Thomas J. Scharschmidt, MD


Contact Information

Dr. Scharschmidt acts as a community physician for Nationwide Children's and currently leads the bone tumor clinic within the Division of Hematology/Oncology/BMT. His clinical interests focus on orthopedic surgery. Dr. Scharschmidt serves as assistant professor of orthopedics at The Ohio State University, for which he received the Educator of the Year Award in June 2012. He serves on many committees at The Ohio State University, including the Patient Safety and Quality Committee, the Resident Research Committee and the Sarcoma Tumor Board. He is also an active member in several professional societies, including the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, International Society of Limb Salvage, and Musculoskeletal Tumor Society. Dr. Scharschmidt graduated cum laude from Kent State University, and received his medical degree from Northeastern Ohio University College of Medicine.
Academic and Clinical Areas

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 09/25/2009

Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedics
Fellowship University of Washington Date Completed: 07/31/2009
Residency Summa Health System Date Completed: 06/30/2008
Medical School Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine Date Completed: 05/24/2003