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William Abraham, MD

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(614) 293-6081

I specialize in:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart-Assist Devices


William T. Abraham, MD, FACP, FACC, FAHA, FESC, is director of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and a professor of internal medicine, physiology and cell biology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He also serves as deputy director of Ohio State’s Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute. Dr. Abraham has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for eight consecutive years. Also in 2009 he was named inaugural designated Chair of Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine at Ohio State’s College of Medicine. Dr. Abraham earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass., and completed his residency in internal medicine and fellowships in cardiology and heart failure/cardiac transplantation at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. Dr. Abraham is an internationally known researcher in heart failure. Dr. Abraham has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, the American College of Cardiology and the Aetna Quality Care Foundation and has participated as principal investigator in more than 100 multicenter clinical drug and device trials. In addition to authoring more than 600 original papers, abstracts, book chapters and review articles, Dr. Abraham also co-edited Heart Failure: A Practical Approach to Treatment, a leading textbook on heart failure. Dr. Abraham serves on the editorial boards of several major journals and is a member of many professional organizations. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the European Society of Cardiology.

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology)

American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)


Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Colorado School of Medicine
7/1/1990 - 11/30/1993

Medical Degree

Harvard University School of Medicine

My Department

Internal Medicine