Nahush Mokadam

Nahush Mokadam, MD

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 42 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 13 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-5502

About Me

As an adult cardiac surgeon, I treat a wide range of conditions including coronary artery disease, valve disease, aortic disease, cardiomyopathy and heart aneurysms. I perform all types of cardiac operations, including valve repair or replacement, bypass surgery, heart transplant, ventricular assist device implantation and aortic reconstructions. When possible, I employ minimally invasive approaches to facilitate my patients’ recovery, and also use transcatheter approaches when appropriate. I believe in providing patients with individualized care, tailored specifically to their unique needs and goals, and encourage my patients to actively involve themselves in their care to improve their health and well-being.

My favorite part about working at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is the distinguishing character of our faculty and staff. I am proud to work with such a cooperative and resourceful group of individuals who are committed to our patients and families.

In my free time I enjoy photography and spending time with my family.
Highlights
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Endocarditis
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Bicuspid
  • Coronary Artery Bypass, Off-Pump
  • Coronary Aneurysm
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
  • Pericarditis, Constrictive
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Heart Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA
MD
8/1/1994 - 5/30/1998

Residency

Barnes - Jewish Hospital, Saint Louis, MO

6/1/1998 - 6/30/2005

Chief Resident

Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO

7/1/2005 - 6/30/2007

Board Certification

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
6/6/2008

Academic Information

My Department

Surgery

My Division

Cardiac Surgery

More About My Work

Reviews

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.

42 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.7 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    5 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    5 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.7 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

    Not a lot of time was spent with care provider. At other medical system, I have experienced more care provider interaction than I did with OSU's Wexner Medical Center.

  • Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

    All good.

  • Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

    I feel he is best in his field and gave me the best care possible.

  • Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

    very knowledgeable

  • Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

    Pleaseant. Very knowledgeable.

  • Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

    His office arranged all my needed test in 15 min. all over Columbus but it made my visit very efficient.

  • Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

    all good

  • Reviewed on May 18, 2019

    Dr Mokadam is very caring. He made things very easy to understand. He absolutely made me feel that I am in great hands.

  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2019

    Very professional and friendly manner

  • Reviewed on Dec 18, 2018

    He was very exact in explaining everything.

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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 11/21/2019, Dr. Mokadam has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Medtronic, Inc.
  • Syncardia