Steven Kalbfleisch

Steven Kalbfleisch, MD

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Steven Kalbfleisch, MD, FACC, is a cardiologist, professor of clinical medicine and medical director of cardiac electrophysiology at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009.

Dr. Kalbfleisch earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. He also completed his residency and fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular electrophysiology at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Kalbfleisch has authored numerous abstracts and peer-reviewed journal articles. He is also a frequent presenter on cardiovascular research and technology.

Dr. Kalbfleisch is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm Society and the American Medical Association. His specialty interest is in electrophysiology, and his research focuses on the clinical application of ablation therapy to treating cardiac arrhythmias.


  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac
  • Device Removal
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Care Units

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

University of Michigan Medical School


Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/1987 - 6/30/1991


Cardiology & Electro
University of Michigan Hospitals
7/1/1991 - 6/30/1993

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


129 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.7

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

I only see Dr. Kalhflusch once a year. He is thorough and a good listener. I do like him.

Reviewed on Jan 01, 2018

Nothing bad. Doctor was very nice and professional and friendly

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2017

Knowledgable, efficient.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2017

This man is so dedicated to his profession, His ability to relate with patients and their feelings and experiences have not been seen by this person in the most of my life.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2017

Excellent - Very Nice and Professional

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2017

I did not see Dr. K until 10:20am, with a 9am appointment. There were a few times that I thought I might just leave. A fellow of his cane in first, around 10:10. I did not care for this, as I was expecting to see Dr. K.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2017

He was very informative and caring.

Reviewed on Nov 01, 2017

He's a great Doctor, despite being a Michigan graduate.

Reviewed on Nov 01, 2017

He achieves the excellence I had hoped for when I selected him based on excellent knowledge of potential providers.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2017

He was excellent, never had a doctor or assit talk to me like they did in explaining what they are planning on doing to fix my heart. Felt very relaxed in the office.

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2017


Reviewed on Oct 16, 2017

Fine experience but delayed by other emergencies.

Reviewed on Oct 08, 2017

Dr K and the nurse prac(Nikki) and nurse(Cindy) are all great. I am as good as I can be at this point thanks to them.

Reviewed on Oct 08, 2017


Reviewed on Sep 22, 2017

extremely knowledgeable and very friendly !

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Kalbfleisch 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 at 614-293-7802.

  • Reminger, Attorneys at Law