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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Ashtabula County Medical Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Ashtabula County Medical Center
Primary Location

Ashtabula County Medical Center

Appointment:
440.994.7622
Desk:
440.994.7622
Fax:
440.994.7585
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Biography

About Ali Al-Assaad, MD

Ali Al-Assaad, MD, is a cardiologist in the Section of Regional Cardiovascular Medicine in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Ashtabula County Medical Center.

Specialty Interests: Percutaneous coronary interventions, peripheral artery interventions, venous disease of the lower extremities, nuclear cardiology, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), noninvasive peripheral vascular testing; exercise, pharmacological and echo stress testing

Experience: Physicians in the Section of Regional Cardiovascular Medicine at Ashtabula County Medical Center offer the latest medications and interventional heart procedures to deliver better heart care for patients.

Dr. Al-Assaad has more than 25 years’ experience in general cardiovascular medicine and more than a decade of experience in interventional cardiovascular medicine. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiovascular medicine.

Success Rates: Outcomes and statistics for specific procedures are available at
 https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/about/outcomes-stats

Education: Dr. Al-Assaad earned his medical degree at the University of Aleppo School of Medicine in Aleppo, Syria, his birthplace. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University, MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Dr. Al-Assaad received his specialty training through separate fellowships in vascular medicine and cardiology at Lahey Clinic (now Lahey Hospital and Medical Center) in Burlington, Mass., and his subspecialty training as a fellow in interventional cardiovascular medicine at the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2018, Dr. Al-Assaad was Director of Cardiovascular Services and the Cardiac Catheterization Lab at Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, Ohio.

Research and Publications: Dr. Al-Assaad has been an investigator on clinical trials of a new drug-eluting stent and on the disease detection efficacy of various types of cardiac imaging and has coauthored scientific papers published in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Al-Assaad enjoys travel, tennis and many outdoor adventures.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Cincinnati
Interventional Cardiovascular Medicine
Cincinnati, OH USA
2010

Fellowship - Lahey Clinic
Cardiovascular Disease
Burlington, MA USA
1999

Residency - Case Western Reserve University (Ohio)
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Medical Education - Aleppo University (Syria)

Fellowship - Lahey Clinic Medical Center (Massachusetts)
Burlington, MA USA

Fellowship - Lahey Clinic Medical Center (Massachusetts)
Burlington, MA USA

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Percutaneous coronary interventions, peripheral artery interventions, venous disease of the lower extremities, nuclear cardiology, transesophageal echocardiography (TEE), noninvasive peripheral vascular testing; exercise, pharmacological and echo stress testing

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ali Al-Assaad, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/25/2022, Dr. Al-Assaad 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

188 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Dr. Al-Assaad is very caring, as well as competent. I really like that he is my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

I love this Dr. He has made me feel very comfortable from the first time I saw him. He is caring and compassionate.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

The doctor is excellent. Took time to ask alot of questions and answers. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

All ok, nice doctor

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2022

He seems like a very good doctor. He checked me out good, and ordered testing. Seemed very thorough too.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr. Al Asaad is a great cardiologist. He spent a lot of time with me in attempt to understand my condition and what we need to do going forward.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Staff and doctor very thoughtful

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Dr Al-Assaad was awesome he diagnosed what my medication problem was and put me on a different med. I feel great since I started the new medication.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

Dr was thorough and complete. Gave good reason for treatments

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Dr Al-Assad is wonderful!!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

Wonderful experience with both Dr. All Assad and the staff.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2022

The Dr. Was very friendly and explained everything. Provided a very thorough examination.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

I tell everyone that has a problem with their heart that Dr Assad is very knowledgeable .

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Al Asaad is very caring and takes the time to answer all my questions.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Very good doctor, takes his time and listens.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

I trust Dr. Assad and his staff to represent my best interests in health care.

Reviewed on May 17, 2022

I have much gratitude to Dr.Al Assaad for helping me with medical problems I had.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

I feel very comfortable,with my Dr. He takes his time with me at each visit to listen to my concerns. I trust him with my life. He is the Dr.that found a problem with my heart. I am very grateful, for his knowledge and skill.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Very nice doctor conditions of my heart taken care of I just have the most respect for Dr Al Assad..

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

eally enjoyed it I was nervous at first but the doc came in and the smile on is face was huge and he came over to me and asked how I was doing and I felt every relaxed I asked a lot

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

The doctor was very caring, interested in what I was and concerned for my well being

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Excellent appt with Doctor and his staff

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr al-assad I feel it's very best heart doctor

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2022

The doctor was very friendly and explained everything. He took his time and asked questions and also answered my questions and listened to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr Assaad is very pleasant to me and very professional and caring about my health and how how I feel.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Doctor was incredibly kind and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

The Doctor is very easy to talk to and never seems to rush through the appointment.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Good experience. I liked the Dr. Quite a lot. Very attentive and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2021

Dr. Al Asaad is wonderful. He is very caring even though he is such a busy person.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr.Al Assaad answers my questions and explains everything to me. I have already recommended people to him.

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