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Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH


Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code J3-4
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH
Department: Center for Connected Care
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code J3-4
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Eiran Z. Gorodeski, MD, MPH, FACC, is Director of the Center for Connected Care at Cleveland Clinic, Staff Cardiologist in the Section of Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Medicine, in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. He is board-certified in cardiovascular medicine, and heart failure and transplantation.

Dr. Gorodeski has an interest in post-acute/post-hospitalization care, care transitions, and healthcare policy. In his role as Director of the Center for Connected Care (, Dr. Gorodeski leads Cleveland Clinic's post-acute care operations, including home care, hospice, and home- and facility-based physician group practices.

Specialty/Clinical interests: Cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device (VAD), post-hospital care and home care

Number of Procedures Performed:  Dr. Gorodeski treats 500 to 1,000 patients with heart failure annually. He also performs several hundred heart catheterizations and heart biopsies each year.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic has been ranked the #1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report since 1994. Success rates for specific procedures are available at:

Education and Training: Dr. Gorodeski received his undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree from Brandeis University, Boston, MA, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, OH, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor medical society. He completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in quantitative methods at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. Dr. Gorodeski completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, and his cardiovascular training at Cleveland Clinic. He also completed a fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation at Cleveland Clinic.

About Dr. Gorodeski: “I enjoy my field because I get to know my patients very closely and develop relationships with them over time, sharing in both their recovery and their healthcare-related struggles. I’m involved with research that I feel can immediately translate into a better understanding of patients’ needs and figuring out how to take better care of them. I love working with an amazing multidisciplinary team of people both in the clinic, hospital, and community.”

Leisure Activities: In his spare time, Dr. Gorodeski enjoys spending time with his children, exercising and using social media.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Heart Failure Transplantation
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
General Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA USA
Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Graduate - Harvard University
Cambridge, MA USA
Undergraduate - Brandeis University
Waltham, MA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Cardiomyopathy, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device

Awards & Honors

  • 2013, Cleveland Clinic Innovations Award for Outstanding Innovation in Distance Health
  • 2009, Cleveland Clinic Razavi Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Clinical Research


  • Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Heart Failure Society of America

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/14/2016, Dr. Gorodeski has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Gorodeski receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

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.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

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