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Gail Besner, MD, General Surgery, Columbus, OH, Nationwide Children's Hospital

GailE.BesnerMD

General Surgery Columbus, OH

Pediatric General Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Professor of Surgery, Ohio State University

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Education & Training

  • University at Buffalo
    University at BuffaloFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1989 - 1991
  • Children's Hospital
    Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Surgery, 1987 - 1989
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Brigham and Women's HospitalResidency, Surgery, 1982 - 1987
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati College of MedicineClass of 1982

Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1991 - 2023
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Pediatric Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery Surgical Critical Care

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Lectures

  • Potential Role of Stem Cells in Disease Prevention Based on a Murine Model of Experimental Necrotizing Enterocolitis 
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Coronado, California - 3/1/2013

Press Mentions

  • Twins, Once Conjoined at Spine and Hip, Learn to Walk for the First Time
    Twins, Once Conjoined at Spine and Hip, Learn to Walk for the First TimeJanuary 19th, 2017
  • Conjoined Twin Girls from Uganda Separated in Ohio Surgery
    Conjoined Twin Girls from Uganda Separated in Ohio SurgerySeptember 8th, 2015
  • Ohio Hospital Separates Ugandan Conjoined Twins
    Ohio Hospital Separates Ugandan Conjoined TwinsSeptember 8th, 2015
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Grant Support

  • HB-EGF Therapy For Necrotizing EntercolitisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2007–2011
  • HB-EGF And Intestinal Ischemia/ReperfusionNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences2002–2011
  • Role Of NO And Endothelin In Human NECNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2006–2007
  • Structural And Functional Studies Of Heparin-Binding EGFNational Institute Of General Medical Sciences1995–1999

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations