J. Davis, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Columbus, OH, Nationwide Children's Hospital


Thoracic Surgery Columbus, OH

Pediatric Cardiac Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Assistant to the Chief Medical Officer

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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1974 - 1975
  • Graduate Hospital - Tenet HealthcareResidency, General Surgery, 1968 - 1974
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemInternship, Transitional Year, 1967 - 1968
  • Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of PennsylvaniaClass of 1967
  • Williams CollegeB.A., 1963

Certifications & Licensure

  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License Active through 2014
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License Active through 2021
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License Active through 2008

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Art of Medicine Award Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2015
  • Career Contribution Award Nationwide Children's Hospital, 2011
  • Art of Medicine Award 2015
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Improved Safety Culture and Teamwork Climate Are Associated With Decreases in Patient Harm and Hospital Mortality Across a Hospital System  
    Berry JC, Davis JT, Bartman T, Hafer CC, Lieb LM, Khan N, Brilli RJ, J Patient Saf, 1/7/2016
  • The Safety Stand-down: A Technique for Improving and Sustaining Hand Hygiene Compliance among Healthcare Personnel  
    Cunningham D, Brilli RJ, McClead RE, Davis JT, J Patient Saf, 1/23/2015
  • A Patient/Family Centered Strategic Plan Can Drive Significant Improvement  
    Brilli RJ, Crandall WV, Berry JC, Stoverock L, Rosen K, Budin L, Kellerher K, Gleeson S, Davis JT, Adv Pediatr, 1/1/2014
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Establishment of a Sustainable Cardiothoracic Surgical Program for the Indigent in Lima, Peru: Keys to success
    Davis JT, The Heart Surgery Forum, The 21st World Congress of Cardio Thoracic Surgeons, 1/14/2011
  • Impact of a Robust Patient Safety Program on Busy Trainees
    Davis JT, Mahan J, Brilli RJ, ACGME Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, 1/4/2011
  • Emotional and behavioral functioning of children with chest deformities- A pilot study
    Rutherford, CG, Butz, C, Davis, JT, and Hayes, A, Regional Conference on Child Health Psychology, Cincinnati, OH, 1/1/2007
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  • Innovation and Adaptability at the personal level 
    Columbus, OH - 1/24/2013
  • A statewide and National Collaborative: Children’s Hospitals Band Together to Eliminate Preventable Harm 
    Columbus, OH - 1/23/2013
  • Lateral Thoracic Expansion for Jeune Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy: Surgical Considerations and Long Term Results 
    Norfolk, VA - 1/22/2013
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  • Family Business 
    Davis JT, Inwood Indiana
  • Chemical Imbalance 
    Davis JT, Inwood Indiana
  • Time’s Up 
    Davis JT, Inwood Indiana
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Hospital Affiliations