Sarah Jonaus

Sarah Jonaus, MD

  • Internal Medicine

Appointments: (614) 293-8054

About Me

Becoming a doctor was such a perfect match for me that I never really considered other options, despite having no physicians in my family or close circles.

Practicing internal medicine fits me because I’m a compassionate and generous listener who loves math and science, as well as a good challenge. Since no one can know everything in medicine, I enjoy being an important member of the team that manages challenging patient situations. Getting to know patients well over their lifetime helps me treat each person according to their values and needs.

As a general internist, I ensure that my patients get well, stay well and understand all aspects of their health care.

My deepest satisfaction during my workday comes when patients tell me that something that I did or said changed their lives and improved their quality of life. I’m also proud when medical students and residents tell me that I’ve changed the way that they practice medicine or how they live their lives for the better.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Linda Strout Faculty Teaching Award
  • Board certified in internal medicine
  • Member of the Society of General Internal Medicine

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Preventive Medicine

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

M.D.
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine
6/30/1996

Residency

Internal Medicine
University of Virginia Health System
7/1/1996 - 6/30/1999

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
8/24/1999

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

Reviews

128 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 01, 2018

I felt listened to and not rushed such is the common case in other doctor offices. The staff, especially Dr. Jonaus, treated me with a great deal of empathy and I left feeling immediately better just knowing I now had a support system and a plan for getting healthy.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018

The reason I don't have to phone Dr. Jonaus' office is that I can always just e-mail her on MyChart and she will quickly answer any question. I hope that she is able to train many future doctors to follow in her footsteps. I hope that I NEVER abuse this gift she gives me of clear communication.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

Excellent listener and care practitioner.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

Always caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018

Dr. Jonaus is always very thorough in history taking, up to date on recommended screens & a great coach for my weight management!

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2018

Dr. Jonaus is the best doctor I've ever had. She is smart, caring, and knowledgeable, and she makes me feel like she has all the time in the world to help me (even though I'm sure she does not!).

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2018

she is the very best ~ would go to no one else

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2018

Outstanding

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2018

Very good.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2018

I love this practice. it's exactly what I want for my health care

Reviewed on Jan 04, 2018

Dr. Jonaus is always friendly & thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Dr Jonaus is wonderful, always caring, friendly, knowledgeable. I am grateful that she is my physician and trust her implicitly.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2017

Excellent -

Reviewed on Nov 06, 2017

My care provider is always attentive, caring, and helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2017

Dr Jonaus is the best. I have been seeing her for approx 18 years. Great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2017

Dr. Jonaus is always on to of my medical concerns. I can always ask her questions in the office and get good answers and advice. I can always ask her a question through MyChart and she will usually give me a reply within 24 hours which is great

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2017

excellent care

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2017

Appreciate her humor, honesty, thoroughness and caring

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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