Lekshmi Nair

Lekshmi Nair, MD

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Physician

Accepting new patients

4.9 out of 5
  • 242 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 111 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2018, 2019
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Malayalam

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Hyperparathyroidism, Primary
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Insulin Infusion Systems
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Endocrinology
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Parathyroid Diseases

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
8/23/1999 - 6/13/2003


Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

6/20/2003 - 6/30/2004


Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

7/1/2004 - 6/30/2006


Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

7/1/2006 - 6/30/2009

Graduate Program

Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
7/23/2007 - 9/1/2009

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism)

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Endocrinology and Metabolism


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.

242 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
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Feb 13, 2021

    listened to my needs

  • Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

    Lexshmi was very personable engaging & attentive she answered all my questions in an easy to understand manner - she is very knowledgeable.

  • Reviewed on Feb 09, 2021

    Dr. Nair was amazing! I would highly recommend her to anyone for endocrinology care. She is truly one of the best doctors I have seen in my entire life - intelligent, thoughtful, caring, insightful, knowledgeable, friendly... I could go on! Also, thorough!!!

  • Reviewed on Feb 06, 2021

    she's great

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2021

    She took the time to understand my issues.

  • Reviewed on Feb 05, 2021

    Always a great visit with Dr. Nair. We spend a good deal of time discussing my type 2 diabetes and our objectives and make changes and monitor results.

  • Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

    Very good care.

  • Reviewed on Jan 11, 2021

    Friendly and informative.

  • Reviewed on Jan 04, 2021

    Dr. Nair is very caring towards my health. She's very helpful. I am very satisfied with her.

  • Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

    Listen carefully, shows her concern, in general she is very nice and had the sense of humor.

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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 11/01/2020, Dr. Nair has reported no relationships with companies or entities.