(From the March 2016 Issue of MedStat)
Kim A. Bjorklund, MD, serves as the director of the Brachial Plexus Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Bjorklund is also a member of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Program and Center for Complex and Craniofacial Disorders, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University. Dr. Bjorklund received her medical degree and completed residency in Plastic Surgery at the University of Manitoba. Prior to joining Nationwide Children's, she completed Pediatric Plastic Surgery and Pediatric Hand and Upper Extremity fellowships at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, as well as a Hand and Microsurgery fellowship at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She is currently completing a Masters of Medical Education through the University of Cincinnati and the Surgical Education Research Fellowship through the Association of Surgical Education. Dr. Bjorklund specializes in pediatric hand and upper extremity surgery, with a focus on neonatal brachial plexus palsy, congenital limb differences and reconstruction following trauma or disease. Additional clinical and research interests are in pediatric microsurgery and surgical education.