Ronald Whisler

Ronald Whisler, MD

  • Rheumatology

Appointments: (614) 293-4837

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Rheumatology
  • 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

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Internal Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
1/1/1972 - 1/1/1973


Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
1/1/1973 - 12/31/1975

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Rheumatology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Rheumatology - Immunology


395 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 09, 2018

I drive 3 hrs. to see Dr. Whisler for 18 years. Dr. Whisler is number 1 in my book. I won't see anyone else. I dread the day Dr. Whisler retires.

Reviewed on Mar 03, 2018

he is great!

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2018

I love Dr Whisler.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2018

Professional and friendly staff

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018

No problems.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018

Always look forward to seeing him

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018

Dr. Whisler is always very attentive @ every appointment I have. He is caring and compassionate. I am so thankful to have him as a doc.

Reviewed on Feb 06, 2018

I have nothing but positive things to say about Dr. Whisler. He or my PCP are the two doctors I trust the most.

Reviewed on Feb 01, 2018

I love Dr. Whisler. Have gone to him over the years with several arthritic problems. He is very good and calm at what he does. Very professional and personable.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2018

Dr. Whistler cares about his patients. He is couteous and has a good sense of humor. He listens to me. Answers my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

He's very cheerful and always ready to answer any questions. Never in a hurry.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

I always enjoy talking to him

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2018

Very knowledgeable and friendly and sensitive to my needs

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2018

very easy to talk to

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2018

Dr. Whisler is an awesome doctor I appreciate his professionalism and compassion.

Reviewed on Jan 06, 2018

Listens well and asks detailed questions

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2017

Dr Whistler is excellent

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2017

I have been seeing Dr. Whisler since Feb. 2011 - probably saved my life.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2017


Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

He made time to come in and see me and spend time with my husband.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

He puts you at ease with small talk.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2017

Dr. Whisler is truly remarkable! I drive a long distance to see him, because of the great care he provides!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2017

Absolutely the best physician! I love having him as my doctor! I wish all doctors cared & listened as well as he does.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2017

Awesome! Feel very confident with medical knowledge & care he gives.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2017

Dr. Whisler is friendly, professional and care about me.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Excellent very good.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2017

Informed me of long term use of medications & possible alternate treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2017

Dr. Whisler is the best. I had recently had an MRI and he took the time to explain the results to me. Also said he would send a note to the doctor that ordered it to request a follow up appointment. He has always listened to all my concerns regarding my pain and physical concerns; ie my ankles.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2017

I have never been so upset with my treatment. Physician was condescending and did not listen. Both my husband and I felt the visit was a waste of time. Will not be returning.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2017

he's always thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2017

Dr. Whisler is very nice & takes his time with me.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017

It is always a pleasure and he takes the time for your over all health needs and answers any questions.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017

Covers everything - answers questions. Does not rush thru visit. Always asks if I have any questions and takes time to answer.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2017

No Complaints Dr. Whisler is the best.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2017

he is great. he never rushes, always listens and is ALWAYS very nice.

Reviewed on Nov 04, 2017

I had many questions, and the care provider answered everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Nov 03, 2017

Great Doctor - wonderful to work with - really cares about me.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2017

very good

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2017

Only have had excellent experiences with provider would consider his knowledge & concern & understanding of patient EXCELLENT.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2017

Very good experience.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2017

very polite and respectful doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2017

Excellent - Dr. Ronald Whisler is so caring, he is the best.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Whisler has reported no relationships with companies or entities.