Leslie C. Appiah, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Leslie Appiah, MD, is a board certified physician in obstetrics and gynecology with fellowship training in pediatric and adolescent gynecology and expertise in oncofertility. She is a member of the Section of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Appiah attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, and completed her residency at the Sinai Medical Center of Baltimore, MD. Dr. Appiah completed a research fellowship in reproductive genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, and a clinical fellowship in Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Texas Children’s Hospital.

At Nationwide Children’s, Dr. Appiah is leading the development of an Adolescent and Young Adult Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain Program. She also cares for children and young girls with disorders of the female reproductive tract.

Dr. Appiah also serves at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute where she is co-director of the Fertility Preservation and Reproductive Health Program. Through the program, Dr. Appiah collaborates with oncologists and reproductive specialists to provide fertility preservation services and comprehensive reproductive care to adolescents and young adults with cancer diagnoses. The role involves serving as principal investigator of sponsored and investigator-initiated research protocols in addition to participating in Children’s Oncology Group protocols.


Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/05/2017

Board Certifications
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine Date Completed: 07/01/2008
Residency Sinai Hospital of Baltimore Date Completed: 06/30/2004
Medical School University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Date Completed: 06/02/2000
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Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology & Obstetrics