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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

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • 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 15 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
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 14 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, 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 4/26/2022, 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.

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

88 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

57 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

The doctor was very knowledgeable and took the time to thoroughly evaluate my situation in words that I could understand.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2023

Dr Baranoffski is caring, supportive, answers all my questions. I respect his medical skills and travel a considerable distance to see him and utilize the skill of his support staff. I have 2 excellent physicians at home, but otherwise live in a medical desert.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2023

Although my cardiac problem is considered minor, Dr. Baranowski was attentive and compassionate.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

I'd recommend the care provider without hesitation,,,as long as the wait time flor an appointment wasn't three to six monthsor longer.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Excellent in the care and information provided by doctor and nurse.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

Dr. Baranowski has always been extremely helpful and excellent in my care

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2023

Dr B. IS A GREAT Doctor and and a Great Person. HE KNOWS!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

The doctor explained the procedures throughly and I felt comfortable talking to him. He answer all my questions.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Being at the Clinic was a wonderful experience. My doctor is top notch him terms of skill as well answering all questions thoroughly and kindly.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2023

Great experience Wonderful doctor and staff

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr. Baranowski's knowledge, bedside manner and care are unparalleled.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2023

Dr. Baranowski listened carefully and explained the procedure and options well.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

I was very pleased with Dr. Baranowski.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

This was my first appointment with Dr. Baranowski. He was very thorough, answered all of my questions and made me feel comfortable with my current condition and treatment. I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is very caring! I've always had good meetings with him!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr very knowledgeable and professional!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr Baranowski is an excellent communicator.He explains options and answers questions in an easy to understand manner. He is a great asset to the Cleveland Clinic and patients!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr answered all my questions and concerns.Staff was really nice too.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Both Dr. Baranowski and Dr. Collier provide high quality care. They are both extremely professional and knowledgeable in their field. They were very caring and took the time to review my progress, care plan as well as to answer any questions I had.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Very thorough in checking my pacemaker and talking to the doctor. Dr. Baranowski was very in depth explaining everything. I will be switching my care and device over to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr Baronowski is an excellent communicator. Our Zoom meeting was very thorough and I feel we have a good plan for future care.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Dr. Baranowski spent time explaining things to me. I felt very comfortable with him. Very nice doctor. Didn't feel rushed.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Bryan Barinowski is. The best. He has done all of my ablations and I am very satisfied with him and his work.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr Baranowski explained my health issue thoroughly and listened attentively when I raised some complicating factors. He then advised options to deal with my overall health-not just the cardiac issue.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Caring doctor

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Dr Baranowski is excellent. Very compassionate and knowledgeable. It is a pleasure to visit with him.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Dr Barnowski was very nice and concerned about all my questions. I am really glad I chose him for my care.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Please give Dr. Baranowski a lunch period. Dr. Baranowski goes above and beyond to explain everything and listens to you.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

This was my third visit with Dr Baranowski Each time I came away feeling all my questions were fully answered in an understandable way.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Excellent communicator and very caring. Look forward to having him as my Doctor for future symptoms and procedures

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022


Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Dr. Baronowski is the BEST !!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

Person scheduling was not helpful, rude, & seemed annoyed by my questions. Several weeks later, I was able to speak with someone in Dr Baranowski office & she wonderful! Extremely helpful & pleasant!

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Baransky was very personable. He took the time to better explain my condition and explain current treatment options and one in clinical trials.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is truly outstanding in every way. He is always well-prepared by spending time in reviewing my health information before seeing me. During my visit, he listened with compassion, asked important questions, explained the options for my treatment, and made the treatment plan for each stage of my heart situation. Dr. Baranowski is very kind and thoughtful. He always includes my opinion and wishes in his treatment plan. He and his nurse responded me quickly when I had needs or questions. Since I saw Dr. Baranowski, my heart situation has become stable. He gives me the confidence in handling my heart issue and put me at my ease. I am very grateful to Dr. Baranowski for his excellent care for my health. I highly recommend him as the care provider so that more patients will receive first-class care from him.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Baranowski really makes you feel that Cleveland Clinic is the place for receiving the first-rate health care!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

We respect and admire Dr. Baranowski and fell blessed he is our doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Outstanding physician!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Dr. Barinowsky is exceptionally attentive and obviously caring. I feel very safe in his care and trust. He is giving me the best care available.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

I really appreciate this opportunity to be seen by Dr Baranowski

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is a wonderful and highly Intelligent physician. He talks to his patients with empathy and is very knowledgably of my situation. He had a fantastic bedside manner

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Once I got to see him, Dr. Baranowski was great!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is an excellent physician with super bed-side manner.

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr Baranowski, Is the best In the world!!!!!

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is the best!

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Baranoski is excellent in all regards.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Excellent interaction with Dr. B. More comfortable than an in person office visit.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr Baranowski was fabulous

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

I really appreciated the care and concern shown by Dr.Baranowski. He was very knowledgeable & confident, was patient in answering my questions, and discussed reasonable approaches for my ongoing care.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Excellent Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Wish I could even rate higher. Dr. Baranowski provides outstanding care.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is an exceptional doctor who has rich knowledge, great professional skills, and kind heart for his patients. Since my first visit with him, my heart situation becomes stable. His advice and treatment plan work really well for me. During my visit, he conducted a careful and comprehensive examination, gave me clear instruction, and wrote down detailed progress notes and treatment plan. I am very grateful to him for his patient and understanding on my concerns. His explanations and answers to my concerns give me confidence and put me at ease. I am very lucky and extremely happy to have Dr. Baranowski as my care provider. I highly recommend him as the care provider so that more patients will be benefited from his care and become lucky people like me.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

My office visit with Dr. Baranowski is truly a wonderful and pleasant experience.Cleveland Clinic earns the trust from the patients like me because your doctors like Dr. Baranowski provide excellent care to patients. I definitely recommend Dr. Bryan Baranowski to others.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Worth a 500 mile drive.Dr. Baranowski was extremely kind and knowledgeable. During our consultation he described with exactness the problem that I am having with my heart, and did it in a way that was easily digestible. He provided information that gave me hope and peace of mind regarding any treatment. I left his office with a firm conviction that I had found the perfect doctor for me, and that I will absolutely be returning to the Clinic to see him next year.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

A great experience. The timing of each appointment (EKG, Echo & Doctor) was precise.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

Dr. Baranowski is always friendly and professional. He answered our questions and suggested a care plan which makes sense to my wife and me. We have complete confidence. He is the best!

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