Steven C. Matson, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Steven C. Matson, MD, is a Physician in the Section of Adolescent Health at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is the director of Opiate Addiction Clinic at Nationwide Children's Hospital and also is the Medical Director of the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center. He is board certified in pediatrics, adolescent medicine and addiction medicine. Dr. Matson is an active member of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. His clinical interests include treatment of opiate addiction in adolescents, pregnancy prevention, sexually transmitted diseases, health care of incarcerated youth, substance abuse, and evaluation and treatment of mental health problems.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America
  • Founders of Adolescent Medicine Award, First Recipient, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Founders of Adolescent Medicine Award, American Academy of Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/29/2008

Board Certifications
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Michigan State University Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Fellowship Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1987
Internship University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Date Completed: 06/30/1986
Medical School Mayo Medical School Date Completed: 05/31/1983
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