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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 3/29/2022, 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

163 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2022


Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

Always a good experience with the staff & Dr. Khoury!!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Dr Khoury is always very thorough and caring

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Best medecail staff in the world.Dr Korhy is the best,I trust him with my life. Thank you fur asking.,Catherine Mckinney..

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

Great physician; wonderful staff !

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Great doctor & staff.......

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

I have had a extremely great experience with Cleveland clinics staff doctors and nurses .

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2022

Doctor and staff are excellent

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

I have never had a bad experience since I have gone to Dr. Khoury or his other employees

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr Khoury and I have been patient /doctor relationship for so many yrs. My first question to him is how is his family and when did he see his grandkids first... He asked me in past how my husband was doing(prostate ca) passed 3 yrs ago. He askes in return about my family... When mom was ill he complimented me on my care of was good to hear

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Khoury for many years. I appreciate the care and guidance he offers relative to my health.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr Khoury and steff all are ellecelant.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Need more wellness and preventative treatments than new drugs on the market.. Let the Doctors cure the disease not just the symptoms

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Excellent doctor & staff - they all made you feel comfortable & were very caring.

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