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5175
FX: (614) 722-3373


Kevin E. Klingele, MD, is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Director, Nationwide Children's Fellowship program, Surgical Director of Sports Medicine, Nationwide Children's Hospital and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University. After completing residency at Indiana University he completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Children's Hospital. Primary clinical interests include adolescent and children's sports medicine, pediatric trauma, hip preservation and reconstruction including periacetabular osteotomy and surgical hip dislocation techniques, and lower extremity reconstruction. He is a Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Columbus Orthopaedic Society, Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Central Ohio Pediatric Association, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, International Perthes Study Group and Gillespie Pediatric Orthopaedic Study Group.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/17/1996


  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1997


  • Indiana University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2001


  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 07/31/2002


  • Orthopaedics


  • Orthopaedics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/27/2002


  • Kevin Klingele. 2011. Meniscal Disorders. In Surgery of the Knee, 5th Edition.
  • Kevin Klingele. 2006. Meniscal Disorders. In Surgery of the Knee, 4th Edition.
  • Kevin Klingele. 2006. Congenital Knee Deformities. In The Pediatric and Adolescent Knee.

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