Treatment & Services
- Aorta Center
- Cardiovascular Imaging
- Cardiovascular Imaging Section
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
- Pericardial Diseases Center
- Sports Cardiology Center
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Aorta Disease
- Aortic Regurgitation
- Aortic Stenosis
- Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
- Heart Disease
- Heart Murmur
- Heart Valve Disease
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
- Infective Endocarditis
- Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
- Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
- Marfan Syndrome
- Mitral Valve Prolapse
- Mitral Valve Regurgitation
- Mitral Valve Stenosis
- Myocardial Ischemia
- Pericardial Effusion
- Pulmonary Valve Disease
- Rheumatic Heart Disease
- Shortness Of Breath
- Sports Cardiology
- Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
- Tricuspid Regurgitation
- Tricuspid Stenosis
- Tricuspid Valve Disease
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - University College of Dublin, Faculty of Medicine
Fellowship - University College Hospital, Galway
Fellowship - Saint James Hospital
Specialist Registrar in Cardiology
Fellowship - St. Columcille Hospital
Specialist Registrar Cardiology
Fellowship - University College Dublin (National University of Ireland)
Clinical Scientist Fellow
Fellowship - Mater Misericordiade Hospital
Residency - Saint Vincent's Hospital
Cardiology, General Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Residency - Royal North Shore Hospital
Emergency Medicine, General Internal Medicine
St. Leonards, NSW,
Internship - Saint Vincent's Hospital
Medical School - University College of Dublin, Faculty of Medicine
Cardiac care in athletes, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathy, cardiovascular imaging, echocardiography
Research & Publications
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As of 5/15/2017, Dr. Phelan 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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120 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||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||5|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
12 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Apr 6, 2017
Very thorough, kind, and easy to speak to. Excellent!
Reviewed on Mar 31, 2017
Dr Phelan was excellent. He helped me understand my options for treatment He was kind and very attentive to my concerns. I wish there were more physicians like him. I had a good feeling and trust for him immediately.
Reviewed on Mar 22, 2017
Dr. Phelan's knowledge of Sport's Medicine was very much appreciated!
Reviewed on Feb 17, 2017
Dr. Phelan always takes time to listen to my husband and me and treats us w/compassion and frankness. Since meeting him when I was a patient in 11/2013 we have appreciated his not talking down to us and his warm and sincere personality.
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2017
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2017
Dr Phelan was outstanding in spelling out my test results and options. He instilled confidence that the impending surgery would be successful.
Reviewed on Dec 27, 2016
No bad experiences. Always take extra care to listen to my concerns and take that same extra to not only anwer answer my questions but to make sure I understand. They leave no room for a misunderstanding.
Reviewed on Aug 16, 2016
Dr. Phelan was most accommodating when answering my two questions. He explained both answers in a way that was understandable.
Reviewed on Jul 19, 2016
DR. PHELAN WAS ABSOLUTELY ABOVE THE PALE. HE WAS BRILLIANT AND ENGAGING IN CONVERSATION AND EXAMINATION. I WAS VERY IMPRESSED BUT THEN WHO WOULDN'T BE IMPRESSED WITH THE STAFF OF THE CLEVELAND CLINIC AND ESPECIALLY DR. PHELAN
Reviewed on Jul 12, 2016
Although some of what I'm experiencing is currently undiagnosed, what was reviewed and found was very clearly articulated and documented, including the go forward path for care and follow up. Thank you!
Reviewed on Jul 8, 2016
All physicians showed great concern. Visited often and assured me that my health issues will be cared for. Great concern to keep all doctors involved.
Reviewed on Jun 28, 2016
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