Leena Nahata, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Leena Nahata, MD

Leena Nahata, MD

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4425
FX: (614) 722-4440


Leena Nahata, MD, is a pediatric physician in the Section of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes and has immense experience as a past clinical assistant professor and attending physician at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. After graduating Cum Laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Nahata was an intern and resident in pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. In 2010, she became a fellow in endocrinology at Harvard Medical School, while serving as an Assistant in Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital in 2013. Dr. Nahata has received the House Officer Development Award and is a professional member of The Endocrine Society and Pediatric Endocrine Society. Dr. Nahata also joined the Center for Biobehavioral Health in The Research Institute at Nationwide Children's as a faculty member in April 2016.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Hindi

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/11/2006


  • Lurie Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2009


  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013


  • Pediatrics


  • Endocrinology


  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/01/2014


  • Nahata L, Tishelman A, Quinn GP. 2016. A Call for Fertility and Sexual Function Counseling in Pediatrics.  Pediatrics. Vol. 6, no. June: e137.
  • Coshway L, Broussard J, Acharya K, Fried K, Msall M, Lantos J, Nahata L. 2016. Ethics Rounds: Medical Therapy for Inappropriated Sexual Behaviors in a Teen with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Pediatrics. Vol. 4, no. April: e137.
  • Tishelman A, Shumer D, Nahata L. 2016. Disorders of Sex Development: Pediatric Phychoogy and the Genital Exam.  Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Vol. na, no. April: ena.
  • Nahata L, Diamond D, Chan, Y. 2016. Ambiguous Genitalia. In Neonatal Manual of Surgical Intensive Care. Edited by A. Hansen. Shelton, CT: People's Medical Publishing House-USA.
  • Nahata L, Yu R, Paltiel H, Chow J, Logvinenko T, Rosokija I, Cohen LE. 2016. Sperm Retrieval in Adolescents and Young Adults with Klinefelter Syndrome: A Prospective, Pilot Study.  Journal of Pediatrics. Vol. 170, no. January: 260-265.
  • Nahata L, Dajusta D, Gupta Basuray R. 2015. The Male Genital Examination: Overcoming Barriers to Prevent Missed Diagnoses.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 54, no. 13. (January): 1237-1239.
  • Nahat L, Yu R, Bhasin S, Cohen L.E. 2015. Management of Testosterone Therapy in Adolescents and Young Men with Hypogonadism: Are we following Clinical Practic Guidelines?.  Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Vol. 28, no. 5-6. (January): 635-640.
  • Nahata,Leena; Rosoklija,Ilina; Yu,Richard,N; Cohen,Laurie,E. 2013. Klinefelter Syndrome: Are we Missing Opportunities for Early Detection?.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 10, no. 52. (October): 936-941.
  • Nahata L, Yu R, Dumont I, Manley P, Cohen L.E. 2013. Fertility in Male Medulloblastoma Survivors: Closing the Gaps in Counseling.  Clinical Oncology in Adolescents and Young Adults. Vol. 3, no. January: 89-94.
  • Nahata,Leena; Cohen,Laurie,E; Lehmann,Leslie,E; Yu,Richard,N. 2013. Semen Analysis in Adolescent Cancer Patients Prior to Bone Marrow Transplantation: When is it too Late for Fertility Preservation?.  Pediatric Blood & Cancer. Vol. 1, no. 60. (January): 129-132.
  • Nahata L, Cohen L.E., Yu R. 2012. Barriers to the Fertility Preservation in Male Adolescents with Cancer: It's time for a Multidisciplinary Approach that includes Urologists.  Urology. Vol. 6, no. 79. (June): 1206-1209.
  • Nahata,Leena. 2006. Insulin Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Type I Diabetes: Continuous Subcutaneous Insulin Infusion versus Multiple Daily Injections.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 6, no. 45. (January): 503-508.
  • Nahata L, Ziniel S, garvey K, Yu R, Cohen LE. Fertility and Sexual Function: A Gap in Training in Pediatric Endocrinology.  Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism.
  • Nahata L. Sivaraman V, Quinn GP. Fertility Counseling and Preservation Practices in Youth with Lupus and Vasculitis Undergoing Gonadotoxic Therapy.  Fertility and Sterility.
  • Nahata L, Rosoklija I, Yu R, Cohen L.E. Klinefelter syndrome: Are we Missing Opportunities for Early Detection?. In Pediatric Academic Societies National Meeting
  • Koranyi, KI, Nahata, L, Crim, L, Brady MT. Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine in HIV-Infected Children and Adults. In Pediatric Academic Societies National Meeting
  • Nahata L, Garvey K, Yu R, Ziniel S, Cohen LE. Are Pediatric Subspecialists adequately Trained to Provide Counseling about Fertility and Sexual Function?. In Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting
  • Nahata L, Cohen L.E., Rosoklija I, Yu R. Sperm Retrieval in Adolescents and Young Men with Klinefelter Syndrome: A Prospective Study. In The Endocrine Society Meeting
  • Nahata, L, Cohen L.E., Lehmann, L.E, Yu, R. Fertility Preservation in Male Adolescents with Cancer: Is it too late?. In Pediatric Academic Societies National Meeting
  • Nahata L, Yu R, Bhasin, S, Cohen L.E. Management of Testosterone Therapy in Pediatric Patients with Hypogonadism: Are we Following Clinical Practice Guidelines?. In The Endocrine Society Meeting
  • Nahata L, Yu RN, Cohen LE. Klinefelter Syndrome: Fertility Consederations and Gaps in Knowledge.  Translational Pediatrics.
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