Amer Rajab

Amer Rajab, MD, PhD

  • Transplant
  • General Surgery
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-6724

About Me


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Additional Languages I Speak

  • Arabic
  • Swedish

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Living Donors
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Pancreatic Islets Transplantation
  • Organ Preservation
  • Transplantation

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training


University of Texas
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1999

Red Crescent Hospital
9/1/1983 - 12/1/1987


Research Fellow
University of Texas
4/1/1992 - 6/30/1994

Transplant Surgery
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1999 - 6/30/2001

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery

My Department


My Division

Transplant Surgery


106 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.7 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.7
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.6
  • Shows Respect 4.8
  • Time Spent Together 4.6

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2018

He was nice.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018

Dr. Rajab provided excellent care both pre- and post-operatively.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2018

Very professional, on time, would recommend my provider to anyone with kidney problems.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2018

Great job.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2018

He is the best doctor I've ever met. And I have been to several. He did my kidney transplant. He is a God send.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

The providers were all knowledgeable, friendly, attentive and concerned for my needs.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Caring and informative.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

He accommodated his schedule to see me kind, considerate, competent. He is a very capable physician.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Very good doctor - would highly recommend him.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Rajab has reported no relationships with companies or entities.