Maan Fares, MD, is a cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. He practices at Cleveland Clinic main campus and the Richard E. Jacobs Health Center, Avon, Ohio, specializing in congestive heart failure and chronic valvular disease management, including severe aortic stenosis.
Dr. Fares is board certified in cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology/cardiovascular imaging (Level II, including SPECTand PET) and echocardiographic imaging (Level II) and has completed Level II training in cardiac CT angiography.
Dr. Fares earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus, School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria. He completed a residency at Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass. Dr. Fares completed additional training in echocardiography as a clinical associate at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, while on the medical staff of Melrose Wakefield Hospital, Melrose, Mass.
Prior to his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2013, Dr. Fares had been a member of the Ohio Permanent Medical Group/Kaiser Permanente medical staff since 2001 and Chief of Cardiology there since 2010. Additional positions he has held with Kaiser included Associate Medical Director for Medical Specialties and six years as a member of the Board of Directors.
Dr. Fares has contributed to medical journals and other publications and has been a frequent speaker on clinical topics that include myocardial viability, valvular disease, noninvasive cardiac imaging and revascularization techniques. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and is a founding member of the Syrian American Medical Society.
Dr. Fares enjoys tennis and traveling with his family.
He is fluent in English, French and Arabic.