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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 H Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • 3D echocardiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease Center
  • Ambulatory Arrhythmia Monitoring
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Cardiovascular Disease - Preventative
  • 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
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Perioperative Echocardiography
  • Preventive Cardiology
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Adult Acquired Heart Disease
  • Adult Medicine
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia
  • Aspirin Therapy in Heart Disease
  • Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Bundle Branch Block
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Cardiovascular Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • 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 37 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: 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 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.

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

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

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 5/27/2021, 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

80 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 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

13 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr. Eze was extremely helpful with the questions I had. Answered me with terms I understood.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Eze-Nliam has given me helpful and manageable guidance to improve my health. She has been kind and patient in responding to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

I saw 2 doctors. Both very helpful, friendly and concerned

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

I did like the doctor. She was very good and thorough

Reviewed on May 13, 2021

all excellent. loved Dr. Eze

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

great!! doctor

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

i found that everyone was very caring and kind at the clinic. and my doctor was very thorough and made me feel at ease about what is going on

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Excellent appointment with Dr. Eze. She answered all my questions in a manner I understood and showed empathy for my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

im very pleased the Dr was ver nice and caring

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

dr eze was very nice doctor very kind and listen to my problem

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr Johnston is wonderful! I had emailed a list of questions and he had the printout with him when he saw me! answered everything. Most importantly, he gave me back a semblance of hope and an assurance I'm ok to live and exercise right now pre-surgery. Love him!!!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr. Eze was excellent--knowledgeable, listened well, worked hard to understand the history and also to plan care. Noticed things to look into further that had been not been attended to.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

I understand why Cleveland would be number one. The physician was outstanding. She was patient, kind, and sympathetic. She listened attentively and was genuinely interested in me. I cannot say enough to express my gratitude to her and the staff.

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