Thomas Ryan

Thomas Ryan, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 58 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 22 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

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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

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

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

    Great. He connected me with a specialist. I didn't even have to call. They set up the appointment for me.

  • Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

    He is great, too.

  • Reviewed on Jun 03, 2021


  • Reviewed on Jun 01, 2021

    No issues Dr Ryan and his staff is top rate

  • Reviewed on May 18, 2021

    Consultation with Dr. Ryan very informative in terms of possible options and procedures.

  • Reviewed on Apr 28, 2021


  • Reviewed on Apr 24, 2021

    Always a good time.

  • Reviewed on Apr 08, 2021

    Answered questions thoroughly.

  • Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

    Dr. Ryan is easy to talk to. He is very thorough in his assessment of my cardiac problem.

  • Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

    All good!

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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 11/01/2020, Dr. Ryan has reported no relationships with companies or entities.