Leena Nahata, MD

Leena Nahata

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Biography

Leena Nahata, MD, is a board-certified pediatric endocrinologist, associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and founder and medical director of the Fertility and Reproductive Health Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As an NIH-funded Principal Investigator in the Center for Biobehavioral Health at the Abigail Wexner Research Institute, she is leading and collaborating on several clinical research studies focused on improving reproductive and psychosocial outcomes in pediatric populations at risk for infertility. She also contributes to fertility guidelines through multiple national and international organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, Pediatric Initiative Network of the Oncofertility Consortium, Children’s Oncology Group, PanCareLIFE, and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health.

Patient Care
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Member, Pediatric Endocrine Society Program Committee, 2019 - Present
  • Chair, Pediatric Initiative Network of the Oncofertility Consortium, 2018 - Present
  • Reproductive Health Chapter Lead, World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Standards of Care Version 8, 2018 - Present
  • Co-Chair, Pediatric Endocrine Society Ethics SIG, 2017 - 2020
Education

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/01/2014

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Endocrinology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Boston Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2013
Residency Lurie Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2009
Medical School Ohio State University College of Medicine Date Completed: 06/11/2006
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Pediatrics