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.

Executive Leadership

Chief Executive Officer Steve Allen, MD
Chief Medical Officer Richard J. Brilli, MD
Associate Chief Medical Officer Richard McClead, MD
Interim Physician-in-Chief John A. Barnard, MD
Director, Medical Operations Leslie Mihalov, MD
Surgical Operations Officer Jonathan I. Groner, 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 Wallace V. Crandall, 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 & Pain Medicine 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  Don L. Bremer, MD
Orthopaedics Kevin E. Klingele, MD
Otolaryngology - Interim Chief Charles A. Elmaraghy, MD
Pediatric Surgery Gail E. Besner, MD
Psychiatry David A. Axelson, MD
Radiology - Interim Chief David G. Bates, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Pediatrics

Adolescent Health - Interim Chief Steven C. Matson, MD
Allergy & Immunology - Interim Chief Rebecca Scherzer, MD
Ambulatory Pediatrics Olivia W. Thomas, MD
Cardiology Timothy F. Feltes, MD
Child & Family Advocacy Jonathan D. Thackeray, MD
Critical Care Nadeem Khan, MD
Dermatology Patricia M. Witman, MD
Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Daniel L. Coury, MD
Emergency Medicine Leslie K. Mihalov, MD
Endocrinology & Metabolism & Diabetes - Interim Chief Manmohan K. Kamboj, MD 
Family Practice  
Gastroenterology & Hepatology & 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 & Neuropsychology - Interim Chief Tammi K. Young-Saleme, PhD 
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 & Reconstructive Surgery Richard E. Kirschner, MD, FAAP, FACS
Urology Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD

Chiefs of Sections - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

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

Chiefs of Sections - Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology - Interim Chief David G. Bates, MD
Nuclear Medicine Elizabeth A. Hingsbergen, MD
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