Melissa B. Holtzlander, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Melissa B. Holtzlander, MD

Melissa B. Holtzlander, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Asthma Program
Physician Team

Cystic Fibrosis
Physician Team

Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship

Pulmonary Medicine
Physician Team

Contact Information

Pulmonary Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4766
FX: (614) 722-4755


Melissa Holtzlander, MD, is a member of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She did her undergraduate training at Youngstown State University, and her postgraduate training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Holtzlander did her residency at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, as well as a year of Chief Residency. She completed her fellowship at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Her clinical interests the evaluation and management of children with a variety of respiratory illnesses. She has recently become the primary pulmonary physician caring for patients with thoracic dystrophies as part of the Jeune’s team. She also manages patients of all ages with cystic fibrosis (CF). Her research interests include Jeune’s syndrome and corneal changes in pulmonary disease. In addition, she participates as an investigator as part of the CF therapeutic drug network (TDN).


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
    Date Completed: 06/11/1999


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2006


  • Pediatrics


  • Pulmonary Medicine


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 04/28/2006


  • Chrisolm DJ, McAlearney AS, Veneris S. Fisher D, Holtzlander, McCoy K. 2006. The role of computerized order sets in pediatric impatient asthma treatment.  Pediatr Allergy Immunol. Vol. 199-206, no. 3. (May).
  • Ozcelik N, Shell R, Holtzlander M, Cua C. Decreased Right Ventricular Function in Healthy Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Patients Versus Non-Cystic Fibrosis Patients.  ..
  • Kopp BT, Pastore MT, Sturm AC, Holtzlander MJ, Westman JA,. A novel exon duplication of the cystic fibrosis transmembrance conductance regulator in a patient presenting with adult onset pancreatitis.  ..
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000