Talal Attar

Talal Attar, MD

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician

Clinical Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Accepting new patients
4.9 out of 5
  • 48 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 24 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

Talal Attar, MD, FACC, is an interventional cardiologist and an associate professor of clinical internal medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Attar earned his medical degree from The University of Aleppo, in Syria, and completed his internal medicine residency, cardiology fellowship and interventional fellowship at Ohio State. He also completed a peripheral vascular interventional fellowship at The Christ Hospital/The Lindner Center for Research and Education in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dr. Attar is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Medical Association, American Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Physician Executives, American Society of Quality, The Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and American College of Physicians.

Dr. Attar is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Dr. Attar’s clinical focus is on coronary interventions including stenting and atherectomy; acute myocardial infarction intervention; thrombolytic therapy; coronary atherectomy; renovascular intervention; intravascular ultrasound; and peripheral disease and intervention.
  • Named to Castle Connolly's Regional Top Doctors list
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Arabic
  • French

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
  • Atherectomy, Coronary
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Heart Attack
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty, Balloon
  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Laser-Assisted
  • Angioplasty, Laser
  • Arteriolosclerosis
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Catheterization, Peripheral
  • Diabetic Foot
  • Dyslipidemias
  • Hypertension, Malignant
  • Leriche Syndrome
  • Limb Salvage
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Ultrasonography
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
  • Ultrasonography, Doppler, Pulsed
  • Blood Circulation
  • Foot Ulcer
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Leg Ulcer

Locations Where I Practice

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

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

University of Aleppo, Mouhafaza
9/1/1984 - 11/8/1992


Kaplan Educational Center, Saint Paul, MN
4/1/1993 - 6/1/1995


The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
8/1/1994 - 2/1/1995


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
3/1/1995 - 4/28/1996


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/1998 - 6/30/2001


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2002

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine/Interventional Cardiology

Academic Information

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


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.

48 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.9 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 17, 2023


  • Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

    Always available as needed and very good results.

  • Reviewed on Apr 26, 2023

    Very helpful

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2023

    Dr. Attar is always able to put me the caregiver at ease with the way he treats the pt.

  • Reviewed on Feb 16, 2023

    My physician is respected. I appreciate his candor & concern for my heart health. He called me w/i moments of my lab posting.

  • Reviewed on Feb 02, 2023

    Everything was good.

  • Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

    Dr. Attar is an excellent cardiologist. He knows my health history, responds very quickly to My Chart messages, and has always provided great care

  • Reviewed on Jan 09, 2023

    All was 5 star very happy.

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 09/29/2023, Dr. Attar has reported no relationships with companies or entities.