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Title Director, Pediatric Electrophysiology
Department Pediatric Cardiology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.445.5000
Desk:
216.445.6532
Fax:
216.445.3692

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ablation in Pediatric Patients
  • Ablation of Atrial Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Complex Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease Center
  • Arrhythmia Management Including Cardioversion
  • Arrhythmia Mechanisms
  • Cardiology
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Clinical Research in Congenital Heart Disease
  • Cryoablation
  • Department of Pediatric Cardiology and CT Surgery
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Inpatient Care
  • Non-Fluoroscopic Cardiac Ablation
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pacemaker - Permanent
  • Pacemaker Follow-up
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Pacemaker Lead Replacement
  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Second Opinion
  • Sports Cardiology Center
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Abnormal Heart Beats - Women
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Acquired Heart Block
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmias in Pediatric Patients
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Block
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentry Tachycardia (AVNRT)
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Problems in Athletes
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Congenital Disorders of the Heart
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Double Inlet Left Ventricle
  • Genetics of Arrhythmias
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Palpitations
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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Biography

About Peter Aziz, MD

Dr. Aziz completed his pediatric cardiology fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2010 and continued his training there in pediatric electrophysiology. During his fellowship, Dr. Aziz was awarded a training grant under the National Institute of Health (NIH) to investigate genotype and phenotype correlations in pediatric patients with long QT syndrome. Dr. Aziz also acquired skills in catheter ablation of pediatric arrhythmias and device (pacemaker and ICD) implantation. Following his fellowship, Dr. Aziz joined the Cleveland Clinic as a pediatric electrophysiologist. He is active in the training and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, an activity that continuously inspires him. Dr. Aziz is also quite active in research and was the recent recipient of the SADS 2011 Young Investigator Award for his work on long QT syndrome.

Dr Aziz acquired skills in Catheter Ablation of pediatric arrhythmias and device implantation which is a regular part of his clinical practice.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Electrophysiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2011

Fellowship - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Pediatric Cardiology
Philadelphia, PA USA
2010

Residency - University of Michigan Health System
Pediatrics
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2007

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
2004

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
2000

Professional Highlights

  • Following his fellowship training, Dr. Aziz joined the Cleveland Clinic as a pediatric electrophysiologist. Since joining as a staff physician Dr. Aziz has been awarded Lecturer of the Year consecutively since his appointment. He is active in the training and teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, an activity that continuously inspires him. Recently, Dr. Aziz was appointed the Director of the Sir Magdi Yacoub International Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology. This program is aimed at providing subspecialty training to international physicians who will return home to provide needed care to under-served pediatric patients with congenital heart disease and inherited arrhythmia disorders.

    Dr. Aziz has been an invited lecturer on several occasions for his expertise in sudden cardiac death and inherited arrhythmias, which continues to be his academic and clinical passion. He is the first and current Director of the Inherited Arrhythmias Clinic, an effort that was proposed, initiated and established through his fervor in managing the channelopathy syndromes. Dr. Aziz looks forward to participating in the ever changing field of electrophysiology and hopes to constantly improve the outcomes of patients with inherited arrhythmia syndromes.

Certifications

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Specialty Interests

Abnormal heart rhythms, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia, heart palpitations, long QT syndrome (LQTS), supraventricular tachycardia, syncope, ventricular tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW), electrophysiology study, radiofrequency ablation, device implantation

Awards & Honors

  • Golden Key National Honor Society (University of Michigan) 1998.
  • Delta Epsilon Iota Honors Society (University of Michigan) 1999.
  • Betty Ford Scholarship Program (Ohio State University College of Medicine) 2001.
  • The Steve T Koeff Outstanding Resident Teaching Award (University of Michigan Medical School) 2006-2007.
  • Boston Scientific Fellow Scholarship Award 2009.
  • Heart Rhythm Society Educational Scholarship, Emerging Electrophysiologist 2009.
  • Medtronic Fellow Scholarship Grant 2010-2011.
  • CHOP Research Poster Day Award 2011.
  • SADS 2011 Young Investigator Award in Clinical and Translational Science 2011.
  • Best Lecturer – Awarded by the Pediatric Residents at the Cleveland Clinic 2012-2016.
  • Teacher of the Year – Awarded by the Pediatric Residents at the Cleveland Clinic 2014.
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/18/2023, Dr. Aziz 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. Aziz receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Medtronic ATS Medical, Inc.

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.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

55 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Dr. Azziz has great respect for his patients and brilliant at his profession!!!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr. Aziz is an amazing physician., we traveled from out of state for this visit to maintain continuity of care with this medical provider. Thank you

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Aziz was amazing. His bedside manner, the way he explained things, and just his overall demeanor was excellent. He seemed genuinely concerned and listened to everything we had to say about what had been going on with our daughter. He took the time to explain things to us, and really set our minds at ease. I would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

I cannot say enough WONDERFUL things about Dr. Aziz! He is absolutely phenomenal, a true professional, and an expert in what he teaches and performs. His bedside manner is one of the bestlistens and truly cares. His whole team of PAs, NPs, and physicians are one of the best!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr. Aziz is caring, knowledgeable and treats both children and their parents with kindness and respect.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Dr. Aziz is very thorough and asks if we have any questions

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr Aziz is always so kind, and informative and treats my family like his own. We trust him completely. Wish most Drs were the same personality and professiolism as Dr Aziz. He is so appreciated!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

Dr Aziz is great !!! We could not ask for a better experience, he always cares and takes time to listen

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr Aziz was excellent. Great bedside manner. He was highly recommended and we were happy to be scheduled with him. He was very thorough and was able to relieve us of our child's symptoms.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

Dr. Aziz is great

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

He is the best doctor we have ever dealt with!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2023

Dr. Aziz's schedule is quite busy but the office was very helpful in at least getting an appointment for us within 2 months rather than waiting 5 months.

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