Ernest Siwik, MD

216.445.5015

Ernest Siwik, MD

Appointed: 2013

Ernest Siwik, MD
Department: Pediatric Cardiology
Contract Staff
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code M41
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.445.5015
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

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.

Education & Fellowships

Other - Duke University Medical Center
Interventional Cardiology
Durham, NC USA
1999
Fellowship - Rainbow, Babies & Childrens University Hospitals
Pediatric Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1996
Residency - Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Providence, RI USA
1992
Medical School - Wayne State University School of Medicine
Detroit, MI USA
1989
Undergraduate - Michigan State University
Microbiology
East Lansing, MI USA
1985

Certifications

  • Pediatrics- Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Interests

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

Additional Training

  • Brown University Rhode Island Hospital - Providence, RI (residency)
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland - Cleveland, OH, (fellowship)

Memberships

  • Fellow-Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
  • American Heart Association Section on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young
  • American College of Cardiology

Treatment & Services

  • Angioplasty
  • Catheter Intervention For Congenital Heart Disease
  • Catheter Repair Procedures for Congenital Heart Disease
  • Clinical Cardiology, Echocardiography, Cardiac Mri
  • Endovascular Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Valve Disease - Percutaneous Interventions
  • Interventional Catheterization For Congenital Heart Defects
  • Pediatric Cardiac Catheterization
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Percutaneous Closure of Paravalve Leak
  • Percutaneous Interventions For Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Percutaneous Interventions For Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Percutaneous Interventions For Pulmonary Av Malformations
  • Percutaneous Valve Treatment
  • Percutaneous VSD closure
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • PFO Closure
  • Stents

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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