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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Surgeon No
Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Heart Valve Disease
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About Raul Schwartzman, MD

Raul Schwartzman, MD, is a cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He practices at Fairview Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, and the Richard E. Jacobs Health Center, Avon, Ohio. Dr. Schwartzman is board certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography.

Dr. Schwartzman earned his medical degree from the University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine,Buenos Aires, Argentina, and completed a research fellowship at the Lanari Medical Institute, Buenos Aires. He served a five-year cardiovascular medicine residency with the last year as chief resident at Sanatorio Mitre, Buenos Aires, while earning an advanced degree in cardiology from the University of Buenos Aires and the Argentine Society of Cardiology.

After earning that distinction, Dr. Schwartzman continued his training as a postdoctoral research fellow in cardiological sciences, St. George’s Hospital Medical School, London, U.K. He returned to Buenos Aires to accept a position as head of the Coronary Care Unit at Sanatorio Güemes. During this period he also was a fellow and lecturer in evidence-based cardiology with the Grupo de Estudio, Docencia e Investigación Clínica and the Argentine Medical Association.

Dr. Schwartzman first came to Cleveland Clinic as a postdoctoral research fellow in molecular cardiology with the Lerner Research Institute, receiving a Cleveland Clinic Award of Excellence at the conclusion of his training. He subsequently completed a three-year internal medicine residency at St. Vincent Charity Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio, as chief resident in his final year. He continued his specialty training as a fellow in cardiovascular medicine at New York Methodist Hospital where he was recognized for excellence in teaching as a fellow and an attending physician. He was named to the Methodist Hospital attending staff in 2009, the position he held immediately prior to his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2013.

He has been a frequent speaker at the Argentine Society of Cardiology and has authored or co-authored more than two dozen scientific papers in leading medical journals and medical textbook chapters. Dr. Schwartzman is a member of the American Society of Echocardiography.

He is fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and Italian.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - New York Methodist Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease
Brooklyn, NY USA

Residency - St. Vincent Charity Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Universidad de Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires,

Undergraduate - University of Buenos Aires
Buenos Aires, Argentina,


  • Nuclear Cardiology

Specialty Interests

General cardiology, heart valve disease, echocardiography

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 1/23/2023, Dr. Schwartzman 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

175 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2023

Very nice dr.took his time to answer an explain in detail everything, an he answered every question I had. Would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

Dr. Schwartzman is a kind, straightforward, knowledgeable & respectful physician. I can always rely on his honesty & care for my well-being. His humor is delightful when he slips it in our conversation as Dr.& patient. His persona is series although kind in a protective way. Excellent cardiologist! I feel safe with Dr. Schwartzman administering to my cardiological and good health needs.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

The doctor was awesome, listened to me, informative, kind.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2022

Doc swarsman didn't have much time said he was behind

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022

Dr Swartzman is The Best . He likes his patients and always answers my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

He was wonderful and I would def recommend him and or see him again in the future

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr Schwartzman has always been kind and concerned. I value his knowledge and realize that getting the correct dosage of medicine for older people can be difficult. I trust him completely.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

The provider was very professional and answered all my question to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr listened and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Schwartzman and his staff were extremely helpful with assisting me in setting up and attending the video conference

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

Dr. Schwartzman is very personable, friendly and professional. I am lucky to have him as my cardiologist

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

I enjoyed the video conferencing, but still prefer the personal visit with the doctor

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2022

Dr Swartzman is a great "down to earth" person whom is easy to discuss things with and he takes the time to listen and give honest feedback!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Excellent first time visit with the doctor. He talked with me, not with my daughter.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2022

Amazing Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2022

Dr Schwartzman is wonderful! Always on top of things and takes great care of my mom.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Wonderful Doctor and takes the time to explain the disease thoroughly. Very reassuring and warm.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Dr Schwartzman is always courteous and answers any questions with a thorough explanation I would highly recommend this doctor to any prospective patient

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

The Doc is awesome, he is always willing to spend as much time with his patients as they need.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr. Schwartzman is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Schwartzman is very professional, attentive & aware of my medical situation

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr Raul is very knowledgeable and personable. I would recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Dr. Is great

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. Schwarzman was so kind, answered my questions, took time to talk to me.He eased my mind

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

I would DEFINITELY recommend Dr.Schwartzman, he was GREAT

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

My appointment with my doctor was phenomenal he was sensitive he was present and he was very informational. Great job

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

I liked the doctor because he did not rush through My appointment he was very present caring and he was a great listener and that is very important to me and he had all those qualities so yes my experience was very good and he had a great humor.

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