Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Marymount Medical Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English
Surgeon No
Marymount Medical Building
Primary Location

Marymount Medical Building


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
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About Wael Khoury, MD

Wael Khoury, 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 Garfield Heights Cardiology office. He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Khoury earned his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Damascus, in his native country of Syria, graduating with highest honors. He served his residency at Huron Road and St. Luke’s hospitals, Cleveland, followed by a fellowship in cardiology at University Hospitals (UH) of Cleveland.

Prior to his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2013, Dr. Khoury was in private practice for more than 30 years heading the Cardiology Associates of Cleveland group. He has been the division head of Cardiology at Marymount Hospital since 1982. He is also the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Congestive Heart Failure Clinic and Cardiac Rehab center at Marymount Hospital. He has clinical privileges at Hillcrest Hospital.

Dr. Khoury has participated in a number of major clinical trials of new treatments in Cardiology. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American Heart Association.

As part of his long standing career, he has performed thousands of Cardiac Catheterizations and special interest in Congestive Heart Failure management. He has been involved in numerous quality improvement projects in Cardiology. He was a member of the Cardiology team that received the Codman Award for the Cleveland clinic Health System from the Joint Commission.

Dr. Khoury has been involved with several civic organizations. He was the President of the National Arab American Medical Association in 2001. Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, 2012-2019.He chaired the Syrian Cultural Garden project in Cleveland in 2011.  He is the President of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens Federation, 2017- Present. Member of the Community outreach committees of the Cleveland Art Museum and the Cleveland Orchestra.

Married with four children. Loves Cleveland.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

Residency - Saint Luke's Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Leading the Cardiology program at Marymount since 1982.

    Lobbied the ODH and the State of Ohio to allow Hospitals less than 250 beds to have a level one diagnostic cardiac cath labs. 25 Hospitals in Ohio opened up cath. labs, 4 of them are in the Cleveland Clinic System.

    Working with Dr. James Young on the CHF CCF Ad Hoc committee we received the Codman Award by the joint Commission in 2001, which was the first of its kind to a large hospital system in the US.

    I spear headed and established a CCHS CRO for the East side Hospitals, 2002-2011. Several Clinical research projects went through the CRO for several years. It was then folded into the CCF CRO.

    Working with Dr. Randall Starling, we initiated an Ad.Hoc committee to establish the H to H program for CCHS. It then got folded into the general Quality Improvement programs of the system.

    As the CMO at that time, I was on the early negotiation steps that lead to Marymount joining the Cleveland Clinic in 1995. I played an active part in the process.

    Consequently, I was a member of the Medical Operations Council of CCHS for many years, even after changing its name and structure, up to 2017.


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Awards & Honors

  • Received several awards and Honors on all the above mentioned projects and positions.

Innovations & Patents

  • None


  • AHA


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/5/2020, Dr. Khoury 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

187 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Khoury covers all bases & is very caring.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Khoury is an excellent doctor. He does a thorough examination, listens to me carefully and goes over everything with me and answers all my questions. He is kind and patient and knowledgeable. He's an excellent heart doctor and I hope he stays with the clinic a long time, so he can continue to be my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

I recommend Dr. Khoury to any of my friends who need a heart doctor!

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr. Khoury is wonderful, responsive, thorough and knowledgeable

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

When I started with Dr. Khoury, he highly suggested a change in my cholesterol meds and an addition of a med for my BP. Bingo... taking lower doses and drugs more effective regulating my lab numbers

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Great doctor and staff 5 star

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

very best care I would and do trust my life with Dr Khoury

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Had excellent service in spite of the covid-19 restrictions. Dr. Khoury's office has continual professional service.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

I could not get as good of service elsewhere as I do in Dr. Khoury's office and excellent staff.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr Khoury listens and lays out what is best for you.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr. Khoury has been my cardiologist for the last 23 years could not ask for a better doctor. I would not consider ever changing doctors. His staff is equally as good my praise. The clinic could learn how to treat patients by studying Dr. Khoury and his staff.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020


Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

The Doctor is very professional, polite & very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Doctor and staff are always courteous and informative. I would not hesitate to recommend this practice.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

I already have recommended Dr Khoury to my relatives and friends

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Dr Khoury is the best!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

my doctor is always kind and attentive to questions

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

I will always recommend my doctor to other people

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

Dr. Khoury has always been good, I would definitely refer him

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

excellent doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

a kind and wonderful doctor, and very helpful in answering my questions

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Dr. Khoury is calm, a good listener, a kind and considerate doctor who is very knowledgeable . He changed my medication for cholesterol and this was the best Numbers I've ever had and he decreased the dosage from 60mg to 10mg of a more effective drug. My lipid profile and my Blood pressure are great because of him!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2019

I feel Dr Khoury is a man of few words. I think he is a good doctor he is just not overly compassionate.

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