Sylvester Black

Sylvester Black, MD

  • Transplant
  • General Surgery
  • Physician
4.8 out of 5
  • 61 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 11 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Pancreatic Islets Transplantation
  • Liver Transplantation
  • Kidney Transplantation
  • Pancreas Transplantation
  • Transplantation

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Northwestern University Medical School

Toronto General Hospital

University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics

University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics

Academic Information

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

American Board of Surgery

My Department


My Division

Transplant Surgery

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.

61 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.7 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    5 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

    Excellent all around.

  • Reviewed on Feb 07, 2019

    An excellent doctor. He listened to me with genuine interest and made good attempts to answer all my questions. He was very kind to my wife and I.

  • Reviewed on Dec 29, 2018

    Love Dr. Black. Amazing doctor. Phenomenal surgeon. Bedside manner is astonishing - always listens, explains thing thoroughly & easy to understand.

  • Reviewed on Dec 21, 2018

    If Dr. Black was located in my town I would be on his patient list right now! A great doctor! This was the best visit to a doctor office ever. So great.

  • Reviewed on Jul 09, 2018

    My care providers, in my opinion, are the best in the business.

  • Reviewed on Jun 15, 2018

    Very pleased with care.

  • Reviewed on May 30, 2018

    Dr. Black is amazing. Listens so intently. Answers all questions. Truly cares. Is friendly and positive. An excellent surgeon. Top notch!

  • Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018


  • Reviewed on Mar 01, 2018


  • Reviewed on Mar 01, 2018

    Dr. Black was simply incredible. Listened carefully, explained everything in easy to understand terms, spent so much time with us. Fantastic bedside manner. Very kind, very wise. Just really adored him.

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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 12/20/2018, Dr. Black has reported no relationships with companies or entities.