Ralph Augostini

Ralph Augostini, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine

4.9 out of 5
  • 118 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 52 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

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, 2014-2019
  • 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

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

SUNY Health Science Center College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
MD
9/1/1986 - 6/1/1990

Internship

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

9/1/1990 - 6/30/1991

Residency

University of Michigan Hospitals, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/1991 - 6/30/1993

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1993 - 6/30/1996

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1996 - 6/30/1998

Board Certifications

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

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

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.

118 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Oct 11, 2022

    Love that guy!

  • Reviewed on Oct 02, 2022

    Dr. Augostini is brilliant. He is the best. I have been an unusual, challenging patient for many years. Because of Dr. Augostini's superior intelligence, care, concern, support, demeanor and continued pursuit for excellence, he has changed my life - and I'm sure the lives of countless others. I am most fortunate, blessed beyond words, to have Dr. Augostini as my EP. No matter what I might be going through, Dr Augostini has always made me feel safe. I know that I am in the best hands. Thank you.

  • Reviewed on Oct 02, 2022

    Dr very concerned we understand procedure took lots of time to be sure we understood

  • Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

    Dr. Augostini has treated with respect and is always helping me make the best decisions for my health.

  • Reviewed on Sep 18, 2022

    Good

  • Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

    Excellent doctor. The best. Knowledgeable, courteous, concerned about my health, communicates well---direct and to the point

  • Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

    The best and knowledgeable Dr I ever visted

  • Reviewed on Aug 10, 2022

    Loved him. Spent time explaining procedures.

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 09/30/2022, Dr. Augostini 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.

  • Respicardia, Inc.
  • Medtronic