About Me

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2018, 2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Arthritis, Rheumatoid
  • Bursitis
  • Connective Tissue Diseases
  • Gout
  • Joint Diseases
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis, Ankylosing
  • Rheumatology

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
1/1/1964 - 1/1/1968


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

1/1/1969 - 1/1/1970


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

1/1/1972 - 1/1/1973


Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN

1/1/1973 - 12/31/1975

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Rheumatology)

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Rheumatology - Immunology


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.

331 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 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
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Oct 12, 2021

    Dr. Whisler always takes time to talk to me about anything I have going on. He always call me back if I have left messages. Always very informative. Definitely a caring doctor.

  • Reviewed on Oct 09, 2021

    Always when he enters exam room he exhibits his knowledge of any medical Issues I've experienced since I last saw him. In other words he reviews my chart prior to entering room and asks appropriate questions.

  • Reviewed on Oct 09, 2021

    Very professional

  • Reviewed on Oct 08, 2021

    Very perceptive physician.

  • Reviewed on Oct 08, 2021

    Dr. Ronald is very good, helpful, knowledgeable. I have a good experiences with him.

  • Reviewed on Oct 04, 2021

    Very pleasant and professional.

  • Reviewed on Oct 03, 2021

    Dr. Whisler was helpful and listened.

  • Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

    Excellent! Dr. Whisler picked up on a medical problem I had from talking with me. A problem I was not there to see him for. He immediately took appropriate action to treat this new, never found or addressed issue by any other dr. before.

  • Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

    No complaints. Excellent physician.

  • Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

    Dr. Whisler is very kind and concerned about my health.

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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. Whisler has reported no relationships with companies or entities.