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Dr. Siwik graduated with honors from Michigan State University. He completed his pediatrics and cardiology training, respectively, at Brown University and Case Western Reserve University. In addition, he completed interventional training experiences at Duke University Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital. He has practiced in the Cleveland area for over 10 years and has been listed in the “Best Doctors” ranking during 2005-2011. During his time at University Hospitals of Cleveland, he served as the Director of the Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization Program, Cardiology Fellowship Director, and Interim Director of Pediatric Cardiology. He has also been active in support of overseas cardiology missions, and has been fortunate to have worked with international humanitarian groups such as Heart Care International and Chain of Hope. This has allowed him to perform cardiac procedures for children throughout Central America and Africa.
adult congenital heart disease, adults with congenital heart disease, catheter repair procedures for congenital heart disease in children and adults
congenital and acquired pulmonary vein stenosis, congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure, diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, interventional and diagnostic catheterization in patients with congenital heart disease, interventional catheterization in children and adults with congenital heart disease, pediatric cardiology, william's syndrome/heart disease
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