Dr. Jayanthi appointed urology chief at Nationwide Children's Hospital

April 18, 2012

Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD, has been appointed chief of the section of pediatric urology at Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Venkata R. Jayanthi, MD, has been appointed chief of the section of pediatric urology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH.

Dr. Jayanthi has served as a urologist at Nationwide Children’s since 1994 while also holding a faculty position in the department of urology at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus. In January 2012, he was named interim chief of pediatric urology.

"[Dr. Jayanthi’s] contributions in urologic laparoscopy and international outreach and education have garnered him great respect and acclaim nationally and internationally. His clinical excellence and commitment to compassionate care has afforded him tremendous respect locally," said R. Lawrence Moss, MD, surgeon-in-chief at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Jayanthi’s clinical interests include all aspects of the medical and surgical management of genitourinary problems, including conditions such as urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis, urinary incontinence, hypospadias, and intersex conditions. He is also interested in genitourinary reconstructive surgery for both congenital and acquired conditions.

Dr. Jayanthi is program director of the pediatric urology fellowship program, director of the pediatric urologic laparoscopy program, and a member of the Nephrology and Urology Research Affinity Group at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

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