Donald Mack

Donald Mack, MD

  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Palliative Medicine - 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) 293-2700

About Me

As a family medicine physician at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, I specialize in geriatrics and the care of older patients, specifically patients needing long-term and end of life care. I also work with patients to provide pain management, nursing home care and palliative medicine services.

I think it’s important to focus on comprehensive care rather than efficiency, and seek to ensure that my patients feel I have answered their concerns. I feel a sense of satisfaction knowing that I am giving back to my patients and my community.

I enjoy the challenges of working with complex patients, as well as the opportunity to teach medical students, residents and fellows at Ohio State.

When I’m not working, I enjoy spending time with my family, singing and cycling.


  • Best Doctors in America, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2017
  • Courage to Teach Award, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2013
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017
  • Outstanding Educator Award, Family Medicine Residency, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2014
  • Faculty Achievement Award, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 2015
  • Outstanding Achievement in Patient Service, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 2016
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 2002
  • Fellow, American Geriatric Society, 2016
  • President, Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Nursing Homes
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Health Promotion
  • End of Life Care
  • Primary Care
  • Geriatrics

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location. Please call the “Schedule an appointment” number shown above for scheduling assistance.

Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Family Medicine
Toledo Hospital
7/1/1985 - 6/30/1987

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Geriatric Medicine)

American Board of Family Medicine (Subspecialty: Hospice and Palliative Medicine)

My Department

Family Medicine


134 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

43 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 08, 2019

Very attentive to my problem. Suggested some possible solutions. Listened to my ideas on how to proceed with the problem.

Reviewed on Feb 08, 2019

Dr. Mack was very thoughtful during my time with him. My only complaint was a 2+ hour wait period after my initial appointment time. I do understand that may occasionally happen so hopefully this was the exception rather than the rule.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2019

Dr. Mack is always available when I need him.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

All good.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Mack took the utmost care to listen to and answer all of my questions. I was blown away by the care that the whole office gave to me. One of my best doctor's visits ever!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Mack was absolutely wonderful. This was my first visit with him and he took time to read through my previous records to get a good overall opinion of my issues so he could help me with my concerns.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2018

Dr. Mack is always very nice, pleasant, and helpful. He always takes the time to answer all my medical questions. I believe he's the best doctor I've had in all my 24+ years in the US. Way to go!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018

A well experienced and gentleman dr. who always welcomed the patient with great gesture. Talked about the whole history & advised accordingly with the present problems.

Reviewed on Dec 07, 2018

Dr. Mack showed great care and understanding. My time spent with him was clearly my time, he was very in the moment which meant so much to me. I made the right decision by making him my new PCP.

Reviewed on Dec 07, 2018

He is the Best Very good.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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