Treatment & Services
- Cardiovascular Imaging Section
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate School - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA USA
Fellowship - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA USA
Fellowship - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
St. Louis, MO USA
Residency - University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA USA
Medical Education - University of Iowa College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA USA
Undergraduate - Creighton University
Omaha, NE USA
Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Research & Publications
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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 4/16/2019, Dr. Thomas 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.
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.
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59 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||4.2|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019
Dr. Suma Thomas and her staff are outstanding. i fell like i receive the royal treatment every visit to the Clinic. they are the best. Dr Suma Thomas is outstanding I could not have a better Physician. Rhe Cleveland Clinic is very fortunate to have her on your staff. I could go on and on but I think you are getring my point. Dr. Suma Thomas is very approachable and i feel like I am her only patient. She makes surebi understand everything that is going on with my condition and stresses quality of life issues
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019
Dr. Thomas was super!! She spoke very clearly in regards to what I need to do and how she can help.
Reviewed on Aug 7, 2019
Dr. Thomas took the time to insure that I was completely informed about my options going forward
Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019
Dr. Thomas spent a great deal of time reviewing my studies with me and their importance. Further more she recommended other consultations and discussed with other experts in the field. She called several time to relay the results of those discussions with me and to direct our further search for answers to my problem
Reviewed on May 20, 2019
Dr. Thomas was great; very thorough and explained everything very well.
Reviewed on May 6, 2019
Dr.. Thomas was intelligent. curious and thoroughly engaging. She approached my concerns with panache and aplomb.
Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019
Dr. Suma Thomas is a great person and compassionate practitioner. I was most fortunate to have had her as my Cleveland Clinic doctor.
Reviewed on Mar 7, 2019
Very good experience. Dr. Suma Thomas was very professional and easily understood
Reviewed on Feb 25, 2019
good experience, Dr. Thomas is so caring and answered all our question! I wanted to bring her home with me!
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Thomas to anyone and everyone in need of this service!
Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019
all the staff from the registration thru the tests they ran were so good and made feel at ease. as I was pretty stressed out. dr Thomas was attentive and knowledgeable of my medical problems and very thorough in her questions
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