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Title Quality Improvement Officer J31 CICU & J32 HFICU
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.4684
Desk:
216.445.7131
Fax:
216.445.6166
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Acute Inpatient Care
  • Acute Postoperative Pain Management
  • Adult General Clinical Cardiology
  • Arrhythmia Management Including Cardioversion
  • Assessment of Myocardial Viability
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiac Device Therapy
  • Cardiac Intensive Care
  • Cardiac Rapid Response (CMET)
  • Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Cardiovascular Critical Care
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Clinical Mechanical Cardiac Support
  • Clinical Research in Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Intensive Care
  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care Cardiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Doppler Echocardiography
  • Echocardiography
  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • End-of-Life Care
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Evidence-based Medicine
  • Flexible Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Fluoroscopy
  • General Cardiology
  • General Cardiology Consult
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Disease - Prevention
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Lung Transplant
  • Hemodynamic Evaluation
  • Inotropic Support
  • Intensive Care of Complex Post Operative Problems
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive Monitoring
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lipid-Lowering Therapy
  • Long-Term Ventilator Care
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Medical Consultation in Perioperative Care
  • Medical/Surgical Decision-making
  • Moderate And Deep Sedation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Perioperative Cardiac Management
  • Perioperative Echocardiography
  • Positive Airway Pressure Titration (cpap; Bilevel Pap Titration)
  • Post Operative Cardiac Care In Hospital Or Opd
  • Post-Acute Care
  • Postoperative Medicine
  • Preoperative Evaluation Of Valvular Disease
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Temporary Pacemakers
  • Thoracentesis
  • Timing Of Valve Surgery
  • Tracheal Intubation
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram (TTE)
  • Ultrasound-guided Procedures
  • Ultrasound-guided Vascular Access
  • Vascular Access
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Ventilator Management
  • Ventilator Support For Critical Illnesses
  • Ventricular Assist Device
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acid-Base Disorders
  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Acquired Valve Disease
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
  • Acute Lung Injury
  • Acute Myocardial Infarction
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Anoxia
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Arrhythmia
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Congenital Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Delirium
  • Dissection Of The Aorta
  • Emergency Cardiology
  • Exertional Chest Pain
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertension In Pregnancy
  • Hypertension in the Elderly
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Myocarditis
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Pulmonary Heart Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sepsis
  • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
  • Surgical critical care
  • Valvular Heart Disease
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Biography

About Penelope Rampersad, MD, MSc, FRCPC

After completing a Masters in Cardiac Physiology, Dr. Rampersad earned her medical degree from the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada. She completed both her Internal Medicine residency and Adult Cardiology fellowship at the University of Toronto, inToronto, Canada. She then went onto complete additional subspecialty fellowships in Adult Congenital Cardiology at the University of Toronto, and Critical Care Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Rampersad is a Fellow the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with standing in Internal Medicine, Adult Cardiology, and Critical Care Medicine. She is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and has completed the Examination of Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2017

Fellowship - University of Toronto
Adult Cardiology (Congenital Heart Disease) Clinical Research Fellowship
Toronto, Ontario,
2015

Fellowship - University of Toronto
Adult Cardiology
Toronto, Ontario,
2014

Residency - University of Toronto
Internal Medicine
Toronto, Ontario,
2011

Medical Education - University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
2008

Graduate School - University of Manitoba
Physiology
Winnipeg, Manitoba,
2004

Undergraduate - University of Alberta
Pharmacology
Edmonton, Alberta,
2000

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Critical Care Cardiology Adult Congenital Heart Disease Mechanical Circulatory Support Cardiogenic Shock

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 4/9/2020, Dr. Rampersad 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

44 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr Rampersad is the best dr I have visited

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr Rampersad is a wonderful cardiologist!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Rampersad is very personable, knowledgeable, and patient. She makes you feel like she cares about you as a person

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

My connections with staff were excellent: the initial scheduler, office secretary & Dr. Penelope Rampersad.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr. Penelope Rampersad put my mind at ease about my transition from Dr. Sapna Legha, who left to work outside of Ohio. I will miss Dr. Legha; however, Dr. Rampersad answered all my questions with validity and was very relatable. I felt she told me what I needed to focus on great health and she was flexible about keeping communication lines open with my primary doctor (Dr. Robert Vaschak in Sandusky). I feel so relieved to have one of the best cardiologists.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

I always enjoy my visits with this Doctor. She always listens to my concerns and makes me feel like an active participant in my health care

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

I was thoroughly impressed with Dr. Rampersad. Wish I lived close enough to see her all the time. very glad to have been assigned to her.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Rampersad recalled details from our first visit that other physicians have overlooked or seemed to have forgotten multiple times. She ensured that I fully understood the information she was sharing with me and completely put me at ease.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr Rampersad was amazing. She explained everything to me answered all my questions, discussed options in terms that I could understand

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I was so impressed with the level of compassion we were treated with from start to finish. Dr Rampersad was extremely thorough in explaining everything to me and that definitely provided clarity and comfort to me and my wife. I have already recommended Dr Rampersad to a co-worker of mine.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Dr Rampersad was not only very thorough but took a real interest in me and showed an excellent bed side manner.

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