About Me

I am a gastroenterologist who specializes in treating patients with pancreatic disorders. I believe in providing patients with a comprehensive evaluation, which helps determine the nature of their symptoms and develop an effective management plan.

My clinical experience has impacted my research interests. As a member of the Translational Therapeutics Program at the OSUCCC – James and an NIH-funded principal investigator for the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer, my research seeks to further understand the relationship between new-onset diabetes mellitus and pancreatic cancer, including the potential role for early detection.

I also oversee evaluation and surveillance for patients at increased risk for pancreatic cancer due to a family history or underlying genetic predisposition. Additionally, I am investigating different therapies to modify the inflammatory profile of chronic pancreatitis, which is a pre-malignant condition.

What I enjoy most about working here at Ohio State is the ability to give patients access to a wide variety of services by working with a variety of highly skilled specialists. These services include advanced imaging and endoscopy, surgery, nutrition and other medical specialties.

In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors, attending Ohio State football games and relaxing with my family.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2019
  • Medical Director, Section of Pancreatic Disorders Center
  • Member of the American Pancreatic Association
  • Invited to lecture on the management of pancreatic diseases at national meetings

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Transplantation
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Pancreatic Islets Transplantation
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic Cyst
  • Pancreatic Cancers
  • Neurosecretory Systems
  • Colonoscopy
  • Gastroscopy

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
8/11/2003 - 5/11/2007


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

6/30/2007 - 6/25/2010


Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

6/26/2010 - 6/28/2013

Post Doctoral Fellow

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

6/29/2013 - 6/27/2014

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Gastroenterology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Gastroenterology)

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


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.

117 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    5 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    5 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Nov 02, 2021

    Dr. Hart is extremely knowledgeable willing to answer questions and to discuss options, meeting me at my position.

  • Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

    Dr. Hart is very approachable, friendly, professional and compassionate.

  • Reviewed on Oct 04, 2021

    He is very clear and makes sure I understand each issue. Excellent bedside manner.

  • Reviewed on Oct 01, 2021

    Dr. Hart is a gifted medical doctor who recommended my family for cancer screening. The cancer screening process saved my brother's life. Thanks again Dr. Hart.

  • Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

    All good.

  • Reviewed on Sep 09, 2021

    Clearly reviewed/explained his observation of recent testing/scans. Suggested continuing monitoring to observe ongoing change.

  • Reviewed on Sep 07, 2021

    Dr. Hart is excellent. Very caring and easy to talk with. I feel he is a good doctor who really cares for me.

  • Reviewed on Aug 31, 2021

    Very good.

  • Reviewed on Aug 27, 2021

    I had excellent visit with Dr. Hart. Dr. Hart has great patient/doctor skills along with impressive medical background.

  • Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

    Dr. Hart listened thoroughly to what I said, explained things in an easy manner to understand, was thorough in his exam in an on and wasn't rushed. He is very caring and was an excellent bedside manner! Great doctor!

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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 10/25/2021, Dr. Hart 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.

  • Kangen Pharmaceuticals
  • Sagent Pharmaceuticals