Meredith Nicole Lind, MD, FAAP, FACS

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Meredith N. Merz Lind, MD, FACS, FAAP, is a member of the Department of Otolaryngology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology at The Ohio State University. She is board certified in Otolaryngology and in Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology. She completed her fellowship training at Rady Children’s Hospital/ University of California, San Diego in pediatric otolaryngology.

Dr. Lind’s clinical interests include complex pediatric airway and aerodigestive disorders, sinus disease including complications of cystic fibrosis, and the entire range of general pediatric otolaryngology. She is responsible for Otolaryngology trainee education at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, functioning as Program Director for the Pediatric Otolaryngology Fellowship and Associate Program Director for the Ohio State University Otolaryngology residency program. Her research interests include healthcare disparities and simulation in medical education. She also is active and leads programs nationally in Otolaryngology Education.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Golden Stethoscope Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2023
  • Graduate, Executive Leadership in Healthcare, 2023
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology, 2020
  • Physician of the Year, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2016
  • Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists, 2016 - Present
  • Member, American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology, 2013 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2012 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 2012 - Present
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 2003 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/01/2008

Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Fellowship Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego Date Completed: 07/31/2008
Residency University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago Date Completed: 06/30/2007
Internship University of Illinois Medical Center at Chicago Date Completed: 06/30/2003
Medical School Ohio State University College of Medicine Date Completed: 06/14/2002