Melissa B. Holtzlander, MD

Melissa Holtzlander

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Melissa Holtzlander, MD, is an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She did her undergraduate training at Youngstown State University, and her postgraduate training at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Holtzlander did her residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital, as well as a year of chief residency. She completed her fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Her clinical interests include the evaluation and management of children with a variety of respiratory illnesses, including asthma, chronic lung disease, interstitial lung disease, and ventilator dependency. She is the primary pulmonary physician caring for patients with thoracic dystrophies as part of the Jeune's team, and manages patients with thoracic dystrophy throughout the country. She also manages patients of all ages with cystic fibrosis (CF). Her research interests include Jeune's syndrome, asthma and EVALI. In addition, she participates as an investigator as part of the CF therapeutic drug network (TDN). She is one of two pulmonary physicians that care for patients on the PAT (pre-admission testing) pathway. She also sits on the Intramural Grant Funding committee.

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Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Golden Stethoscope Award Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2018
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 04/28/2006

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2006
Residency Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2002
Internship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2000
Medical School Ohio State University College of Medicine and Publ Date Completed: 06/11/1999
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