Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience female
Not applicable, Columbus, OHDirections
I have had a long and varied medical career that has provided me an opportunity to take care of many patients in many different settings. I graduated medical school and completed a pediatric residency at Columbus Children's Hospital in 1989. Following that I trained in pediatric critical care medicine. I have worked in emergency rooms, intensive care units, neonatal nurseries and private office practice. In the late 90's I switched gears and trained in anesthesia at the Ohio State University. I have been practicing general anesthesia along with pediatrics since. I'm now winding down my career. I continue to work occasionally in the operating room, as well as volunteer at a free clinic. My interests are in child wellness and safety, as well as pediatric anesthesia.
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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
United States: New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania
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A member asked:
Cold sores: are common.About 80 percent of the population has been exposed to them though not everyone exposed breaks out with the cold sore.Odds are you probably have been exposed or had them yourself.Your baby is somewhat protected by any antibodies you passed on. Even though they are contagious, they usually require close personal contact, skin to skin, like kissing. Also,not every lip lesion is HSV.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Unlikely: Any foreign object in the trachea (windpipe) typically causes severe coughing in an attempt to clear the airway. Sounds like your melted cheese went where it was supposed to!
A 56-year-old female asked:
I like flaxseed.: High in fiber, high in omega 3 fatty acids, adds a nutty flavor to yogurt and oatmeal. I'm all for it. Don't use the oil, you lose the fiber. Work up slowly. Can cause some bloating if you are too enthusiastic in the beginning. And you need to know that flaxseed is also rich in calories.
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Jul 20, 2014
Dr Wallen is a powerhouse of medical information. She is very knowledgeable about pediatrics and medicine in general. She is providing a valuable service to the public via Healthtap. I endorse Dr. Wal...Read More
Aug 15, 2014
Dr. Wallen is knowledgable, compassionate, and answers questions with kindness and courtesy . She is the kind of doctor I would take my kids to if I lived in the Columbus area.
Feb 6, 2015
Dr. Wallen is a kind and caring physician. She gives excellent advice to our HealthTap patients. She is a great asset to our community.
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Education & Training
The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, OH
Columbus Children's Hospital
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS
Ohio State University Outstanding Senior Resident
Ohio State University Resident Teaching Award
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Society of Anesthesiology
American Society of Bariatic Physicians