Edward J. Oberle, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Ed Oberle, MD, RhMSUS, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Rheumatology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is also the Director of Rheumatology Musculoskeletal Ultrasound. Dr. Oberle completed his medical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed pediatric residency and pediatric rheumatology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. While he specializes in the care of children with all rheumatologic disorders, his main area of clinical and research interest is in the care and treatment of children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). He runs the musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound clinic at Nationwide Children's each week and teaches MSK ultrasound to medical students at Ohio State. He serves as an education mentor for USSONAR, the preeminent group for musculoskeletal ultrasound education in North America. He is also a member of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA) and a cofounder of the ultrasound research group. He is currently collaborating on research projects focusing on musculoskeletal ultrasound learning and musculoskeletal imaging use for monitoring treatment outcomes in children with JIA.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, American College of Rheumatology, 2012 - Present
  • Member, Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, 2012 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2009 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/01/2015

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Residency Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 06/30/2012
Medical School Medical College of Wisconsin Date Completed: 05/31/2009