About Me

James Ryan, MD, is a cardiologist and 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, 2014-2019
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • 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

Education History

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


University of Virginia Hospitals
6/1/1982


University of Virginia Hospitals
6/1/1983


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
6/1/1985

Academic Information

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

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.

239 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
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Dec 08, 2019

    all good

  • Reviewed on Dec 06, 2019

    Professional, kind, polite, and patient to listen to my questions and answer them accordingly. Shows highest regard for respect of the patients and their health condition.

  • Reviewed on Dec 04, 2019

    Awesome in communicating.

  • Reviewed on Dec 04, 2019

    Best!

  • Reviewed on Nov 04, 2019

    Typical had no issues.

  • Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

    Older physicians are better at showing personal concern for patients - maybe younger need a class.

  • Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

    Dr. Ryan is a gem!

  • Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

    Excellent Dr. Ryan.

  • Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

    No problem.

  • Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

    He was excellent. Answered all my questions and made a future plan.

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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. Ryan has reported no relationships with companies or entities.