Thomas Ryan

Thomas Ryan, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician

Professor of Internal Medicine

5.0 out of 5
  • 58 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 23 Patient Comments

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About Me

Thomas Ryan, MD, MBA, is executive director of the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital and director of The Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center. He holds the John G. and Jeanne Bonnet McCoy Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine and leads the Medical Center’s Heart Program. Dr. Ryan also serves as a professor of cardiovascular medicine at Ohio State’s Medical Center. He was named one of America’s Best Doctors in 2009.

Dr. Ryan earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and holds an MBA from Duke University Fuqua School of Business in Durham, N.C. He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiology at Indiana University.

Dr. Ryan has authored or co-authored more than 200 published articles, book chapters and abstracts. He is a national expert on cardiac ultrasound technology, and co-author of Feigenbaum’s Echocardiography, the leading textbook in the field of cardiovascular ultrasound. Dr. Ryan is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Echocardiography, of which he is a former president.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015-2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Angina, Unstable
  • Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Tachycardia, Paroxysmal
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

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

Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN
8/30/1977 - 5/30/1981


Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

7/1/1981 - 6/30/1982

Research Fellowship

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

7/1/1983 - 6/30/1985

Chief Resident

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

7/1/1983 - 6/30/1986


Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

6/30/1985 - 6/30/1986

Chief Resident

Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis, IN

7/1/1986 - 6/30/1987

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

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.

58 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Gives Understandable Instructions
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  • Knows My Medical History
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  • Shows Respect
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  • Time Spent Together
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  • Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

    Best doctor ever - Tom Ryan.

  • Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

    Dr. Ryan is compassionate, a great listener, and a superb physician.

  • Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

    Very insightful and great communicator.

  • Reviewed on May 06, 2022

    Always a good experience.

  • Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

    Dr. Ryan is extremely nice and helpful I know if I had a problem in between visits I could call and get an immediate call back.

  • Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

    Always sees the big picture....instills great confidence in me regarding how I'm doing

  • Reviewed on Mar 07, 2022

    This provider is new to me, a my previous cardiologist has retired. I am very happy with Dr. Ryan

  • Reviewed on Feb 20, 2022

    Dr. Ryan is always pleasant, never rushes me, is willing to listen to and help with my concerns. I would recommend his to anyone needing a cardiologist. I feel very comfortable with him as my doctor.

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. Ryan has reported no relationships with companies or entities.