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Ronald L. Whisler, MD

Ronald L. Whisler, MD

Professor Emeritus
Division of Rheumatology & Immunology

Clinic Locations

 CarePoint East

Special Interests

Dr. Whisler's specialty interests include osteoarthritis, bursitis, rheumatoid arthritis and vasculitis, with research focused on osteoarthritis and autoimmunity. A recent major activity includes the Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI), a public/private partnership between the National Institutes of Health and several pharmaceutical companies. Dr. Whisler is one of several OAI team leaders at The Ohio State University.


M.D., The Ohio State University, 1968
Internship/Residency: The Ohio State University, 1973
Subspecialty Training: Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and Mayo Clinic, 1977


National Osteoarthritis Initiative