Rami Kahwash
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Rami Kahwash, MD, is a cardiologist and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Kahwash earned his medical degree from Damascus University in Damascus, Syria.

He completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Dr. Kahwash also completed a fellowship in heart failure, cardiac transplantation and device-based therapy for heart failure at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kahwash has published peer-reviewed journal articles and is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America and the American Medical Association.

His clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac transplantation, implantation of internal cardiac devices, invasive cardiology and diagnostic coronary angiography. Dr. Kahwash’s research interests focus on the area of cardiac resynchronization therapy and mechanical assist device for treatment of advanced heart failure.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    University of Damascus
    7/1/1997

Residency

  • Internal Medicine
    University of Kentucky Hospital
    7/1/2001 - 6/30/2003

Additional languages I speak

  • Arabic

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Transplantation
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations where I practice

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More about my work

My background

Fellowships

  • Heart Failure
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
    University of Kentucky Hospital
    7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/19/2003

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)
11/8/2010

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
10/31/2007

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine