Sue Hammond, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Phyllis M. Sue Hammond Innes, MD

Phyllis M. Sue Hammond Innes, MD

Contact Information

Laboratory Medicine/Anatomic Pathology
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5315
FX: (614) 722-2899
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Children's Research Institute
700 Childrens Drive
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-2700


Sue Hammond, MD, is a member of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Pathology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and a Clinical Professor in the Department of Pathology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is board certified in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Pathology and Pediatric Pathology. Her clinical interests include pediatric malignancies, pediatric clinical laboratory testing, pediatric GI pathology and second malignant neoplasms. She is the review pathologist for the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study based at the St. Jude Cancer Research Hospital. This is a National Institute of Health (NIH) funded cohort study of 14,000 survivors of childhood cancer. Almost 2000 participants have been identified with secondary malignancies. Dr. Hammond is a co-investigator with Dr. Gail Besner on the role of NO and endothelin in human NEC (NIH-funded). She is an alternate reviewer for CHTN and COG soft tissue sarcomas. Hospital and medical staff committees include the Medical Leadership Development Committee and the Hospital Quality and Performance Improvement Committee. She has been a member of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Medical Staff since 1992.

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  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric malignancies, Pediatric surgical pathology

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Childhood cancer survivors and secondary malignancies

Research Funding*:

  • Pediatric CHTN: New Scope/Technology Aids Cancer Research, NIH/NCI
  • Neuroblastoma Reference Laboratory, National Childhood Cancer Foundation
  • Role of NO and Endothelin in Human NEC, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, NIH/NID DK
  • COG Studies of Gene Amplification in Rhabdomyosarcoma, University of Pennsylvania/NIH/NCI
  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/NIH/NCI

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of California Davis Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1982


  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/1986


  • Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 06/30/1987


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1992


  • Pathology & Laboratory Medicine


  • Anatomic Pathology


  • Anatomic Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Pediatric Pathology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 02/09/1993


  • Arora A, Caniano DA, Hammond S, Besner GE. 2008. Inversion appendectomy acting as a lead point for intussusception.  Pediatr Surg Int. Vol. 24, no. 11. (November): 1261-1264.
  • Bluhm EC, Ronckers C, Hayashi RJ, Neglia JP, Mertens AC, Stovall M, MeadowsAT, Mitby PA, Whitton JA, Hammond S, Barker JD, Donaldson SS, Robison LL, Inskip PD. 2008. Cause-specific mortality and second cancer incidence after non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.  Blood. Vol. 111, no. 8. (April): 4014-4021.
  • Yeager ND, Hammond S, Mahan J, Davis JT, Adler B. 2008. Unique diagnostic features and successful management of a patient with disseminated lymphangiomatosis and chylothorax.  J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. Vol. 30, no. 1. (January): 66-69.
  • Dinu I, Liu Y, Leisenring W, Mertens AC, Neglia JP, Hammond S, Robison LL, Yasui Y. Prediction of Second Malignant Neoplasm Incidence in a Large Cohort of Long-term Survivors of Childhood Cancers. Pediatric Blood and Cancer (Epub, August 2007).
  • Hammond S, Chenever E, Durbin JE. Respiratory Virus Infection in Infants and Children. Pediatric and Developmental Pathology 10: 172-180, March 2007.
  • Henderson TO, Whitton J, Stovall M, Mertens AC, Mitby P, Friedman D, Strong LC, Hammond S, Neglia JP, Meadows AT, Robison L, Diller L. Secondary sarcomas in childhood cancer survivors: A Report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 99(4): 300-8, February 21, 2007.
  • Nowicki PT, Caniano DA, Hammond S, Giannone PJ, Besner GE, Reber KM, Nankervis CA. Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase in Human Intestine Resected for Necrotizing Enterocolitis. Journal of Pediatrics 150(1): 40-5, January 2007.

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Consumers Research Council of America
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Pathologists
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