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John Abboud, MD

419.660.6946

John Abboud, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: North Coast Cancer (Norwalk Fisher-Titus Med Ctr)
Mail Code J2-3
272 Benedict Avenue
Norwalk, OH 44857
WorkAppointment:419.660.6946
Surgeon:
No
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

John Abboud, MD, is a cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute, practicing at Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, Ohio. Dr. Abboud is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology, adult echocardiography and cardiovascular CT.

Dr. Abboud earned his medical degree from the University of Damascus, Medical School, Damascus, Syria. He served a residency in internal medicine at St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Mich., followed by a one-year fellowship in heart failure and transplantation at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Abboud completed his training with a cardiology fellowship at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University in Springfield, Mass.

He joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2013 from group practice in Canton/Akron, Ohio. His academic experience includes teaching in the Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak; Wayne State University, Detroit, and at Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, Ohio.

Dr. Abboud has authored or co-authored nearly dozen articles in leading medical journals, including the American Journal of Cardiology and the scientific proceedings of the American College of Cardiology.
He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography and a member of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the Society of Cardiovascular CT and the American Heart Association.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Baystate Medical Center
Cardiovascular Disease
Springfield, MA USA
2010
Fellowship - University of Utah
Cardiology Transplant
Salt Lake City, UT USA
2008
Residency - St John Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Grosse Pointe, MI
2005
Residency - Damascus University Hospitals
Internal Medicine
Damascus Syria
2001
Medical School - Damascus University
Damascus Syria
1998

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine- Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography- Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology- Nuclear Cardiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography- Echocardiography

Specialty Interests

Heart Failure. Cardiac Imaging.

Treatment & Services

  • Regional Heart and Vascular

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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