Ralph Augostini

Ralph Augostini, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
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Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Ralph Augostini, MD, FACC, is the co-director of the electrophysiology training program and director of the ambulatory device clinic. As a cardiologist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, he specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology and cardiovascular disease. Dr. Augostini was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009. 

An associate professor of clinical medicine at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, Dr. Augostini earned his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor, and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and cardiac electrophysiology and pacing at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Dr. Augostini’s clinical and research interests include electrophysiology, pacing and ablation. Dr. Augostini is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society, and a member of several professional organizations, including the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Device Removal
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Cardiac Pacing, Artificial
  • Defibrillators, Implantable
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
SUNY Health Science Center College of Medicine
6/1/1990

Residency

Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/1991 - 6/30/1993

Fellowships

Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1996

Electrophysiology
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
7/1/1996 - 6/30/1998

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
9/22/1993

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
11/20/1997

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)
11/3/1999

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)
11/30/1999

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

Reviews

257 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.9
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

79 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 02, 2019

Dr. Augustinian is simply THE BEST!! He saved my life & I adore everything about him!! His intellect, skills & rapport are indescribably tops!!!! I wish I was a millionaire & could buy him another Chair designation! He is a tremendously hard worker and dignified OSU in every respect! Treat him well.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Dr. Augostini is great in every way. Always friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Good, knowledgeable, concerned I understood what was and what had happened.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Very good explaining procedures. Very nice.

Reviewed on Apr 09, 2019

the best

Reviewed on Apr 06, 2019

all good

Reviewed on Apr 04, 2019

all good

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2019

Great.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Dr. Augustini is excellent and his CNP (or PA?) Julie is extremely thorough and cares about doing what is right by her patients.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Nothing but GREAT things to say about Dr. Augostini. He's brilliant but can explain it in anyone's terms. He took his time with us & made us feel valued.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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