Scheduling: 614-293-7677 or 888-293-7677 Visitors: 614-293-8000
Open 24 hours. See below for hours and phone numbers of specific services.
Please note, all OSU and OSU Wexner Medical Center locations, including this one, are tobacco-free and weapon-free zones.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Heart and Vascular Center encompasses both the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital and the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, meaning that physicians work alongside scientists in true collaboration, safely incorporating the latest life-altering biomedical discoveries into treatment plans to provide the highest-quality, patient-focused care.
The Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital is a 150-bed facility that combines the latest technology with patient-focused care to create the best possible healing environment. Each floor is dedicated to a specific service, such as cardiac surgery or heart failure. Each of our units within the Ross Heart Hospital also have dedicated teams of caregivers who are experienced in the unique needs associated with each type of heart or vascular patient, which results in outstanding levels of expertise and care for our patients.
Learn more about Ohio State's heart and vascular services.
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Ambulatory Care Center
Antiarrhythmic Medications Monitoring
Cardiovascular Genetic and Genomic Medicine Clinic
Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and Lipid Management
Inherited Arrhythmia Clinic
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Medication Therapy Management
Ohio State’s Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital is located just south of The Ohio State University campus in Columbus.
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452 West 10th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210
Valet service is located at its entrance at 452 W. 10th Ave. It is available for $8 Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Parking Discounts for Patients and Their Visitors
Patients and their visitors will pay a reduced fee for all garages in the medical center (12th Avenue, SAFEAUTO, 9th Avenue East, South Cannon and North Cannon). Parking validations can be obtained at registration or at any Information Desk located throughout the hospital. You must bring your garage ticket with you for proper validation. Free transportation is also available for patients and visitors to and from the medical center garages and buildings.
Free transportation is available for patients and visitors to and from the medical center parking garages and buildings. View options.
Handicapped accessible parking is available next to the building and in all garages on the medical center campus. Additional parking is located in the SAFEAUTO Garage at 1585 Westpark St. It is connected to the Medical Center by a second-floor covered walkway. For those with mobility challenges, please drop off at Davis Outpatient Care entrance on Medical Center Drive before parking your vehicle.
Cannon Drive, between 12th Avenue and John Herrick Drive, is now open. Lane closures along Cannon Drive will occur in July for roadway re-striping, but traffic will be maintained in both directions.
- Patient pick-up and drop-off is located at entrance of Rhodes Hall, 450 W. 10th Ave.
Visiting a Patient
For the comfort of our patients, only two visitors are permitted at any one time. Talk with the charge nurse in your unit if you would like to have additional visitors. All visitors must be free of illness. In areas where overnight visitors are allowed, visitors must wear an identification badge at all times. Patient visitation is not restricted on the basis of age, ethnicity, religion, culture, language, physical or mental disability, socioeconomic status, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression.
Visitation is 24 hours a day in most areas of the hospital, but please check with the staff in the patient care unit to confirm the policy for that area. From 10 p.m.-5 a.m., patients are limited to one visitor. Intensive Care Unit hours vary, so please check with unit staff.
Children are able to visit when accompanied and properly supervised by a non-patient adult at all times. The child is considered one of the two patient visitors. Children may visit the Intensive Care Unit patients by checking with staff first.
Please turn off your cell phones or any radio transmitted devices while in the hospital.
Sending Something to a Patient
Weekdays before 4 p.m., flowers are delivered by volunteers Saturday and Sunday, florists deliver directly to patient room
Send cards to:
Ross Heart Hospital
Attention: (patient name and room #)
452 W. 10th Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Cardiac Care at Ohio State
Second Floor: Cardiac Catheterization
The cardiac catheterization experts at Ohio State's Ross Heart Hospital open blocked arteries with balloons and stents.
Fourth Floor: Surgery
You're in good hands with the surgical teams at Ohio State's Ross Heart Hospital, nationally recognized for the quality of their care.
Fifth Floor: Vascular Care
Ohio State's vascular care experts can treat even the most complex vascular conditions using advanced imaging techniques and minimally invasive surgical procedures.
Sixth Floor: Heart Failure
The collaborative approach to heart failure care at Ohio State's Ross Heart Hospital ensures that you get exactly the kind of care you need,including access to the most advanced heart failure treatments available.
Seventh Floor: Electro-physiology
When an electrical problem in your heart causes it to beat too quickly or slowly, experts at Ohio State are trained in a variety of procedures that can return your heartbeat to normal.