Margie A. Ream, MD, PhD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Margie A. Ream, MD, PhD

Margie A. Ream, MD, PhD

Physician Team

Neurology Residency
Associate Program Director

Physician Team

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4625
FX: (614) 722-4633

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus
Westerville Surgery Center


Margie A. Ream, MD, PhD, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children's and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics and child neurology training at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC. She received her doctorate in neurobiology from Duke University School of Medicine, where she studied utero brain and cardiac development. Her clinical interests include general neurology, neonatal neurology and neurological outcomes of premature and critically-ill newborns.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Duke University
    Date Completed: 05/11/2008


  • Duke University Medical Center - Durham
    Date Completed: 06/30/2010


  • Duke University Medical Center - Durham
    Date Completed: 07/28/2013


  • Pediatrics


  • Neurology


  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/30/2013


  • Ream, M. 2015. Hypomelanosis of Ito. In Handbook of Clinical Neurology. Edited by Islam, MP, Roach, ES. New York: Elsevier.
  • Ream,Margie,A; Patel,Anup,D. 2015. Obtaining genetic testing in pediatric epilepsy.  EPILEPSIA. Vol. 56, no. 10. (October): 1505-1514.
  • Ream,Margie; Morgan-Followell,Bethanie; Ghosh,Debabrata. 2015. Paroxysmal Kinesigenic Dyskinesia: Seeing Is Believing.  PEDIATRIC NEUROLOGY. Vol. 53, no. 4. (October): 369-370.
  • Sanchez Fernandez,Ivan; Abend,Nicholas,S; Agadi,Satish; An,Sookee; Arya,Ravindra; Brenton,James,Nicholas; Carpenter,Jessica,L; Chapman,Kevin,E; Gaillard,William,D; Glauser,Tracy,A; Goodkin,Howard,P; Kapur,Kush; Mikati,Mohamad,A; Peariso,Katrina; Ream,Margie; Riviello,James; Tasker,Robert,C; Loddenkemper,Tobias. 2015. Time from convulsive status epilepticus onset to anticonvulsant administration in children.  NEUROLOGY. Vol. 84, no. 23. (June): 2304-2311.
  • Gillson,Natalie; Weisleder,Pedro; Ream,Margie,A. 2015. A Brain Death Dilemma: Apnea Testing While on High-Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation.  PEDIATRICS. Vol. 135, no. 1. (January): E5-E6.
  • Ream,Margie. 2015. Hypomelanosis of Ito.  Handbook of clinical neurology. Vol. 132, no. January: 281-289.
  • Ream,Margie,A; Mikati,Mohamad,A. 2014. Clinical utility of genetic testing in pediatric drug-resistant epilepsy: A pilot study.  EPILEPSY & BEHAVIOR. Vol. 37, no. August: 241-248.
  • Sanchez Fernandez,Ivan; Abend,Nicholas,S; Agadi,Satish; An,Sookee; Arya,Ravindra; Carpenter,Jessica,L; Chapman,Kevin,E; Gaillard,William,D; Glauser,Tracy,A; Goldstein,David,B; Goldstein,Joshua,L; Goodkin,Howard,P; Hahn,Cecil,D; Heinzen,Erin,L; Mikati,Mohamad,A; Peariso,Katrina; Pestian,John,P; Ream,Margie; Riviello,James,J; Tasker,Robert,C; Williams,Korwyn; Loddenkemper,Tobias. 2014. Gaps and opportunities in refractory status epilepticus research in children: A multi-center approach by the Pediatric Status Epilepticus Research Group (pSERG).  SEIZURE-EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF EPILEPSY. Vol. 23, no. 2. (February): 87-97.
  • O'Connor,Sunila,E; Ream,Margie,A; Richardson,Candy; Mikati,Mohamad,A; Trescher,Willam,H; Byler,Debra,L; Sather,Joan,D; Michael,Elizabeth,H; Urbanik,Kelly,B; Richards,Jennifer,L; Davis,Ronald; Zupanc,Mary,L; Zupec-Kania,Beth. 2014. The ketogenic diet for the treatment of pediatric status epilepticus.  Pediatric neurology. Vol. 50, no. 1. (January): 101-103.
  • Ream,Margie,A; Chandra,Rashmi; Peavey,Mary; Ray,Alisa,M; Roffler-Tarlov,Suzanne; Kim,Hyung-Gun; Wetsel,William,C; Rockman,Howard,A; Chikaraishi,Dona,M. 2008. High oxygen prevents fetal lethality due to lack of catecholamines.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 295, no. 3. (September): R942-R953.
  • Ream,Margie; Ray,Alisa,M; Chandra,Rashmi; Chikaraishi,Dona,M. 2008. Early fetal hypoxia leads to growth restriction and myocardial thinning.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-REGULATORY INTEGRATIVE AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY. Vol. 295, no. 2. (August): R583-R595.
  • Chandra,R; Portbury,A,L; Ray,A; Ream,M; Groelle,M; Chikaraishi,D,M. 2006. beta(1)-adrenergic receptors maintain fetal heart rate and survival.  BIOLOGY OF THE NEONATE. Vol. 89, no. 3. (January): 147-158.
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