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

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center


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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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiology Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA

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

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

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

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

Undergraduate - University of Hawaii
Honolulu, HI USA


  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 5/15/2020, Dr. Tanaka-Esposito 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

213 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

47 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is outstanding!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

doctor Tanaka it's a very caring thorough physician. always takes the time to answer all of my questions and involves me in any of her decisions. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needed her type of care

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

I would give Dr Tanaka 10s

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Contact extremely easy: Dr. Tanaka called me.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Dr. T is very personable. I feel that not only am I talking to a "real person", but that she does as well.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

My one less than perfect rating above should not be taken as a criticism of the Dr., anyone else at CC, or the facility itself. I have only the highest regard for them. In fact the video conference was an accommodation for me, considering my relatively long commute from Charleston, WV. I just much prefer face to face interactions.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Aloha!! Dr K. Tanaka was very good at listening , educating & explaining my condition to me and what can be done about treatment .Alltests were done promptly . I would highly recommend. her to others. Please let this be reflected in her evaluation.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr Tanaka was great at listening , educating & explaining my condition to me . TY

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr Esposito is a pleasure and I am sure an asset to the clinic. I cannot say enough about her

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

as usual it was a great experience! i have recommended Dr Tanaka to all my friends and family!!!

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is my favorite physician. I have complete trust and faith in her ability to manage my care.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr. Tanaka was thorough in her explanations and answered all my questions completely. She is very kind and patient.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

my doctor is great she has taken care of me at the sickest time and she has done so well for me she has fixed me and I feel great thank you for her working at your hospital s

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I was shocked how Dr. Tanaka treated me. I had heard such great things about her. from the moment she introduced herself to me she was very dismissive. I have never been treated so poorly by a health professional in my life. Cardiac health concerns can be scary to a patient, she had no empathy for me what so ever. When it was time to leave I was in near tears. She handed me my after visit summary and left me in the hallway to find my own way out. I will not be returning or recommending her.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

dr tanaka is the greatest!!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr Tanaka is the best. very compassionate, caring and concerned about my care.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Tanaka has been exceptional throughout the process.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr Tanaka Esposito provided exceptional care and offered answers to all my questions in a detailed and caring manner. I'm glad I'm able to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. T could teach a master class on patient interactions

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is very easy for me to converse with.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Tanaka was very considerate. She listened attentively and communicated very effectively.

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr. Tanaka could not have been better informed before the appointment. Her understanding and wise advice were very much appreciated.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Tanaka Esposito seemed very caring ,listened well, and answered all questions.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is an outstanding physician and I am so glad she is my DOCTOR. If I didn't trust her with my life, I''d go elsewhere!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

experience with Dr. Tanaka was excellent.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Espezito is very good

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr. Tanaka's staff was very helpful to notify me about the appointment and the steps necessary to explain the process and download the app for the appointment

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr. Tanaka took a personal interest and inquired not only about the cardio condition, but overall health and life style. Most importantly, she took the time for a full understanding of my situation to assess further treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

enjoyed speaking with Dr Tanaka. She was very thorough and explained every step of the procedure that will performed. I was very pleased.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Dr. Tanaka ended up calling me in between procedures and took the time to listen to my concerns and explain my options.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

my provider very excellent proficient, knowledgeable, understanding of my concerns, kind.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

we love Dr. Tanaka. we are so fortunate to have her as our doctor. she is an excellent physician. she demonstrates everything that is wonderful in our society. how fortunate patients and the xxx is to have her!

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is the best. She's always pleasant, always informative, and always listens.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

excellent Dr Tanaka was exceptional I thoroughly enjoyed my experience and plan comeback to her as my cardiologist

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

I really loved my experience and the professional and compassionate care provided by Dr Tanaka

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

specialists tend to take a very long time to make an appointment with. I waited 5 months to get in. not a reflection of the doctor of course, she was great

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

very experienced knowledgeable and friendly doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

I never made a phone call so item 6 is moot, Dr. Tanaka is an extremely personable individual who showed concern for my care and took the time to explain in detail my care and immediately scheduled a test relating to my situation, I was extremely pleased with her professionalism

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is the best!!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

This is always a good experience when we come here. From the office staff to the doctor they are all very courteous and friendly.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

I have been searching for answers to my medical condition for four years. Dr. Tanaka-Esposito had read and researched my condition before my arrival. She and two others worked diligently to find the root cause of my health issue. I am now on my way to a healthier and more productive life. I will always choose Cleveland Clinic and these great doctors.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

she is the easiestDoctor in the system to work with. always prepared and very knowledgeable in her area. I appreciate her very much.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr Tanaka is the best.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

Dr.Tanaka is a wonderful sweet Dr.very kind and caring

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr. Tanaka explained & reviewed my procedure and follow up visit recommendations and options easiy to understand.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019

Believe I had to wait 5 months for an appointment with Dr. Tanaka.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr Tanaka shows genuine concern for my health, wellness and quality of life. An amazing doctor!

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