Vidya Sivaraman, MD

Vidya Sivaraman

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Vidya Sivaraman, MD, is a pediatric rheumatologist at Nationwide Children's Hospital and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University. She is the Associate Fellowship Director of the Rheumatology Fellowship Program and Director of Quality Improvement in Rheumatology. Her research interests include pediatric ANCA-associated vasculitis, Localized Scleroderma, and vaccination in immunocompromised children. She is a leader of the ANCA-associated Vasculitis and the Vaccination workgroups in the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), an international research network for pediatric rheumatologists. She is the Medical Liaison for the Scleroderma Foundation Ohio Chapter and co-chair of the Annual NCH Rare Disease Day event.

See Vidya Sivaraman’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Patient Care
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
Academic and Clinical Areas
  • Rheumatology
    Physician Team
  • Primary Department
  • Primary Section
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Kazi Uzair Award, Best Resident at New York Medical College, 1998
  • Pope Paul Prize: Best Medical Student, St. John's Medical College, 1994
  • Medical Consultant, Scleroderma Foundation, Central Ohio Chapter, 2020 - Present
  • Local Leadership Board Member, Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region, 2015 - 2018
  • Member, American College of Rheumatology, 2011 - Present
  • Member, Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance, 2011 - Present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 08/04/2014

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics
Fellowship Washington University School of Medicine Date Completed: 06/30/2001
Residency Westchester Medical Center Date Completed: 04/30/1998
Medical School St. John's Medical College Hospital Date Completed: 04/30/1994
Clinical Interests
  • ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
  • Localized Scleroderma
Professional Experience

2014 - Present Nationwide Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor

2011 - 2014 LSU-SHreveport, Assistant Professor