Alexander Weymann, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Alexander Weymann, MD, a pediatric gastroenterologist and hepatologist, is the director of the Liver Center, and medical director of Liver Transplantation at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. An Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Weymann is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatric Gastroenterology, as well as Pediatric Transplant Hepatology. His clinical activities span all of general pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition, with expert focus on pediatric liver diseases (acute liver failure, neonatal cholestasis, biliary atresia, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), viral hepatitis, genetic and metabolic liver disease) and pediatric liver transplantation.

He has published research on biochemical and metabolic mechanisms of liver regeneration and on molecular transport across liver cell membranes. In addition to his expertise in end-stage liver disease and liver transplantation in children, Dr. Weymann has a special clinical and research interest in autoimmune liver disease (autoimmune hepatitis and sclerosing cholangitis) in children and is a principal investigator in the Autoimmune Liver Disease Network for Kids (A-LiNK). He also is an expert in liver disease in cystic fibrosis and has been a site principal investigator in the multicenter Cystic Fibrosis Liver Disease Research Network (CFLD-NET). He is named among the “Best Doctors in America.”

Patient Care
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • German
Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/04/2017

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Transplant Hepatology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship St. Louis Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Fellowship Mount Sinai Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2005
Residency Mount Sinai Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2004
Medical School Witten/Herdecke University Date Completed: 10/31/1999
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Alexander Weymann, MD

Inside the Liver Center: Meet Dr. Weymann

Dr. Alexander Weymann leads a team of highly skilled specialists dedicated to caring for children suffering from a wide range of liver diseases. Named to the Best Doctors in America list, Dr. Weymann understands that liver problems can be life-threatening and life-changing. Quick evaluation, correct diagnosis and early treatment can impact long-term health.