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In 1982, Dr. Craig W. Anderson joined Grant Medical Center to become the Director of Newborn Medicine. From there, he built a practice at Grant and expanded that practice to Mount Carmel West Hospital and Columbus Children’s Hospital.


His positive reputation and commitment to newborn care led to the formation of Central Ohio Newborn Medicine. Dr. Anderson built his reputation by serving as a compassionate physician who provides the best care to his patients and places high importance on strong communication with infants’ families and referring physicians.


highly respected professional, Dr. Anderson has served as President of the Columbus Medical Association, President of the Ohio State Medical Association and has been an active delegate to the American Medical Association. He is also the Medical Director of the Mother’s Milk Bank of Ohio.


Dr. Anderson graduated from Muskingum University with Honors in Biology and currently serves on their Board of Trustees. He attended The Ohio State University College of Medicine and recently was the recipient of their Lifetime Achievement Award.


Some of the numerous awards Dr. Anderson has received include the Children’s Hospital Teacher of the Year Award, Columbus Business First’s Champions of Health Care, the March of Dimes Health Leadership Award for Physicians in Academia, the Mount Carmel Foundation’s Dr. Tom E. Lewis Philanthropy Award and Columbus Monthly‘s “Top Doc” award for several consecutive and current years.


He resides in Upper Arlington where he was born and raised. Dr. Anderson and Deborah, his wife of more than 40 years, have three adult children, Ally, Andrew and Ashley, all of whom live in Columbus, in addition to three grandchildren. In his free time he enjoys traveling, sports and spending time with his family.



  • Grant Medical Center (OhioHealth) (Level III NICU)
  • Mount Carmel East (Level III NICU)
  • Mount Carmel Grove City (Level III NICU)
  • Marion General Hospital (Level II Special Care Nursery)
  • Nationwide Children’s Hospital (Level IV NICU)
  • Doctors Hospital (OhioHealth) (Level III NICU)



Fellowships in Neonatology
Nationwide Children’s Hospital,
Columbus, Ohio, 1980

Internship and Residency in Pediatrics
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, 1978



Medical School
The Ohio State University
College of Medicine,
Columbus, Ohio, 1976



  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Flex Examination, State Medical Boards
  • National Board of Examiners
  • NRP Certified



  • American Medical Association
  • Columbus Medical Association (CMA)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • Ohio State Medical Association (OSMA)
  • The American Academy for Pediatrics
  • The American Medical Association Foundation



Contact Info:

Central Ohio
Newborn Medicine

285 E. State Street, Suite 520
Columbus, Ohio 43215




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Craig W. Anderson, MD - America's Top 50 Doctors - Neonatologist - Ohio

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