Christopher K. Breuer, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Christopher K. Breuer, MD, is director of the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Nationwide Endowed Chair in Surgical Research and director of Tissue Engineering in The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center's new Center for Regenerative Medicine and Cell Based Therapies. His clinical and research interests center on bioengineered tissue for use in surgery. Working with Dr. Toshiharu Shinoka, he was the first in the world to tissue engineer blood vessels and implant them in human infants. Dr. Breuer has many honors recognizing his contributions, including the Jacobsen Promising Investigator Award from the American College of Surgeons which is given to the most innovative young surgical investigator in the country.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/28/2012

Fellowship Hasbro Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1999
Fellowship Harvard Medical School Date Completed: 06/30/1995
Residency Rhode Island Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1997
Residency Boston Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1993
Residency Rhode Island Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Medical School Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Date Completed: 05/28/1990
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General Pediatric Surgery
Christopher Breuer, MD

Look Inside the Center for Regenerative Medicine

Christopher Breuer, MD, discusses the research being done in the Center for Regenerative Medicine at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Breuer and his team are working on a tissue engineered heart valve and a tissue engineered vascular graft that grows with the patient.