Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Weston Hospital
Primary Location

Weston Hospital

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5290
Fax:
954.659.5292
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Calcium Score
  • Cardiac Shunts
  • Cardiomyopathy Radiation
  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Echocardiography
  • General Cardiology
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Echocardiography
  • Transesophageal Echocardiogram (TEE)
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Insufficiency
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiac Dyspnea
  • Cardiac Tumors
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Chest Pain
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Constrictive-Pericarditis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Insufficiency
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • DiGeorge Syndrome
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Aorta
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Rhythm Problems
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Homocysteine Levels
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Heart Disease
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Stenosis with Insufficiency
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Palpitations
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Situs Inversus
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disorder
  • Valve Prosthesis
  • Valvular Heart Disease
  • Vegetation on the Aortic Valve
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
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Biography

About Craig Asher, MD

Craig Asher, MD, is a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Weston. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology, and he is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His specialty interests include valvular heart disease, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, pericardial and aortic diseases.

Dr. Asher completed his undergraduate work at the University of Pennsylvania and received his medical degree from Tufts Medical School in Boston, Mass., followed by clinical training at Emory University in Atlanta, Ga., and the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. He was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 1999, the year he received the Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Staff Teaching Award. He moved to the Cleveland Clinic Florida in 2004 to head the Cardiology Fellowship Program. Dr. Asher received the Cleveland Clinic Florida Cardiology Teaching award for the batch years of 2004-2007 and Cleveland Clinic Florida Educator of the Year award in 2012.

He has co-authored over 150 abstracts, manuscripts and book chapters and has coedited a book on echocardiography, Clinical Echocardiography: a self assessment tool. He has been an invited speaker and participant at national meetings on topics including echocardiography and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He continues to be active in research and education in many areas of cardiology.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2003

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiology
Cleveland, OH
1997

Residency - Emory University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Atlanta, GA
1992

Medical Education - Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
1989

Undergraduate - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
1981

Professional Highlights

  • Cardiology Fellowship Director, 2004-Present

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

aortic disease, cardiovascular imaging, clinical cardiology, echocardiography, hypertropic cardiomyopathy, nuclear cardiology, restrictive cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease

Awards & Honors

  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Educator of the Year 2013
  • Cleveland Clinic Florida Cardiology Staff Teaching Award, 2004-2007
  • Cleveland Clinic Cardiology (Cleveland) Staff Teaching Award,1999

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association
  • American Society of Echocardiography
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/31/2024, Dr. Asher 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.

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* 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

263 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

69 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2024

Dr. Asher has been my and my husband's cardiologist for 12 years . He is excellent. Trust his diagnosis and treatment recommendations. Very thorough in reviewing tests results and comparing with previous test results to analyze any changes in our cardiac health .

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2024

A very caring and responsive physician

Reviewed on May 28, 2024

Dr Asher is excellent. Patient, interested, always happy to answer my questions. Never rushes. I travel an hour to see him in person.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2024

Dr. C Asher explains, listens and answers all our questions., I like him very much., I was very pleased with him.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2024

Dr Asher was very professional. He answered all my questions for my treatment in the future.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Excellent experience with Dr. Asher as always

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Dr Asher and the nurse who did my intake, were extremely caring. They both made me feel that my health was the utmost importance to them.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Dr Asher has a soft, calming disposition. He made me feel less nervous and more confident that my prognosis could be addressed with medication.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

I have recommended and will continue to do so. Dr Asher is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Asher is the best I always recommend him to friends and family

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Great doctor takes his time and does everything 'the best"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

I wish you had number 6 - I am so grateful to Dr Asher for his calm, insightful and helpful ways of handling my complex cardiac issues.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr. Asher is excellent. He is extremely knowledgeable of my case and even remembered my husband was dealing with a medical issue from my husband's last visit with Dr. Asher .

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr. Asher answered all of my questions and questions my husband had . He provided information concerning other medications and current research in the medication .

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

I feel like Dr. Asher is a real professional and I respect his knowledge & experience

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Dr Asher fit me in to his already busy schedule.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Dr Asher is an excellent doctor. Always responsive, caring and decisive.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr. Asher is a good listener, and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Appt was on time and good rapport with Dr. Greenfield.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Doctor had Excellent bedside manner.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

I wanted to see DR Asher. When I called the appt center said his appointments did not go into the next month so they tried to set an appointment with another Doctor. When we finally got an appointment with DR Asher we ended up showing up a month early in Jan when our appt was in Feb. A follow up email would be helpful once the appt is made. Schedules should go out for a couple of months.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

Dr. Asher is an amazing physician in my opinion

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Asher is knowledgeable, experienced, and skilled physician.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr Asher is an excellent listener. Answers all my questions. Thoughtful action plans between visits. Very confident with his medical advice. Real asset to Cleveland Clinic Florida.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr Archer is professional and also very caring. Always patient with my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Asher is a consummate professional. He has a low-key, very understated personality, but that does not lie his extensive knowledge and diagnostic abilities

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr. Asher is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr Asher is excellent

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Great doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Doctor reviews updated heart numbers and compares against target numbers. Explains well, answers all questions, makes suggestions for going forward, shows concern.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr Asher has been very flexible to see me with the urgency I needed

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Dr Asher is a wonderful and caring Dr. He explained everything very thoroughly to me about my condition and answered all my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Asher is the finest cardiologist in the world And I am a success story for him and your hospital

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2023

I'm very pleased with the care that I receive from Dr. Asher. He is very knowledgeable and highly respected.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2023

Dr. Asher fit in in same day with anti coagulation team to transfer my monitoring to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr.Asher gives me great confidence in understanding my heart issues and my regime.Yamilla has been excellent in helping me schedule my echoes and appointments with Dr. Asher.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Dr. Asher is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Very good talk with the Doctor.. Dr listened to my concerns and explained his answers thoroughly

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Doctor really was very caring in answering my questions was a good visit

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

Dr Asher is excellent in listening and explaining the test results

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Doctor Asher is a true professional. He cares and is sensitive to my rather lengthy drive.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr. Asher is always so calming and reassuring, always explains everything.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Asher was excellent !

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Asher was fabulous

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Asher is a shining example of what an Old School Physician with a modern style should be. FANTASTIC!! Caring professional that crosses his t's and dots's his I's in the pursuit of excellence. My wife and I drive 520 miles to ever appointment and we are happy to do it since I know that I am in the best of hands with Dr. Asher.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr Asher was very knowledgeable and kind. Explained this heart condition to me in terms I could understand and the visit was not rushed.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr Asher is in high demand. Getting an appointment isn't easy. But, the email on "My Chart" helped me see him earlier than originally scheduled. Valerie called me when an opening came up

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr Asher is an expert and explains things clearly

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Asher is incredible.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr Asher is the best. Compassionate and very educational. Listens and follows up.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Dr Asher is a wonderful doctor. That's why I put my trust in him and drive 6 hours to see him.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr. Asher was outstanding as usual!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Asher showed his total attention and explained the follow up procedures for determining the health of my heart. He established a comfortable environment that helped me to relax

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Dr Asher is my heroBest cardiologist in the world!

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Dr. Asher is excellent. He listens, answers all my questions and concerns and always makes recommendations. I can't describe a bad experience. Always a pleasure meeting with Dr. Asher

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

My experience was very good, I was impressed that my appointment was on time, Dr Asher was very pleasant and easy to talk with. No bad report from staff members

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Dr. Asher is outstanding in every way! Can you clone him?

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Highly recommend Dr. Asher and Cleveland Clinic Weston.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr Asher is always excellent. Patient. Thorough. A pleasure!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Dr Garcia excellent bed side manner

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Asher is the absolute best!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr. Asher and Dr. Chacon were very details, and professionals about my health. They expend enough time to review my issue.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Dr Asher is beloved by both of us. Helpful, clear in his advice and support

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Again...Dr Asher is rare in his patient concernAnd attention to detail.We are Grateful

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

I thought Dr. Asher took the proper amount of time for treating me on this visit. I did not feel rushed. He answered all my questions in a non-technical way. I feel confident in the diagnosis and treatment plan.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Excellent experience Dr Asher is a true professional his knowledge on cardiac care is impressive. I am very pleased to have found him and the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Cohesive care and concern was demonstrated by doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

Excellent Doctor

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