Clinical Therapies

The Leader in Pediatric Therapy, Evaluation, Treatment and Research

Clinical Therapies

Clinical Therapy Services at Nationwide Children's Hospital are provided to children of all ages, from newborn through adolescence.

Licensed therapists provide one-on-one evaluation, treatment and care and work in direct contact with your child's physician and medical team to allow for an integrated team approach for treatment.

Services are provided through the continuum of care - inpatient, home and outpatient care.

Our Departments

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Audiology

The Department of Audiology at Nationwide Children's Hospital diagnoses hearing loss in children and provides a full range of services, including pediatric hearing aids and cochlear implants.

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Massage Therapy

A leader in pediatric massage therapy, Nationwide Children’s is one of the only children’s hospitals to staff a department of full-time, licensed massage therapists.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy focuses on facilitating development, enhancing function and maximizing independence in all daily life activities.

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy refers to the treatment methods used to develop or restore movement, promote healing and function and educate children and their families.

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Physical Therapy - Sports and Orthopedic

Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy team works closely with Sports Medicine and Orthopedics to help rehabilitate and return children to their previous function level.

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Speech Pathology

Our team provides diagnostic evaluations and therapeutic treatment for speech, language and voice disorders for patients up to age 21.

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Therapeutic Recreation

Therapeutic Recreation uses play activities to treat children with disabled function caused by trauma or disease.

Meet our Leadership

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James P Marrie

James Marrie is the Director of Clinical Therapies at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Michelle Byars

Michelle E Byars

Michelle Byars is the Outpatient Physical Therapy Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Candace E. Coffman

Candace Coffman is the Mansfield Close To Home Center Director of Operations at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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Gina M. Hounam

Gina M. Hounam is the Audiology Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Megan McKim

Megan E McKim

Megan McKim is the Clinical Therapies Behavioral Health Clinical Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Sara O'Rourke

Sara E. O'Rourke

Sara O’Rourke is the Outpatient Occupational Therapy Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Lindsey Boyer Pauline

Lindsey Boyer Pauline is the Speech Language Pathologist Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Slawomir Sarna

Slawomir Sarna

Slawomir Sarna is the Inpatient Therapies Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

David A Wessells

David Wessells is the Sports & Orthopedic Physical Therapy Program Manager at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Our Clinics

Dublin Close To Home Center on Perimeter Drive

Dublin on Perimeter Dr.

  • 5700 Perimeter Drive
    Suite A
    Dublin, OH 43017
East Columbus Close To Home Center at 6499 East Broad St.

East Columbus at 6499 East Broad St.

Hilliard Close To Home Center

Hilliard

Livingston Ambulatory Center

Livingston Ambulatory Center

Marysville Close To Home Center with Urgent Care

Marysville

Main Campus

Main Campus

Ontario Close To Home Center

Ontario

Orthopedic Center

Orthopedic Center

Westerville Close To Home Center on N. Cleveland Ave.

Westerville on N. Cleveland Ave.