V. Rama Jayanthi, MD

Rama Jayanthi

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Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD, is Chief of the Section of Pediatric Urology at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a Clinical Professor of Surgery in the Department of Urology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Jayanthi is a full time pediatric urologist with expertise in all aspects of the medical and surgical management of genitourinary problems including such diverse conditions as urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis, urinary incontinence, hypospadias and intersex conditions. He started the pediatric urology laparoscopic surgery program and directs the program for complex genitourinary reconstructive surgery for both congenital and acquired conditions. He travels extensively overseas conducting educational and surgical missions in varied locations throughout the world.

Dr. Jayanthi received his medical degree from the Ohio State University and completed his urology residency at the Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York. He then completed his pediatric urology training at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada. He has been on the medical staff of Nationwide Children's Hospital since 1994.
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Bruce P. Meyer, MD, Family Art of Medicine Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2018
  • Golden Stethoscope Award Recipient, Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2012
  • Listed, Best Doctors in America

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 11/08/1994

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Urology
Fellowship Hospital for Sick Children Date Completed: 06/30/1994
Residency Albany Medical Center Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1992
Residency Albany Medical Center Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/1989
Internship Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Date Completed: 06/30/1988
Medical School Ohio State University Date Completed: 06/30/1987
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Pediatric Urology