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Your physician has made an excellent choice in referring you to Ohio State for heart and vascular care. Ohio State’s Heart and Vascular Center is recognized nationally for its expertise and quality care, and we’re proud to offer you that care here in Columbus.
As you prepare for your visit, it will help to have:
If your doctor has referred you to the Ohio State’s Heart and Vascular Center, you may call 614-293-ROSS (614-293-7677) to schedule your appointment, change your appointment or ask general questions regarding your visit to the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital or any of our outpatient locations.
We want to ensure that you have the most information available to help you and your heart. Below, you’ll find information on support groups and additional websites regarding heart disease and heart health.
Located at University Hospital, the Library for Health Information can help you find trustworthy, valid information on any health topic.
We’re proud to offer fresh produce, heart-healthy cooking ideas and resources from our community garden to patients and the community.
Determine your risk for cancer and heart disease with the Family HealthLink interactive tool.
The Unverferth House offers temporary residence at no cost for Ohio State patients and families who live outside Franklin County.
Help save lives by signing up to be an organ donor or learn how you can volunteer.
Share with others waiting for and living with heart transplants. This support group is dedicated to any patient being considered for a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) or heart transplant, is listed for heart transplant, or has had a heart transplant or LVAD placed. The group is for inpatients and outpatients. Family members are encouraged to attend, as well.
Wednesdays, 3-4 p.m.
Ross Heart Hospital, Room 6007
For more information, contact Laura Newman, 614-293-4748.
This group helps people understand that there can be a rich, rewarding life after a heart event. Healing Hearts brings patients, families and caregivers together to form a network of caring individuals. Members listen, share their experiences and learn from health care professionals.
For dates of upcoming support group meetings and more information, contact Jeff Davidson at 614-580-1561 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
To refer or transfer a patient to the Ross Heart Hospital or other heart facilities, please call 888-293-ROSS and press Option 1.
We strive to provide fast, easy referral or transfer of your patients as well as communication with you about the care your patients receive at the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. Thank you for the opportunity to be part of your patients’ care.
Visit our main Health Care Professionals page to find information about careers at Ohio State as well as other resources for health care professionals and referring physicians. You’ll also find information about conferences, patient education materials, a guide to services and continuing medical education opportunities.