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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Tomsich Health and Medical Center of Palm Beach Co
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Aortic Dissection
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Radiation
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Coronary Artery Calcium Score
  • Dobutamine Stress Echo Test
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • General Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Stress Testing
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Arrhythmia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Complex Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Emergency Cardiology
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (LVH)
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericarditis
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
View all 41 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Florida College of Medicine - Shands Medical Center
Gainesville, FL USA

Fellowship - Cornell University Medical College
New York, NY USA

Internship - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY USA

Additional Training

  • Medical School  SUNY Downstate. 1969
  • Intern   NY Presbyterian- Weill Cornell. 1970
  • Resident  Weill Cornell 1972
  • Cardiology Fellow   Weill Cornell 1973
  • Cardiology Fellow    Univ Florida 1976
  • Clinical Instructor Yale University 1979

Professional Highlights

  • Chief of Cardiology JFK Medical Center 1985-2007
  • Board of Trustees 2002-2009. Chairman 2007-2009


  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease


  • Fellow American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • Fellow, College of Chest Physicians
Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 4/1/2019, Dr. Ray 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.

* 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

219 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

42 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

love Dr Ray, been with him for about 5yrs now

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr. Ray is an excellent doctor. He takes time for his patients and listens and answers their questions and concerns. He has been my cardiologist for many years and I am very glad!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Ray took the time to explain in full. Any questions I asked he explained in great detail. Dr. Ray is an caring, sincere doctor who takes the time to ensure you are understanding of any questions you might ask.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Excellent and outstanding experience as always with Dr. Michael Ray who has been my cardiologist for over seventeen plus years!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

As per usual Dr. Michael Ray was his usual professional and courteous and respectful self and really was attentive and listened to me carefully and he is the best of the best I am very lucky and fortunate to have him as my cardiologist!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

dr ray is the best doctor. I will follow him anywhere

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr.Ray puts me at ease, doesn't make my questions or concerns make me feel i'm taking up his time. Answers my questions & explains in layman terms I can understand.I feel very confident in his care.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Dr Michael Ray has been my Cardiologist for over 10 years! He has been a wonderful Doctor! I am very sorry to lose him but he's retiring and he has really earned it! This will be Cleveland Clinic's loss as well! I can't say enough for Dr Ray as he has been with me through several medical emergencies! Excellent Doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I felt the dr was in a hurrythis is the first time in over 5 years I felt that way about my visit

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

dr.ray is an excellent doctor and he is a good listener

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

I was extremely pleased with my experience with the entire staff and with Dr. Ray!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Michael Ray has been very good. I feel that I am getting excellent care.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Excellent experience from the original call to the visit with Dr Ray. Everyone was extremely prompt and courteous as well as easy to communicate with.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Very good experience with Dr. Ray

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Dr. Ray is amazing! so knowledgeable, personable and helpful! he really cares about his patients and it shows!

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2019

Dr Ray is a pro and is straight up with the symptoms as well explains why there is a problem. I asked him a lot of questions and explained his answers thoroughly.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Dr Ray epitomizes what a doctor should be

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

awesome staff and of course Dr. Ray hw is fabulous

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr. Ray was very patient and very sympathetic about concern about my illness took all the he needed and I make sure that I understood everything I consider Dr Ray A very Valuable doctor

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Dr Ray's examination was superficial and despite my concerns he did not think there was anything to find until he saw the results of the EKG. He instructed me to schedule a stress test without telling me anything more than the EKG showed an additional heartbeat. He did not indicate what this meant or could mean or what if anything I should do. He could not find the records of my previous stress test at Cleveland Clinic a few years ago. Nor did he appear to believe me when I told him that I had a stress test prior. He seemed in a rush to leave at the end of the day on Friday and I am inclined to request another physician attend me .

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

dr. Ray is a very caring provider. he has been our cardiologist for many years

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

doctor made me feel like what I was telling him wasn't important

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

very knowledgeable and cooperative physician

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2019

Dr. Ray is very pleasant to deal with. he has a wonderful bedside manner and was observant enough to realize that something was wrong with one of my medications. I think he is terrific and I would recommend him wholeheartedly.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2019

Dr Ray always has time to listen to my questions and explain to me about my concerns

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr Ray made my visit very calming and I felt he knew my case before he came into the room.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Dr Ray shows genuine care for me. He was very thorough in explanations and will follow up post blood work.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

staff was friendly and efficientI was extremely impressed by Dr. Ray. he was professional, and friendly. he listened and answered my questions completely. I would definitely refer my friends to Dr Ray and Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

great doctor, great office experience

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2019

very efficient and friendly staff. Dr. ray explained everything in easy-to-understand detail. No long waits.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

excellent experience and very glad I was referred to Dr. Ray

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Dr. Ray explained the issues extremely well -much more clearly than my regular md

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

Dr. Ray has been my physician for many years and hope he will be for many more.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019

Extremely professional setting absolutely appreciate Dr. Rays professionalism.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Dr. Ray is not only a brilliant physician but he is kind and personable. He is the best Doctor I go to!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

great experience. Dr Ray took alot of time with me and was very thorough in his examination.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Great doctor, very knowledgeable and attentive.

Reviewed on May 17, 2019

can't say enough good about Dr. Ray.great doctor

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

all was good Doctor Ray is great

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

Doctor Ray is very good Doctor and person

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

Dr. Ray is very competent

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2019

Dr Ray was great

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