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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Tufts University, New England Medical Center
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Damascus University, School of Medicine
Undergraduate - Lycee Laique
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology
Cardiology, Adult coronary artery disease, Angina, Congestive Heart Failure, Adult valvular heart disease, Cardiac echocardiography and Nuclear imaging
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 5/2/2016, Dr. Fares has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
78 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jan 6, 2017
doctor was very courtesy and helpful
Reviewed on Dec 14, 2016
Dr. did not explain his role in the two day series of tests or his expertise. There were assumptions I had seen other CC cardiologists which I had never been scheduled to see nor did I see. It doesn't matter but its would be nice to know a little more before meeting with someone - or as one meets with professionals.
Reviewed on Dec 2, 2016
We were both extremely impressed with the care, detail, compassion and professionalism given by all the staff we interacted with. Dr Fares was the best doctor we have ever 'worked' with...impressive!
Reviewed on Nov 14, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 5, 2016
VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE, AND HEALPFUL DOCTOR
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2016
Dr. Fares took me off 3 medicines previously prescribed by another cardiologist at home. He also explained why in a manner that was refreshing and understandable to a layman.
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2016
absolutely superb experience-Thank You.
Reviewed on Sep 7, 2016
Dr. Fares is an outstanding cardiologist with a wonderful ability to relate to his patients. He answered my questions in a professional & caring manner.
Reviewed on Jul 15, 2016
Reviewed on May 2, 2016
Reviewed on Mar 30, 2016
dr was delayed so appointment was moved forward quite some time. I had other tests I did while waiting. dr was fabulous, caring & kniwledgeable. very pleased with him
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