Carl H. Backes Jr., MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Contact Information

Biography

Carl H. Backes, Jr, MD, is a member of the Center for Perinatal Research in the Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is an associate professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and attending neonatologist and attending cardiologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Backes is also director of the Ohio Perinatal Research Network (OPRN). He and over 35 staff members facilitate and accelerate clinical and translational research across the perinatal division and with collaborating partners. Since becoming faculty, Dr. Backes has had external funding from the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, March of Dimes and more to support clinical research to improve outcomes among premature infants with cardiovascular or hemodynamic perturbations. Dr. Backes serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Perinatology  (the official journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Perinatal Pediatrics) and NeoReviews (official neonatology clinical review journal from the American Academy of Pediatrics). He is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2013

Board Certifications
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2011
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Medical School Wright State University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/30/2006
Professional Experience

2013 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Attending Cardiologist

2013 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Attending Neonatology

2013 - Present The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Assistant Professor

2010 - Present Center for Perinatal Research, Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Principal Investigator

2009 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Pediatric Resident Education Committee

2006 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Instructor in Pediatrics

Contact Information
Pediatrics