Cynthia Kreger

Cynthia Kreger, MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • 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) 293-0080

About Me

My love of educating others is an integral part of my medical career. As a specialist in general internal medicine, I’m committed to and passionate about educating patients in areas affecting their health and lifestyle. My goal is to help them feel empowered with information and individualized recommendations so they can make the best health care decisions. I have found that it’s crucial to understand what each patient values, cares about and often fears the most.

It was initially my love of questions and the pursuit of answers that drew me to medicine. However, after I began seeing patients, I found it was the human interactions and the formation of close relationships with colleagues, staff, students, residents and especially patients, that became the most meaningful and inspiring element for me.

My time at The Ohio State University has given me the opportunity to work alongside many amazing colleagues, residents and students, all who teach me a great deal on a daily basis.

When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, cooking and entertaining friends and family.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Earl Metz Distinguished Physician Award for Clinical Care and Educational Excellence, 2014
  • Department of Internal Medicine, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2013
  • Faculty Inductee into the Courage to Teach Program at Ohio State, 2010
  • Faculty Inductee into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2009
  • Listed in "Guide to America's Top Physicians," annually since 2002
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2004–2018
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Women's Health
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Chronic Disease

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
Ohio State University College of Medicine
6/1/1985

Residency

Internal Medicine
University of Washington School of Medicine
7/1/1986 - 6/30/1988

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
9/15/1988

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Reviews

319 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

89 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019

Pleasant, reassuring

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019

Dr Kreger is outstanding!

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Kreger is the best. She is attentive, warm, efficient, careful to consider all issues of my health. Very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2019

Dr. Kreger is the BEST. She's thorough, professional, great bedside manner, respectful, she listens and explains so it's easy to understand.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Kreger has taken great effort to compile data regarding my health and keep excellent continuity of care. I feel I am in the best medical care under her medical guidance.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2019

She explained the brain ischemia very thoroughly

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2019

Dr. Krieger is absolutely one of the best health care providers I've ever known. She takes the time to listen to my concerns, she explains everything clearly, and she really seems to care about my health and well-being.

Reviewed on Feb 05, 2019

Dr. Kreger is the best!

Reviewed on Feb 04, 2019

Dr. Krueger is very knowledgeable regarding problems experienced by senior citizens.

Reviewed on Feb 03, 2019

Friendly, Showed appropriate concern, Gave me good information and suggestions to continue good health

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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