Melissa L. Hutchinson, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Melissa L. Hutchinson, MD, MA, is an attending pediatric neurologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an assistant professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her pediatrics and neurology training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Hutchinson is a pediatric neuro-hospitalist, a role focused on ensuring children hospitalized with neurologic illnesses are provided the highest quality care. Dr. Hutchinson is the Director of the Neuroimmunology Clinic at Nationwide Children's. This multidisciplinary clinic is focused on treatment of autoimmune and acquired neuro-inflammatory disorders. Patients with diseases such as autoimmune encephalitis, optic neuritis, transverse myelitis, ADEM, MOG-associated demyelination, and multiple sclerosis are seen by a team that includes Neurology, Psychology, Neuropsychology, Psychiatry, and Rheumatology.

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Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/22/2019

Board Certifications
  • Child Neurology
  • Neurology
Residency Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Date Completed: 06/30/2019
Residency Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Date Completed: 06/30/2016
Medical School John Hopkins School of Medicine Date Completed: 05/31/2014
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