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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

See publications for Christine Tanaka-Esposito, MD.

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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 4/18/2021, 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.

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

221 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
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Dr Tanaka is the greatest, she is wonderful

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is a very caring and a very intelligent physician. She has given me a second chance in life by curing my arrhythmia and has been very reassuring throughout this difficult process. I have great respect for Dr. Tanaka and cannot thank her enough for helping me!

Reviewed on May 27, 2021

A wonderful doctor. I would recommend her for anybody.

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Tanaka has been great ever since I started seeing her in January 2017. I couldn't ask for a better doctor

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

I could not speak more highly of Dr. Tanaka! I will continue to work with her virtually as I live in Nashville TN.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is not only a superlative physician, but a very approachable person. I perceive that she cares about me.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr Christine Tanaka-Esposito was wonderful and very informative. I would highly recommend. She was efficient yet thorough and made an effort to understand my case.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

I was taken aback about news about my condition that was not expected, but Dr. Tanaka was completely understanding and very patient as I gave consideration to the matter.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr Tanaka is a kind, caring, respectful doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2021

this was my first visit. dr Tanaka placed my husbands defibrillator pacemaker and she naturally was a bit more interested in his progress. she did not take a lot of history regarding my condition.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

love Dr. Tamara. She is the finest cardiologist, most knowledgeable I have ever met

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is obviously very busy but one would not have known it based on my interactions with her. She answered all my questions patiently and thoroughly (as if this was the most important thing she would be doing all day).

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

Dr. Tanaka and her team are excellent providers. They demonstrate confidence, and make me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Dr Tanaka was very professional and knowledgeable and answered. all my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

i felt that i related better with the nurse. The nurse was very personable. She was great. Don't know if I would recommend this care provider or not too early in the care to judge.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Tanaka-Esposito is a very special physician. She is patient, caring and listens to me. Wish all physicians were like her!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

I hate surveys, but I love Dr. Tanaka Esposito, so...

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is the best cardiologist I've ever had and that is not an exaggeration. I wish I had met her earlier.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

The doctor asked me to provide input to the cause of my problem, something previous care providers never asked me.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

I felt comfortable with the doctor and her staff.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Tanaka took her time talking with me, explained the procedure, and I never felt like she was rushed to leave the room.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Questions 3-5 are not applicable for this visit as it was only a follow up Dr. Tanaka was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain the reason for the visit and what follow up steps were required including new medication and the need for a follow up appointment to check on results provided by new medication.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is a very pleasant person and has the ability to make you feel completely at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr. Tanaka-Esposito seemed very competent and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

I had my appointment with Dr. Tanaka scheduled then exits q message on my chart that it was changed to see the nurse. I live in Toledo and drive over 2 times a year and I want to see the CEO for when I come. when you call you have to go through a main number and you don't speak directly to Dr. Tanaka or the cardiology office directly which is not good.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is outstanding and she gives me plenty of time. i do not want to see a nurse or nurse practitioner only when driving 90 min to Cleveland 2 times a year for a cardiology appt.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is awesome !

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Tanaka is one of the most caring doctors I've ever had. she is so caring and always takes the time to answer questions and explain treatments. she is absolutely a gem and the Clinic is fortunate to have her. Great job!!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Tanaka-Esposito has been beyond excellent in the 9 years she has been caring for me via my heart.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

Dr Tanaka is the greatest!!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

It took several months to get an appointment but that is because the doctor is in high demand.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

I think Dr. Tanaka is the best heart doctor. She is caring, compassionate, and very understanding. I would definitely recommend her.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr. Tanaka took care of my mother and more recently a brother-in-law of mine! All three of us would recommend her in a heartbeat! No pun intended!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

We drive five hours to get to Cleveland so we appreciate the care we get very much. Doctor Tanaka is always ready to listen to us and teach me about my condition and treatment.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr. Tanaka is super, it's just getting hold of her is not an easy thing. And I'm sure that's why because she's a great doctor

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

dr Knapp did an outstanding job of coordinating with dr Tanaka

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

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