Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases specialists at Nationwide Children's Hospital offer consultation and treatment for children with all types of acute, recurrent and chronic infections.

Patients are evaluated and managed following referral to the outpatient infectious diseases clinic, the inpatient infectious diseases unit or any clinical care unit at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

The Immune Deficiency Clinic is part of a comprehensive, family-centered HIV clinical service that provides medical, psychosocial and case management services to HIV-infected infants, children, adolescents and women.

Infectious Diseases Clinics

FACES/HIV Immune Deficiency Clinic
Outpatient Care, 3rd Floor
555 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205
(614) 722-6060
FAX (614) 722-6770

Infectious Diseases Clinic
Outpatient Care, 3rd Floor, Suite C
555 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205

International Adoption Clinic
Outpatient Care, 6th Floor, Suite B
555 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205

Tuberculosis Clinic
Outpatient Care, 6th Floor, Suite B
555 S. 18th Street
Columbus, OH 43205

Outreach and Support Services

Our physicians frequently provide lectures and telephone consultation for community hospitals, physicians and other agencies on topics such as immunization updates, HIV-related infections, or specific infectious disease topics.

Additional outreach & support services include:

Meet Our Team

Meet our Infectious Diseases leadership.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

Octavio Ramilo

Octavio Ramilo, MD, is the Henry G. Cramblett Chair in Infectious Diseases and Professor of Pediatrics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and Division Chief of Infectious Diseases at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Nationwide Children's Hospital Medical Professional

William J. Barson

William J. Barson, MD, is Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases and Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital. He is Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Jeffery Auletta

Jeffery J. Auletta

Jeffery Auletta, MD, is the Director of the Blood and Marrow Transplant (BMT) Program and the Host Defense and Immunocompromised Infectious Diseases (HD) Program at Nationwide Children's Hospital.