Vignesh I. Doraiswamy, MD

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

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Vignesh Doraiswamy, MD, FACP, FAAP, is a physician in the Sections of Adult Hospital Medicine and Hospital Pediatrics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Division of Hospital Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.


Dr. Doraiswamy specializes in taking care of hospitalized adults and children. He completed a combined internal medicine and pediatrics residency and was the Med-Peds chief resident at Penn State Health. He is an Associate Program Director of the Med-Peds Residency and chairs the Peds Hospital Medicine Fellowship's Program Evaluation Committee. He is also a clinical assistant professor at The Ohio State College of Medicine where he works with medical students as a Portfolio Coach and Applied Health Systems Science Coach. He is actively involved in medical student and resident education with interests in health equity and advocacy, health systems science, curriculum design and teaching clinical reasoning. His clinical interests include point of care ultrasound and global health.

He was previously the quality and patient safety lead for the James Hospital service lines and an Associate Medical Director at Ohio State Wexner Medical Center's University Hospital.

Academic and Clinical Areas
Awards, Honors & Organizations
  • Faculty Inductee, Ohio State University Alpha Omega Honor Society, 2023
  • Faculty Teaching Award in Inpatient Medicine, Ohio State Internal Medicine, 2022
  • Teacher of the Year, Ohio State Internal Medicine, 2022
  • Best Resident Educator Award, Ohio State Hospital Medicine, 2021
  • Outstanding Med-Peds Resident Teacher of the Year, Penn State Health, 2019
  • Outstanding Med-Peds Graduating Resident, Penn State, 2019
  • Outstanding Med-Peds Resident Teacher of the Year, Penn State Health, 2018
  • Kienle Resident Humanitarian Award, Penn State Health, 2018
  • member, International Association of Medical Science Educators, 2020 - Present
  • member, Society for Hospital Medicine, 2018 - Present
  • member, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2015 - Present
  • member, American College of Physicians, 2015 - Present
  • member, Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2015 - Present

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital: 07/22/2019

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
Residency Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital Date Completed: 06/30/2019
Medical School USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Date Completed: 04/01/2015
Medical School University of South Florida Date Completed: 04/01/2015
Undergraduate School Florida International University Date Completed: 05/01/2010
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Hospital Medicine