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

Fairview Hospital

Appointment:
440.333.8600
Desk:
440.333.8600
Fax:
440.333.5015

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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Insurance

Insurance

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Biography

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 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 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
http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx.

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

Appointed
2016

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Cardiology
Dayton, OH USA
1992

Residency - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Internal Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
1989

Residency - Wright State Univ. School of Med.
Internal Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
1987

Medical Education - Guntur Medical College
India
1981

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 5/3/2019, 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.

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

336 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
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

dr bolls is a very experienced doctor who cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

dr was awesome caring and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2019

Dr. Bolla and his staff are wonderful!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

doctor was thorough and professional as well as personable.He explained everything I asked him about and also took the time to advise me on various issues. All doctors should be this thorough and dependable.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

Excellent caring doctor

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2019

excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

very responsive physician and staff

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Bolla treated me like family. he is a good listener and very caring.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2019

Dr. Bolla is a magnificent Dr.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

dr bolla has a proven record while I've been his patient

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

dr Bolla over the time I've been his patient has always had really good people on his team excellent

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

Dr. Bolla is the best cardiologist that any patient can have. Am so glad that he was recommended to me by my primary doctor many years ago.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2019

Dr. Bolla was very professional In his manner. He checked my meds with me to be sure they were correct and if I needed refills. I believe he was very helpful in the question that I asked. I was very satisfied with the appoinument. The very last thing he said was"You be sure to call me if you experience any chest pain.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

I had many concerns and about my condition. Dr. Bolla was honest and hopeful and explained everything.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Dr. Bolla always listens and gives a very thorough exam.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2019

Dr. Bolla was very nice and took time to explain everything and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend him to everyone.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Dr. Bolla was very thorough and understanding. He explained the procedures and treatment plan. I am very happy with his care and would highly recommend him as a physician.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

Very pleased with all facets of the visit. I highly recommend this facility to any one. Doctor Bolla is the best !

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2019

the staff were very very polite, pleasant and Dr. Bolla is an excellent Dr.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

My appt went very well with Dr Bolla. All questions answered.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

doctor and office staff do an excellent job with my care.

Reviewed on May 9, 2019

dr bolla gives me excellent care and I recommend him to others.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

the Dr. just seemed annoyed the whole time.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

I feel that the Dr. is overbooked (NOT HIS DOING) and therefore the wait is longer than it should be. This has occurred on several appointments so is not a quirk.

Reviewed on May 8, 2019

Have had Dr. Bolla as a care giver since before he moved to the clinic and trust his care and decisions.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Dr Bolla is a very Concerned nicest Doctor I would Recommend him.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2019

I had a very efficient appointment with my appointment with my cardiac specialist Dr. Ravisankar R. Bolla

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2019

Dr. Bolla is very good in what he is doing! I trust him and I appreciate him and his team very much! Thank you!

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2019

I have great confidence in Dr. Bolla .

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr bolla and his staff are very professional, answers all questions and is concerned about his patients

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Dr. Bolla was very professional and listened to my questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2019

Dr Bolla and staff very professional and courteous

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2018

Excellent care by staff and physician

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018

great doctor. I would recommend him to anybody that has heart conditions

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