Renata B. Fabia, MD, PhD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Pediatric Surgery
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3900
FX: (614) 722-3903

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus

Biography

Renata B. Fabia, MD, PhD, is the Director for the Burn Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She holds the position of Surgical Hospitalist with a special interest in trauma, burns and dialysis access. Dr. Fabia conducts a weekly clinic for children with burn injuries, as well as providing direct care for the inpatient burn trauma patients and general surgery patients on the Pediatric Surgical Service.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Silesian University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/1985

Internship

  • Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    Date Completed: 09/30/1986

Residency

  • Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    Date Completed: 03/31/1989

Fellowship

  • Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    Date Completed: 01/31/1990

Fellowship

  • Bielsko-Biala, Poland
    Date Completed: 03/31/1994

Internship

  • John Peter Smith Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/23/1998

Fellowship

  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas
    Date Completed: 06/30/1999

Residency

  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003

Department:

  • Pediatric Surgery

Section:

  • General Pediatric Surgery

Specialty:

  • General Surgery

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/26/2003

Publications

  • Odar,Cathleen; Kirschman,Keri,JBrown; Pelley,Terri,J; Butz,Catherine; Besner,Gail,E; Fabia,Renata,B. 2013. Prevalence and Correlates of Posttraumatic Stress in Parents of Young Children Postburn.  JOURNAL OF BURN CARE & RESEARCH. Vol. 34, no. 3. (May): 299-306.
  • Rocourt,Dorothy,V; Hall,Mark; Kenney,Brian,D; Fabia,Renata; Groner,Jonathan,I; Besner,Gail,E. 2011. Respiratory failure after pediatric scald injury.  JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY. Vol. 46, no. 9. (September): 1753-1758.
  • Nthumba,P, Fabia R. 2011. Burns. In Pediatric Surgery. In A Comprehensive Text for Africia. Columbus: Global Help Publications.
  • Askegard-Giesmann,Johanna,R; Besner,Gail,E; Fabia,Renata; Caniano,Donna,A; Preston,Thomas; Kenney,Brian,D. 2010. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a lifesaving modality in the treatment of pediatric patients with burns and respiratory failure. In 61st Annual Meeting of the American-Academy-of-Pediatrics
  • Askegard-Giesmann JR; Besner GE; Fabia R; Caniano DA; Preston T; Kenney BD. 2010. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a lifesaving modality in the treatment of pediatric patients with burns and respiratory failure.  Journal Of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 45, no. 6. (June): e1330.
  • Fabia RB; Arthur LG 3rd; Phillips A; Galantowicz ME; Caniano DA. 2009. Complete bilateral tracheobronchial disruption in a child with blunt chest trauma.  The Journal Of Trauma. Vol. 66, no. 5. (May): e1478.
  • Fabia R; Groner JI. 2009. Advances in the care of children with burns.  Advances In Pediatrics. Vol. 56, no. January: e219.
  • Fabia, R., Groner J. 2009. Advances in the Care of Burned Children. In Advances in Pediatrics. not available: Elsevier.
  • Fabia, R., Teich, S. 2008. Interventions for Appendiceal Complications. In Reoperative Pediatric Surgery. Totawa, NJ: Humana Press.
  • Paddock HN; Fabia R; Giles S; Hayes J; Lowell W; Besner GE. 2007. A silver impregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital length of stay for pediatric patients with burns.  Journal Of Burn Care & Research: Official Publication Of The American Burn Association. Vol. 28, no. 3. (May): e409.
  • Paddock HN; Fabia R; Giles S; Hayes J; Lowell W; Adams D; Besner GE. 2007. A silver-impregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital costs for pediatric burn patients.  Journal Of Pediatric Surgery. Vol. 42, no. 1. (January): e211.
  • Paddock,Heather,N; Fabia,Renata; Giles,Shelia; Hayes,John; Lowell,Wendi; Adams,Dawn; Besner,Gail,E. 2007. A silver-impregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital costs for pediatric burn patients. In 37th Annual Meeting of the American-Pediatric-Surgical-Association
  • Fabia, R., Giles, S. 2006.  Critical Measures. Vol. 7, no. 2. (January): 6-7.
  • Fabia R; Levy MF; Testa G; Obiekwe S; Goldstein RM; Husberg BS; Gonwa TA; Klintmalm GB. 1998. Colon carcinoma in patients undergoing liver transplantation.  American Journal Of Surgery. Vol. 176, no. 3. (September): e265.
  • Travis DL; Fabia R; Netto GG; Husberg BS; Goldstein RM; Klintmalm GB; Levy MF. 1998. Protection by cyclosporine A against normothermic liver ischemia-reperfusion in pigs.  The Journal Of Surgical Research. Vol. 75, no. 2. (March): e116.
  • Fabia,R; Levy,M,F; Crippin,J; Tillery,W; Netto,G,J; Aguanno,J; Dysert,P; Goldstein,R,M; Husberg,B,S; Gonwa,T,A; Klintmalm,G,B. 1998. De novo hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation: Source of disease, incidence, and impact. In 14th Annual Meeting of the American-Society-of-Transplant-Physicians
  • Fabia R; Levy MF; Crippin J; Tillery W; Netto GJ; Aguanno J; Dysert P; Goldstein RM; Husberg BS; Gonwa TA; Klintmalm GB. 1998. De novo hepatitis B infection after liver transplantation: source of disease, incidence, and impact.  Liver Transplantation And Surgery: Official Publication Of The American Association For The Study Of Liver Diseases And The International Liver Transplantation Society. Vol. 4, no. 2. (March): e119.
  • Fabia, R. 1998. J.Ped.
  • Bellinger LL; Fabia R; Husberg BS. 1997. Meal patterns prior to and following liver transplantation in rats.  Physiology & Behavior. Vol. 62, no. 3. (September): e525.
  • Fabia R; Travis DL; Levy MF; Husberg BS; Goldstein RM; Klintmalm GB. 1997. Effect of pentoxifylline on hepatic ischemia and reperfusion injury.  Surgery. Vol. 121, no. 5. (May): e520.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab; Willén R; Marklund S; Andersson R. 1996. The role of transient mucosal ischemia in acetic acid-induced colitis in the rat.  The Journal Of Surgical Research. Vol. 63, no. 2. (July): e406.
  • Ar'Rajab A; Dawidson I; Fabia R. 1996. Reperfusion injury.  New Horizons (Baltimore, Md.). Vol. 4, no. 2. (May): e224.
  • Fabia, R., Ar'Rajab, A., A., Dawidson. 1996.
  • Drazkiewicz, M., Fabia, R. 1996. Ulcerative colitis. Diagnostic and theraputic problems.  Polski Przeglad Chirurgiczny. Vol. 6, no. 68. (January): 616-621.
  • Fabia, R., Levy, M.F., Travis, D.L., Goldstein, R.M., Husberg, B.S., Klintmalm, G.B. 1995. The effect of Cyclosporine A pretreatment on porcine hepatic ischemia followed by reperfusion.  Surgical Forum.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab A; Willén R; Brattsand R; Erlansson M; Svensjö E. 1994. Topical anticolitic efficacy and selectivity of the glucocorticoid budesonide in a new model of acetic acid-induced acute colitis in the rat.  Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. Vol. 8, no. 4. (August): e433.
  • Fabia, R. 1994.  Letter to the editor: Aliment. Parmacol. Ther. 1994.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab A; Willén R; Andersson R; Bengmark S. 1993. Effect of putative phospholipase A2 inhibitors on acetic acid-induced acute colitis in the rat.  The British Journal Of Surgery. Vol. 80, no. 9. (September): e1199.
  • Fabia,R; ARRAJAB,A; Willen,R; Brattsand,R; Erlansson,M; Svensjo,E. 1993. EFFECT OF LOCAL AND SYSTEMIC TREATMENT WITH BUDESONIDE ON ACETIC-ACID INDUCED COLITIS IN THE RAT.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab A; Johansson ML; Willén R; Andersson R; Molin G; Bengmark S. 1993. The effect of exogenous administration of Lactobacillus reuteri R2LC and oat fiber on acetic acid-induced colitis in the rat.  Scandinavian Journal Of Gastroenterology. Vol. 28, no. 2. (February): e155.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab A; Johansson ML; Andersson R; Willén R; Jeppsson B; Molin G; Bengmark S. 1993. Impairment of bacterial flora in human ulcerative colitis and experimental colitis in the rat.  Digestion. Vol. 54, no. 4. (January): e248.
  • Fabia R; Ar'Rajab A; Willén R; Andersson R; Ahrén B; Larsson K; Bengmark S. 1992. Effects of phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylinositol on acetic-acid-induced colitis in the rat.  Digestion. Vol. 53, no. 1-2. (January): e35.
  • Fabia R; Willén R; Ar'Rajab A; Andersson R; Ahrén B; Bengmark S. 1992. Acetic acid-induced colitis in the rat: a reproducible experimental model for acute ulcerative colitis.  European Surgical Research. Europäische Chirurgische Forschung. Recherches Chirurgicales Européennes. Vol. 24, no. 4. (January): e211.
  • Fabia,R., Ar'Rajab., Erlansson, M., Roempke, K.,Svensjo,E., Willen,R.,. A novel model of acetic acid induced chronic colitis inthe rat,Effect of Budesonide and 5-ASA. In Digestive Disease Week, American Gastroenterological Association Meeting, New Orleans
  • Fabia,R., Ar'Rajab,A., Willen, R., Anderson, R., Ahren, B.,Bengmark, S.,. Acetic acid-induced colitis. An experimental reproductible model in rats,. In The XXVI congress of European Society of Surgical Research
  • Fabia,R.,Ar'Rajab,A.,Willen,R.,Anderson,R., Ahren,B.,Bengmark, S. Acetic acid-induced colitis. An experimental reproducible model in rats. In Hepato-Pancreatuc Billiary Surgery Course
  • Fabia, R., Levy, MF., Crippin, J., Mulligan, D.C., Holmberg, S.B., Goldstein, R.M., Husberg, B.S., Gonwa, T.M., Klintmalm, G.B.;. DeNovo Hepatitis B after liver implantation. In American Association of Transplant Physician Meeting
  • Fabia,R.,Travis,D.L.,Levy,M.F., Goldstein, R.M., Husberg, B.S., Klintmalm,G.B.,. Effect of Pentoxifylline on porcine hepatic ischemia/reperfusion. In Society of University SUrgeons Meeting in Washington,DC
  • Fabia,R., Levy, M.F., Mulligan, D.C., Holmberg, S.B., Goldstein, R.M., Husberg, B.S.Gonwa, T. M. ,Klintmalm, G.B.,. Colon Carcinoma after liver transplantation. In Join Congress of Liver Transportation
  • Paddock HN, Fabia R, Giles S, Hayes J, Lowell W, Adams D, Besner GE, A silverimpregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital costs for pediatric burn patients. Journal of Pediatric Surgery 42(1): 211-3, 2007.
  • Paddock HN, Fabia R, Giles S, Hayes J, Lowell W, Adams D, Besner GE. A silverimpregnated antimicrobial dressing reduces hospital lengths of stay for pediatric burn patients. Journal of Burn Care Research 28: 409-11, 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Physician of the Year Award, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
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