(From the July 2015 Issue of MedStat)
Charles Elmaraghy, MD, has been appointed as chief of the Department of Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Elmaraghy has served as interim chief since 2011 and is an active faculty member in the Department of Otolaryngology. He was also recently promoted to associate professor of Otolaryngology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. “We looked across the entire country to identify the rising stars in Pediatric Otolaryngology and found the best person to lead us into the future was already here. I am very happy that Dr. Elmaraghy has chosen to continue his distinguished career at Nationwide Children’s,” said R. Lawrence Moss, MD, surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s.
Dr. Elmaraghy’s clinical interests include otitis media, chronic sinusitis, sleep apnea, congenital airway disorders, head and neck masses and general pediatric otolaryngology. He also plays an integral part of the medical student otolaryngology curriculum at The Ohio State University College of Medicine for the ambulatory clerkship and oversees otolaryngology resident education at Nationwide Children’s.
Dr. Elmaraghy completed his fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., after graduating summa cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has authored national publications and is academically active at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.