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.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2019

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • 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

Education History

Medical School

Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL
9/4/1979 - 5/31/1983


Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, Olympia Fields, IL

7/1/1983 - 6/30/1984


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1984 - 6/30/1987


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

7/1/1987 - 6/30/1990

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

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.

307 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.8 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.8 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.6 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on May 27, 2020

    OSU is the best only good experiences

  • Reviewed on Apr 22, 2020


  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

    Couldn't be happier with my care. The team of Drs. Buck and Obarski was an all-star team. My concerns were thoroughly addressed and met with a solid plan of action.

  • Reviewed on Mar 03, 2020

    It was all good.

  • Reviewed on Mar 03, 2020


  • Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

    He was knowledgeable about my particulars, easy to take to, responsive to my personal thoughts and questions and offered useful suggestions for my concerns. I feel I can talk to him about anything and I have faith in his advice.

  • Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

    Tim Obarski - have been seeing him for my heart for years he is the BEST.

  • Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

    professional, attentive, discussed his findings and made recommendations, ordered further testing. he took his time with me which I appreciated

  • Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

    Good - provider reminded me not to shovel snow this winter.

  • Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

    very 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 11/21/2019, Dr. Obarski has reported no relationships with companies or entities.