Meredith N. Merz Lind, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Meredith Merz Lind, MD

Meredith Merz Lind, MD

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-6600
FX: (614) 722-6609


Meredith N. Merz Lind, MD, is a member of the Department of Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at The Ohio State University. She has clinical interests in general pediatric otolaryngology, head and neck and thyroid masses, obstructive sleep apnea and other airway problems, and disorders of the ears and nose. Her research interests include treatment of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, obstructive sleep apnea, and nasal airway obstruction.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/14/2002


  • University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003


  • University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago
    Date Completed: 06/30/2007


  • Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
    Date Completed: 07/31/2008


  • Otolaryngology


  • Otolaryngology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/01/2008


  • Kako, H, Krishna, SG, Ramesh, AS, Merz, MN, Elmaraghy, C, Grischkan, J, Jatana, KR, Ruda, J, Tobias, JD. 2014. The Relationship Between head and Neck Position and Endotracheal Tube Intracuff Pressure in the Pediatric Population.  Pediatric Anaesthesia. Vol. 24, no. 3. (March): 316-321.
  • Tobias, JD, Gopalkrishnan, S, Rice, J, Jatana, KJ, Elmaraghy, C, Merz, M. 2013. Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes in Infants and Children: A Technique to Ensure an Acceptable Intracuff Pressure.  ICU Director. Vol. 4, no. 2. (March): 62-64.
  • Raman,Vidya; Tobias,Joseph,D; Bryant,Jason; Rice,Julie; Jatana,Kris; Merz,Meredith; Elmaraghy,Charles; Kang,D,Richard. 2012. Effect of cuffed and uncuffed endotracheal tubes on the oropharyngeal oxygen and volatile anesthetic agent concentration in children.  INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY. Vol. 76, no. 6. (June): 842-844. PubMed ID: 22444738
  • Mullin,David; Merz,Meredith. 2011. Case report: A branchial cleft anomaly presenting as an oropharyngeal mass.  ENT-EAR NOSE & THROAT JOURNAL. Vol. 90, no. 12. (December): 581-583. PubMed ID: 22180113
  • Chiang T, Merz MN. 2010. Cerebellar Abscess Resulting from Multiple Foreign Body Induced Otitis in a Pediatric Patient. In Society for the Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
  • Bhattacharyya,T,K; Merz,M; Thomas,J,R. 2005. Modulation of cutaneous aging with calorie restriction in Fischer 344 rats - A histological study.  ARCHIVES OF FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY. Vol. 7, no. 1. (January): 12-16. PubMed ID: 15655168
  • Welling,D,B; Merrell,J,A; Merz,M; Dodson,E,E. 2003. Predictive factors in pediatric stapedectomy.  LARYNGOSCOPE. Vol. 113, no. 9. (September): 1515-1519. PubMed ID: 12972926
  • Schuller,D,E; Grecula,J,C; Agrawal,A; Rhoades,C,A; Orr,D,A; Young,D,C; Malone,J,P; Merz,M. 2002. Multimodal intensification therapy for previously untreated advanced resectable squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, oropharynx, or hypopharynx.  CANCER. Vol. 94, no. 12. (June): 3169-3178. PubMed ID: 12115349
  • Merz,M,N; Massich,D,D; Marsh,W; Schuller,D,E. 2002. Hyperparathyroidism presenting as brown tumor of the maxilla.  AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OTOLARYNGOLOGY. Vol. 23, no. 3. (May): 173-176. PubMed ID: 12019487
  • Chiang T, Jatana KR, Merz M, Cheatham J, Galantowicz M. Endovascular Management of a Tracheo-Innominate Artery Fistula in a Pediatric Patient. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology Annual Meeting
  • Page NC, Merz MN, Tylor DA, Shapiro N, Pransky SM. Inferior Turbinate Reduction Using Coblation in a Pediatric Population: A Prospective Clinical Evaluation. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Magit AE, Tylor DA, Merz MN, Bothwell M. Patient Centered Pediatric Clinical Pathway Development. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Elmaraghy, CA, Lind, M. Oropharyngeal oxygen and volatile anesthetic agent concentration during the use of laryngeal mask airway in children.  Pediatric Anesthesia.
  • Kirkby, S, Hayes, D, Ginn-Pease, M, Gatz, J, Ellis, C, Lind, M, Elmaraghy, C, Ryan-Wegner, N, Sheikh, S. Identification of new Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens on Surveillance Bronchoscopy Prior to Sinus Surgery in Patients with Cycstic Fibrosis.  Pediatric Pulmonology. PubMed ID: 24737627
  • Merz MN, Sulman CM, Maddalozzo J. Update of Masses of the Salivary Gland Region in Children. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Walz PC, Scholes M, Merz MN, Jatana KJ. The Internet, Homemade Blowgun Darts and Adolescent Males: A Recipe for Foreign Body Aspiration. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Tylor DA, Magit AE, Merz MN. EXIT Procedure- Operative Management, Post-Operative Care, and Long Term Outcomes. In Society for Ear, Nose and Throat Advances in Children
  • Scaduto M, McCoy K, Merz M. Clinical Outcomes in Sinusitis Symptoms and Pulmonary Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients After Endocopic Sinus Surgery. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Merz MN, Magit AE, Pransky SM. Pediatric Inferior Turbinate Reduction: Comparison of Coblation and Radiofrequency Ablation Techniques. In American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Merz MN, Magit AE, Pransky SM. Pediatric Inferior Turbinate Reduction: Short- and Long-Term Improvement by Treatment Modality. In American Rhinologic Society Annual Meeting
  • Merz MN, Tylor DA. Definition of Quality in Healthcare: Analysis of a Clinical Pathway for Tonsillectomy and Adenoidectomy. In Society for Ear, Nose, and Throat Advances in Children
  • Ramesh, A, Krishna, S, Jatana, K, Elmaraghy, C, Merz, M, Ruda, J, Tobias. A Technique to Measure the Intracuff Pressure Continuously: An In Vivo Demonstration of Its Accuracy.  Pediatric Anaesthesia.
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