About Me

James Ryan, MD, is a cardiologist and associate professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He is also the director and radiation safety officer of the nuclear laboratory at the OSU Heart and Vascular Center at Stoneridge.

Dr. Ryan, who specializes in noninvasive diagnostics, was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009.

Dr. Ryan earned his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville, Va. He also completed a research fellowship in nuclear cardiology at the University of Virginia Hospital and a clinical cardiology fellowship at Ohio State’s College of Medicine.

Dr. Ryan has extensively published abstracts, book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. He also has made numerous invited presentations on nuclear and cardiac MRI techniques.

He successfully raised nearly $12 million in support of both cardiovascular research and Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital. Dr. Ryan’s clinical interests include nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, heart disease in athletes and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Angina, Stable
  • Angina, Unstable
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Syncope
  • Systolic Murmurs
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
Ohio State University College of Medicine
6/1/1979

Residency

General Medicine
University of Virginia Hospitals
7/1/1979 - 6/1/1982

Fellowships

Nuclear Cardiology
University of Virginia Hospitals
7/1/1982 - 6/1/1983

Cardiovascular Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1983 - 6/1/1985

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
9/15/1982

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
11/20/1985

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Reviews

142 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

great you cannot!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Good.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Very thorough and caring.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

Excellent.

Reviewed on May 05, 2018

Dr. Ryan is a true professional.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

I felt that he genuinely cared about me. He took his time with me and didn't try to rush through the appointment.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2018

My visit with Dr Ryan is always pleasant and informative

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2018

Always takes time to talk to us. Very prompt.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

Dr. Ryan is very professional and ordered a much-needed test. He shook my hand at the end of the visit!

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2018

Good.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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

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