About Me

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015
  • Assistant clinical professor, internal medicine
  • Led the OSUWMC Healthy at Home program, 2012 - 2016
  • Collaborating with the James on a trial of home-based primary care for patients with sickle cell disease

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Home Care Services
  • Comprehensive Health Care
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Ambulatory Care
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Disease Management
  • Chronic Disease
  • Public Health

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

University of Massachusetts Medical School

George Washington University Medical Center

George Washington University Medical Center

George Washington University Medical Center

Academic Information

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics


The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

223 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.5 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on May 10, 2019

    all good very attentive and interested in me as patient

  • Reviewed on Apr 02, 2019

    He has a fantastic wealth of knowledge, is very "patient and a good listener.

  • Reviewed on Mar 25, 2019

    Thoughtful - answered questions fully; showed genuine concern for my well-being.

  • Reviewed on Feb 27, 2019

    All good.

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2019

    I'm very happy with my doctor.

  • Reviewed on Dec 21, 2018

    Very thorough. Took time to go over all questions. Gave good feed back.

  • Reviewed on Nov 28, 2018

    Dr. Schamess is an excellent listener and explains his exams and observations very clearly. I like him so much I've referred two other people I know to him.

  • Reviewed on Nov 27, 2018

    Dr. Schamess is excellent - he is the best, primary care physician I have ever had.

  • Reviewed on Nov 24, 2018

    Dr. Schamess is a great Doctor and I trust him and depend upon him.

  • Reviewed on Nov 19, 2018


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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 12/20/2018, Dr. Schamess has reported no relationships with companies or entities.