Gbemiga Sofowora

Gbemiga Sofowora, MB/CHB

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 222 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 56 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

Schedule Online 614-293-7677

About Me

As a cardiologist, I provide preventative management and treatment for diseases affecting the heart, arteries and veins. My goal is to help my patients overcome their illness, and nothing makes me happier than helping them achieve a better quality of life and well-being. I ensure a friendly, respectful environment and a patient-centered care model founded on a strong patient-physician relationship.

I enjoy working at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center because it is home to the best cardiovascular disease division I have ever seen. There is great strength in the connection we share in providing quality health care, which really expresses itself through the supportiveness of my colleagues. I am also passionate about educating our fellows and ensuring a legacy of compassion.

When I’m not working I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.
Highlights
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019
  • Published in the New England Journal of Medicine, 2000
  • The Charles F. Wooley Transmission of Excellence Award, 2011–2013

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

MB /CHB
Obafemi Awolowo University
10/31/1989


Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
10/31/1990


Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
6/30/1996


Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital
6/30/1997


Vanderbilt University Medical Center
6/30/2000


Vanderbilt University Medical Center
6/30/2001


Vanderbilt University Medical Center
6/30/2004


The Reading Hospital and Medical Center
6/30/2007


Hahnemann University Hospital
6/30/2010

Academic Information

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/17/2007

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
10/28/2010

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

222 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

    Great doc.

  • Reviewed on Nov 06, 2019

    I have seen Dr. Sofowora for 8 years now. He told me to call his private number if I needed to tell him anything about my lifestyle screening. He's a caring physician.

  • Reviewed on Nov 05, 2019

    Dr. Sofowora does a first rate job with everything he says and does!

  • Reviewed on Sep 28, 2019

    Frendley. Had a good understanding of our conditions.

  • Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

    Great caring doctor who listens to patient.

  • Reviewed on Aug 09, 2019

    Dr. Sofowora went over my cardiac history thoroughly with me, answered questions, and expressed genuine concern for my overall health.

  • Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

    the best

  • Reviewed on Jul 06, 2019

    wonderful listener, answered all questions. He's a superb care provider.

  • Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

    He was fabulous. I was very scared to meet him, but I am so thankful to r. Samir Parikh for suggesting I go to Dr. Sofowora. Now I have 2 of the best doctors in the world.

  • Reviewed on Jun 15, 2019

    Very sincere and caring

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Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 11/21/2019, Dr. Sofowora has reported no relationships with companies or entities.