Dr. Kevin Klingele Appointed Chief of Orthopedics at Nationwide Childrens Hospital

August 26, 2013

Kevin E. Klingele, MD, recently was appointed chief of Orthopedics at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. In his previous role, Dr. Klingele was the interim chief of Orthopedics. He will continue to serve as the surgical director of Sports Medicine at Nationwide Children’s. Dr. Klingele is director of Orthopedic Education and Clinical Research at the hospital, and is a clinical assistant professor of Orthopedics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

“We are grateful for Dr. Klingele’s leadership during the interim and, with this new appointment, look forward to what his expertise will bring to our orthopedic patient families and to our staff,” said Lawrence Moss, MD, surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Klingele received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency at Indiana University and followed with a fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include adolescent and children’s sports medicine, pediatric trauma, hip and pelvis reconstruction and lower extremity reconstruction. Dr. Klingele is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Columbus Orthopaedic Society, The Ohio Orthopaedic Society, The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and Gillespie Pediatric Orthopaedic Study Group.

Nationwide Children’s recently ranked 12th in Orthopedics on the 2013-14 U.S.News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals list. The Orthopedic team at Nationwide Children’s treats all conditions and disorders, which include fractures, neuromuscular disorders, scoliosis, musculoskeletal tumors, spinal disorders, pediatric hand and foot disorders,  limb length discrepancy, bone and joint trauma and infections, pediatric and adolescent sports medicine, etc., in infants, children and adolescents.

NOTE TO EDITOR: Dr. Klingele is a resident of New Albany, OH 43054.

Dr. Kevin Klingele

Dr. Kevin Klingele, chief of Orthopedics at Nationwide Children's Hospital

About Nationwide Children's Hospital

Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded freestanding pediatric research facilities. More information is available at NationwideChildrens.org.