Emile Daoud

Emile Daoud, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Emile Daoud, MD, FACC, is the section director of Electrophysiology and a professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Daoud was named one of America’s Best Doctors and a Top Ten Faculty Educator at Ohio State in 2009.

Dr. Daoud earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, and completed his internship, residency and a research fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md. He completed two additional fellowships at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology. He was an assistant professor at the University of Michigan for three years before joining Ohio State’s Medical Center.

Dr. Daoud is a nationally noted authority in the field of electrophysiology. He performed the first ablation procedure in the U.S. for atrial fibrillation using the circular pulmonary vein mapping catheter. In addition, Dr. Daoud is widely published in more than 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and participates in several clinical trials through Ohio State’s Electrophysiology Research program. Dr. Daoud is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association, Heart Rhythm Society and Cardiac Electrophysiology Society. His clinical and research interests focus on electrophysiology, specifically the curative ablation of arrhythmias such as atrial fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Device Removal
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Electric Countershock
  • Tachycardia, Supraventricular
  • Tachycardia, Ventricular
  • Ventricular Premature Complexes
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Cincinnati


Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
7/1/1989 - 6/30/1991


Cardiac Electrophysiology
University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1995

Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/1991 - 6/30/1993

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


127 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018


Reviewed on Jan 31, 2018

Articulate, knowledgeable, professional.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2018

easy to understand not to busy to answer questions

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2017

He was very knowledgeable and logical.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2017

always good

Reviewed on Dec 02, 2017

nothing out of the ordinary

Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017

Very caring and interested in my health

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Asked us first what our concerns were, addressed everyone of them added his input, took immediate action right then, provided two (2) new measurements on pace maker we've never had in four (4) years.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2017

No bad.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2017

Highest professional service, exceeded my expectation.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2017

He listened attentively and addressed my concerns and showed respect for my questions.

Reviewed on Nov 02, 2017

He explained things well and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 08, 2017

very caring and clear willing to listen and to explain

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2017

Dr. Daoud (and the whole cardiology - electro physiology department) have been very thorough & competent.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Daoud 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 614-293-7802.

  • Boston Scientific
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sotera Medical