Rohan A. Thompson, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Rohan A. Thompson, MD

Rohan A. Thompson, MD

Asthma Program
Physician Team

Cystic Fibrosis
Physician Team

Hospital-Based Research Faculty
Principal Investigator

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


Rohan Thompson, MD, is a member of the Section of Pulmonary Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. His clinical interests include the evaluation and management of infants, children and adolescents with a variety of respiratory diseases with a special emphasis on asthma, cystic fibrosis, cystic fibrosis newborn screening, and newborn cystic fibrosis care. He is involved in teaching medical professionals at varying levels about pediatric pulmonary care and in physician development courses from the medical school. One of his research interests includes the use of nasal potential differences in the evaluation of patients with cystic fibrosis. Dr. Thompson is Medical Director of Nasal Potential Difference Laboratory and Associate Director of CF Newborn Screening Program.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Education and Training

Medical School

  • George Washington University
    Date Completed: 05/19/1998


  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2001


  • University of California Irvine Medical Center
    Date Completed: 05/31/2006


  • Pediatrics


  • Pulmonary Medicine


  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Sleep Medicine

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 07/01/2006


  • Kopp, B; Sarzynski, L; Hayes, D; Thompson, R; Long, F; Castile, R; Groner, J. 2014. Detrimental Effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure on Infants with Cystic Fibrosis.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 1002, no. March: e23016.
  • Thompson,Rohan; Delfino,Ralph,J; Tjoa,Thomas; Nussbaum,Eliezer; Cooper,Dan. 2006. Evaluation of daily home spirometry for school children with asthma: New insights.  PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY. Vol. 41, no. 9. (September): 819-828.
  • Thompson R; Delfino RJ; Tjoa T; Nussbaum E; Cooper D. 2006. Evaluation of daily home spirometry for school children with asthma: new insights.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 41, no. 9. (September): e819.
  • Moser C; Nussbaum E; Thompson R. 2005. Misdiagnosing cystic fibrosis in the era of gene analysis: case reports.  Pediatric Pulmonology. Vol. 39, no. 4. (April): e379.
  • Moser,C; Nussbaum,E; Thompson,R. 2005. Misdiagnosing cystic fibrosis in the era of gene analysis: Case reports.  PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY. Vol. 39, no. 4. (April): 379-381.
  • Turner, T; Thompson, R, et al. Respiratory Syncytial Virus - Current and Emerging Treatment Options.  ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research.
  • Thompson, R; Tzemos, K; Gemma, S; Rice, A; Hayes, D; Gilmore, D; Ginn-Pease, M; McCoy, K. "IMPACT OF CYSTIC FIBROSIS NEWBORN SCREENING IN A CF CENTER IN OHIO". In North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • TDN Protocol Review Committee, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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