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Rami Kahwash, MD

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(614) 293-6081

I specialize in:

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • and 1 more


Rami Kahwash, MD, is a cardiologist and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Kahwash earned his medical degree from Damascus University in Damascus, Syria. He completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. Dr. Kahwash also completed a fellowship in heart failure, cardiac transplantation and device-based therapy for heart failure at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Kahwash has published peer-reviewed journal articles and is a member of several professional societies, including the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America and the American Medical Association. His clinical interests include heart failure, cardiac transplantation, implantation of internal cardiac devices, invasive cardiology and diagnostic coronary angiography. Dr. Kahwash’s research interests focus on the area of cardiac resynchronization therapy and mechanical assist device for treatment of advanced heart failure.

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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)


Heart Failure
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/2008 - 6/30/2009

Cardiovascular Medicine
University of Kentucky Hospital
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007


Internal Medicine
University of Kentucky Hospital
7/1/2001 - 6/30/2003

Medical Degree

University of Damascus

Additional Languages I Speak
  • Arabic
My Department

Internal Medicine