Kevin Goist

Kevin Goist, MD

  • Internal Medicine

Appointments: (614) 293-0080

About Me

As a general internist, I work as a primary care doctor. What does that mean? I like to think of it as the doctor who knows you best, and the first one that you turn to with your health concerns. One of the great things about being a primary care physician is the long-term relationships that are formed with patients—and in many cases, their families, too. This really allows me to work with patients to meet their individualized health care goals in the larger context of who they are as a person and with respect to some of the personal challenges that they face in their daily lives.

Practicing general internal medicine allows me to provide a wide breadth of care for patients across different specialties. This ranges from preventive health care (diet, exercise, cancer screening, vaccinations) to acute illness to management of long-term medical conditions such as diabetes. I love the intellectual challenge that this provides.

I am most passionate about educating the future doctors that are training at Ohio State, and it is quite likely that you may meet some of them when you come to see me. I also devote two months per year to working as the attending physician on some of the OSUWMC’s hospital teaching services and spend one day per week supervising the Internal Medicine Resident Clinic.

I’m proud to be a United States Air Force veteran.

Highlights

  • The Linda Strout Faculty Teaching Award in Ambulatory Medicine, 2017
  • Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • Internal Medicine “Mentor of the Year,” 2017
  • James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal Medicine, USUHS/WPMC, 2012
  • Commendation for Meritorious Service as a U.S. Air Force physician, 2013
  • Wright-Patterson Medical Center Military Excellence Award, 2010
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2016, 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Diabetes Mellitus

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
West Virginia University School of Medicine
5/31/2007

Residency

Internal Medicine
Wright Patterson Air Force Base Medical Center
7/1/2007 - 6/30/2010

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/25/2010

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Reviews

229 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 05, 2018

He was the first time I have seen since he was an one team of my Doctor Jeanne. He was very nice and well experienced I think.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2018

All good.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2018

dr Goist is an excellent physician. not only does he know what is needed for my health he is concerned about me as a person.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2018

I had an issue that provider needed to follow up with me via phone, and he promptly called within minutes of me leaving the appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

Caring & professional.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2018

Have received excellent care.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Dr. Goist is a great listener and an incredible diagnostician. His treatments and understanding of what my goals are for my health amaze me. He is an amazing doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2018

he spends all the time I need

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2018

Dr Goist does an excellent job of listening and communicating. Responds quickly to questions and concerns outside of regularly scheduled appointments.

Reviewed on May 29, 2018

Great doctor.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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