By Mail

U.S. Mail is delivered daily to the unit clerk on each unit by a staff member from the mail room. Mail is then distributed by the RN or PCA.

Please include the patient's name and the following addresses when sending mail:

  • Ohio State University Hospital Rhodes Hall or Ohio State University Hospital Doan Hall
    410 W. 10th Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • Ohio State Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital
    452 W. 10th Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • Ohio State Brain and Spine Hospital
    300 W. 10th Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • Ohio State Dodd Rehabilitation Hospital
    480 W. Ninth Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute
    460 W. 10th Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • Ohio State East Hospital
    181 Taylor Ave.
    Columbus, OH 43203

By Phone

Call Patient Information and ask to be connected to your loved one.

  • The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The James: 614-293-8000
  • East Hospital: 614-257-3160

Flowers and balloons

  • Flowers are delivered to patient rooms by a hospital employee or volunteer.
  • No live flowers are allowed in Intensive Care Units or anywhere in The James. Ask your florist for artificial flower arrangements for delivery to these areas of the hospital.
  • Due to latex allergy concerns, only Mylar balloons are permitted.
  • Order balloons from the Scarlet Ribbon Gift Shop located on each hospital campus by visiting
  • At East Hospital, flowers can be delivered to the front desk (181 Taylor Ave.) from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday through Friday. A hospital employee will deliver them to patient rooms.

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