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

MD
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

156 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

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2018

Very professional as always!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2018

Personable, professional, patient, knowledgeable and caring

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Always friendly and nice... Takes time for me (never rushed)... Personable... Cares for each patient... Very knowledgeable. (My husband and mother-in-law are patients of hers as well... My parents were as well as years up until they passed away. We all love her!!)

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2018

Dr. Jonaus has always provided me w/EXCELLENT care. She is competent, caring and a loving individual. She listens intently, researches necessary issues and helps me with her heart as well as her head.

Reviewed on Jun 07, 2018

Really enjoyed meeting & talking with Dr. Jonaus. This was my first time seeing her and she made me feel comfortable and not silly for asking some questions.

Reviewed on Jun 06, 2018

Always good experience no matter how awful I feel when I arrive, I feel better when I leave especially mentally & emotionally as work towards physical improvement.

Reviewed on Jun 02, 2018

I rarely call. Dr. Jonaus and I email any concerns. Her responses are timely and trigger action when necessary. My family and I followed her to OSU from her previous practice.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

I love her. She is empathetic & welcoming & always has a plan. I feel better just by talking to her & knowing she cares about me.

Reviewed on May 26, 2018

Dr. Jonaus is the best doctor I have had for my care. I wish all of my providers did as well with me.

Reviewed on May 26, 2018

Dr. Jonaus is the best doctor I have ever had. She is extremely knowledgeable, compassionate, and cares about all of her patients. I have recommended to a lot of people.

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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.