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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Tufts University, New England Medical Center
Boston, MA USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - Damascus University, School of Medicine
Undergraduate - Lycee Laique
- Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiology, Adult coronary artery disease, Angina, Congestive Heart Failure, Adult valvular heart disease, Cardiac echocardiography and Nuclear imaging
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 5/31/2018, Dr. Fares 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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121 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||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018
Dr. Fares is an excellent physician who listens and explains and encourages me to keep in good health. He is the best!
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018
Dr. Fares is the brest.
Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018
I'm looking forward to my next visit. Dr. Fares seems determined to get the bottom of my situation which is unusual in the world of cardiac care.
Reviewed on Jul 27, 2018
Dr. Fares is always very thoughtful and thorough in his explanations of my issues. I have the utmost confidence in his conclusions and recommended actions.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2018
Dr Fares is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He literally saved my life.
Reviewed on Jun 22, 2018
excellent experience. I was an out-of -town patient who travelled 6 hrs to see Dr. Fares and will gladly do it again.9
Reviewed on May 25, 2018
During my last two visits the echo cardiographs procedures where anywhere from 45 minutes to an hour and a half behind, resulting in my doctor having to wait for me for my appointment.
Reviewed on May 18, 2018
I felt Dr. Fares was very concerned about my well being and I always rely on his judgement.
Reviewed on May 4, 2018
my doctor called me after hours just to go over results of some of my test it made me feel incredibly well taken care of I went home and told my wife I'll never go anywhere else for care
Reviewed on Apr 30, 2018
My experience with the doctor was very relaxing and his concerns about my health issues were very important to him. He wanted to resolve the issue. I would refer anyone who needs a heart issues to see Dr M . Fares. Thank You
Reviewed on Apr 30, 2018
I want to stay with this provider. He's very prepared and well informed of my health history, I trusted his diagnosis, he seem to be very knowledgeable of heart diseases. I feel comfortable seeing him and felt I'm in good hands.
Reviewed on Feb 12, 2018
Excellent physician. He was able to discuss with me the pros and cons of a complicated medical problem that I have. As a physician, I had read a lot of the medical literature and he was still able to clarify difficult problems that were based on very recent studies.
Reviewed on Oct 26, 2017
he was most helpful and went out of his way to make sure everything was done properly for me and all future appointments that were done to my convenience.
Reviewed on Oct 7, 2017
Drs. - Barawskai, Lindsay, Faras all worked together very well and were extremely good at meeting needs and treatment plan - explaining very well treatment plan.
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