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UH North Ohio Heart & Ohio Medical Group

State-of-the-Art Cardiology and Primary Care in Northern Ohio

About Us

Providing a unique approach to healthcare since 1999, University Hospitals North Ohio Heart and Ohio Medical Group partner to create the perfect health care balance for our patients.

Primary care services are handled by physicians at Ohio Medical Group, while cardiologists and specialists at North Ohio Heart ensure complete care for you and your family.

UH North Ohio Heart & Ohio Medical Group offer cardiology, primary care, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services at convenient locations across Cuyahoga, Lorain, Huron and Erie counties.

Locations & Hours

See locations, office hours, and phone numbers for our cardiology and primary care locations.

Heart & Vascular Blog

Hear from our experts about heart-related topics.

Primary Care Blog

Learn about the importance of primary care and what your PCP can do for you.

The American Heart Association and American Medical Association Target: BP Gold+ seal

UH has received Target: BP Gold+ certification for our commitment to managing high blood pressure and achieving an exceptional 70% or greater blood pressure (BP) control rate throughout our adult patient population.

History of UH North Ohio Heart & Ohio Medical Group

When John W. Schaeffer, MD, FACC, founded North Ohio Heart in 1978, he envisioned a team of dedicated professionals working together using the latest technology, while recognizing that sensitivity and patient trust are essential components of successful medicine.

More than 40 years later, NOH is proud to be among the top cardiology practices in the Great Lakes region, with an experienced team of cardiac experts, specialists, clinical researchers and professionals.

In 2010, the NOH/OMG practice joined services with EMH Regional Healthcare System under the new entity North Ohio Heart, Inc. Four years later, EMH became University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center. Then on January 1, 2015, North Ohio Heart, Inc. and Ohio Medical Group formally became part of UH Elyria Medical Center.


The diagnostic services departments at UH North Ohio Heart are fully accredited by the national society that requires the highest standards of care, performance and accountability.

The diagnostic departments of UH North Ohio Heart were among the first in the nation to achieve accreditation in Nuclear Cardiography (Since 1998), Vascular (Since 1998) and Echocardiography (Since 1999), and each has maintained their accredited status since.

Community Outreach

UH North Ohio Heart and Ohio Medical Group contribute to the local community through the Lorain County Community Foundation.

We’re also a major supporter of the Lorain Free Clinic and a major sponsor of the annual Lorain County Heart Walk.

And since 2009, the American Heart Association (AHA) has recognized NOH/OMG as a Gold Level, Fit-Friendly Company. We offer employees physical activity support, provide healthy eating options at the work site, promote a wellness culture and implemented at least nine criteria (as outlined by the AHA) in the areas of physical activity, nutrition and culture.

Our Philosophy

To give our patients courteous, sympathetic treatment, with the highest quality care available, at a fair and reasonable cost.

Dr. Schaeffer envisioned building a team of dedicated professionals who would work together, using the latest technology, while never losing sight of the fact that personalized sensitivity and patient trust are essential components of successful medicine. He explains his philosophy: