Kandamurugu Manickam, MD

Kandamurugu Manickam

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Murugu Manickam, MD, MPH, FACMG, is a clinical geneticist/genomicist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital as an associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics, with a joint appointment at the Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Manickam received his medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, completed a residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at Case Western/MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland and completed a fellowship in clinical genetics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He is board certified in internal medicine and clinical genetics and received an MPH from UNC-Chapel Hill.

His specialty clinical interests are Down Syndrome and Neurofibromatosis but sees many rare clinical disorders. Additionally he is a national expert secondary findings from clinical testing and preventative. Other areas of interest are the societal and ethical considerations of genetic testing and health disparities with genetics. He has been an invited lecturer and moderator at national and international meetings on the genetics and genomics.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Junior Faculty Citizenship Award, Department of Pediatrics, 2013
  • Advocate in Medicine, Down Syndrome Association, 2012
  • Dan Kelly Memorial Award, RCSI, 2002
  • Member, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  • Member, Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group, American Society of Human Genetics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/01/2017

Board Certifications
  • Clinical Genetics and Genomics
  • Internal Medicine
Residency University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Hospi Date Completed: 07/31/2008
Residency Metro Health Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/2006
Medical School The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Date Completed: 05/31/2002