Ivor D. Hill, MD

Ivor Hill

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Biography

Ivor Hill, MD, MB, ChB, is Section Chief of Gastroenterology and Director of the Celiac Disease Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He is also professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine.

One of the leading clinicians and researchers in childhood celiac disease, Dr. Hill has been instrumental in raising awareness of the disease in the United States. Notably, he was the chair of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) committee that developed the first evidence-based guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease in children. This has resulted in many more people with celiac disease now being identified and treated appropriately. He has published more than 110 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and 41 chapters in medical books.

Since 2003, Dr. Hill has consistently been listed in America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Pediatricians, Best Doctors in America, Guide to America’s Top Gastroenterologists, and Who’s Who in Medical Science Education.

He currently serves on editorial boards for the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and the Journal of Pediatrics. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Service Award from NASPGHAN. He has held prominent roles in many national organizations, including:


NASPGHAN:

  • Chair of Training and Education Committee
  • Chair of the Professional Education Committee
  • Chair of the Celiac Disease Guidelines Committee
  • Chair of the Ethics Committee
  • Chair of the Finance Committee
  • Chair of the Nominations Committee
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the Society

Within the NASPGHAN Foundation (formerly the Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation):

  • Executive Board Member
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the GERD campaign
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the celiac disease campaign

Within the American Academy of Pediatrics:

  • Executive Board Member of the National Conference and Exhibition Planning Group
  • Executive Board Member of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Chair of the Committee on Continuing Medical Education within the American Board of Pediatric
  • Member of the Committee Forum Management Committee

Within the American Board of Pediatrics:

  • Member and Chair of the Sub Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Patient Care
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Afrikaans
Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Listed, America’s Top Doctors
  • Listed, America’s Top Pediatricians
  • Listed, Guide to America’s Top Gastroenterologists
  • Listed, Who’s Who in Medical Science Education
  • Distinguished Service Award, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Professional Education Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Professional Education Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Celiac Disease Guidelines Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Ethics Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Finance Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Chair of the Nominations Committee, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Secretary/Treasurer of the Society, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Executive Board Member, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the GERD Campaign, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the Celiac Disease Campaign, North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
  • Executive Board Member of the National Conference and Exhibition Planning Group, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Executive Board Member of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Chair of the Committee on Continuing Medical Education, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member and Chair of the Sub Board of Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 05/31/2013

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Fellowship Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital Date Completed: 12/31/1980
Residency Groote Schuur Hospital Date Completed: 12/31/1981
Residency Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital Date Completed: 12/31/1981
Residency Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital Date Completed: 12/30/1977
Residency Addington Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1976
Internship Addington Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1974
Internship Addington Hospital Date Completed: 12/31/1973
Medical School University of Cape Town Date Completed: 12/14/1972
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