John D. Mahan, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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John D. Mahan, MD, is a professor of pediatrics in the Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Nationwide Children’s and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is also director of the Nationwide Children’s Center for Faculty Development and program director of the Pediatric Nephrology Fellowship Program. Dr. Mahan received his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College (now Drexel University). His clinical and research interests include pediatric dialysis and renal transplantation, growth failure in children with chronic kidney disease, treatments of glomerular disorders and emerging therapies for metabolic bone disorders in children, including bisphosphonates and burosumab. He is also engaged in advancing medical education through innovative teaching methods and efforts to develop evidence based medical education. Dr. Mahan also serves as director of education for the OSU COM Center for Faculty Engagement, Advancement and Mentoring (FAME), Chairman of the Pedialink Editorial Board for the AAP, and IPNA as a member of IPNA Council. He also is a member of the Board and the Medical Advisory Board of the National Kidney Foundation serving Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Career Contribution Award Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2014
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/25/1984

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1984
Residency University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1981
Internship University of Minnesota Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1978
Medical School Hahnemann Medical College of Philadelphia Date Completed: 06/30/1977
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