Steven Dean

Steven Dean, DO

  • Vascular Medicine
  • Osteopathic Physician

Professor of Internal Medicine

4.8 out of 5
  • 188 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 71 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

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.

188 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.8 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
    4.9 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

    Dr Dean helps the VA monitor my breast cancer related lymphedema and swelling. This is my second visit. I am very satisfied.

  • Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

    Gave very easy to understand instructions and easy to understand plan for moving forward

  • Reviewed on Apr 08, 2022

    First time in a long time that I've been to a doctor and they were extremely knowledgeable and attentive. He genuinely seemed interested in helping me and knew exactly what I needed.

  • Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

    Great 1st experience with a new doctor. Only problem was length of time to get 1st appt. 3 months! Must be good, need more doctors in this area.

  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2022

    Dr. Dean was great. He listened about my concerns & questions. I believe I have finally found someone that can help me.

  • Reviewed on Mar 06, 2022

    First time seeing this provider. Was very anxious but appt was excellent. I would highly recommend Dr Dean

  • Reviewed on Feb 26, 2022

    Dr. Dean is personable, authentic and very knowledgeable. Willing to listen and try new therapies or holistic remedies.

  • Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

    Very informative.

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. 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