Daniel G. Straka, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Daniel G. Straka, MD

Daniel G. Straka, MD

Contact Information

262 Neil Ave
Ste 430
Columbus, OH 43215 [ map ]
PH: (614) 221-7464
FX: (614) 221-8117


Daniel Straka, MD, obtained his bachelor's degree in pre-medical science from the University of Notre Dame in 2005. He attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine from which he earned his doctor of medicine degree in 2009. After medical school he moved to Nashville, TN to complete his residency in ophthalmology at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, followed by a two-year fellowship in oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Plastic Surgery Ohio/Ophthalmic Surgeons and Consultants of Ohio, and The Ohio State University. Dr. Straka specializes in the medical and surgical management of many functional, reconstructive, and cosmetic conditions of the face and peri-orbital structures in adults and pediatrics. He was born and raised in Columbus.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Clinical Interests

  • Congenital eyelid abnormalities
  • Microphthalmos and orbital/peri-orbital reconstruction
  • Blocked tear ducts
  • Droopy eyelids
  • Congenital orbital disorders
  • Orbital and periorbital cellulitis
  • Cosmetic facial surgery
  • Orbital and peri-orbital trauma and reconstruction

Research Interests

Areas of Interest:

  • Facial and dermal fillers
  • Eye brow position after blepharoplasty
  • Congenital microphthalmos
  • Peri-orbital trauma and reconstruction
  • Orbital cellulitis

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Toledo College of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/05/2009


  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/22/2010


  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2013


  • Plastic Surgery Ohio/Ophthalmic Surgeons and Consultants of Ohio, The Ohio State University
    Date Completed: 07/01/2016


  • Ophthalmology


  • Ophthalmology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/25/2013

Awards, Honors and Organizations

  • Member, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
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