Daniel H Teitelbaum MD

Professor, Pediatric Surgery
Pediatric Surgery
Clinical Interests:

Dr. Teitelbaum performs a wide range of general pediatric surgery including surgery of the neck, chest and abdomen. He has a particular interest in surgery for Colorectal disorders, including, Imperforate anus, Cloacal anomalies, Hirschsprung's disease, and anorectal incontinence. He also has expertise in disorders of sexual development and short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure.

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Medical School or Training

  • Ohio State University College of Medicine & Public Health, 1983


  • Ohio State University Hospital, Surgery General, OH, 1990

  • Columbus Children's Hospital, Pediatric Surgery, OH, 1992

Professional Organizations

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Board Certification

  • Surgery

  • Surgical Critical Care

  • Pediatric Surgery


Research Interests: Dr. Teitelbaum has an active research laboratory which focuses on many of the complications associated with total parenteral nutrition and short bowel syndrome and intestinal failure. This includes how the mucosa develops atrophy with the lack of enteral nutrition, as well as modalities to prevent this.


Dr. Teitelbaum is a Professor of Surgery at the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, and the Medical Director for HomeMed and MedEquip for the University of Michigan. He did his undergraduate work at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. He received his medical degree at the Ohio State College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio in 1983. He trained in General Surgery at the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, and completed his training in Pediatric Surgery at Columbus Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, in 1992. He began his work at the University of Michigan as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in 1992, became an Associate Professor in 1999, and a full Professor of Surgery in 2004.

Dr. Teitelbaum has Board certification in Pediatric Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, and General Surgery.