Timothy Obarski

Timothy Obarski, DO

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Timothy Obarski, DO, FACC, FACP, is a cardiologist and an assistant professor of clinical internal medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Dr. Obarski earned his doctor of osteopathic medicine from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He went on to complete his residency and fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Obarski received multiple awards while in school including the Chief Cardiology Fellow Award, Clinical Research Fellow Award and Intern of the Year.

Dr. Obarski is involved with the American College of Cardiology and the American College of Physicians as a Fellow and serving on numerous professional committees. He is a founding member and past president of the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echo Labs, and on the board of directors of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.

Dr. Obarski is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Obarski’s clinical interests include transesophageal echocardiography, mitral valve dysfunction, pericardial disease and nuclear cardiology.

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Cardiac-Gated Single-Photon Emission Computer-Assisted Tomography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Primary Prevention
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine


Internal Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
7/1/1984 - 6/30/1987


Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
7/1/1987 - 6/30/1990

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


156 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.8 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.8
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.6
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.8

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

He's outstanding, and understands me and the way I approach things.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2018

He is great

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2018

Dr. Obarski is an excellent cardiologist! I like the fact that he is very plain, and tells you what you need to know.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2018

Good! The doctor explains everything so that so that I understand.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018

Attentive & actively listened to concerns, explained with clarity & easily understood terms.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2018

They were all informative and helpful. Answered questions. Very pleasant and concerned for my health -

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2018

New doctor. OK.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2018

I like him a lot.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018

he is an excellant doctor and discussed how I felt and any concerns I might have and made sure I had refills for all of my medications. He is the best doctor I have ever had that I feel comfortable that he will make the best decisions for my health issues. I trust his decisions.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

Knowledgeable; not as thorough as past provider who retired.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2018

He is attentive, concerned and a very good listener.

Reviewed on Jan 06, 2018

The docs were wonderful. Very thorough!

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2017

I had not been seen by Dr. Obarski for several years and he took time to reconnect, understand and provide the necessary information I needed in order to move forward with other medical services

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2017

Interested in condition respect the scope of his specialty.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Dr. Obarski always asks me about my son and how he is doing.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2017

Very complete and thorough in his evaluation.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2017

Very good.

Reviewed on Nov 08, 2017


Reviewed on Nov 06, 2017

he was great at explaining things past doctors didn't or assumed I knew

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2017

Good provider; informed & professional.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2017

Dr. Obarski is an excellent cardiologist. He was very supportive encouraging me to return in the future if I need anything. Tx. going very well.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2017

showed sincere interest in my problem, knowledgeable about my problem, personable

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Obarski has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office at 614-293-7802.

  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission