Treatment & Services
- BIV ICD Implantation
- Biventricular Pacemaker
- Biventricular Pacemakers and ICD implants and follow up
- Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (programming)
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Catheter Ablation
- Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
- 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
- Pacemaker - Permanent
- Pacemaker Follow-up
- Pacemaker Implant
- Pacemaker Lead Extraction
- Pacemaker Lead Replacement
- Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
- Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
- Pulmonary Vein Isolation for Atrial Fibrillation
- Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation of Cardiac Arrhythmias
- Resynchronization Therapy
- Second Opinion
- Temporary Pacemakers
- Tilt Test
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abnormal EKG
- Abnormal Heart Rhythms
- Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
- Adverse Effects Anticoagulants
- Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
- Atrial Fibrillation
- Atrial Flutter
- Atrial Tachycardia
- Atrioventricular (AV) Block
- Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
- Brugada Syndrome
- Defibrillator - Follow Up
- Defibrillator Infections
- Heart Blocks
- Heart Palpitations
- Heart Rhythm Problems
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Infected Cardiac Devices
- Irregular Heartbeats
- Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Junctional Rhythm
- Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
- Mahaim Fiber
- Myxoma Palpitations
- Neurocardiogenic Syncope
- Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Orthostatic Hypotension
- Pericardial Effusion
- Post Maze Arrhythmia
- Pre-Excitation Syndrome
- Sinus Node Dysfunction
- Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
- Supraventricular Arrhythmia
- Supraventricular Tachycardia
- Vasovagal Syncope
- Ventricular Fibrillation
- Ventricular Tachycardia
- Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
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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
Houston, TX USA
Residency - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical School - Universidad San Francisco de Quito
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
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
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As of 3/20/2018, 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.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb
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320 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 29, 2018
I come to the Cleveland Clinic because Dr Baez is there. He is far and away the best cardiologist I have dealt with over the last 22 years of heart rhythm issues. I hope that you are aware of outstanding ability of this individual.
Reviewed on Aug 17, 2018
Dr. Baez is an excellent physician very approachable and great communicator
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018
All went well, Dr Baez Escudero is very professional, easy to talk to, and has a very nice personality.
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018
Dr Baez Escudero always fully explains meds or follow-up care.
Reviewed on Jun 20, 2018
Dr. Baez is an excellent doctor. His nurse, Linda, is also excellent. She is a true asset to the cardiology team; Courteous, helpful, knowledgeable, polite and a truly caring person. Love her!!!
Reviewed on May 23, 2018
Dr. Baez provides exceptional service. He listens and provides easy to understand answers to questions. His memory is phenomenal with extensive knowledge.
Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018
l have always had exceptional service from dr Baez. on this visit he made arrangements for replacing my pacer battery in September! he is a brilliant cardiologist!!
Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018
I see this Doctor every six months and everything has always been perfect. Great Doctor, great staff and I am pleased to have CLE Clinic as my provider for my medical needs. Thank you.
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2018
My doctor never came to see me in my room in 3 days. Did see him for several minutes in operating room before my scheduled cardio conversion.
Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018
Very positive and informative interaction with my physician
Reviewed on Dec 27, 2017
they went over upcoming procedure verbally and with written instructions to take home.
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