Our Programs

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a destination academic pediatric medical center designed to manage the most complex of diseases. We treat the sickest of patients from across the country and around the world. We build research programs to assure tomorrow’s breakthroughs help children everywhere. And we train the next generation of physicians, scientists and health care professionals.

We are consistently recognized on the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of the 10 Best Children's Hospitals in the United States. Here are some of the stories behind the research and clinical advancements that support our mission to create the best possible outcomes for children everywhere.

Donna Ruch, PhD

Behavioral Health

Improving Suicide Prevention by Examining Characteristics and Precipitating Circumstances Among Children Aged 5 to 11 Years

Manmohan Kamboj, MD


Comprehensive Type 1 Diabetes Wellness Score to Help Patients and Providers

Carlo Di Lorenzo, MD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Lubiprostone Found to be Safe, as Effective as Placebo in Children With Constipation

Saved image of implanted stent without contrast in vessel

The Heart Center

Stent Implantations Are an Option for Small Patients

Maryam Fouladi, MD

Hematology, Oncology & BMT

Targeting DIPG With Collaboration and Innovation

Left to right: Mark Peeples, PhD; Asuncion Mejias, MD, PhD; and Octavio Ramilo, MD

Infectious Diseases

Understanding Immune Responses to Build a Better Vaccine

Pablo Sánchez, MD


Prevention and Treatment of Early-Onset Sepsis in Newborns

John David Spencer, MD

Nephrology and Hypertension

Kidney and Urinary Tract Protein Demonstrates Antimicrobial Activity

Megan Waldrop, MD


An Expanded, Multicenter Look at Gene Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Kevin Klingele, MD


Surgical Management of Recurrent Patellar Instability in the Pediatric Population

Gail Besner, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Probiotic Treatment Promotes Neurodevelopment After Experimental Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Grace Paul, MD

Pulmonary Medicine

Improved Respiratory Outcomes With New Spinal Muscular Atrophy Treatments

Post-surgical anatomy. The augmented bladder is attached to the rectum, and urine can be voided that way without catheterization.


A Surprising Approach to Bladder Exstrophy

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All Specialties

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