Benedict C. Nwomeh, MD, MPH

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Benedict C. Nwomeh, MD, MPH, is the Program Director and Director of Education for Pediatric Surgery. He also serves as the Surgical Director of the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is a Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University and Director of the Global Surgery Program at The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. The focus of his research is on understanding burden of surgical diseases and building surgical capacity in low and middle-income countries.

Academic and Clinical Areas

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/26/2003

Board Certifications
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Date Completed: 06/30/2003
Residency Medical College of Virginia Health Systems Date Completed: 06/30/2001
Residency Wrexham Maelor Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1994
Residency Hope Hospital - UK Date Completed: 07/31/1993
Residency Queen Mary's University Hospital Date Completed: 07/31/1991
Residency East Surrey Hospital Date Completed: 01/31/1991
Residency Lagos University Teaching Hosp. (LUTH) Date Completed: 03/31/1990
Internship Medical College of Virginia Health Systems Date Completed: 06/30/1995
Internship Lagos University Teaching Hosp. (LUTH) Date Completed: 07/31/1987
Medical School University of Lagos (Nigeria) Date Completed: 05/31/1986
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Pediatric Surgery