John R. Kean, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Contact Information

John R. Kean, MD, is a faculty member (retired emeritus) of Orthopaedic Surgery at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and completed his residency at The Ohio State University. Primary clinical interests include orthopaedic management of cerebral palsy and neuromuscular diseases, pediatric trauma, sports injuries and foot deformities. Dr. Kean is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Central Ohio Pediatric Association, American Board Orthopaedic Society, Ohio Orthopaedic Society, Columbus Orthopaedic Society and the Gillespie Pediatric Orthopaedic Study Group.
Academic and Clinical Areas
  • Orthopedics
    Physician Team
  • Primary Department
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Career Contribution Award Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2009

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/19/1978

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency Riverside Methodist Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1978
Internship Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1975
Medical School Temple University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/30/1974