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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

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 9/29/2021, 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:

  • 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

371 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 4.8
Listens 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Baez is always "present" attentive, caring, knowledgable and helpful. He has my full confidence.His assistant Bridget was extremely helpful also.Handling of the virtual visit was extremely efficient

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Dr Baez is excellent

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2021

My appointment went very wellThe test's where ready right after checking in Dr Baez reviewed the results with me and I was in and out quickly

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr Baez-Escudero even scheduled my ablation on a Friday as I requested. I was at my appointment on September 20th and he scheduled the appointment for Friday October 1st,just 10 days later.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Dr Baez always shows concern for his patients

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Both Dr. Baez's assistant & Dr. Baez spent a great deal of time answering my issues & concerns. My husband & I feel very fortunate that I have Dr. Baez as my doctor. Cleveland Clinic is very lucky to have him on staff. Outstanding individual.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

Dr. Baez & his staff are an impressive group. I had testing pre-scheduled in Lakeland @ Watson Clinic. After my Telemed mtg, I sent Dr. Baez the dates of the testing through Clev Clinic portal. Dr. Baez's office got back to me Iimmeduately to let me know that he would be looking @ those test results on Epic. Excellent communications.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr.Baez always has concern for me as a patient.He has put me at ease and dealt with my heart challenges for several years in an excellent manner.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Dr.Baez has always been focused on my best interest as a heart patient and an individual.He is top notch.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr Baez Escuedero is wonderful!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr Baez has helped me with excellent medical advice for a number of years. He is the MD that I rely on most. Thank you Dr Baez.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2021

Dr Baez and the nurse were exceptional.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Both doctor and nurse or PA were excellent

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Liked Dr. Baez-Escudero very much. He was very attentive and seemed quite interested in my well being

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Jose was prompt and Courteous in scheduling my appointment to have my pace maker checked. Thanks Dr. Jose, you're the best!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr Baez-Excudero is A HIGH LINE PROVIDER...the BEST I've known in a very long time. Besides being very knowledgeable and professional he's extremely personable and caring.As the Brits would say: He's Top Man!

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

In spite of living on the West Coast and being a bit inconvenient to visit the Weston facility, I've concluded Dr. Baez-Escudero in my GO TO Electro Physiologist, period...I'll make the trip whenever circumstances dictate it's the thing to do.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Baez is the BEST, along with his staff.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021


Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

Dr Baez does a great job and I appreciate his kindness, and interest in my husband, Jerry Dorsch, I feel that he takes a true interest in our issues, and very easy to talk with.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2021

I feel great about Dr Baez taking care of my husband

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr Jose Baez-Escudero and his staff were excellent in treating me as new patient. I am very impressed and feel fortunate to be under his excellent care.

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

There is nobody better than Dr. Jose Baez Escudero.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Baez and the team were professional and friendly. I felt very comfortable and confident with my care.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr. Baez provided great care. I felt respected and valued.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Baez is an excellent physician. He is very caring and provides excellent care to his patients. Definitely would recommend him to others looking for a specialist in cardiac care.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Doctor is always concerned for my well being

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Baez did a great job. I recommend him to everybody.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr Baez is always prepared and gives me excellent feedback om the functioning of my pacemaker.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

Dr Baez is always thorough and great with explaining any issues.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr. Baez Escudero and his resident Dr. Alonzo were both great. Dr. Escudero seemed very knowledgeable and helped meunderstand the diagnosis and the treatment options.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Doctor Baez is a wonderful doctor and I trust his skills and his care of my heart problems

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Doctor Baez is a wonderful doctor and I trust his skill in caring for my heart issues

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2021

Dr Baez is a great doctor. I drive from Brandenton to see him.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Dr. Baez was very courteous and professional.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Every time I have an appointment with my doctors at the Cleveland Clinic I am amazed how very wonderful every nurse, assistant and especially the doctors are. Especially my Electro Cardiologist MD Bayes Esquerdo. He is the most brilliant doctor I have ever had the pleasure to have treating me.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Baez is a very competent, thoughtful, and thorough doctor. I feel very comfortable and assured that I am getting the highest level of care.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

excellent doctors and nurses. great service.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr takes time , is easy to understand and takes time to discuss and answer concerns

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Baez-Escudero has been terrific. Very easy to talk to, and knows what he's doing.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

The doctor made me feel comfortable, was very nice, and answered my questions

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Baez is always a nice guy and is easy to talk with. His explanations are good.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr Beaz is absolutely great!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Baez and his staff are just great. I feel very confident that I am in good hands under his care.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Doc was professional and pleasant. Excellent experience.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

I continue to be a Paitient of Cleveland Clinic only because of Dr Baez, he's the Best

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2020

appointment made through Dr Baez himself as a courtesy. He could not have been more accommodating or helpful

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

the doctor and I have a five year relationship I trust him !

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

very Impressive I am glad Dr. Baez Escudero accepted me as Patient He is the Best of the Best

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr Jones. took all the time I needed

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Dr Baez is very good providing care. we still don't understand the prohibition to come with a companion. if CCF provides good cleaning and disinfectant what difference does it makes.?

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Baez is your best physician regarding "bedside manners". extremely talented in his field.

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