Erin McConnell

Erin McConnell, MD

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Appointments: (614) 688-7150

About Me

I spent a fair amount of time as a patient growing up. This showed me the impact (for better or worse) a physician can have on a patient’s health. Being a patient is a universal experience. As doctors, we need to bring those recollections to our patient care interactions.

I like to encourage patients to learn about their health conditions. I involve them in decision-making for chronic health conditions and preventative care. I want to encourage the atmosphere of partnership in health care.

What brings me the most satisfaction about my day is when I’m able to meet patients “where they are” — not just from a health standpoint, but from a social, financial and emotional standpoint, too. It’s also great when I can see patients make positive changes in their lives and reduce their need for medication.

Highlights

  • Board certified in internal medicine and pediatrics
  • Precept residents in internal medicine clinic weekly
  • Faculty class advisor
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Minority Health
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Chronic Disease
  • Complementary Therapies

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
Wright State University School of Medicine
5/26/2006

Residency

IM/Pediatrics
Good Samaritan Hospital
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2010

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/9/2010

American Board of Pediatrics
10/18/2010

My Departments

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Pediatrics

My Division

Pediatric General

Reviews

180 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Very detailed in answering concerns about earlier renal testing. Proactive in tests needed -

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

I really appreciated dr McConnell she is a wonderful doctor and person

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018

Eager to help, thorough, knowledgeable, friendly, enthusiastic.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2018

Dr. McConnell is great! She always listens to me and is very responsive to messages in MyChart. She is a wonderful and sincere person. I feel as though she cares about my health and me as a person! S he is the best physician I have ever utilized!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2018

Dr. McConnell is very professional and sensitive to my feelings and needs. She's a very good listener and makes me feel valued as a person and patient.

Reviewed on Jun 05, 2018

Dr. McConnell is very professional & through. I trust her completely.

Reviewed on May 14, 2018

Erin always sweet & happy to see you. Very thorough & will get back to you if necessary. Feel as if I can ask her anything & not be embarrassed. Truly a very good doctor!

Reviewed on May 10, 2018

Erin is the absolute best doctor I have ever had. She is caring, compassionate, genuinely concerned, thorough and attentive. I can't say enough good things about her.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2018

She listened in the appointment and suggested a care plan BUT then I had to follow up via MyChart and she forgot all about the care plan and gave general advice and that was it. Still experiencing the issue I went for and she has no concern for that.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

Direct. I FEEL LIKE SHE LISTENS AND her replies support my life (exercise, minimal meds, & a mostly vegetarian approach to food.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. McConnell has reported no relationships with companies or entities.