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Title Medical Director - Metabolic Exercise Testing Center
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Artificial Heart
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Cardiac Transplant
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Chemotherapy
  • Cardiomyopathy Radiation
  • Cardio-Oncology Center
  • Cardioprotective Treatment In Breast Cancer
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Mechanical Cardiac Support
  • Emergency Cardiology
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • George M and Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Failure Section
  • Heart Failure Surgery
  • Heart Lung Transplant
  • Heart Transplant
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Ventricular Assist Device
View all 30 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Cancer and Heart Disease
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiopulmonary Problems in Pregnancy
  • Cardiorenal Syndrome
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Effects of Radiation Therapy
  • Chemotherapy Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Heart Failure
  • Congenital Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Dyspnea
  • Ejection Fraction
  • Ejection Fraction - Abnormal
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Familial Amyloidosis
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Fever in Transplant Recipients
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertensive Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Inoperable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Myocarditis
  • Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Heart Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Vascular Disease
  • Radiation Heart Disease
  • Radiation Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Transplant Infections
View all 48 Specialties +


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About J. Emanuel Finet, MD

J. Emanuel Finet, MD, is a staff physician in the Section of Heart Failure and Transplantation Medicine of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Metabolic Exercise Testing Center at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Finet sees patients at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and he also offers telehealth visits to select patients, through the Cleveland Clinic Express Care® Online app.

Specialty Interests: Heart Failure syndromes, arising from both acquired and familial cardiomyopathies; predominantly management of Advanced Heart Failure, including Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation. Dr. Finet also specializes in other complex cardiovascular conditions such as Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardiac Sarcoidosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, and the cardiovascular care of Cancer patients and Cancer survivors.

Number of Patients Treated and Procedures Performed: Dr. Finet cares for over a thousand patients each year, both in the inpatient and outpatient settings. He also performs hundreds of hemodynamic catheterizations and endomyocardial biopsies annually and interprets a similar number of both invasive and non-invasive metabolic exercise tests.

Education and Training: Dr. Finet earned his medical degree from Favaloro University (Universidad Favaloro), in Buenos Aires, Argentina, graduating with honors as Salutatorian. He completed the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Physician-Scientist Pathway program at Case Western Reserve University, clinically training in both Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. His research training was focused on gene therapy for cardiac arrhythmias, using large animal models. He served as chief cardiology fellow, and subsequently completed an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology fellowship at Duke University. Subsequently to his clinical training, Dr. Finet joined the Advanced Heart Failure program at IU Methodist Hospital, prior to joining Cleveland Clinic in 2018.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Finet is very active in clinical and outcomes research, in the areas of Metabolic exercise testing, Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Heart Transplantation, Mechanical Circulatory Support, and Cardio-Oncology. Since 2014 he has served as principal or co-principal site investigator on several national clinical trials in these areas. Dr. Finet has received funding for investigating the cardiovascular impact of contemporary cancer therapies, and has been an invited presenter at numerous academic medical meetings. In addition, he has published several original articles, review articles, and book chapters in his areas of expertise. Dr. Finet is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the Heart Failure Society of America, the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, the American Society of Echocardiography, and the International CardiOncology Society North America. Dr. Finet also serves as a reviewer for the medical journals Leukemia and Lymphoma, Journal of Oncology, Heart Failure Reviews, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Journal of Cardiac Failure, JACC: Heart Failure, and American Journal of Cardiology, among others.

About Dr. Finet: It is extremely rewarding and a great honor to be a physician. I particularly enjoy listening to my patients; educating, guiding and supporting their efforts to live better and longer lives. I am committed to promote their cardiovascular health with knowledgeable and compassionate care.

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Finet delights in spending as much time as possible with his family. He also enjoys chess and go, Biblical theology and philosophy, music, modernist cuisine, judo, and is an active member of his local church.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke University School of Medicine
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Durham, NC

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Medical Education - Universidad Favaloro
Buenos Aires, Argentina


  • Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Acquired and inherited Cardiomyopathies, Advanced Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Heart Transplantation, Cardiac Amyloidosis, Pulmonary Hypertension, Cardio-Oncology (Cancer Therapeutics-Induced Cardiomyopathy), Cardiac Sarcoidosis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for J. Emanuel Finet, MD.

(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 4/8/2024, Dr. Finet has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

309 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

60 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 24, 2024

Dr. Finet is exceptional in his patient care and concern for his patients

Reviewed on May 24, 2024

Dr. J Finet was amazing and I appreciated him taking so much time to talk to me and my family. I feel confident that he is definitely a superior doctor and so knowledgeable. He listened, asked me questions and answered my questions and concerns. He was able to explain what may have caused my cardiac heart failure. Since I am not in the Cleveland area, he said if I feel like I need to make another appointment in the future, he encouraged me to contact him.

Reviewed on May 21, 2024

Scheduler was very helpful when getting my first appointment with Dr. Finet.

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

Outstanding doctor, spent time with me, reviewed my past history thoroughly, very pleased that I was able to secure an appointment with him to be my cardiologist

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

I would rate higher if available

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Decision's made by all Dr.s involved in the decisions to not replace valves was made in 8/23 and I didn't get the info. Until this latest virtual visit 5/1/24. All I heard about was medicare wouldn't go along with any procedure at that time. I wasn't bad enough.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

No issues Dr.Finet very professional and informative.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

I had a few concerns. Dr.Finet listened and explained all issues I was having.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

I would highly recommend Dr.Finet and Cleveland Clinic. Every Dr. I've seen there has been above my expectations.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

My doctor finette has been a phenomenal doctor. He's really kind, easy to get along with and very educated in congestive heart failure

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr Finet is fantastic

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr. Finet and Ella Robert's are the best

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Appointment was for a virtual meeting, unfortunately the Doctor was running late and I terminated the call at the scheduled end time. The doctor then called me on the telephone and we conducted the meeting satisfactorily. If I had been informed to stay on line, the virtual meeting could have been completed.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Dr. Finet is courteous and professional. He was easy to talk to and listened very well. He thoroughly talked with me about my symptoms and concerns. It was a pleasure to meet with him.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Finer wasn't aware of appointment since he had never serviced me. Was still willing 2 complete Visit!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Dr Finet was fantastic. Extremely knowledgable and explained everything

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2024

Dr. Finet was amazing. He took time with us and explained thoroughly what was needed.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr Finet was very thorough and I never felt rushed during our appointment. He answered, In detail, every question I had.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

I travel approx. 4hrs to the clinic and it very was difficult this time to get my echo and doctor appt on the same day.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr. Finet is AMAZING!!!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

All doctors, nurses and staff have been very helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr finett is a very good doctor I am very fortunate to have him

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Although we had to wait quite awhile, we so appreciate Dr Finet as he always takes his time with us and answers any questions we have!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr. Finet always listens and ask questions to make sure I am feeling well. He is vey compassionate and competent.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Dr Finet knowledge help me make Great discion abt my surgery and life

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Finet makes me feel like he has all the time in the world for me and that he is very concerned about my quality of life. Such a positive attitude!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Very special doctor who takes the time necessary to understand and explain how my heart works and what is going to be needed to make it work !

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

I used to be a chaplain Catholic and now retired from ministry and I know He directed me to Dr. Finet

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Very good doctor and very knowledgeable

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Finite is a very good doctor. He listens and includes me in decisions. I'm glad he is my doctor

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Finet is one of the best. We trust him and he is very thorough and takes the time to answer any questions we have. It feels like visiting with a friend and getting good honest I telligwnt answers

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr. Finet spent plenty of time with me.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr was very informative and helpful. I really liked him. Very friendly

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

My only problem was the long wait to see Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr Finet provides me with outstanding care. He is knowledgeable, thoughtful and thorough. His "bedside manner" Is great and he is a definite asset to the clinic.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr. Finet has always been a very caring and professional person. He is genuine in his concern of what you're going through.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

He's great

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Thank you. Dr. Finet is an excellent cardiologist

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Finet is very good!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr Finet delivers very personal care. He reminds me of how physicians interacted with their patients back in the distant past. He's very much up to date and personalizes care plan to particular individual.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2023

They are a very caring group of dr.'s and nurses.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Provider gave referral (and had no specific doctor to refer), back to square one on any treatment or diagnosis

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Such a caring physician. Makes us feel special.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Dr Finet answered all my questions and options. I have more testing so hopefully I will have all my options by the end of the meeting.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

My audio was working, but not the video. I am not sure why. I could see Dr. Finet and hear him, but he could only hear me.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

It was a good visit and we discussed various topics. The doctor and staff were very attentive and answered all the questions and addressed any concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Enjoyed my visit with Dr.Finet he explained to us how and why I needed testing done and I was very impressed with him! I used to visit hospitals, nursing homes, cancer wards for the Catholic Church as lay minister chaplain. An he reminds me of my favorite ones! Thank you for your care and for taking the time to share.God bless you and your family

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Dr Finet has been super helpful and he has a wonderful personality and bedside manor.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr Finet discussed care options in detail and left many decisions to me

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I would recommend Dr. Finet to anyone. He is the most observant thorough doctor I have ever been to. He is a very compassionate doctor that truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr. Finet is excellent

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Nurse was nice and professional. Doctor took time to review my reports before offering a second opinion which is the reason I was there. He explained my condition very well. I wish he had reviewed the cardiology MRI test but he did read the report . He was kind and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Everything went well during the medical exams and the discussions with the doctors were all informative.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

I'm a new patient of the doctor. He has been perfectly kind and considerate of me and my condition. Making sure I get the best care possible

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

DR. Finite was so caring, explained everything

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Finer is an phenomenal doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr Finet is a great physician. Spends time with you to make sure you understand everything. His tests found a disorder I have that has been causing me problems most of my life.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

Dr Finet is the best. So knowledgeable and kind.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Finet is so very kind, compassionate and helpful!! I couldn't ask for a better doctor!!

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

We love Dr. Fine. He is a very good doctor

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