Richard J. Wood, MD


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Richard Wood, MD is a pediatric surgeon serving as the Associate Director of the Center for Colorectal and Pelvic Reconstruction at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Assistant Professor of Surgery at The Ohio State University. He trained in General Surgery in the United Kingdom and South Africa and completed his Pediatric Surgery training at the Red Cross Children's Memorial Hospital in Cape Town. He subsequently completed a Pediatric Colorectal Fellowship at Nationwide Children's. His areas of interest are complex pelvic reconstructive surgery, including anorectal malformations, cloacal malformations, Hirschsprung disease and inflammatory bowel disease, as well as outcomes research in colorectal surgery.
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Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/25/2015

Board Certifications
  • General Pediatric Surgery
Fellowship Nationwide Children's Hospital Date Completed: 09/24/2015
Fellowship Red Cross War Memorial Childrens Hospital Date Completed: 07/31/2011
Residency Groote Schuur Hospital Date Completed: 07/31/2007
Residency St. George's Hospital London Date Completed: 01/31/2006
Residency University College London Hospital & Middlesex Hos Date Completed: 01/31/2004
Residency North Middlesex University Hospital Date Completed: 04/30/2003
Residency Edendale Hospital Pietermaritzburg Date Completed: 12/31/2002
Internship Pietermaritzburg Hospital Complex Date Completed: 12/31/2001
Medical School University of Stellenbosch Medical School Date Completed: 12/31/2000
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Pediatric Surgery