Curt Daniels

Curt Daniels, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
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Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Curt Daniels, MD, is the director of the Adolescent and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program and the Pulmonary Hypertension Program and Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Daniels was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009.

In addition to teaching at Ohio State, Dr. Daniels is also an associate professor in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology at The Heart Center at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Daniels earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University and completed his residency in internal medicine/pediatrics and fellowship in adult cardiology and pediatric cardiology at Ohio State and Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Dr. Daniels specializes in adult congenital heart disease, connective tissue disorder, adolescent and young adult cardiology and pulmonary hypertension. His research focuses on congenital heart disease, in particular coarctation of the aorta. Dr. Daniels has also received several grants in the area of new medical therapeutics for pulmonary hypertension.

Dr. Daniels is frequently published, and is a member of several professional organizations, including the International Society for Adult Congenital Cardiac Disease.


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2011–2018
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Heart Defects, Congenital
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular
  • Hypertension, Pulmonary
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1992 - 6/30/1995


Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Nationwide Children's Hospital
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1999

Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1995 - 6/30/1998

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

American Board of Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics (Subspecialty: Cardiology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


116 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Everything went perfect and I told my friends all about the doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2018

Dr. Daniels is fantastic. Flew home from Florida to see him as I don't feel comfortable seeing anyone else. He really is extremely chill, very knowledgeable and respectful. Well prepared for my visit.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

He is a great listener, always spends an adequate amount of time with me, and his care is excellent

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Nurse practitioner was very helpful & answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2018

Dr. Daniels is one of the greatest doctors I have ever known. He has taken good care of me for 17 or 18 years, and I trust him in whatever he tells me to do. I hope he never dies or retires and I hope he will always be my doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2018

Dr. Daniels was great as always but way too long of a wait. Apt. was at 1 and I got seen around 2:40 PM.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2018

Dr. Daniels was an exceptional provider. I feel very comfortable under his care and I would definitely recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Jun 06, 2018

I saw the nurse practitioner more than my doctor & I really liked her. She talked w/me & I really felt like she was listening. She also really explained things to me that I understood.

Reviewed on Jun 06, 2018

Dr. Daniels explains things well and talks with me about my health and not at me which I really like.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2018

Dr. Daniels and his student docs have always been very nice and thorough and answer all of my questions

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Daniels has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-8000.

  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association CME