Sean P. Gleeson, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Sean P. Gleeson, MD

Sean P. Gleeson, MD

Contact Information

Ambulatory Pediatrics
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4950
FX: (614) 722-4966

Location Information for Patients

Eastland Primary Care Center
Main Campus


Sean P. Gleeson, MD, MBA, is the President of Partners For Kids (PFK), the Accountable Care Organization affiliated with Nationwide Children’s Hospital. He joined the organizations in October 2009 as the Vice President Community Health and Wellness for Nationwide Children’s Hospital and Medical Director for Partners for Kids. PFK contracts with health plans to accept full risk capitation for over 320,000 children in Central and Southeastern Ohio.

Since 2009, Nationwide Children’s and PFK have both experienced significant growth in the population health activity. New programs have started in asthma care, pharmaceutical management and physician incentives. A large care coordination program is now operational, assisting more than 1,000 of the most complex patients.

Dr. Gleeson, who continues to see patients in the Nationwide Children’s Primary Care Network, previously was Chief Medical Officer of Grant Medical Center. He has had medical leadership roles within Mercy Health Partners and worked as a pediatric hospitalist and health care management consultant.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 05/17/1993


  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Pediatrics


  • Ambulatory Pediatrics


  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/30/2009


  • Gleeson SP. Immunization and the WIC Program. Modern Medicine. 2011; Dec 10;88(23):65-6, 73-4. PubMed ID: 22250502
  • Brilli RJ1, Crandall WV2, Berry JC3, Stoverock L4, Rosen K2, Budin L2, Kelleher KJ2, Gleeson SP2, Davis JT2. A patient/family-centered strategic plan can drive significant improvement. Adv Pediatr. 2014 Aug;61(1):197-214. doi: 10.1016/j.yapd.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 May 9. PubMed ID: 25037128
  • Gleeson S1, Kelleher K1, Gardner W2. Evaluating a Pay-for-Performance Program for Medicaid Children in an Accountable Care Organization. JAMA Pediatr. 2016 Mar 1;170(3):259-66. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.3809. PubMed ID: 26810378
  • Gleeson SP1, Brilli RJ2. Does the Medical Home Really Matter? J Pediatr. 2016 Mar;170:14-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.12.039. Epub 2015 Dec 31. PubMed ID: 26746123
  • Gleeson S1, Cunningham D2, Meyer B3, Kelleher K4. One hospitals journey with the influenza vaccine. Physician Exec. 2014 Jan-Feb;40(1):34-9. PubMed ID: 24575700

Children's On Quality featuring Dr. Gleeson

Children's on Quality podcast featuring Sean P. Gleeson, MD on the topic of Collaboration, Community Keys to Keep Me Well Program.

Listen Now »

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000