Steven Dean

Steven Dean, DO

  • Vascular Medicine
  • Osteopathic Physician

Professor of Internal Medicine

4.8 out of 5
  • 154 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 62 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

Steven M. Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI, is the director of the Vascular Medicine Program, Director of Cardiovascular Medicine's Noninvasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratories and Clinical Professor of Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. His postgraduate training included a residency in internal medicine and fellowship in vascular medicine at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Dean has published many articles and book chapters on topics related to vascular medicine and is a frequent lecturer at national meetings on vascular related diseases. He has co-edited three vascular medicine textbooks including the Color Atlas and Synopsis of Vascular Medicine (winner of the 2014 "highly commended" cardiology textbook award by the British Medical Association) . Dr. Dean is an examination writer for the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and is a board member of the American Vein and Lymphatic Medicine and is a board member of the American Vein and Lymphatic Society.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Scleroderma, Systemic
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Edema
  • Lymphedema
  • Carotid Artery Diseases

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Oklahoma State Univ College of Osteo Med, Tulsa, OK
6/1/1985 - 5/30/1989


Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, Olympia Fields, IL

7/1/1989 - 6/30/1990


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1990 - 6/30/1993


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1993 - 6/30/1994

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

More About My Work


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.

154 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.6 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

    He was excellent.

  • Reviewed on Aug 11, 2022

    Excellent doctor!!!!!!

  • Reviewed on Aug 10, 2022

    Good, nice, knowledgeable

  • Reviewed on Aug 04, 2022

    Very good care.

  • Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

    Calm, caring, really listened, gave me hope!

  • Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

    Mr. Dean explained and answered any and all questions and I didn't feel rushed by him and he explained item by item. Thank you Dr. Dean.

  • Reviewed on Jul 11, 2022

    Very happy with Dr. Dean. He explained a lot of questions I had and was very patient with me. Couldn't ask for a nicer guy. Definitely recommend whole facility -

  • Reviewed on Jun 19, 2022

    He gave scientific name then put it in terms I understood

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 09/30/2022, Dr. Dean 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.

  • Tactile Medical