Mahmoud Houmsse

Mahmoud Houmsse, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Mahmoud Houmsse, MD, FACP, FACC, is director of ECG, Holter and Event Monitor Laboratory and an assistant professor of internal medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Dr. Houmsse earned his medical degree at the University of Aleppo in Aleppo, Syria. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va., and completed fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiac electrophysiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Houmsse is an invited lecturer and presenter both on a local and national level. He also has participated in many peer-reviewed journal articles, abstracts and book edits. Dr. Houmsse is principal investigator as well as co-investigator on multiple clinical trials involving cardiac resynchronization, atrial fibrillation ablation, atrial flutter ablation and defibrillator therapy.

Dr. Houmsse’s clinical interests include radiofrequency ablation of abnormal heart rhythms and defibrillator implantations.


  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Additional Languages I Speak

  • Arabic

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women's Health
  • Asthma
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Contraception
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Disease Management
  • Arthritis
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Death, Sudden, Cardiac
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Device Removal
  • Pacemaker, Artificial
  • Electrocardiography, Ambulatory
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Devices
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia, Supraventricular
  • Syncope, Vasovagal
  • Ventricular Premature Complexes
  • Electric Countershock
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Aleppo, Faculty of Medicine


Internal Medicine
Ohio Valley Medical Center
7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993

Internal Medicine
Ohio Valley Medical Center
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1995


Cardiovascular Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2002 - 6/30/2005

Cardiac Electrophysiology
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2006

More About My Work

My Background

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

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. Houmsse has reported no relationships with companies or entities.