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 a Clinical Assistant Professor of 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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