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Clinical Cardiology Section

The Section of Clinical Cardiology is often times the area where patients first have access to specialized inpatient and outpatient heart care and long-term management of their conditions. We offer the latest innovations in cardiac care and clinical therapies to patients of all ages. We provide state-of-the-art tests and procedures to help make an accurate diagnosis and create a treatment plan. We see patients with very common heart problems, such as angina, artery problems, valvular heart disease, and heart failure. We also treat patients with some very rare forms of heart disease, including those who have been told by other doctors that their condition cannot be treated.

Our cardiologists use a broad range of treatment options to give each patient the best care possible. These include lifestyle modification recommendations, medications and procedures. Our cardiologists also work closely with our team of cardiovascular surgeons, should surgery be the best treatment option.

Our cardiologists treat all kinds of heart and blood vessel diseases including:

The Section of Clinical Cardiology's primary mission is to deliver high quality, cardiovascular care to all of our patients, in the hospital as well as in the outpatient setting by:

  • Offering the latest innovations in cardiac care and clinical therapies to patients of all ages
  • Providing state-of-the-art tests and procedures to assist in accurate diagnosis and planning of treatment
  • Listening carefully to our patients' concerns and trying to devise the very best evaluation and treatment plans for each individual.

Treatment options include:

  • Lifestyle modification recommendations
  • Medications
  • Procedures
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Our outcomes speak for themselves. Please review our facts and figures and if you have any questions don’t hesitate to ask.

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Dr. Barzilai

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Benico Barzilai, MD
Section Head, Clinical Cardiology

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Benico Barzilai, MD
 

Benico Barzilai, MD

4.8 out of 5
92 Patient Satisfaction Ratings 5 Comments
Barzilai, Benico, MD
216.444.6697

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center

Department: Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialties: Abnormal Heart Rhythms, Amyloidosis, Angina, Antiphospholipid Syndrome, Aorta Disease, Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Regurgitation more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: University of Illinois College of Medicine

 
Ajay Bhargava, MD
 

Ajay Bhargava, MD

4.9 out of 5
81 Patient Satisfaction Ratings 6 Comments
Bhargava, Ajay, MD
216.444.6697

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialties: Angina, Cardiovascular Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Dyspnea, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Heart Murmur more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: All India Institute of Medical Sciences

 
Maan Fares, MD
 

Maan Fares, MD

4.8 out of 5
72 Patient Satisfaction Ratings 4 Comments
Fares, Maan, MD
216.444.6697

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, Richard E. Jacobs Health Center

Department: Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialties: Aortic Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Valve Disease, Cardiology, General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Clinical Cardiology Section more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: Damascus University, School of Medicine

 
Michael Faulx, MD
 

Michael Faulx, MD

4.9 out of 5
94 Patient Satisfaction Ratings 6 Comments
Faulx, Michael, MD
216.444.6697

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialties: Abnormal Heart Rhythms, Amyloidosis, Angina, Aorta Disease, Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Occlusion (blockage), Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia more

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: Temple University School of Medicine

 
Donald Hammer, MD
 

Donald Hammer, MD

4.9 out of 5
131 Patient Satisfaction Ratings 7 Comments
Hammer, Donald, MD
216.444.6697

Location(s): Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Department: Cardiovascular Medicine

Specialties: Perioperative Cardiac Management, Aorta Center, Clinical Cardiology Section, Cardiovascular Medicine Department

Type of Doctor: Adults Only

Surgeon: No

Education: The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health

 
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Locally 216.444.6697 or toll-free 800.659.7822 or 800.223.2273, ext. 46697


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Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (ET):
toll-free 877.843.2781 (877-8Heart1)

At all other times call Patient Access Services locally 216.444.8302 or toll-free 800.553.5056.

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Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute physicians, surgeons, and researchers continue to research into new treatments and therapies with the goal of improving patient care and outcomes into the future.

Reviewed: 12/14

Talk to a Nurse: Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (ET)

Call a Heart & Vascular Nurse locally 216.445.9288 or toll-free 866.289.6911.

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