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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center

Appointment:
440.695.4000
Desk:
440.695.4000
Fax:
440.695.4649

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2011

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiology Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2011

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
EP Research
Cleveland, OH USA
2009

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cardiovascular Med
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2004

Medical Education - Saint Louis University School of Medicine
MD
St. Louis, MO USA
2000

Undergraduate - University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI USA
1994

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Christine Tanaka-Esposito, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 5/29/2022, Dr. Tanaka-Esposito 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. Tanaka-Esposito receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Abbott Laboratories

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

171 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

I love this doctor and the care that she gives me!

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2022

Dr. Tanaka's assistant Tina is really helpful. She goes above and beyond to make sure you are taken care of. She has been so much more than helpful with everything I needed.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2022

Dr. Tanka was absolutely the very best. You are so lucky to have her on your staff.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Dr. Tanaka and her staff have always treated me so well. They are the reason that I have had such a good quality of life. Dr. Tanaka started treating me in 2012, and has made my life so much better. This includes her consultation and many procedures. Also, her staff is top notch and always treats me well. Its a pleasure to grade this department A+ in all regards.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Dr Tanaka is a very kind and caring person along with being very skilled.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

The doctor was very prepared for the appt.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

DR. Tanaka explained in detail of the steps she would take during an upcoming surgery. As an engineer, I respected the level of information she provided made me feel much more confidant of my upcoming procedure.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

Dr. Tanaka's staff members are exceptional for their concern that everything I need is arranged, and taking the time to make sure I understand everything before they hang up. Wonderful!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

I was referred to Dr. Tanaka by a cardiologist who I admired and trusted, so I somewhat expected (but still am awed by) her competence. I didn't expect to be treated with such amazing compassion and concern.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Still waiting for call back to schedule my Cardiac Ablation.The appointment with Dr. Tanaka was scheduled by Dr. Vlasteris's scheduler not Dr. Tanaka's office.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

The doctor spent sufficient time to explain my care annd condition being treated.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2022

Dr Tanaka is Very caring and thorough. Much attention to detail. Easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Dr Tanaka is wonderful

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

I absolutely love my doctor!! She is an excellent asset to the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2021

Dr Tanaka explains things in an east to understand way. She is very caring.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr Tanaka Esposito is terrific

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

We appreciated the amount of time the provider gave to answering our questions.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. Tanaka was very patient and attuned to me as a whole person, as well as excellent in communicating precisely.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Absolutely the best experience I've ever had at a medical provider. No wait, all staff very personable and connected to my case. 10/10 would recommend!

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Best experience I've ever had at a medical provider. No exaggeration!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

My experience with Dr. Tanaka was very good. She was easy to talk to, listened to me, and answered my questions. I was very happy with the visit.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

Every thing about my appointment went very smoothly. It was nice to see the doctor again.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is caring, listens and just a very nice person

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