Vincent Brinkman

Vincent Brinkman, MD

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Appointments: (614) 293-7677

About Me

Vincent Brinkman, MD, is an assistant professor of clinical medicine and a general cardiologist who sees both outpatients and inpatients at The Ohio State Medical Center.

Dr. Brinkman earned his medical degree and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in cardiology at Ohio State.

Dr. Brinkman specializes in echocardiography and nuclear cardiology, including stress testing and transesophageal echocardiography. Dr. Brinkman's research focuses on clinical cardiology and cardiac imaging.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Echocardiography
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Angina Pectoris
  • Angina, Stable
  • Angina, Unstable
  • Angina Pectoris, Variant
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Myocarditis
  • Aortic Stenosis, Subvalvular
  • Aortic Stenosis, Supravalvular
  • Aortic Valve Prolapse
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Atresia
  • Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency
  • Tricuspid Valve Prolapse
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bradycardia
  • Stents
  • Coronary Care Units
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypertension

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Internal Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2002 - 6/30/2004


Cardiovascular Medicine
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2005 - 6/30/2008

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)

American Board of Pediatrics

My Department

Internal Medicine

My Division

Cardiovascular Medicine


288 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 4.9
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 09, 2018

very good

Reviewed on Mar 08, 2018

A favorite MD of mine. He took care of my parents previously & was excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 02, 2018

Very good and very knowledgeable. took time to explain my condition and to make sure that I understood everything. Very nice doctor who really cares about his patient.

Reviewed on Mar 01, 2018

Took the extra time to explain & work with me. Very satisfied with Dr. Brinkman & his wonderful staff.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

Always pleasant and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2018

He is very professional and knows his stuff

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2018

always patient and attentive to details

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2018

1. He's very generous with his time & addresses all my concerns. 2. At every appt., he reviews my entire health issues & medications, not just the area of his specialty. 3. All my questions are answered/explained in language easily understood.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2018

Excellent - Explained each question I asked him.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2017

All good experience, he's always a very good listener. I'm completely happy to have him for my dr.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2017

Excellent! Very attentive, listens well, explains things well.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

Explained every thing so I could understand it!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2017

He was very professional & kind.

Reviewed on Dec 01, 2017

Of high professional and medical standards.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2017

Dr.Brickman is Great, He listens , and explains everything. easy to talk too. I am glad he is my dr.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2017


Reviewed on Nov 24, 2017

Very easy to talk with. Helped me feel more comfortable.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2017

wonderful, they good at explaining my heart issues

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2017

He simply is the best.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2017

Was very respectful, seems concern about my health and explained my health problems in a simple way so I could understand what to do or not to do, and thought I had improved with weight loss.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2017

Good experience.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2017

He was not hurried at all.

Reviewed on Oct 08, 2017

Dr. Brinkman is very caring and professional. He is easy to talk to, listens to what you are saying and explains things very well. I have a lot of trust in him.

Reviewed on Oct 06, 2017

I drive 2 1/2 hours to see Dr. Brinkman. I wouldn't do that if I wasn't VERY happy with him as my cardiologist. He is very kind, caring, patient and professional. I'm blessed to have him as my physician.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2017

Knowledgeable-listens well- has a relaxing presence-makes you feel like he is interrested in your issues.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Brinkman has reported no relationships with companies or entities.