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




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


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

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

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


150 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

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2018

excellent and helpful

Reviewed on May 27, 2018

Doctor seemed to know about me and my condition. Gave me choices.

Reviewed on May 24, 2018

very good experience

Reviewed on May 17, 2018

I came to see Dr. Daoud but also needed to see Dr. Daniels. The staff & doctors' worked to make it possible to see both doctors in the morning... without me having me leave & come back. I appreciated this very much.

Reviewed on May 12, 2018

Dr Daoud is amazing in the depth & breadth of his knowledge, his concern and "bedside manner" and his ability to integrate his special area of practice into my broader health picture.

Reviewed on May 05, 2018

All good!! Explains everything well!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

He calculated an example statistic incorrectly. However, Dr. Daoud was very knowledgeable and I liked how he communicated w/me and my family.

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

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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