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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Igbo
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 24 Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • 3D Echocardiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Adult Medicine
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease Center
  • Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Aspirin Therapy in Heart Disease
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention
  • Cardiovascular Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Doppler Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography
  • Exercise Stress Echo Test
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Disease Prevention
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Perioperative Echocardiography
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Second Opinion
View all 28 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia
  • Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Myocarditis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Valve Disease
  • Valvular Heart Disease
View all 33 Specialties +


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About Chete Eze-Nliam, MD, MPH

Chete Eze-Nliam, MD, MPH, is a cardiologist in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. She sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Specialty Interests: General cardiology, coronary artery disease, cardiovascular risk factor modification, heart valve disease, congestive heart failure, preventive cardiology, echocardiography, stress testing

Number of Patients Treated: Physicians in the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute annually perform more than 100,000 diagnostic imaging studies, including echocardiograms, electrocardiograms and stress testing. Dr. Eze-Nliam evaluates more than 2,000 echocardiograms and electrocardiograms annually.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for the world’s best cardiovascular care. To learn about patient outcomes for all types of heart conditions and procedures at Cleveland Clinic compared with outcomes reported at other hospitals, go to

Education and Training:  Dr. Eze-Nliam earned her medical degree from the University of Nigeria in 2003, followed by a Master’s in Public Health from Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, N.Y., in 2007. She served her residency at Interfaith Medical Center of the State University of New York, Brooklyn, and a fellowship in cardiology at Christiana Hospital of Jefferson University School of Medicine, Newark, Del. She completed her subspecialty training with a fellowship in advanced echocardiography at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Eze-Nliam joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2016.

Publications and Speaking: Dr. Eze-Nliam has published scientific papers and abstracts in leading national and international medical journals and presented her original research at the scientific session of the American College of Cardiology 2016 annual meeting.

About Dr. Eze-Nliam:” I feel privileged to be able to help people choose healthier lifestyles to prevent disease and to offer patients the most up-to-date care when they need it. Our patients’ satisfaction with the care they receive remains my primary motivation as a caregiver.”

Leisure Activities: Outside of her professional life, Dr. Eze-Nliam enjoys reading, playing tennis, running charity long-distance races and spending time with family.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Christiana Hospital
Cardiovascular Disease
Newark, DE USA

Residency - Interfaith Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Brooklyn, NY USA

Internship - St. Barnabas Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Livingston, NJ USA

Medical Education - University of Nigeria

Additional Training

  • Master's Degree in Public Health (Columbia University)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Health in Cardiovascular Disease (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Advanced Echocardiography including Transesophageal Echocardiography (University of California, San Francisco)Additional Specialty Training and CertificationEchocardiography
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Electrocardiography
  • Ambulatory monitoring
  • Exercise testing


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Echocardiography

Specialty Interests

General Cardiology, Echocardiography, Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiovascular Risk Factor Modification, Heart Valve Disease, Stress Testing, Congestive Heart Failure, Clinical Quality and Outcomes Research, Preventive Cardiology

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Chete Eze-Nliam, MD, MPH.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 5/25/2023, Dr. Eze-Nliam 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

113 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 4.7
Listens 4.4
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr Eze-Nliam was both thorough and professional. She asked good questions, listened carefully to my answers, was fully engaged, thoughtful and took the time to address all of my questions, making sure I understood her answers.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Outside of the hour wait to see the physician it definitely was an excellent experience.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Really like my doctor, she shows real concern.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

As a new patient, I felt that the provider just looked at my information as she entered the room with me. I would have hoped that she might have seen the information and pondered my issue prior to the appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

My Doctor she was so thorough and with happy spirits she answered my questions so clearly for me to understand. And reviewed my chart with questions she needed to know and I was very grateful with the outcome of my appointment. She's a very good DOCTOR : ) !!!!

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

My doctor and the entire staff, from the receptionist, were absolutely great. The process works and the communions is superb

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Every time I visit the clinical I am very thankful for my doctors expertise and manner in examining me and and wise council. Dr.eze and dressing are Aces!!!! I will just say thank you.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Eze-Nliam is very easy to talk to. Excellent Dr.and would highly recommend.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

She was so nice

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr. Eze-Nliam is exceptional! I will highly recommend her to others.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. EZE is listening to me - I hm coming all the way from Tennessee to her thank you DR EZE !!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr EZE is awesome caring and attentive thank you

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr. Eze & Dr. Puzio's collaboration was very helpful to understand me, my healthcare needs, provide understandable explanations with next steps. Their bedside manner was exceptional; my first visit I felt comfortable with Dr. Eze and her team! Dr. Eze took time to get to know me and analyzed my past clinical data and asked questions to begin a wholistic approach forward. I have received two follow up calls from Dr. Eze checking on me. Excellent service and follow up; a seamless transition to my new Healthcare Provider Dr. Eze (and Team)!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Eze Liam is very welcoming, patient and understanding. I learn something from her at each visit. She explains everything and encourages you as she acknowledges your progress. It is a pleasure to meet with her each time!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

Dr. Eze is the Best: Awesome, personable, pleasant, thorough, caring doctor every since I started seeing her.

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