About Me

I practice the full spectrum of family medicine including the treatment of children and elderly patients. I place an emphasis on preventative healthcare and chronic disease management. Some of these chronic diseases include conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma and heart failure. I also work as an educator for medical students and family medicine residents.

I strive to provide patient-centered and cost-effective care that is based on the best research evidence available. I believe in individualized healthcare and that a patient’s health can be improved through patient education, partnership and shared decision-making.

I love working at The Ohio State University because we are continually expanding our patient-centered care. The knowledge base and resources here at Ohio State are unmatched by any other institution. In addition, I find it stimulating to have the opportunity to teach students and residents.

In my free time I enjoy relaxing with my family, traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
  • Have received Faculty Teacher of the Year Award or a distinguished teaching award nine times in the last 13 years
  • Multiple years on U.S. News and World Report’s ‘Best Doctors’ list
  • Full-time professor
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2019
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017
  • Member, National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Heart Failure
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Hypertension
  • Primary Care
  • Family Practice

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
8/1/1985 - 6/30/1989


David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA

7/1/1989 - 6/30/1990


David Grant USAF Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA

7/1/1990 - 6/30/1992


University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC

8/1/1997 - 6/30/1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Family Medicine


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.

347 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.7 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

    Same, very thorough, answer questions clearly.

  • Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

    Been a patient for many years. Have no complaints.

  • Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

    He is the BEST.

  • Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

    The provider was professional and always remembered who I was.

  • Reviewed on Mar 07, 2020

    Throughout the years Dr. McConaghy has been my primary physician, he and the staff have been helpful and provided a good experience.

  • Reviewed on Mar 06, 2020

    I have been with Dr. Mac for quite a long time. There is no doubt in my mind that if he was not in my life I wouldn't be around. I am truly thankful that he is my doctor.

  • Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

    no problem One of the best I have had

  • Reviewed on Feb 07, 2020


  • Reviewed on Feb 01, 2020

    I continue to be very satisfied with my doctor. I am encouraged to ask questions, and am confident in his answers. I know that my concerns are considered and it seems like a health care partnership. I also like it that he is on staff with the medical school and had med students with him.

  • Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

    The dr. is always helpful and friendly, makes it easy to understand!

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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. McConaghy has reported no relationships with companies or entities.