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Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Program at Nationwide Children's

Site Name:
Columbus, OH
Paul Esselman

Additional Information

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 more than 1,400 medical staff and 12,000 employees providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually. Under the direction of the Surgeon-in-Chief, Dr. Oluyinka Olutoye, MD, PhD, a renowned maternal fetal surgeon, the Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Program is a newly created position, critical to the vision for further advancing Nationwide Children’s commitment to building a preeminent fetal care program.

The Director, Maternal Fetal Medicine Program will provide the clinical and programmatic expertise to develop a nationally recognized Maternal Fetal Medicine Program. This program will include the existing Fetal Medicine Clinic and continued partnership with Ohio Fetal Medicine Collaborative to provide a multidisciplinary practice focused on the management of high-risk pregnancies.     

Nationwide Children’s is a full service, acute care, pediatric teaching hospital with 527 licensed beds on-site and the largest neonatal network in the country (276 beds, 146 of which are at off-site facilities). Nationwide Children’s has Level I trauma designation, is an American Burn Association / American College of Surgeons designated Burn Center, and CARF accredited rehabilitation program. Under the umbrella of a unified program, Nationwide Children’s 12 surgical departments and more than 90 pediatric specialty surgeons share a common mission, philosophy and approach to patient care. The department is one of the largest children’s surgical programs in the world with more than 153,000 clinical visits and approximately 32,000 surgical procedures annually. Children’s recently completed a new operating room expansion resulting in a total of 20 operating rooms. The main Campus also houses an on-site ambulatory surgery facility with 4 operating rooms, 3 GI procedure rooms, 2 general procedure rooms and an offsite ambulatory surgery center with 4 operating rooms. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of collegiality and excellence in maternal-fetal medicine clinical service, performance management, program development and institutional collaboration. Successful completion of an ACGME accredited residency in OB/GYN with an appropriate subspecialty Board certification and ability to obtain an unrestricted Ohio medical license are required.

 For consideration or to nominate a colleague, please contact:  
Paul Esselman
President and Managing Director
 Cejka Search
  800.209.8143 ext. 63465