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Richard E. Kirschner, M.D., Professor of Surgery


Richard E. Kirschner, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.
Professor of Surgery, Clinical

Chief, Plastic Surgery and Director, Cleft Lip and Palate-Cranofacial Institute, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

700 Childrens Drive, ED 271
Columbus, OH 43205-2636
(614) 722-3887

  • M.D.: University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla., 1989
  • Specialty Training: Research fellowship, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY, 1993; residency in general surgery, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, 1995; residency in plastic surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., 1997; fellowship in plastic surgery, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., 1998
  • Appointment: 2010
  • Specialty Interests: Cleft lip and palate, velopharyngeal dysfunction, birthmarks, general pediatric reconstructive surgery
  • Research Interests: Cleft Lip and palate, craniofacial biology, 22q11.2 deletion, velopharyngeal dysfunction
  • Board Certified: Yes