Medical Staff Leadership :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Medical Leadership

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has over 60 departments and sections dedicated to pediatric expertise. The list below is of those who hold medical leadership positions within the organization. Please click on the physician’s name to find:

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If you have any questions, please contact the Medical Staff Office at (614) 722-3040.

Administrative Team

Chief Executive Officer Steve Allen, MD
Chief Medical Officer Richard J. Brilli, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer J. Terrance Davis, MD
Director, Medical Operations Leslie Mihalov, MD
Surgical Operations Officer Jonathan I. Groner, MD
Physician-in-Chief J. Philip Saul, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief R. Lawrence Moss, MD
Associate Medical Director Michael T. Brady, MD
Administrative Medical Director Bruce P. Meyer, MD
Medical Director, Quality Richard McClead, MD

Medical Staff Officers

Medical Staff President Sue Hammond, MD
Medical Staff Vice President Thomas Taghon, DO
Immediate Past-President Steve Teich, MD

Chiefs of Departments

Anesthesiology Joseph D. Tobias, MD
Cardiothoracic Surgery Mark Galantowicz, MD
Dentistry Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS
Hospital Medicine Scott A. Holliday, MD
Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Sue Hammond, MD
Ophthalmology - Interim Chief Don L. Bremer, MD
Orthopaedics Kevin E. Klingele, MD
Otolaryngology - Interim Chief Charles A. Elmaraghy, MD
Pediatric Surgery Gail E. Besner, MD
Pediatrics J. Philip Saul, MD
Psychiatry David A. Axelson, MD
Radiology William E. Shiels, II, DO

Chiefs of Sections - Pediatrics

Adolescent Health - Interim Chief Steven C. Matson, MD
Allergy - Interim Chief Rebecca Scherzer, MD
Ambulatory Pediatrics Olivia W. Thomas, MD
Cardiology Timothy F. Feltes, MD
Child and Family Advocacy Jonathan D. Thackeray, MD
Critical Care Nadeem Khan, MD
Dermatology Patricia M. Witman, MD
Developmental Behavioral Peds Daniel L. Coury, MD
Emergency Medicine Leslie K. Mihalov, MD
Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes David R. Repaske, MD, PhD
Family Practice  
Gastroenterology/Nutrition Ivor Hill, MD
General Pediatrics Robert W. Snyder, MD
Hematology/Oncology Randal S. Olshefski, MD
Infectious Diseases Octavio Ramilo, MD
Molecular & Human Genetics Dennis W. Bartholomew, MD
Neonatology Edward G. Shepherd, MD
Nephrology Hiren P. Patel, MD
Neurology E. Steve Roach, MD
Pediatric Psychology and Neuropsychology Keith O. Yeates, MD
Physical Medicine Michelle Miller MD
Pulmonary Medicine Karen S. McCoy, MD
Rheumatology Charles H. Spencer, MD
Toxicology Marcel J. Casavant, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Dentistry

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Peter E. Larsen, DDS
Orthodontics Henry Fields, DDS
Pediatric Dentistry Homa Amini, DDS

Chiefs of Sections - Hospital Medicine

Hospital Pediatrics Scott A. Holliday, MD
Adult Hospital Medicine Scott A. Holliday, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Pediatric Surgery

General Pediatric Surgery Gail E. Besner, MD
Neurosurgery Jeffrey R. Leonard, MD
Obstetrics/Gynecology Geri D. Hewitt, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Richard E. Kirschner, MD, FAAP, FACS
Urology Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Laboratory Medicine

Anatomic Pathology Peter B. Baker, MD
Clinical Pathology Kathleen K. Nicol, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology William E. Shiels, II, DO
Nuclear Medicine Elizabeth A. Hingsbergen, MD
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