Mark L. Splaingard, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Mark Splaingard, MD, is the director of the Sleep Disorders Center at Nationwide Children's and professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is board-certified in pediatrics, pediatric pulmonology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and sleep medicine.

Dr. Splaingard's past research concentrated on the outcomes of children with chronic pulmonary and acquired neurological disorders with a recent focus on sleep disorders in children. In 2014, his research projects included studies on a modified smoke alarm to awaken children during slow wave sleep, a randomized trial of behavioral treatments for toddlers with insomnia, obstructive sleep apnea in children with bipolar disorder, drugs mimicking narcolepsy in children, sleep problems in cystic fibrosis with pulmonary hypertension and the pathophysiology of aerodigestive reflexes in sleeping infants.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 02/27/2004

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sleep Medicine
Fellowship Childrens Memorial Hospital (Chicago) Date Completed: 07/31/1999
Fellowship Texas Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1982
Residency Baylor Affiliated Hospitals (Houston) Date Completed: 08/31/1983
Residency Texas Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1980
Internship Baylor Affiliated Hospitals (Houston) Date Completed: 06/30/1978
Medical School University of Illinois at Chicago Date Completed: 06/03/1977
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