Thomas Ryan

Thomas Ryan, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

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.

Highlights

  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015, 2016, 2017

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

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

MD
Indiana University School of Medicine
5/30/1981

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Medicine
Indiana University Medical Center
6/30/1985 - 6/30/1986

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Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
9/16/1987

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
11/8/1989

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine

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Reviews

134 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2019

Love Dr. Ryan.

Reviewed on Apr 04, 2019

Very knowledgeable and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 08, 2019

Very good.

Reviewed on Feb 05, 2019

Great.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2019

Best there is.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

He is the best. Very compassionate & easy to understand.

Reviewed on Oct 03, 2018

Very positive experience.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Ryan was easy to talk to, explained things well, listened to and answered any concerns I had.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

This provider inspires confidence.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Always helpful & friendly.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Ryan has reported no relationships with companies or entities.