Ralph Augostini

Ralph Augostini, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician

Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine

Accepting new patients
4.9 out of 5
  • 157 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 62 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 Downstate Health Sciences University - College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY
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 Foundation, Cleveland, OH
7/1/1993 - 6/30/1996

Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
7/1/1996 - 6/30/1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease
11/20/1997

American Board of Internal Medicine/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
11/3/1999

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.

157 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    5.0 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

    He is the absolute best, otherwise I would travel 2 hours for his service.

  • Reviewed on Oct 31, 2023

    Always the up most caring professional and explains everything and goes over all charts and medication.

  • Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

    Top of the Line! NP Kacey and Dr. Aogustini were right on the money for displaying true patient care.

  • Reviewed on Oct 04, 2023

    Dr. Augostini. Is number ONE in his Profession..In my opinion ,he is the "BESTEST" of the best...remarkable physician, excellent clinician, diagnostician ,second to none..The Wexner Medical Center has to be proud to have him as one of their outstanding faculty members...his efforts and concerns for my personal medical problems are MOST appreciated....

  • Reviewed on Oct 03, 2023

    It is all good. He is very understanding and shows concern for my health. He also gets right to the point and gives the information in a way that I can understand the good and the bad.

  • Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

    Didn't rush during appointment.

  • Reviewed on Sep 05, 2023

    It was good

  • Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

    He was great, explain everything go on with me.

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 09/29/2023, 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