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Linda H. Cripe, MD

Healthcare Provider
Professor of Pediatrics
Nationwide Children's
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, Ohio, United States

Dr. Linda Cripe is a Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Cardiologist for The Heart Center. She is also a member of the physician team for the Neuromuscular Disorders Section of The Neurosciences Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Dr. Cripe completed her residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She served as a Pediatric Cardiology Fellow at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, and at Children’s Hospital Boston. Before coming to Nationwide Children’s, Dr. Cripe spent 12 years at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.

Dr. Cripe’s clinical interests focus on non-invasive cardiac imaging specifically echocardiography as well as on the care and treatment of cardiomyopathy associated with neuromuscular disease, such as Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. She was a member of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) National Steering Committee Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Standards of Care, and has been an invited lecturer nationally and internationally on cardiomyopathy related to DMD. Dr. Cripe is currently a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.


Representative Publications:

Long-Term Treatment With Eteplirsen in Nonambulatory Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Diagnosis and Management of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Part 2: Respiratory, Cardiac, Bone Health, and Orthopaedic Management

Recurrent Fat Embolic Strokes in a Patient With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy With Long Bone Fractures and a Patent Foramen Ovale