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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
2018

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

Fellowship - Bendigo Health
Advanced Adult Cardiology
Bendigo, Australia
2015

Fellowship - MonashHeart, Monash Health
Cardiology
Clayton, Australia
2015

Fellowship - St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne
Cardiology
Melbourne, 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

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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 3/14/2024, Dr. Xu 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

276 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

88 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Love my cardiologist, Dr. Xu

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Dr. Xu is an excellent and caring physician!

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Dr Xu did awesome job explaining everything to me and my wife.

Reviewed on May 10, 2024

Dr. Bo Xu is an outstanding physician. He is warm and caring and OBVIOUSLY VERY knowledgeable. I feel 100% confident in his care. As physician burnout is high, I hope that CC takes as good of care of him as Dr. Xu takes care of ME!

Reviewed on May 3, 2024

Dr. Xu is an exceptional doctor. Personable as well as exceptionally knowledgeable. Every visit is outstanding.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr Xu is great. Very thorough and clearly explains conditions and treatments

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr Xu is an excellent physician who treats his patients with a caring attitude and world class knowledge. I could not be more impressed.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Dr Xu is caring & really take time to answer all questions. He is GREAT!! Thanks

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

As usual, Dr. Xu was superb. Answered all my concerns and questions and I never felt like I was being rushed. Glad there are still real' physicians like him out there.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr Xu was extremely kind and I felt like he really cared

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

When we lost visual contact, Dr. Xu immediately called me on my cell to continue visit.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr. Xu had to deliver bad news but was kind, caring, and Informative about It.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2024

Dr Zu is an excellent cardiologist. He takes his time to explain and answer questions.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2024

Dr Zu is caring and interested in your well being.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2024

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2024

Dr Xu is always professional, courteous, super informative, completely includes me in decisions and takes as much time as needed to answer questions and explains everything in layman's terms. Every Dr should take a lesson from his play book.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Dr Bo Xu is the best in the business such a nice man!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Dr Xu was prompt and everything went really well.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

Dr. Xu is a very kind, patient and empathetic provider. Very much appreciated.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

Dr. Bo Xu was excellent in every respect. He was very professional!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Doc Bo u is excellent we are fortunate to have him as a cardiologist

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Dr. Wu is an excellent practitioner. He showed great insight into my health issues and provided me excellent information on latest fundings, developments, and procedures.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Xu was both courteous and thorough. I was here for surgery so a bit anxious. He took me through the imaging information and I could tell he was very good at his profession. I see another cardiologist back home in SC who is good. But Dr. Xu did an excellent job. I hope to schedule with him at least once a year to review my current heart status. I believe it would be worth the trip for his professional opinion.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Xu is an exceptional communicator and very thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr Xu is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

All ready have recommended Dr Xu and clinic

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr. Xu was very attentive and showed a genuine concern for my welfare and treatment.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

The scheduling was setup for me at the right time. I had two tests prior to seeing Dr Xu and one after. The day was well coordinated.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr Xu was very professional with me and he took the time to show me my images and to review them with me and included the images in MyChart.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

I was very pleased with Dr Xu and the staff.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Dr Xu is awesome!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr Xu is amazing , brilliant , caring , saved my life . I trust him implicitly . He can explain the most complicated things to me so well I believe my 7 year old granddaughter would understand . He remembers me , my family , and so brilliant . Don't ever let him leave !!

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.

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