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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
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Pericarditis
View all 13 Specialties +


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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


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular imaging
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - MonashHeart, Monash Health
Cardiovascular imaging
Clayton, Australia

Fellowship - Bendigo Health
Advanced Adult Cardiology
Bendigo, Australia

Fellowship - MonashHeart, Monash Health
Clayton, Australia

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

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

Medical Education - University of Melbourne



  • Cardiology
  • 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 1/5/2023, 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.

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

160 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 5

39 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr xu is a wonderful physician

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2022

Dr Xu is amazing!! Spent a lot of time with me thorough discussion and extremely helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr. Bo is an excellent physician He is also my husband's physician I came to Cleveland Clinic for a second opinion about my heart

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr Xu and Dr O, we're excellent. I am confident thanks to them that I am in great hands!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

Dr. Bo Xu was Phenomenal!! Some doctors tend to be a little intimidating, but he put me at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2022

Dr. Xu has been wonderful. He truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2022

I was very impressed with Dr. Xu!

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Everything went very smoothly. Dr. Xu is a wonderful person. Very warm!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Dr. Xu is an amazing physician! Every appointment I have with him he thoroughly explains my test results and then talks with me about future next steps. He always includes me in the conversation, asks me what I think and never rushes through my office visit. He is very knowledgeable, compassionate and interested in my well-being. I would give him 10 stars on a 5 star rating scale! I feel very blessed to have Dr. Bo Xu as my cardiologist!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

He is the best Dr IHave meet

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Awesome we were very impressed with care provider.

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2022

Can't say enough good things about Dr Xu.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr Bo XU was very informative and put us at ease

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr, Xu is a fantastic provider. I keep travelling to Cleveland (a 9 hour drive each way) to keep seeing him.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Staff throughout the clinic were thoughtful and friendly. Intervals between appointments were generally well planned; the length of my appointment with Dr. Xu was longer than expected so I was late for my last two testing appointments of the day, but the staff there took it all in stride.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2022

Excellent experience. The doctor was empathetic, well-informed and an excellent communicator.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr Bo Xu is the best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

It is always a good experience when I meet with Dr. Bo Xu.

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr. Xu Was very attentive to my concerns and was working to find a solution.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

I was very pleased. The doctor listen to me and explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2022

Dr. Xu provides excellent easy to understand Interpretations of my test results.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr. Xu was excellent during my visit. He is very thorough, listens very carefully and makes sure he understands your particular case. He was excellent at explaining the intricacies of the disease and Its progression. He patiently and caringly went through all the options available and his recommendations. Would undoubtedly recommend Dr. Xu to any family member or patient.

Reviewed on May 23, 2022

Excellence in every way! We have such confidence in Dr.Xu and office!

Reviewed on May 13, 2022

Doctor Xu is very good. Shows he cares about my heath.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr XU is very professional and knowledgeable. He makes sure you understand everything and always ask if you have any questions. I would recommend him to anyone. He is the best doctor I have had the pleasure of meeting.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

I think he's a fabulous Dr. And a get listener!

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Staff and Dr were very professional

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Xu is an outstanding physician! He always listens to and answers my questions. It is evident that my well-being is his concern and that he is available to provide the best care possible. He never appears to be in a hurry although I know his time is very valuable. He is such a compassionate and skilled doctor. I feel very fortunate to be under his care.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Bo Xi showed me the images of my valves and explained the conditions and importance of their current state very throughly. I felt he was honest, direct yet considered all aspects and treatments available to me, the individual - with the sincere goal of retaining/ restoring my health. I would like him to be my CC cardiologist.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

I/we have the highest regard for Dr. Xu. He communicated great, took his time with me, no rushing. Had me come back after test that day to explain results. Wife had hip surgery could not come , he called her & on speaker phone explained to both of us. OUTSTANDING

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Xu was great took his time with me. Called my wife to explain results, she had hip surgery could not come with me

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Great experience, sooo glad I have Dr. Xu. I am so lucky, thank God

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Dr. Bo Xu is a true professional who is genuinely interested in the success of my healthcare. What an amazing experience.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Dr. Xu reviewed all of my prescriptions to ensure there were no drug interactions. He even recommended a newer statin medication in lieu of my older med. I am so thankful for his expertise and his care for my cardiac health. The Cleveland Clinic literally changed my life and I feel so much better.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Completely satisfied with Dr. Bo Xu. He is very compassionate and caring and thorough in his explanation of your condition. I have complete trust in him and would definitely recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2022

Dr. Xu so clearly explains the most complicated medical issues

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

I was very pleased with all the care I got from Dr. Xu. He is an excellent doctor and I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr Xo is easy to talk with.

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