Michelle Isley

Michelle Isley, MD

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-3069

About Me

As an obstetrician and gynecologist, I specialize in the care of women. It is truly an honor to be a part of someone's life and care for her as she celebrates the birth of a new baby, mourns a loss, or moves into menopause. I have an amazing job.

I believe in getting to know my patients. Through knowing my patients better, I can provide them with personalized, evidence-based, high-quality care.

Having completed my residency at Ohio State, left for fellowship and then returned to practice here, I know just how special this place is. I feel fortunate to work here and to be able to care for patients at Ohio State. I know my patients have access to the best people and the best that medicine has to offer.

In my free time, I enjoy traveling, and I love to cook for friends. I also enjoy running and training for half marathons — and maybe a marathon one day.


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2018
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Resident teaching awards, including CREOG National Faculty Award (2009) and Award of Excellence in Resident Teaching (2012)
  • Scientific abstracts prize, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Clinical Meeting, May 2013
  • Board Member, Society of Family Planning and Junior Fellow Committee Chair
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Women's Health
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Family Planning Services
  • Contraception
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy
  • Parturition
  • Reproductive Health

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degrees

No Degree
University of Minnesota, Duluth School of Medicine

University of Minnesota


Obstetrics / Gynecology
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2003 - 3/30/2006


Family Planning and Conception
Oregon Health & Sciences University
7/1/2006 - 6/30/2008

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of OB/GYN

My Department

Obstetrics & Gynecology

My Division

General Obstetrics and Gynecology


238 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

40 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 08, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Isley and I felt like she is very knowledgeable and caring. I plan to switch to her for routine OB/GYN care.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2019

always a great experience!

Reviewed on Mar 08, 2019

Dr. Isley is truly an A+ OB/GYN!

Reviewed on Mar 07, 2019

Dr. Isley is wonderful and I couldn't ask for a better obgyn

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

Dr. Isley took the time to explain specific health questions & explain in very understandable terms my plan of care even when the questions may have been unexpected at a routine health visit.

Reviewed on Jan 08, 2019

Dr. Isley is an excellent OB/GYN.

Reviewed on Oct 05, 2018

Dr Isley is caring and always listens to me and any concerns I have. she is gentle and makes me feel like I am her only patient

Reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

great visit, very informative. Dr. isley took plenty of time to answer my questions and make sure I knew what to expect at future appointments.

Reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

Dr. Isley is the best! She is so helpful and have patience with me all the time. She tried to explain all the questions that I didn't understand very well in a easy way to me.

Reviewed on Oct 03, 2018

everyone in the office is great! they all make me feel that they are just as excited for the birth of my baby, as I am.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Isley has reported no relationships with companies or entities.