Julie B. Samora, MD :: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Julie B. Samora, MD

Julie B. Samora, MD

Brachial Plexus Clinic
Surgeon Team

Hand Program
Physician Team

Physician Team

Orthopedics Fellowship

Contact Information

700 Children's Dr Ste A2630
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5175
FX: (614) 355-1395


Julie Balch Samora, MD received her orthopaedic training at The Ohio State University and completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity at Harvard. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University, a masters of music at Yale University, and an MD/PhD at West Virginia University, where she also concomitantly earned masters degrees in public health and public administration.

Dr. Samora specializes in pediatric hand and upper extremity, with a focus on congenital differences, brachial plexus birth palsy, cerebral palsy and trauma. She is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Evidence Based Practice Committee, ASSH Ethics and Professionalism Committee, the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) Scientific Committee, and the RJOS Professional Development Committee. She has published dozens of peer-reviewed manuscripts, written multiple text book chapters, and has presented at numerous regional and national conferences. Dr. Samora has a passion to provide safe, efficient, and excellent patient care, focusing on best practices and quality improvement initiatives.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • West Virginia University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/30/2009


  • Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    Date Completed: 06/30/2014


  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Date Completed: 07/30/2015


  • Orthopaedics


  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopaedics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 08/24/2015
Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000