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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Hillcrest Medical Building 2
Primary Location

Hillcrest Medical Building 2

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Blood Tests
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • C-Reactive Protein Testing
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Lifevest
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Post Operative Cardiac Care In Hospital Or Opd
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
  • Stress Testing
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About A. George Hawwa, MD

A. George Hawwa, 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. His primary practice location is at the Mayfield Heights HVTI  office. Dr. Hawwa is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease and is a Senior Clinical Instructor at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Hawwa earned his medical degree from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. He completed an internship and residency there followed by a two-year fellowship in cardiology at University Hospitals (UH) of Cleveland.

Dr. Hawwa joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2013 after more than 20 years in private practice with Cardiology Associates of Cleveland. He had been director of the Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at UH Bedford Medical Center since 1996 and director of the Intensive Care Unit there since 2002. He also was affiliated with UH Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Marymount, Hillcrest and South Pointe hospitals.

He has held a number of leadership positions with Cleveland-area hospitals, including director of Cardiovascular Diseases at St. Vincent Charity Hospital, director of the Coronary Care Unit and Step-Down Unit at St. Luke's Medical Center and president of the medical staff, chairman of the Medical Executive Committee and a trustee  at UH Bedford Medical Center. From 1997 to 1999 Dr. Hawwa served on the board of the American Heart Association.

Dr. Hawwa is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography, Arab-American Medical Association and the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cardiovascular Diseases
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - American University of Beirut Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Beirut, Lebanon

Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
New York, NY USA

Internship - American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 7/8/2021, Dr. Hawwa 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Hawwa receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
  • Eli Lilly and Company
  • AstraZeneca
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • Boehringer Ingelheim

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

316 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

50 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr Hawaii was very nice

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Great experience! Dr. Hawwa is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr. Hawa was very kind, and easy to talk to. He answered my questions and assured me that the changes I was making in my life were good.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Dr Hawwa is a excellent Dr

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I think very highly of Dr. Hawwa.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Only problem was I checked in in my chart before my appointment and I had to do it again because they said my chart wasn't working doctor was great

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is always extremely kind, informative and attentive.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr. Hawwa has a warm and wonderful bedside manner, a ray of sunshine, really. He is an asset to the Cleveland Clinic and I'm glad he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Dr. Hawa is an excellent caring Doctor Who truly cares for you as a person and it's extremely kind I would say you are blessed to have such a wonderful doctor at the clinic he is absolutely wonderful

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

I'm very disappointed in how difficult it is to get an appointment with a doctor in a reasonable amount of time. I suggest that each doctor set aside a small block of time on a couple of days each week for their patients who need a last minute appointment for a health issue that just occured. My previous primary care doctor did this.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

This was my first visit with Dr. Hawwa and I felt very comfortable with him and confident with his treatment of my health issues

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

No lomg waiting to see physician.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Always great experience with our doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Always a pleasant experience with Dr. Hawwa.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is excellent!

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

Very professional and detailed exam by doctor BEST

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

The BEST doctor

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

I always have a good experience with the Doctor and the staff.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr. George Hawwa is the best. he listens to your concerns and cares about your Health.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

Dr Hawwa was excellent

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2021

The doctor told me that he was removing me from the Actos prescription since it wasn't good for my heart. That's fine. But when my husband picked up my renewal meds, he came home with an extra prescription that I had NO idea that I was being asked to take! I would think that I would have an opportunity to review the side affects of Jardiance before I paid for it and am expected to take it. It's not any where of the visit summary either. Didn't discuss this. I like Dr Hawaa but he really needs to discuss changes

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is the best !

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is great. He has always been helpful and answers all my questions in layman's terms. He puts you at ease in times of stress.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr Hawwa is a great Doctor. He always tells how good that I am doing and he also lets me know what I can do to help improve myself.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Dr. Hawwa was referred by our family as a knowledgeable, and compassionate individuals. My Son and I found him to be patient and knowledgeable. He treated my condition with prescribing new medication, he listened to all my concerns and family history, and provided a clear treatment plan with a good prognosis! Thank you Dr. Hawwa for your kindness and care.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2021

I was taken quickly and dr. Hawwa is always super pleasant

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is a very special man, compassionate, helpful, thorough & kind.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

Dr. Hawwa was great & gave me as much time as I needed to make sure all my questions were answered and concerns addressed.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is a gem!

Reviewed on May 18, 2021

Dr. Hawa is excellent!

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

one of the best doctors I have ever had......

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr. Hawaa and his staff are the best.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr. was very compassionate, answered all my questions. He was great.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is the best doctor we have ever had. He listens and explains everything about our problems and does not rush thru our appointments. We trust him and feel very comfortable with him. We wish every doctor was like him. ( we, meaning my wife and I )

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

great and best Doctor ever

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr. Hawwa Is very knowledgeable and friendly. He explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Dr. Hawwa has always been extremely thorough

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

dr Hawwa always takes time to discuss my well being as a whole, not just my heart health, and he listens to me.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

i had a question before my appt and Dr. Hawwa called me to see if I needed to see him before my appt and i very much appreciated his concern !!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is always very kind and concerned and treats me with respect and listens to my concerns and always addresses any issues i have with the utmost concern

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Visits with Doctor Hawwa are always pleasant and informative he answers my questions with thorough explanations

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

all good experience everytime I go to Dr Hawwa also his staff is very good.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr Hawwa was wonderful, he made me feel relaxed and comfortable.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr. Hawwa is a tremendous asset to the Cleveland Clinic. He is knowledgeable in his field and very personable. He is a great role model for healthy living. I'm glad he is my doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Always a good experience with Dr. Hawwa

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

A very kind, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

Everyone was very nice, the Doctor is very nice and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

I was treated extremely well by Dr. Hawwa and his staff. The Stress test was also handled extremely well. I highly recommend Dr. Hawwa and his staff to anyone in need of cardiology treatment.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Hawwa is very professional, yet still very personable. He is easy to talk to, and explains my care plan well. I have recommended him to family and friends.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

staff is courteous, always on time, Dr. Hawwa is comprehensive, and personable

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