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

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Lead Extraction (ICD, Pacemaker)
  • Lifevest
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Sports Cardiology Center
View all 13 Treatment & Services +

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
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 15 Specialties +


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About Bryan Baranowski, MD

Bryan Baranowski, MD, is an electrophysiologist and invasive cardiologist in the Section of Electrophysiology and Pacing in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, specializing in the diagnosis and management of heart rhythm disorders. He was appointed to the medical staff in 2009.  His areas of expertise include catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias and pulmonary vein isolation for atrial fibrillation, as well as device related therapies including the implantation and extraction of pacemakers, defibrillators and CRT-D devices.

A graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Baranowski served his internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. He has been at Cleveland Clinic since 2004, completing a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine here, followed by a fellowship in electrophysiology. During his final fellowship year he served as the Chief Clinical Fellow in Electrophysiology. 

In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Baranowski is actively engaged in cardiovascular research. His interests include electrical therapies for heart failure and ventricular dyssynchrony, and novel therapeutic approaches to patients with rhythm disorders including atrial fibrillation.

Dr. Baranowski is the co-author of a number of articles appearing in scientific and medical journals, including a recent his latest paper on the use of a robotic system for atrial fibrillation ablation.  He also has had numerous abstracts and presentations at the scientific meetings of the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society to his credit, as well as a book chapter in Manual of Cardiovascular Medicine by Brian Griffin, MD and Eric Topol, MD.

Dr. Baranowski is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. He is a member of the Heart Rhythm Society and the American College of Cardiology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA

Medical Education - Vanderbilt University College of Medicine
Nashville, TN USA

Undergraduate - Duke University
Durham, NC USA


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

Specialty Interests

Arrhythmias, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection, Long QT Syndrome, Biventricular Pacemaker, Catheter Ablation, Electrophysiology Study, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillation, Lead Extraction, Pulmonary Vein Isolation Ablation

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 5/17/2019, Dr. Baranowski 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.

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* 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

282 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

50 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

All aspects of visit were handled in such a professional manner. Did not feel at any time we were being rushed or Dr. Baranowski did not have time to answer our questions or concerns. His explanation of the treatment was thorough and certainly enabled us to make an informed consent. Absolutely excellent standards of care being met by Dr. Baranowski !

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

Would not hesitate to highly recommend Dr. Baranowski and Cleveland Clinic to others.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

excellent doctor.

Reviewed on May 20, 2019

GREAT DR. Expert!

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

Our Dr is awesome. He has been wonderful and answered and explained everything to us

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

Outstanding doctor contact.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

Dr. Baranowski is patient, thorough, listens well, responds honestly to questions and does not talk down to you. I would recommend him without reservation.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Very good Doctor! On top of my care! Thanks

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2019

The doctor was professional, stiff, formal, but that was OK because he knew so much and explained it very well. He could easily be an educator.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019


Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

Very pleasant and easy. All tests were done promptly and professionally. Everyone was knowledgeable and helpful. Dr Baranowski was prepared, had the test results, and was very thorough in going over them with me. He took the time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

Dr Baranowski always is welcoming, attentive, friendly, and well prepared and informed for my appointments. I thoroughly enjoy the time he takes to evaluate and explain my situation and future treatment. He couldn't be nicer.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

I truly understood what I am dealing with because the doctor's explanation was so thorough and helpful! He was kind and attentive and patient, as well!

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

I dread the appointment because of how long everything takes but really like the doctor and his immediate staff. Staff at his desk are not friendly

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

Dr. Baranowski was very present and explained a difficult condition in terms I understood. He calmed my fears and went over what options we had, and really went beyond all expectations in talking to my sons who were so concerned about their Mother!

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2019

I wish there was an "excellent" category. "Very Good" doesn't begin to describe Dr. Baranowski and the care he gives. I received excellent care.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

if care provider is Dr. Baranowski he was incredible physician from first consult to helping guide me on my options for care and designing a plan . I had the utmost confidence in his skill level in addition to his special ability in explaining everything to me and my husband . Dr Baranowski is incredible physician . I'm grateful to be lucky enough to be his patient

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr B was very thorough I feel he worked with me to create the best plan to deal with my a-fib

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr. Baranowski is patient, answered all my questions (sometimes when I asked more than once). He is through and I trust him implicitly with my health issues. He listens calmly and addresses each question throughly and completely.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2019

Dr Baranowski is one of the best doctors I have met, always professional and speaks on a levelthe patient totally understands!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

I am very happy with Dr. Baranowski. He really listens to me and explains things in a way that is easy for me to understand.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

we were very impressed that Dr. Baronowski had obviously read my history before speaking with us.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Dr. Baranowski addressed all my concerns and offered alternative treatments.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019

Exemplary professional, caring and personalized service provided by Dr. Baronowski.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

I went to C/Clinic for a second opinion. I'm not sure how I got Dr. Baranowski, but I'm glad I did. I have a more clear understanding of my problem and issues.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Dr. Baranowski familiarized himself with my case before he saw me. It was great knowing that my doctor actually put in time to review my history before deciding on a course of action.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

Couldn't say enough about how happy I was to have come to CC for a second opinion and consequently, an ablation procedure. Dr. Baranowski was very familiar with my medical history before he walked in the room and gave me a "lay persons" explanation of my problem along with treatment options. I had great confidence in him right away.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019

doctor was very good and helpful in understanding choices

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2019

Dr. Baranowski, like everyone at the Clinic was A+.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Cannot say enough great things about Dr. Baranowski!!

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019

Dr. Baranowski is extremely professional, warm and gives enough attention to me, the patient, as well as the presenting problem. I am very happy with his care.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

Dr. Baranowski took the time to listen and address concerns. Would recommend him very highly

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2019

I was truly impressed with Dr Baranowski and everyone i came into contact with. Talking about serious health issues can be very uncomfortable but everyone was very kind and understanding. I was also impressed with how organized my appointment was. i am very happy that i made the decision to seek treatment at the clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2018

I have been under Dr. Baranowski's skilled care for two years. He has listened, been informative and progressive. I am beginning a commute to NYC and will relocate in June. I will be returned for my follow ups with him and the team I currently have at the Clinic. They never disappoint.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2018

Provider very professional,spent a lot of ttime explaining in details all my options.Exelent professional care.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018

I went to Dr Baranowski for second opinion on AFIB heart condition. He was very professional, answered questions in a thoughtful concise way, and explained everything in a thorough easy to understand manner. I decided to have him as my primary cardiologist even though it means traveling from Colorado for appts. I would highly recommend him and the Cleveland Clinic to anyone with a similar condition.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2018

Tremendous physician and person. I have referred a number of personal friends with appropriate conditions to him and they give him the same rave reviews that I do.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018

Dr. B took a lot of time and responded clearly to every question I had.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Dr. Baranowski is the BEST !

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

i dislike going to the doctor & too often i don't show up...dr. baranowski is an excellent doctor & worth showing up for!!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

I was at the Clinic for a consult and Dr. Baranowski was familiar with my records( that impressed me) and he was thoughtful in proposing and summarizing 3 options for me. After I left I did think of a few other questions I wished I had asked him.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2018

Dr Baranowski was very professional, knowledgeable and spent the time necessary to explain all treatment options along with the pros and cons of each.. a great doctor !!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018

Finally a Doctor Who takes the time to listen and provide information in thoughtful easy to understand manner

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

consider this provider to be excellent in his field. Awesome explaining details of procedures and answering questions.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

Dr. Bryan Baranowski is outstanding-- smart, nice, compassionate, and articulate. I hope to be his patient for a long time. I trust him, and I have confidence in him.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

In the past I have not had good luck with cardiologists. They have either treated me with little respect or refused to work with me. Dr. Baranowski is a gem. He listens to me, works with me on my treatment and answers my questions. He is open-minded where I am concerned.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2018

Dr Barnranowski is extremely knowledgeable and takes time to ensure patient full understand and has all questions answered. He explained things about my ICD that I previously didn't know. I feel fortunate to have him as my doctor

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018

Every experience I have had with Dr. Baranowski has been perfect. The ablation he performed on me I call miraculous because although I know "once a fibber, always a fibber", I have not had any Afib symptoms for almost 2 years since the ablation. Dr. Baranowski makes extraordinary effort to understand me, my health, my life style and my desires and tailors the treatment and information he gives me to enable me to optimize how I live from today on. I could not feel more fortunate!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2018

Always have good experience in Dr. Baranoski's office. He and his staff are friendly, professional and I trust him with my medical care.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2018

we appreciate being able to get all the necessary testing done before seeing the doctor to review the results.

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