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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Lifevest
  • Pacemaker Implant
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Beats - Women
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
  • Genetics of Arrhythmias
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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About Mina Chung, MD

Mina K. Chung, MD, is a Staff Cardiologist in the Section of Pacing and Electrophysiology, The Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Chung is board-certified in internal medicine and in the subspecialties of cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, which is her specialty interest.

Dr. Chung did her undergraduate work at the University of California at San Diego, graduating with a major in chemistry, and she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the national honor society. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where she completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Jewish Hospital of the Washington University School of Medicine, becoming Chief Resident. She received fellowships in research and in cardiology from the Jewish Hospital, followed by a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology from Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine, during which she received the Michael Bilitch Fellowship Award in Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology from the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology.

Dr. Chung has been principal investigator or co-investigator in a number of important clinical trials studying atrial fibrillation, supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias, cardioversion, pacemaker and defibrillator therapy, biventricular pacing for heart failure and catheter ablation approaches. Along with colleagues at Cleveland Clinic, she reported the first association of inflammation with persistence of atrial fibrillation. She has also been a Principal Investigator for AFFIRM (Atrial Fibrillation Follow-up Investigation of Rhythm Management), a multicenter randomized trial of rate-control versus rhythm-control strategies for atrial fibrillation. In this study, she has led analyses that demonstrate functional status benefits that help to justify and rationalize maintenance of sinus rhythm in patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation. She is also investigating the genetics of arrhythmias, including atrial fibrillation. Dr. Chung has been an invited lecturer to numerous national conferences to present findings from her research.

Her published articles have appeared in many scientific and professional journals including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology, American Journal of Cardiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Annals of Internal Medicine, Annals of Thoracic Surgery, and Nature Genetics. She has authored multiple chapters in medical textbooks related to her specialty interest and published numerous abstracts. She is a reviewer of abstracts for the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association.

Dr. Chung is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology, in the Heart Rhythm Society and in the Council on Clinical Cardiology of the American Heart Association. She was named in Best Doctors in America, 2001 through 2011. 

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Washington University Medical Center
St. Louis, MO

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internal Medicine Chief Residency
St. Louis, MO

Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Clinical Cardiology and Cardiology Research Fellowship
St. Louis, MO

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Medical Education - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Undergraduate - University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Abnormal Heart Rhythms, Long QT Syndrome, Sudden Cardiac Death, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, Biventricular Pacemaker, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiology Study, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, Pacemaker Implant cardiac electrophysiology, arrhythmia ablation, atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, defibrillatory implantation, pacemaker implantation, genetics of cardiac arrhythmias

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors in America
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 7/10/2023, Dr. Chung has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.

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

136 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

31 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 28, 2024

Dr Chung was excellent. She assessed my situation, she gave me information about what we and I need to do - both now and in the future - and seemed fully knowledgeable about circumstances like mine. She was informed, reassuring and supportive.

Reviewed on May 9, 2024

She is the BEST!! And I am doing so well post ablation I hate to take up her time

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Dr Chung was very thorough in discussing my current health issues and treatment options.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Dr. Chung is amazing and she takes time to go over all health concerns and she explains everything.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Think Dr. Is so busy that I really think my visit didn't give me answers that I was asking. I left disappointed felt like I wasn't listen too. Have a lot going on with other health problems other than my AFib and she didn't care. I still have faith in her and am so glad for all she's done for me but this visit was disappointing.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Mina Chung is very easy to talk to and is interested in what you have to say. She takes to time to answer your questions and concerns and is never in a rush to get you out the door. Her entire staff has always treated me with respect and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

I was impressed. Seemed she became doctor for all the correct reasons

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

She spent a lot of time with me and went above and beyond

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr Chung is very thorough.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

I had to wait over a year to see Dr. Chung.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Lab tests went quickly but Long wait to see the Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr Chung nurse Anastasia is awesome assistance

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr. Chung is wonderful and takes a lot of time to explain what is going on and present options

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

I have the utmost confidence in Dr. Chung and her recommendations!

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

I have already recommended Dr. Chung to two individuals.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

I am very pleased to be in Dr. Chung's care. She is very thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr. Chung - amazing...so thorough and caring...lots of respect for her and her sincere desire to provide me the best possible care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Dr Chung has excellent bedside manners she took her time and was very thorough

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

2. Depended on doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Chung Is a very caring Doctor. Since this was our first visit together Dr. Chung took a tremendous amount of time to understand my problems. There is not a score high enough to rate Dr. Chung. I look forward to her taking care of me in the future! She has my complete trust!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr Mina Chung is a wonderful Cardiologist! Thank you!

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

I love Dr Chung. She's extremely knowledgeable and personable.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr is always very thorough and answers any questions you may have

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

I have give Dr. Chungs name to couple people. They have been as pleased as me.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Reason I come back is because of Dr. Chungs abilidad to take my Afib problem and get rid of it.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr. Mina Chung is an excellent doctor that I would absolutely recommend to others.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

Dr Chung is an exceptional doctor, I have been seeing for over 20 years. She is very nice, explains things thoroughly, and cares about any concerns you have. I constantly rave about her and have no plans on changing, even if it is impossible to get an appointment.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr Chung is very thorough and I like her approach to solving issues & providing useful information.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Ablation was described in detail with drawings And all my questions answered. We thoroughly reviewed possible meds and she allowed me to decide.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

I had trouble starting my virtual video, but Dr. Chung helped me, and everything went smooth after that.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Chung was very kind and considerate.

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