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Mary Fontana
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Mary Beth Fontana, MD, is a retired faculty emeritus of cardiovascular medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Fontana was named one of “America’s Best Doctors” in 2009. She has been recognized for her teaching excellence by receiving an “Outstanding Teaching Award” from Ohio State’s College of Medicine more than 20 times. Dr. Fontana also has received the Charles F. Wooley, MD, Transmission of Excellence Teaching Award; the Distinguished Educator Award and the Alumni Achievement Award from Ohio State’s College of Medicine.

Dr. Fontana earned her medical degree and also completed her residency and a fellowship in cardiology at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include valvular and congenital heart disease, and she has published numerous articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Fontana is currently the Harry C. and Mary Elizabeth Powelson Professor of Medicine devoted to medical student tutoring and mentoring.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015

Medical Degree

  • M.D.
    Ohio State University College of Medicine
    6/14/1966

Residency

  • General Medicine
    Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
    7/1/1967 - 6/1/1968

Specialties and conditions I treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Defects, Congenital

More about my work

My background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
1/1/1971

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
10/21/1975

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Industry 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 07/27/2016, Dr. Fontana has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.