Rami Kahwash

Rami Kahwash, MD

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician
4.8 out of 5
  • 118 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 28 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-7677

About Me

Rami Kahwash, MD, is a cardiologist and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Kahwash earned his medical degree from Damascus University in Damascus, Syria.

He completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Dr. Kahwash also completed a fellowship in heart failure, cardiac transplantation and device-based therapy for heart failure at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

Dr. Kahwash has published peer-reviewed journal articles and is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America and the American Medical Association.

His clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac transplantation, implantation of internal cardiac devices, invasive cardiology and diagnostic coronary angiography. Dr. Kahwash’s research interests focus on the area of cardiac resynchronization therapy and mechanical assist device for treatment of advanced heart failure.
Highlights
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Arabic

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Heart Failure
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Heart-Assist Devices
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Transplantation
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
6/30/2009


University of Kentucky Hospital
6/30/2003


University of Kentucky Hospital
6/30/2001


University of Kentucky Hospital
6/30/2007

MD
University of Damascus
7/1/1997


University of Damascus
12/1/1999

Academic Information

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/19/2003

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)
11/8/2010

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
10/31/2007

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
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.8 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 06, 2019

    Top of the line care.

  • Reviewed on Jun 19, 2019

    Rami Kahwash excellent and professional.

  • Reviewed on May 21, 2019

    It's always good every time I go see them.

  • Reviewed on May 14, 2019

    Care provider experiences were very good.

  • Reviewed on May 02, 2019

    Dr. Kahwash reviewed results of the last two angiograms that had been performed for me studying them very carefully and thoroughly and explaining results clearly.

  • Reviewed on Feb 16, 2019

    Dr. Kwasha is an outstanding doctor.

  • Reviewed on Jan 09, 2019

    I was very well treated.

  • Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

    Both are terrific.

  • Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018

    Very direct, warm and task oriented.

  • Reviewed on Oct 04, 2018

    Again... "A+"!

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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 12/20/2018, Dr. Kahwash 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.

  • Akcea Therapeutics
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Medtronic
  • Abbott