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Wanjiku Musindi
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Wanjiku Musindi, MD, is a maternal fetal medicine specialist and assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Dr. Musindi earned her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn. At Meharry, she was elected president of Alpha Omega Alpha and held numerous leadership positions including class vice-president. Dr. Musindi completed a residency in gynecology and obstetrics and fellowship in maternal fetal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. During residency and fellowship she was active in numerous junior fellow leadership positions in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). She was elected as the national junior fellow chair, a voting member of the ACOG board. In 2004, she joined the faculty of The Ohio State University.

While at Ohio State, Dr. Musindi has been awarded numerous departmental and national teaching awards, participated in industry research, awarded an ACOG/Abbott nutrition research grant for her obesity and pregnancy study (PEN) and contributed to educational scholarship. She is a member of numerous professional and scientific organizations and remains active on ACOG committees. At Ohio State, she actively participates in the Lead Service Inspire curriculum design and implementation team and is a Part II co-leader for the combined ob/gyn/surgery curriculum.

In 2012, Dr. Musindi became the associate clerkship director for the Department of Ob/Gyn. She is dedicated to excellence in her family life, teaching, scholarship and clinical care. She aspires to become a world renowned medical educator.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Meharry Medical College


  • Obstetrics / Gynecology
    Emory University Hospital
    7/1/1998 - 6/30/2001

Additional languages I speak

  • Swahili

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Premature Birth
  • Obstetrics
  • Preeclampsia
  • Diabetes, Gestational
  • Pregnancy
  • Preconception Care
  • Pregnancy, High-Risk

More about my work

My background


  • OB/GYN / Maternal Fetal Medicine
    Emory University Hospital
    7/1/2001 - 6/30/2004

Board Certifications

American Board of OB/GYN

American Board of OB/GYN (Subspecialty: Maternal & Fetal Medicine)

My Department

Obstetrics & Gynecology

My Division

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 03/25/2016, Dr. Musindi has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.