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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Telugu
Surgeon No
Fairview Hospital
Primary Location

Fairview Hospital


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Coronary Artery Stenting
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cardiovascular Disease
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About Ravisankar Bolla, MD

Ravisanker Reddy Bolla, MD, is a cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients in his office at Westside Cardiology in Fairview Park and at Lutheran Hospital, Cleveland.

Specialty Interests: Coronary interventions, including angioplasty, cardiac catheterization and stenting; nuclear cardiology; transesophageal echocardiography (TEE); cardiovascular disease

Number of Patients Treated: The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute annually performs more than 8,000 cardiac catheterizations for diagnosing heart disease and more than 1,600 nonsurgical interventions for heart disease. Dr. Bolla has performed thousands of catheterizations and coronary interventions during his 25 years in practice.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic has been rated the top heart center in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for more than 20 consecutive years, drawing patients from across the country and around the world. To learn about patient outcomes for specific conditions and procedures, go to

Education and Training: Dr. Bolla earned his medical degree from Guntur Medical College, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India. After completing an internship at Government General Hospital in Guntur, he served for two years as a medical officer with the Ministry of Health in Jamaica, West Indies. After relocating to the United States, Dr. Bolla completed a residency at Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, followed by fellowships in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology, also at Wright State. Dr. Bolla has been in practice since 1992 and joined the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2016.

About Dr. Bolla: “I enjoy interventional cardiology for the challenges it presents. Cardiology is the most interesting of all fields, and I find it gratifying and fulfilling when I can make a positive impact on a patient’s life.”

Leisure Activities: In warm weather Dr. Bolla often can be found cheering on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field or taking on the challenges of golf. Year-round, he enjoys cooking.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Dayton, OH USA

Residency - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Internal Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Residency - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Internal Medicine
Dayton, OH USA

Medical Education - Guntur Medical College


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Coronary interventions, including angioplasty, cardiac catheterization and stenting; nuclear cardiology; transesophageal echocardiography (TEE); cardiovascular disease

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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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 4/26/2022, Dr. Bolla 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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* 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

329 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

40 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr.Bolla is one of the best heart doctors you have.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Bolla has been my cardiologist for over 10 years and has provided wonderful professional care.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2022

Last Week was an excellent experience Dr. Bolal's concern, explaining the upcoming process and making decision .

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr Bola has been my cardiologist since 2004..I am very pleased with his care

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

Dr. Bolla always takes the time to explain things and always answers any questions I have. I never feel rushed and always feel cared for and important!

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Dr. Bolla and staff has always provided excellent service. Doctor and staff professional, courteous and compassionate.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2022

Getting access to Dr Bolla for several years has been exceptional

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

I don't know Dr. hairs that well but she seemed very nice and caring about her patients

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Great doctor

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

I have recommended Dr. Bolla to several people

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Dr. Bolla is always excellent

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

A good friend uses Dr. Bolla. I did not have any problems or concerns. Thanked the Doctor for having prescribed some excellent meds the year before, which seemed very helpful

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr. Bolla has a great presents of concern and care for his patients benefit.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

Doctor is extremely informative and focused on patient. Staff are personable and friendly.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr. Bolla is very thorough and explains everything in a kind, caring manner.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Dr Bola is outstanding

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr Bolla to anyone. He is so caring and a wonderful heart doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

The best experience with my doctor and the nurse, as well as the receptionist

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Always displays professional and patient friendly service Dr Bolla

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr. Bolla is a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr Bolla is excellent

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Excellent service by both staff and doctors.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Dr Bolla sincerely cares about the health and well-being of his patients and listens closely to my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

I Had no issues with the staff at the time of my appointment which was just a checkup, my care provider was very kind and I was very pleased.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr. Bolla felt that my blood pressure was being elevated by a medication I was taking and discontinued it.

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr Ravashakar Is a very focused doctor and he answered my questions honestly. Appreciate his knowledge, advise and am applying it in daily schedule!

Reviewed on May 11, 2022

Dr. Bolla is an excellent physician and really cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr Bolla game across as very caring,knowledgeable,thorough,professional yet very easy to communicate with. He gave me complete confidence that he is providing excellent care and follow up.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr Bolla is not only the best Cardiologist in Cleveland he truly cares about his patients and never makes you feel like he has somewhere to be.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

I've referred people to Dr. Bolla.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr Bolla was very informative and professional. I am very impressed

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr Bolla is always attentive and answers all of my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Great doctors and staff

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr Bolla is very professional and gives very good explanations.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

I'd like that the doctor cares for his patient and listens to them and give them answers I loved it

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Everyone in that office including my doctor was very very caring

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

I have been a patient of Dr. Bolla for four years.l Last year he has seen me more.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2022

Great care!!! Great doctor!!!

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

I appreciate the service and care from Dr Bolla, nurses and staff. It us excellent

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