Olivia W. Thomas, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Olivia W. Thomas, MD

Olivia W. Thomas, MD

Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship
Fellowship Steering Committee

Ambulatory Pediatrics
Section Chief

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

Primary Care Centers

Contact Information

Ambulatory Pediatrics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4950
FX: (614) 722-4966

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Olivia W. Thomas, MD, is the Section Chief of Ambulatory Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Ambulatory Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include improving access to care for uninsured and underinsured children, improving asthma care for all children, health literacy, obesity prevention and family violence prevention. She is the principal investigator of the Child and Family Health Services Grant, a title V program funded through the Ohio Department of Health.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Research Funding*:

  • Primary Care Centers (formerly Close To Homesm Physician Care Centers), Columbus Health Department

  • Social Services Block Grant – Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs, Franklin County and Family First Council/Franklin County Department of Jobs and Family Services

  • Academic Administration Units in Primary Care, The Ohio State University Research Foundation, Department of Health and Human Services

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Creighton University - Omaha
    Date Completed: 05/15/1976


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1977


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1979


  • Pediatrics


  • Ambulatory Pediatrics


  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/20/1979

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000