Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, French, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • BIV ICD Implantation
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Biventricular Pacemakers and ICD implants and follow up
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (programming)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cryoablation
  • Defibrillator - Follow Up
  • Defibrillator Implantation
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Electrophysiology Studies (EP)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Lead Extraction (ICD, Pacemaker)
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Lifevest
  • Pacemaker - Permanent
  • Pacemaker Follow-up
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Pacemaker Lead Replacement
  • Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Resynchronization Therapy
  • Second Opinion
  • Temporary Pacemakers
  • Tilt Test
  • Watchman
View all 33 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
  • Adverse Effects Anticoagulants
  • Arrhythmia
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Block
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Defibrillator - Follow Up
  • Defibrillator Infections
  • Fainting
  • Heart Blocks
  • Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infected Cardiac Devices
  • Irregular Heartbeats
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Junctional Rhythm
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Mahaim Fiber
  • Near-syncope
  • Neurocardiogenic Syncope
  • Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Post Maze Arrhythmia
  • Pre-Excitation Syndrome
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Arrhythmia
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 40 Specialties +


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About Jose Baez-Escudero, MD

Jose Baez-Escudero, MD, FHRS, is a member in the Fellowship in the Heart Rhythm Society (FHRS) as of March, 2012.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - The Methodist Hospital
Advanced Fellow in Cardiac Electrophysiology
Houston, TX USA

Fellowship - University of Chicago Medical Center
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Chicago, IL USA

Fellowship - Baylor College of Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Houston, TX USA

Residency - Temple University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical Education - Universidad San Francisco de Quito


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

Specialty Interests

Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, Anti-arrhythmic Drug Therapy, Bi-ventricular Pacemakers and ICD Implants and Follow up, Implantable Defibrillators, Pacemakers, Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation, Radio-frequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmia, Re-synchronization Therapy, Trans-catheter Laser lead extra

Awards & Honors

  • The Eric N. Prystowsky Fellows Clinical Research Award, Heart Rhythm Society 2011, San Francisco CA.
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 3/13/2020, Dr. Baez-Escudero 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. Baez-Escudero receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Pfizer, Inc.

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

360 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

65 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Dr. Baez always takes the time to listen to my concerns or questions during visits and is prompt in replying to any email messages sent via my chart.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I gave Dr. office permission to open My Chart for past medical history but they never entered it.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Baez always provides great communications with me & offers appts that work well with my schedule.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Baez is caring, kind, well prepared, & very professional.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Health Care Provider provided excellent, empathetic and professional care.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

My experience was excellent. Dr. Baez and his nurse was very professional.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Baez is one of the best doctors I ever had in my life very considerate, takes times to listen, he is always so kindly makes you feel as if you were his only patient

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Baez is the Best! He is very smart and caring. He is very thorough and thoughtful.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

dr Baez took his time to review my history. he was very understanding of my desire not to visit the hospital in person

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

It is always an excellent experience seeing Dr. Baez!!!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Dr. Baez is an excellent physician who is kind, caring and compassionate!!

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

all of my physicians provide me with excellent care.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr Baez and other providers have been very understanding for my health

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

we have stayed with CC and our doctors because we are entirely happy with them. there is never a problem of any kind

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

great doctor. I never feel rushed, very comfortable.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Baez always gets my questions answered; he's knowledgeable and has a friendly demeanor.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr. Baez is the only one I would trust with my heart procedures. I trust him so much that I even chose him to do My daughters heart procedure.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

The only doctor that I would ever recommend to a friend in reference to a heart procedure.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

excellent physician

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Dr Baez is the best!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Jose Baez-Escudero saved my life. I'm a heart patient.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

very good doctor

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr Baez and staff are excellent

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Good dr. I am happy with the care I receive.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

I felt like I was in the office with Dr Baez

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr B?ez himself and his staff were most supportive

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Very very happy to be able to have a video chat with Dr. Baez after a scary episode. Nurses and coordinators were all very helpful.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

easy to talk to and felt like the doctor was listening

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Baez was very caring and couldn't have been nicer and concerned about me

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

I had a most wonderful experience with Dr. Baez.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Very happy with my initial contacts and my phone video conference with Dr. Baez Escudero! I will now conciser him cardiologist.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

All good experiences with Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Baez is "First Class"!! what a blessing for us all!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

doctor Baez has been my cardiologist for pass five years. he knows about my problems and concerns. excellent care and service.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr.Baez,is knowledgeable,caring and has the ability to explain.He is the best

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

great service. fantastic surgery by Dr. Beaz

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr. Escudaro and the office staff were very helpful, professional, and nice.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr. Escudaro is a very patient, knowledgeable, and nice doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

All around good experience with Dr Baez and his staff. Very prompt and professional and - they were easy to contact and quickly responded through the online messaging portal with follow up questions.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

about 4 yrs with Dr. Biaz . wonderful person and very patient oriented doctor

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Good Doctor and communicates with care and understanding

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

My husband and I are extremely pleased with Dr. Baez. Not only is he extremely intelligent, he is kind, thoughtful, caring and professional. I have full confidence in his ability to help me make the correct decisions about my medical care and trust him.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

The Dr. is a very friendly guy. I feel very comfortable with him

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr B?ez is always professional and caring

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

I would definitely recommend Dr. Baez. He was amazing.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Excellent Doctor Baez as a Doctor and as a person

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

So far Dr Escudero has been a great doctor, very profesional and cares about the patient. Staff y excellent, very friendly and effective. Although it is too soon to be able to rate Dr Escudero because the treatment hasn't started yet and I'm not being diagnosed yet, so far I can say he's bees doing his job really well.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Excellent Dr. Best I have seen in this process.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Baez is an extremely good doctor, the best.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr Baez- Escudero was "THE BEST" and Impressive - Helpful - Listened to My Concerns and Offered Advise to that was clearly understood.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020


Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

recommend him all the time. Dr. is GREAT.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Dr. Baez is the best doctor I have ever had!!! I have a complicated cardiac history and he solved issues I suffered with for 5 years in 1 visit!!!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr Baez is a great doctor on your staff. I have referred him to friends, who like me travel over from the Naples area.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Very courteous and professional physician

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

Feel extremely safe under Dr Baez's care.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Always feel I'm in good hands with Dr. Baez

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

DR Baez Escudero was excellent. Knowleadagble and courteous

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Baez. He is the best

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2019

Dr. Baez is my husband's cardiologist. and I like him, so I chose to see him when I was advised to see a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr B?ez always takes his time explaining my illness to me, and what my opportunities are for improvement. He inspires confidence and is a very competent physician. I feel that I am in good hands!

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2019


Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr Baezs explanations were easy to understand n he was most patient

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Dr. Baez showed outstanding listening skills and showed interest throughout the entore visit. he was very nice and very good at explaining everything.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

I would recommend *Dr. Baez to every one!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

excellent. Dr. Baez is an excellent doctor. He is thorough, precise, compassionate, encouraging and explains everything well.

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