Marc S. Leder, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Marc S. Leder, MD

Marc S. Leder, MD

Contact Information

Emergency Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4385
FX: (614) 722-4380

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Marc S. Leder, MD, is an attending physician in Emergency Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the ECC (Emergency Communications Center) and Co-Director of the Pediatric Analgesia and Sedation Service (PASS Team). Dr. Leder is a member of the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium and a member of the Data Management Steering Committee for the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium. Research and educational activities include emergency medicine, pediatric conscious sedation, rapid sequence intubation, and the recognition, assessment and treatment of dehydration in children.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • State University of New York - Downstate Med Ctr -
    Date Completed: 05/15/1990


  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991


  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1995


  • Pediatrics


  • Emergency Medicine


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/16/1999


  • Dewhirst E, Frazier J, Leder M, Tobias J. 2013. Cardiac Arrest Following Ketamine Administration for Rapid Sequence Intubation.  Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. Vol. 28, no. 6. (November): 375-379.
  • Dewhirst E, Frazier WJ, Leder M, Fraser DD, Tobias JD. 2012. Cardiac Arrest Following Ketamine Administration for Rapid Sequence Intubation.  J Intensive Care Med.. Vol. 0, no. May: 1-6.
  • Scherzer D, Leder M, Tobias JD. 2012. Pro-con debate: etomidate or ketamine for rapid sequence intubation in pediatric patients.  J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. Vol. 17 (2), no. April: 142-9.
  • Tobias JD, Leder, M. 2011. Procedural Sedation - A review of sedative agents, monitoring and managemenet of complications.  Saudi J Anaesth (in press).
  • Dewhirst E, Frazier J, Leder M, Fraser D, Tobias J. 2011. Katamine, RSI and Cardiac Arrest.  Pediatric Emergency Care.
  • Savit I, Leder M, Cohen DM. 2010. Sedation Provider Practice Variation: A Survey Analysis of Pediatric Emergency Subspecialist and Fellows.  Pediatric Emergency Care.
  • Phan H, Leder M et. al. 2010. Off-label and Unlicensed Medication Use and Associated Adverse Drug Events in a Pediatric Emergency Department.  Pediatric Emergency Care. Vol. 26, no. 6. (June): 424-430.
  • Shavit I, Kofman M, Leder M, Hod T, Kozer E. 2008. Observational Pain Assessment Versus Self-Report in Pediatric Triage.  Emergency Medicine. Vol. 25 no. 9, no. September: 552-555.
  • Schmerler BL, Cohen DM, Leder MS, Bonsu BK. 2008. Procedural Sedation for Fracture Reduction in Children with Hyperactivity.  American Journal of Emergency Medicine. Vol. 26 no. 6, no. July: 661-664.
  • Baxter AL, Bernard PA, Berkenbosch JW, Blike G, Cohen DM, Connors JM, Cravero JP, Fagin DH, Freilich S, Havidich J, Hertzog JH, Hollman G, King L, Kost S, Leder M, Linzer J Sr, Litman RS, Lowrie L, Lubisch NB, Mallory M, Scherrer PD, Stockwell JA, Werner. 2008. Society for Pediatric Sedation reply to Dr Cote's editorial.  Paediatr Anaesth.. Vol. 18, no. 6. (June): 559-560, author reply 560.
  • Leder MS. 2008.  Pediatric Radiology.
  • Leder MS. 2006. Enhancing Patient Safety during Pediatric Sedation - The Impact of Simulation-Based Training of Non-Anesthesiologists.  Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.
  • Waterman,George,D; Leder,Marc,S; Cohen,Daniel,M. 2006. Adverse events in pediatric ketamine sedations with or without morphine pretreatment.  PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE. Vol. 22, no. 6. (June): 408-411.
  • Waterman GD, Leder MS, Cohen DM. 2006. Adverse Events in Pediatric Ketamine Sedations with and without Morphine Pretreatment.  Pediatric Emergency Care.
  • Beach M, Chapman J, Cohen D, Dravero J, Gallagher S, Havidich J, Leder M, Lubisch N, Rhoades M, Smith T, Webb,. 2006. (NPO) Times and Pulmonary Copmplication Rates in Pediatric Sedation: Results from the Pediatric Sedation.  Research Consortium.
  • Leder M, Dietrich A. 2006. Visceral Pain. In Pain Management and Procedural Sedation in the Emergency Department. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
  • Schmerler B, Cohen D, Leder MS. 2005. Procedural Sedation for Fracture Reduction in Children with and without Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  Pediatric Research.
  • Waterman,G,D; Leder,M,S; Cohen,D,M. 2005. Adverse events in pediatric ketamine sedations with and without morphine pretreatment.  PEDIATRIC RESEARCH. Vol. 58, no. 4. (October): 820-820.
  • Leder MS. 2001. Pediatric Pain Management.
  • Leder MS. 2001. Pediatric Male Genitourinary Emergencies.
  • Leder Ranee, Leder MS. 2000. The Sexual Abuse Exam in the Emergency Department.  Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
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