Jonathan A. Pindrik, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Jonathan A. Pindrik, MD, is a pediatric neurosurgeon at Nationwide Children's and assistant professor of neurological surgery at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is also the surgical director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program at Nationwide Children's. Dr. Pindrik's primary clinical focusses include pediatric epilepsy surgery, hydrocephalus, and peripheral nerve surgery. In addition to clinical responsibilities, Dr. Pindrik engages in research activities related to his background in mathematics and its applications to pediatric epilepsy and peripheral nerve surgery. He has published more than 20 research manuscripts and book chapters on a variety of topics including endoscopic treatment for hydrocephalus, imaging diagnostics in neurosurgical patients, and peripheral nerve surgery. He also actively participates in the education programs for medical students and residents. While completing his neurosurgery residency at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Pindrik won the prestigious Hartwell Foundation Biomedical Research Fellowship (2010-2012). In 2013, Dr. Pindrik received the Johns Hopkins Department of Neurosurgery Chairman's Award for Improving Patient Safety.

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Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/20/2015

Board Certifications
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
Fellowship Children's of Alabama and University of Alabama at Date Completed: 06/30/2015
Residency Johns Hopkins Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2014
Medical School Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Date Completed: 05/17/2007
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Pediatric Neurosurgery
Pindrick Bio

Brain Surgery for Epilepsy: Meet Dr. Jonathan Pindrik, Neurosurgeon

Dr. Pindrik is a neurosurgeon at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. While he performs multiple complex brain and spinal procedures each week, he also specializes in surgical intervention for children with epilepsy. Dr. Pindrik serves as co-director of the Epilepsy Surgery Program at Nationwide Children’s Epilepsy Center. It’s level-four accreditation means offering the highest level of epilepsy care including advanced epilepsy surgery.