John Hummel

John Hummel, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

John Hummel, MD, FACC, is the director of clinical electrophysiology research and a professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Hummel was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2008, 2009 and 2010.

Dr. Hummel earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va. He completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Md.

In addition, Dr. Hummel completed a visiting fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan where he also served as an assistant professor of medicine.

He has published a number of abstracts and peer-reviewed journal articles, as well as a textbook in electrophysiology. Dr. Hummel frequently speaks to national and international audiences on various topics in the field of cardiovascular electrophysiology.

He is a member of several professional societies, including the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, as well as the Heart Rhythm Society. His specialty interest is electrophysiology.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Pacemaker, Artificial
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Device Removal
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Electric Countershock
  • Syncope
  • Syncope, Vasovagal
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Virginia Health System


Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Center
7/1/1988 - 6/1/1989


University of Michigan Medical School
7/1/1992 - 1/31/1993

Cardiovascular Medicine
Johns Hopkins Medical Center
7/1/1989 - 6/1/1993

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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


133 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.8
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.7
  • Knows My Medical History 4.7
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

Very good, was very professional

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

he was very knowledgeable and exsplained things well for me

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018

Very polite & informative, answered questions so I understood.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Very much appreciated the amount of time Dr. Hummel spent with me discussing my condition. I did not feel like he was rushing to get to the next patient like most physicians. I've seen.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2018

Very friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018

Very good.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2018

courteous and professional

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2018

He is a straight shooter and gives me facts and what he thinks is necessary for me to get the results I would love to see.

Reviewed on Jan 03, 2018

Very good.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2017

Everything was good

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Excellent experience. Very detailed explanations of cause and effect, treatment options. Engaging.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017


Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017


Reviewed on Nov 01, 2017

Dr. Hummel was very easy to talk to. He was caring about my heart issue.

Reviewed on Oct 07, 2017

Easy to understand and he made me feel like he could take care of me.

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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 03/26/2018, Dr. Hummel 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.

  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • AtriCure, Inc.