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Department Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Chinese, English
Surgeon No
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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Pericarditis
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Biography

About Bo Xu, MD

Bo Xu, MD, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He has advanced subspecialty training in multimodality cardiovascular imaging. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Specialty Interests: Advanced cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) imaging, including echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging; cardiomyopathy; diseases of the aorta; infiltrative cardiac disorders; ischemic heart disease; heart valve disease; heart disease and aging. 

Education: Dr. Xu received his medical degree from the University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, graduating as the top student in the St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne Clinical School. He served his residency and advanced training in cardiology at St. Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and MonashHeart, MonashHealth, Victoria, Australia, followed by a fellowship in non-invasive imaging at MonashHeart, MonashHealth. He joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2018 following completion of a further two-year fellowship in advanced cardiovascular imaging at Cleveland Clinic.

Experience and Outcomes: Cleveland Clinic's Section of Cardiovascular Imaging is one of the largest and most experienced in the country. Staff physicians read and interpret nearly 50,000 images every year to diagnose heart disease, plan optimal care for patients and help ensure treatment is complete. They also use these diagnostic studies to minimize complications during many types of catheter-based procedures and heart surgery.

Publications and Research: Dr. Xu has authored numerous research articles and research abstracts in peer-reviewed medical and cardiology journals. He has also co-authored book chapters for cardiology textbooks. Dr. Xu has presented his research findings at major national and international cardiology meetings, including the annual scientific sessions of the American College of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, American Society of Echocardiography and World Congress on Heart Disease. He has served as an invited faculty and member of the scientific advisory board for the International Academy of Cardiology.

About Dr. Xu: “I am privileged to be a cardiologist with expertise in cardiovascular imaging, because I am able to use my knowledge and skills to better understand how heart conditions impact patients, and help guide them toward better, healthier lives.”

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Xu enjoys traveling, jogging and spending time with friends and family.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular imaging
Cleveland, OH USA
2018

Fellowship - MonashHeart, Monash Health
Cardiovascular imaging
Clayton, Australia
2016

Fellowship - Bendigo Health
Advanced Adult Cardiology
Bendigo, Australia
2015

Residency - St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Advanced Adult Cardiology
Melbourne, Australia
2014

Medical Education - University of Melbourne

2007

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

Advanced cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) imaging, including echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography, cardiac magnetic resonance imaging; cardiomyopathy; diseases of the aorta; infiltrative cardiac disorders; ischemic heart disease; heart valve disease; heart disease and aging.

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Bo Xu, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/2/2023, Dr. Xu 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

298 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 4.9

108 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Xu takes the time to explain everything to you, and is genuinely concerned about any issues that you have

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

My experience with Dr Xu was excellent. He was prepared to discuss my existing medical condition and he had reviewed my previous medical exams and tests that were sent by my Illinois Cardiologist. Dr Xu took the time to ensure I understood my existing heart issues and answered all of my questions. I was impressed by Dr Xu.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

Great experience. Dr Xu spent the time to review my medical condition and he discussed the next steps in monitoring my heart, with repeat imaging to be scheduled in the future.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

First visit with Dr. Xu. Great doctor. Very clear and patient in his explanations and time with us.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr.Bo xo is the greatest. He is easy to talk to and he listened to what said. He is very caring, and I wish all Dr,s were like him. I give him alot of Praise. If there is an award for great Dr.s. He should be awarded.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr Xu is excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr.Xu is an amazing physician!! He showed me great care and concern. He explained my test results to me. He came from his office to see me in recovery to discuss my diagnosis of HOCM. He made sure I understood everything he was explaining to me. By Dr Xu coming to see me on Wednesday , we were able to leave Cleveland that day instead of waiting until Thursday to return to Tennessee ! That saved us another hotel bill !! That was so very kind and considerate. He is extremely intelligent and knowledgeable. Wonderful bed side manner !!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Dr. Xu is an excellent physician. He explains the echo results in an understandable way. I appreciate his logic on meditation decisions (not just adding another one). I feel like I'm in good hands with Dr. Xu.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

My doctor was outstanding. He was courteous, kind and made sure that I understood every process that was done I my behalf. He has my very high regards thank you Dr. Wuh

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

The cardiac doctor that I seen that morning was excellent and his explanations to me, his thoughts and is on Going problem-solving for my case, which was thorough and understandable I liked him a lot!

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

My overall visit was outstanding. I had no problems with staff or my doctor. It was Very thorough. Thank you.!

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

There was some problems getting zoom to work but Dr. Xu's nurse was easy to contact and quickly worked out a solution.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

Dr. Xu is the most empathetic, kind, thoughtful and thorough doctor that I have ever had. He always exceeds all my expectations and I feel lucky to have him as my cardiac physician.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

I would without question highly recommend Dr Bo Xu for any and all people who have heart disease. I've gone to him for a number of years and always greatly appreciate his expertise, communication and care.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

I will recommend Dr XU to everyone he was awesome

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

I am thrilled that Dr. Xu is my doctor. I could not be in better hands.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. Xu was kind and caring about my condition. He was concerned and quick to provide solutions to provide relief to my family and I. We are grateful he took the time to talk to us without feeling rushed or like a burden.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. Xu is very good communicator, takes his time with you

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Again Dr. Xu very good, his staff is also

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Xu is an amazing physician. One of the best!

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

I can't say enough about Dr. Xu. He helped save my life five years ago. I am still very grateful, and very lucky, to be under his thoughtful care.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2023

Excellent Physician and a very nice man.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

My entire experience with Cleveland Clinic over the last 14 months has been great. Dr. Xu and the entire staff are great at dealing with both the patient and the disease, understanding that you can not separate the two.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Interaction with Dr. Xu met and exceeded all of our expectations. Couldn't be more pleased!

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Dr Xu is outstanding in every way. He is thorough, he listens and involved me in decision making. I will continue to travel a distance for his exceptional care. Thank you

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Xu listened and answered all concerns and questions.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

As usual appointment with Dr. Zu was great. He is very good in explaining my test results and recommending any changes that need to be made. A great experience.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2023

Very appreciative of the doctor taking extra time to talk to me.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Xu is the best. He is very professional and takes the time to explain all of my medical issues. I have complete confidence with the staff at the Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Good experience always Dr XU is the best and the staff

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Dr Xu was great. Explained options very well and answered all questions.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Dr Bo Xu took time to listen to me and address my concerns and questions.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2023

Thank you Dr Bo Xu for your kindness and concern.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu was very courteous and answered all my questions that I asked of him, in detail so that I could better understand my medical condition and how it compares to previous visits I have had with Dr. Bo Xu over the last few years. We discussed proposed treatment options for the future depending on test results, etc. He Is very knowledgeable, which is why I go to the Cleveland Clinic every year to get my heart problem checked, to make sure that it hasn't gotten worse, where I might need surgery. He is the best cardiologist that I ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Dr. Xu is wonderful!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr Xu is an exceptional cardiologist. His ability to medically define, interpret, explain and recommend solutions that are the very best treatment for me is not only comforting, it is reassuring that I am being given the best possible treatment for my condition. He is wonderful and I'm truly blessed to have him for a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr Xu is a very thorough and thoughtful physician. We always feel very reassured after seeing him

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr. Xu is the best! He always calms my fears and explain my situation. I travel from Georgia to see him annually and will continue to do so in the future

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

.The doctor spent considerable time with me and explained and reviewed all of my test results in great detail. He was very nice to me and it was a very nice and informative visit

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr. Xu wears a double face mask. Which I understand and respect. However, it was difficult to understand him. It sounds like mumbling. Perhaps there is an alternative that address all concerned. Dr. Xu is great! No disrespect intended.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Excellent experience staff was helpful and moved process forward quickly. Dr. Xu gave me thorough exam

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

I have recommended Dr. Xu to my sister. He took the time for me to explain my health situation. I forgot to write down events that came out in our conversation. So it was good that he was a patient listener.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

The doctor was excellent, kind and very Informative about my problems. We are coming back. He spent time discussing and asking me about my problem. The also was excellent doing her part of asking and answering all questions

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Dr. Xu is awesome

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. B Xu is amazing. I'm so glad I found him.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Dr Xu is very knowledgeable and very informative.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Roselli Dr Xu we're extremely thoughtful and professional

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Xu is an excellent doctor. Very thorough and caring.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2023

Dr Xu and his staff are very very good at what they do, Dr Xu takes his time with you and thoroughly explains everything to you

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

This was my 1st time seeing Dr Xu ( he was covering for Dr Griffin). I was very impressed with his bedside manner and ability to explain my Echo to me.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

This is only for Dr Xu ., he was great . I can't say that about other doctors there but Dr Xu was the most knowledgeable understanding compassionate caring dr I've had.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

He meaning Dr Xu was outstanding in all areas!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

I had a very good experience with Dr Xu and really everyone that I came in contact with.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu was very open with me and I could tell he took the time to get to know my case. Also, his PA was also very kind and competent and made me feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

I have already referred an Oral surgeon friend of mine to see Dr. Xu. He had a very good expierence as well.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

The Doctor went over my tests and my condition in great detail. He explained my options. Very good overall experience.

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

Everyone has been amazing. My wife and I could not be any happier with the care and treatment we have received. Dr Xu is wonderful, and we are very happy to have him as my Dr.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

A very good Doctor to explain things and help you upstanding what's going on

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

I cannot say enough great things about Dr Xu

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu exceeds "very good" on all levels. You need a higher category for him!

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

I think that it is very convenient to have the option to schedule my EKG, Echo, Labwork and visit with Dr. Xu all on the same day.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu is a fantastic cardiac specialist. He always provides excellent care. He encouraged me regarding the lifestyle changes I have made and noted how much my labwork has improved as a result. We had a collaborative discussion regarding the best way to address my hypertension. It was very apparent that he had reviewed my records prior to my visit. I think the world of Dr. Xu. I appreciate his clinical skill and his caring demeanor. He's a rare find. Please extend my gratitude to Dr. Xu.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr. Xu is very good, takes his time explains treatment makes sure I know we are a team.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr Xu is always compassionate, clear about test results, thoughtful about treatment decision making and thorough- he is an exceptional doctor.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr is a good listener

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

DR XU was amazing

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Xu was very excellent, knowledgeable, kind, wise, communicated well,

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Xu is by far the best cardiologist I've ever had (and I've had a few in a few different states). He's kind and patient and explains things by actually showing you the echocardiogram results - a first for me!

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Dr Xu is the best! He has great concern for my health, explains things really well, is extremely competent and nice.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Excellent physician, always listens and explains

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Dr. Xu is the BEST. I am so grateful that 2 1/2 years ago, CC matched me with a provider that fit my condition. Dr. Xu can do it all. He is knowledgeable and thoughtful. My gratitude to him and CC knows no bounds.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Doctor Xu is very nice and explained everything so I could understand.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

I would definitely recommend Cleveland Clinic and Doctor Xu.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

Love Dr. Xu. He does a great job educating, and is very personable.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu is great! He explains situations clearly, answers all questions, does not rush through the appointment. Lovely bedside manners--compassionate and kind. I'm very fortunate to have him as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Bo Xu is everything a patient would want in her cardiologist.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Great scheduling, great appointment with Doctor great service!!!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr Bo Xu is extremely competent caring and knowledgeable !!!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr Xu was excellent! Courteous, patient, and thorough. Follow-up with test results was timely. I look forward to continue to work with him.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Xu was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain very complicated details in an understandable manner. Highest regard for him.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Xu takes great care in listening to my concerns. He doesn't rush visits. He is very thorough, explaining test results, giving helpful advice to insure my well being. I appreciate the time he takes with me. Dr. Xu always makes me feel at ease.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

Dr Xu is the best! I enjoy my visits with him and he explains everything in great detail. Extremely competent and I trust him with all my cardiac care. We need more Dr. Xu' s in the world

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Dr. Xu was very attentive and answered all our questions. He listened to our concerns and had answers

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

We hVe a very high opinion of CClinic and caretakers there. Doctor took time to explain and addressed concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

Definitely would recommend Dr.Xu . Very knowledgeable, professional yet compassionate & friendly while explaining things to me . I have recommend him to others who actually traveled there for surgery for her aneurysm & her heart issues are so much better now !!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr Xu is the best Dr !

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Xu is amazing. He is thorough. He explains procedures in layman's terms and in general is upbeat about patient needs and medical interventions that may be needed. I am delighted to have found him and feel I am receiving expert care.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Bo is excellent!!!!! He has been my husbands doctor so I decided to go to him. He treats us with care and respect. Very concerned!! We have communicated by messages and he is always great at responding. One thing for sure he is an awesome and caring doctor!! Where we can't hardly find in WV. We are so blessed to have Dr. Bo as our doctor

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Just am amazing experience with Dr. Xu. He was incredibly kind and patient and answered every question and gave me really detailed answers. Could not have a better Doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2023

Very caring doctor very good advice given

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Greatest doctor I have ever had

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Best doctor I have ever had

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Best doctor I ever had

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

Doctor Xu Was outstanding. We felt very comfortabl

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

I highly recommend my medical team from the Cleveland clinic. My Cardiologis. Dr. Bo Xu and my heart Sergent Dr Roselli.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Dr Xu is AMAZING!!!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

My experience with Dr Xu .has always been enlightened each time I see Dr. Xu. He gives me feelings of confidence that l'm ok doing fine with my heath. He also may site aware of any changes & updates concerning my heart & health. I appreciate Dr. Xu. Thanks for bring Dr. Xu on board at the CCF

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

All things was good with Dr. Xu in cardiovascular dept.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

Dr. Xu was very honest and concise in explaining and evaluating test results and providing clear next steps for treating my condition. It gave me hope and definitely provided recommendations in going forward.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Dr. Xu took time to explain everything to me and made sure all of my questions were answered. He knew I was nervous and set me at ease. Wonderful Doctor!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Dr. Xu is an excellent communicator and makes us feel comfortable

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Dr Xu is very thorough and explains my test results to me, to where I understand. He is very personable and asks how our jobs and life are going to my husband and myself.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Doctor Xu discussed my past test results with me and carefully explained his recommendations. He was very reassuring.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2023

Dr. Xu is amazing , absolutely love this man and don't mind driving a couple hours for my yearly checkup . He is brilliant ! He is caring and compassionate. He remembers everything , my first visit years ago , my children and what they do for a living , he pays attention to every detail . He is funny and caring , and can explain complex things in a way I can understand . He is brilliant and Cleveland Clinics greatest asset . He saved my life , finding things that other doctors had missed . My surgeon was amazing as well , but if it wasn't for Dr. Xu I may have never seen him and may not even be here . I owe him my life !

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

Dr. Xu went over my test results in great detail. He answered all of my questions. He asked my opinion when he talked about changing my medication. He included me throughout the video visit and I felt very comfortable with what we decided about the medication changes.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2023

There is no doubt that Dr. Xu cares deeply for his patients. He is an exceptional doctor! I also have been very impressed with all of the staff who have cared for me at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

Dr. Xu is a great doctor with very good advice about prolonging heart valve life and also making it clear that he was there for you for future care, as well. He really took some time to explain what I could do myself to help with avoiding problems with self care. A big thank you for information no-one else gave! I also felt a real connection with him as a person, and that's something that you don't get very often!!!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

I felt that Dr. Xu was very thorough and knowledgeable in his assessment of my wellbeing.

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