Sarita A. Joshi, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Sarita A. Joshi, MD

Sarita A. Joshi, MD

Contact Information

Hematology & Oncology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-3250
FX: (614) 722-8826

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Dr. Joshi is a hematologist who is actively involved in the care of children with diverse hematological issues. Her clinical interests lie in the care of patients with Bone Marrow Failure syndromes and Cytopenias. She also consults on and manages the care of children undergoing therapeutic plasmapheresis. She is the institutional collaborator on national apheresis committees that are identifying and developing paradigms to improve the care of patients undergoing these procedures. Her research interests include therapeutic apheresis, bone marrow failure syndromes and quality of care for patients with these conditions. She received her medical degree from the B.J. Medical College/University of Pune, India in 1988. She completed her General Pediatrics residency at the University of Illinois in Chicago where she also served as Chief resident in Pediatrics. She underwent her fellowship training in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles/ USC program in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Nationwide Children’s, she was a pediatric faculty member at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and WVU Charleston. She has been in practice since 2001 and loves taking care of children with blood diseases and or cancer.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Poona
    Date Completed: 06/30/1991


  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Children's Hospital of Orange County
    Date Completed: 10/30/1996


  • Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000


  • Pediatrics


  • Hematology & Oncology


  • Pediatric Hematology Oncology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/28/2013


  • Mehta,Parinda; Kim,Miok; Filipovich,Alexandra; Bleesing,Jack; Jodele,Sonata; Bellman,Denise; Mueller,Mark; Kotila,Sarah; Marsh,Rebecca; Jordan,Michael; Grimley,Michael; Myers,Kasiani; Joshi,Sarita; Kumar,Ashish; Davies,Stella. 2011. REDUCED INTENSITY CONDITIONING FOR SECOND HEMATOPIETIC CELL TRANSPLANTATION IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH RELAPSED ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA FOLLOWING ALLOGENEIC TRANSPLANTATION.  PEDIATRIC BLOOD & CANCER. Vol. 56, no. 6. (June): 903-903.
  • Marsh,Rebecca,A; Vaughn,Gretchen; Kim,Mi-Ok; Li,Dandan; Jodele,Sonata; Joshi,Sarita; Mehta,Parinda,A; Davies,Stella,M; Jordan,Michael,B; Bleesing,Jack,J; Filipovich,Alexandra,H. 2010. Reduced-intensity conditioning significantly improves survival of patients with hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation.  BLOOD. Vol. 116, no. 26. (December): 5824-5831.
  • Malempati,Suman; Joshi,Sarita; Tegtmeyer,Ken. 2010. Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy REPLY.  NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. Vol. 362, no. 2. (January): 183-183.
  • Malempati,Suman; Joshi,Sarita; Lai,Susanna; Braner,Dana,AV; Tegtmeyer,Ken. 2009. Videos in clinical medicine. Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy.  New England journal of medicine. Vol. 361, no. 15. (October): ee28.
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