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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 Catheterization
  • cardiac transplant
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Chemotherapy
  • Cardiomyopathy Radiation
  • Cardio-Oncology Center
  • Cardioprotective treatment in breast cancer
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Critical Care
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Mechanical Cardiac Support
  • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
  • ECMO (Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation)
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • George M & 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
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device
View all 31 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Ejection Fraction
  • Acquired Adult Cardiac Disease
  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Cancer Heart Disease
  • Cancer Therapeutics-Induced Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiac Oncology
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardio-pulmonary 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
  • Emergency Cardiology
  • 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 54 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, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

In addition to office visits, Dr. Finet also offers scheduled virtual visits to select patients, through the Cleveland Clinic Express Care® Online app. This platform allows patients to see their physician live, using their smartphone, tablet or computer.

Specialty Interests: Acquired and Inherited Cardiomyopathies; predominantly management of Advanced Heart Failure, including Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplantation. Dr. Finet also specializes in the cardiovascular care of Cancer patients and Cancer survivors, particularly patients with Heart Failure resulting from Cancer therapies (Cancer Therapeutics-Induced Cardiomyopathy) and patients with cardiac sarcoidosis.

Number of Patients Treated and Procedures Performed: Dr. Finet cares for over a thousand patients each year. He also performs hundreds of hemodynamic catheterizations and endomyocardial biopsies annually, and interprets a similar number of cardiopulmonary exercise stress 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. He also served as chief cardiology fellow, and subsequently completed an Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Finet joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2018.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Finet is very active in clinical and outcomes research, in the areas of Heart Failure, 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, and American Journal of Cardiology.

About Dr. Finet: It is extremely rewarding and a great honor to be a physician. I particularly enjoy listening to my patients, educating, and 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 playing chess, reading classics of Christian literature, listening to music, cooking, exercising, and is an active member of his local church.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke University
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Durham, NC USA

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University
Cardiovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Case Western Reserve University
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Universidad Favaloro
Buenos Aires, Argentina


  • Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • 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

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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 4/17/2022, Dr. Finet 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

191 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Dr. Finet is the most capable doctor possible. He and Dr. Kline literally saved my life!!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2023

The Doctor was very was concerned with my problem. He made me feel comfortable with his advise. OK

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Doctor finnett is a wonderful doctor the best cardiovascular doctor I've ever had and I don't want to change doctors thank you

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Dr was also really good. Knowledgeable and relatable, he uses both well.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

Dr Finet was excellent. He explained everything as we went along. When my procedure was completed her sat down with my family, explained everything and answered all of their questions. He was fantastic. Best of all I think he found out what my problem is.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Finer, is a great listener who goes above and beyond. He is a life saver, I can tell by the way he listened to me in a caring manner, he truly cares. He informed me with his medical expertise of the importance of controlling my blood pressure and weight management to have the best overall health as related to my heart and life in general.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2023

Dr. Finet is an excellent doctor, able to describe complex issues with easy to understand language & examples. He is compassionate, patient and extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr Finet has the best staff

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Dr Finet is probably one of the best doctors I have had. He really listens to you when you talk to him. He takes the time to explain things to me as well as explaining the purpose of any test he might order for me. I am an anxious person, and I can say he Is very respectful and never is dismissive.

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2022

Dr Finet has provided outstanding care and concern for me. He is friendly, patient and always asks good questions.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2022

Dr.Finet is an exceptional provider. He is so kind and knowledgeable about various heath issues. He is top of his game with CHF. I feel so comfortable under his care.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr. Finet is the best.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr Finet is top rated

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2022

Dr Finet was covering for my regular HF cardiologist. He was thoughtful, was efficient but I felt took the time I needed without feeling rushed.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2022

Dr Finet was an amazing Dr, he was extremely thorough in his evaluation of my medical situation. He was patient with our schedule due to military commitments and very responsive. Best bedside manner of any Dr I have ever had, I wouldn't hesitate at all recommending him to anyone!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr.Finet is the best he really cares about his patients. His loyalty for his position as a Doctor really makes me feel better with my heart condition. Love you Doctor Finet Happy Holidays to you and your family.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr.Finet is awesome

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2022

Dr Finet is similar to a classical Primary Care Doc but with specialized cardiology knowledge. I felt very comfortable and confident with our encounter.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

Dr.Finet Was always very professional answer all my questions and also I told him my brother would like to see him as he has the same issues.He is the the best person I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

I appreciate the good doctor's knowledge and communication skills. He gathered the facts and acted quickly. However, whomever scheduled my appointment with Doctor Finet failed to also schedule a Electro-physiologist as I asked for. Consequently, I had to stay 8 more days to see an EP, Dr. Chung.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

My doctor is amazing.. Truly blessed to have him working at Cleveland clinic..

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

DR Finet is outstanding, I'm glad I'm under his care.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Excellent, caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Really appreciated the doctors patience in explaining everything to me..

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

I appreciated Dr Finet listened to my concerns & ordered the appropriate tests to confirm a diagnosis.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr.Finnett is absolutely what kind of Dr.i need....great Dr.and person!

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Very Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

He is a very good hear failure doctor

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