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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring
  • Autonomic Reflex Test
  • Biventricular (BIV) ICD Implantation
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Blood Volume Test
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (Programming)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Lifevest
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Nuclear Blood Volume Test
  • Nuclear Hemodynamic Blood Flow Test
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Remote Cardiac Telemetry
  • Second Opinion
  • Temporary Pacemakers
  • Tilt Test
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Fainting
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Near-Syncope
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 16 Specialties +


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About Kenneth Mayuga, MD

Kenneth A. Mayuga, MD, is a cardiac electrophysiologist (heart rhythm specialist) in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine of the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute.

In addition to his role as a cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Mayuga is also the Director of the Syncope Center, leading Cleveland Clinic's efforts in the evaluation and management of patients with syncope (loss of consciousness) and orthostatic intolerance (symptoms due to gravitational effects while in upright position).  These conditions include cardiac syncope (e.g. arrhythmogenic syncope), reflex syncope (e.g. vasovagal or carotid sinus syncope), orthostatic hypotension (e.g. neurogenic OH from autonomic dysfunction), postural tachycardia syndrome (POTS), and symptoms associated with post-COVID syndrome.  In addition to the high-level cardiac evaluations available at Cleveland Clinic, the Syncope Center also has access to a full array of specialized diagnostic modalities including Tilt Table Testing (with more than 1,000 tests done per year) using continuous beat-to-beat blood pressure monitoring and 12-lead ECG monitoring (with additional concomitant ancillary testing as needed), Active Stand Testing, invasive cardiopulmonary exercise testing, and Autonomic Function Testing (through the Neurology department) which includes Quantitative Sudomotor Axon Reflex Testing, deep breathing/Valsalva testing, and skin biopsy for nerve fiber density.  For those patients with conditions that may benefit from exercise therapy, the Syncope Center has access to high-level Cardiac Rehabilitation services at Cleveland Clinic. 

Dr. Mayuga is a recognized leader in the areas of syncope and orthostatic intolerance, with numerous scientific manuscript publications, research presentations, invitations to lecture, and invitations to be the session Moderator or session Chair at national and international medical conferences and scientific sessions.

He also holds an academic appointment in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

Specialty interests: Syncope; Orthostatic intolerance; Implantation of pacemakers and implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs); Cardiac resynchronization therapy (Biventricular device implantation); Catheter ablation of cardiac arrhythmias; Management of Bradycardia, Supraventricular tachycardia, Atrial fibrillation, Atrial flutter, Atrial tachycardia, Ventricular tachycardia, Ventricular fibrillation, and Sudden cardiac death

Number of Procedures Performed: Cleveland Clinic performs more than 4,400 electrophysiology procedures each year. Dr. Mayuga has performed or participated in more than 500 cardiac and electrophysiologic procedures.

Success rates: Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for the world’s best cardiovascular care. You can view success rates for specific procedures at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Mayuga completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois where he was a National Merit Scholar. Dr. Mayuga then earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois where he was a James Scholar in the honors program for research and independent study. He served his residency in Internal Medicine at Cleveland Clinic and completed a fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California. He then returned to Cleveland Clinic to complete a fellowship in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology where he received the Excellence in Medical Education Award and the Syncope Award for research. He was named to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2014.

Publications and Speaking: Dr. Mayuga has published numerous articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed medical journals and has authored or coauthored several chapters in medical textbooks. He has presented original scientific research at numerous national and international conferences, is an invited speaker at medical conferences, and has been session Moderator or session Chair at national and international conferences. Dr. Mayuga serves as a manuscript reviewer for several leading medical journals. Dr. Mayuga is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society.

About Dr. Mayuga: "I feel blessed to be working in the medical profession because it allows me to help people during what can sometimes be a very difficult journey."

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Mayuga enjoys tennis, taekwondo, and spending time with his family.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - University of California Davis Medical Center
Cardiovascular Disease
Sacramento, CA USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA


  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Syncope, neurocardiogenic syncope, orthostatic intolerance; Implantation of cardiac devices including Pacemakers, ICDs, Biventricular cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT); Cardiac arrhythmia management including complex catheter ablation; atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia; ventricular tachycardia; ventricular fibrillation; sudden cardiac death

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Heart Rhythm Society
  • Syncope Award for Research, Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation, 2013
  • Excellence in Medical Education Award, Cleveland Clinic Education Institute, 2013
  • Gold Reviewer Award.  Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology Journal
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 4/19/2024, Dr. Mayuga 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.

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

186 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 4.7
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Was very happy with the receptionist and with the Dr.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Was very happy with my Doctorattentive and caring

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

I absolutely loved Dr Mayuga, we connected right from the start

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Mayuga is one of my favorite doctors at CC. He is always so polite, and has helped me manage my symptoms the way other doctors have not been able too.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Difficult to get appointment with this doctor

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

In this particular case, my PCP was able to influence the ability of scheduling an appointment within a reasonable time. However, this is typically not the case as I have been told on most occasions that 6 months is the earliest to see a doctor. In my particular case, I am dealing with a severe heart issue and timing is everything.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Mayuga presented next steps and helped initiate my next visit with Dr. Lee.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr. Mauaga is an excellent doctor. He went above and beyond to help me get an appointment with Dr. Wilson. He is very kind and caring and extremely knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Mayuga is the top Electrophysiologist and ahead of his time. He puts his patients needs ahead of his own. He is a very kind man with a heart of gold.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2024

Excellent Doctor!!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

Dr. Mayuga was excellent during the office visit, but did not clearly explain the treatment plan and next steps. Since leaving the clinic it has been difficult to schedule appointments or to understand what the treatment plan is and how we will proceed.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Mayuga is an excellent doctor and was a tremendous help and asset to me in my health care challenge that brought me to the Cleveland Clinic. I cannot say enough good things about his medical expertise as well as his kind and caring personality. He combined the best medical skills with the best personal care. It was such a blessing to feel comfortable and well taken care of under his care. I've struggled for two years and I finally felt that the understanding of and help for my issues were in a good facility and with great medical care.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Mayuga and Dr. Sullivan worked incredibly well together in aiding me to gain some answers that had been elusive for two years and medically I had been going backwards, not forwards. The testing, appt's and labs were all well meshed to gain the insight needed to bring some diagnosis, clarity and hope for future changes when a cure comes along as well as what I can work on between now and then to aid my chronic heart issue as well. Definitely the dream team duo for me.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Mayuga took my concerns seriously and was very knowledgabile.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

The care was great but what is not is follow up care. I need to see another department and can't even get an appointment at all. Was told nothing is available and I have to be put on a wait list. No idea when I will be able to be seen. My treatment plan is on hold and I have no idea when I will get the help I need to reach diagnosis. (Autonomic neurology is dept that has nothing)

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Mayuga is a fantastic doctor

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Dr. Mayuga is great and always very caring, professional and his guidence is great.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Very busy Dr so it was difficult to get an appointment sooner than several months out.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Excellent Dr as well as his staff.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Had to wait about 5 months to get appt for this physician - he was worth the wait! However, that's a long time to wait and then have to wait again for 6 more months to get ordered tests!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

My doctor was very very nice! He was possibly the best I had ever received. He made sure everything was properly explained and that if I had any questions he anwsered them! He said he wants to rule out the dangerous stuff and ordered a bunch of tests!!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Dr Mayuga is amazing! I drive over from Erie, PA because of his knowledge, experience and his patient care acumen.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr. Mayuga has excellent patient-care and management skills.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr. Mayuga is fantastic! Always takes his time even though he is busy.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2023

Dr. Mayuga spent a great amount of time discussing my concerns and next steps with me. I felt very included in the proposed treatments and decisions ahead.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

This Doctor listened and ordered different tests to check into different autonomic processes

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Dr Mayuga was best dr I've ever had.

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