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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Ablation of Atrial Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Complex Arrhythmias
  • Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias
  • Ablation Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Abnormal Rhythm Ablation
  • Biventricular (BIV) ICD Implantation
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Lead Extraction
  • Leadless Pacemaker Implantation
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
  • Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Watchman
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Cardiac Device Infections
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Premature Ventricular Complexes
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 15 Specialties +


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About Tyler Taigen, MD

Tyler Taigen, MD, FHRS, is an electrophysiologist, Co-Director of the Electrophysiology Lab and Director of Quality and Associate Section Head Electrophysiology and Pacing in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He specializes in nonsurgical treatment for heart rhythm disorders. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Taigen was with Summa Cardiovascular Institute, Summa Health, Akron, where he was the founder and director of the Cardioembolic Cryptogenic Stroke Program and the Atrial Fibrillation Program, section head of heart rhythm services and director of the electrophysiology lab at Akron City Hospital. He was named to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2019.

Specialty Interests: Catheter ablation and management of supraventricular tachycardias, pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial flutter ablation, ventricular tachycardia; transvenous and leadless pacemaker insertion; implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device implantation management and lead extraction; implantation of left atrial appendage occluder device (Watchman)

Education: Dr. Taigen earned his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn., where he received the Carl F. Hinz Outstanding Scholarship in Internal Medicine Award upon graduation. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Va. In his final year of training there Dr. Taigen served as chief resident and created and launched the University of Virginia Journal of Medicine. He completed his specialty and subspecialty training at Cleveland Clinic with a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine followed by a fellowship in electrophysiology. He was chief electrophysiology fellow in his final fellowship year. .

Experience: Physicians in the Section of Cardiac Rhythm and Pacing in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine performed more than 5,600 electrophysiology procedures in 2018 for the diagnosis and management of cardiac rhythm disorders. Before joining Cleveland Clinic Dr. Taigen annually performed approximately 100 pacemaker, ICD and biventricular device implants/yr; 250 ablations/yr; 25 left atrial appendage occluder device (Watchman) implants/yr; and 30 lead extractions/yr.

Research and Publications: Dr. Taigen has been principal investigator on multiple clinical trials, including most recently two trials evaluating the Watchman device and hybrid ablation of atrial fibrillation. ASAP – TOO is a global study to establish the safety and effectiveness of the Watchman device for left atrial appendage closure in reducing the risk of stroke in patients with certain kinds of atrial fibrillation who are not suitable for anti-coagulation therapy. Converge is a global investigation to compare two different ablation techniques in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation. He has published papers in scientific journals related to atrial fibrillation, implantable cardioverter-defibrillator safety and intracellular signaling mechanisms in cardiomyocyte hypertrophy and heart failure and written chapters in medical textbooks on management of cardiac arrhythmia.

About Dr. Taigen: “I enjoy cardiac electrophysiology because it allows me to practice using the most advanced, cutting-edge technology in medicine and still maintain a primary focus on long-term continuity of care. Much of what we do in EP is confusing and scary to our patients. And so perhaps the most gratifying aspect comes from gaining a patient’s trust and knowing that all of the hard work and commitment to provide the best possible care can make a profound difference in their lives.”
Leisure Activities: Dr. Taigen enjoys family time, fly-fishing, baseball, and keeping up with the early-morning #DTD running crew in Shaker Heights.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Disease
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Univ of Virginia Health System
Internal Medicine
Charlottesville, VA USA

Medical Education - Univ of Connecticut School of Med
Farmington, CT USA

Undergraduate - University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT USA

Undergraduate - Miami University
City of oxford, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Catheter ablation and management of supraventricular tachycardias, pulmonary vein isolation and left atrial flutter ablation, ventricular tachycardia; transvenous and leadless pacemaker insertion; implantable cardiac defibrillator (ICD) and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) device implantation management and lead extraction; implantation of left atrial appendage occluder device (Watchman)

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 9/22/2023, Dr. Taigen 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

347 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 4.9

65 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Scheduling appt at clinic is fair. Promptness of response from Dr office is alway very good

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2024

Dr. Taigen is an excellent physician and delivers excellent quality care.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Very thoughtful and caring physician.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

Dr Taigen always does an excellent job

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

I was so impressed with Dr Taigan

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

We were very impressed with Dr Taigen. He was prepared, having read up on my history on this particular condition, came across as very knowledgeable, answered most of our questions before we even had to ask and generally came across as very much on top of things.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr Taigen is the best !

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Thank you to Dr. Taigen! Simply the best!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

All Clinic Staff were very warm and most courteous! Dr. Tai. Was outstanding . He was clear, concise and very comprehensive in his answers and explanations to all of my questions!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

I was extremely pleased with my care provider!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr Taigen is a true professional in every aspect of the word.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

His hole office are the best. Dr Taigen is one of the best drs.ever more should follow his footsteps.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr Taigen is wonderful. He answers all my questions, is thorough and I am thankful to be under his care.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Dr. Taigan was amazing and really gave me my old quality of life back.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr Taigen has a great bedside manner and listener. He made sure all of my questions were answered.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Taigen's video was not working. I had only his voice with no image. He apologized for this.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr Taigen was great. Always taking time to answer all my questions and providing sufficient time to discuss the procedure and expectations before, during and after

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr. Taigen's explanation of what I am experiencing was extremely clear. It really gave me clarity and peace of mind.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr Taigen is exceptional in all respects- I can't say enough good things about he and his team - there is none better. I am so grateful for his services.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2023

Dr Tyler Taigne was very curious caring and professional.. Took the time to listen to me anded explain and help

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

I would recommend Dr Taigen to anyone in need of medical attention

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

again, I would recommend Cleveland clinic to anyone in need of medical attention. I highly recommend Dr Taigen he is professional and feel like he cares about me as a patient.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Very difficult calling / on hold for longer than an hour. Had to call multiple times. Used the portal multiple times. Finally had success using the portal and writing Dr. Taigen directly and I had an immediate phone call back to schedule.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Doctor is very busy so appointments are made far in advance.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

I received excellent patient attention and care from Dr. Taigen

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Doctor Taigen takes time to explain tests and procedures and wants to hear your thoughts on things that you might have concerns about. You always feel like you have his full attention, he never rushes you out the door.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Appointment went very well. I like Dr Taigen and the staff

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

The doctor was very attentive and professional. He explained clearly and answered all my questions. Excellent visit.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2023

My doctor explained the program in place for addressing my medical condition.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr. Taigen is easy to talk to, listens well, answers questions clearly, is straight forward and easy to understand in his answers, explanations, and recommendations. I like him and find him helpful.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

We are very pleased with Dr. Taigen and his nurse. Very thankful we have them.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

The kind of doctor who inspires complete confidence

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Dr. Taigen is World Class. The tops in his field. Worth waiting to see him if you want the absolute best. You won't be disappointed.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Dr. Taigen is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

This was my first meeting with Dr. Taigen. I was favorably impressed with the time he took with me. Explain things well, listen to my point of you, and I feel very comfortable with him as my cardiologist moving forward. I look forward to my next appointment with him, and I have a lot of confidence in who he is And what he does.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr was wonderful! He was so kind and answered all my questions- put me at ease. And he had read my chart!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2023

We have a tremendous amount of respect for Dr. Taigan. He is the absolute BEST.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr. Taigen is wonderful such a nice man and took very good care of me!

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2023

Dr. Taigen has always been great. Treated me with every courtesy and gave me great care. Would recommend him to every one.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr Taigen is wonderful. Life changing experience.Completely changed the quality of my life.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr Taigen is the best

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Everything about my interaction with Dr.Taigen and his staff and associates was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I found physician to be very knowledgeable of my conditiin and genuinely intersted in finding cirrect treatment. He fully explained how he intended to treat my symptoms and did include me in with respect to agreement of his course of treatment

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Taigen was great

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Very good experience, Dr. Taigen is very professional and listens to my concerns with respect. I'm very happy with the care I receive.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Nice to have full confidence in your doctor. Way above the norm

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Very caring, concerned doctor

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

My experience was very good. Thank you, Dr. Taigen.

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

During procedures, tests, and office visits, I had nothing but the best care from Dr. Taigen, his teams, and all the staff at Cleveland Clinic. The main campus is a bit daunting due to its size but staff everywhere were always helpful and courteous. I would highly recommend CC to anyone, and especially for cardiac care.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Doctor Taigan is wonderful

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Taigen explained the ablation procedure thoroughly, largely allaying my "ancillary concerns" that had caused me to previously decline the procedure. I have great confidence in Dr. TAIGEN's capabilities and appreciate his inclusive bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Taigen has been a fantastic physician to work with! His kindness, knowledge, professionalism, and his overall bed side manner are very comforting.

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Dr. Taigen is an excellent Electrocardiologist!! He is always very caring, an excellent listener, and very knowledgeable!! I recommend him highly to anyone with electrical cardiology issues!!! I will be back in Ohio to see him next year for my checkupagain!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr.Taigen is an outstanding medical professional!

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2023

An excellent, caring physician. I had every confidence in him, and was not disappointed in any way.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr Taigen Is an exceptional doctor in every respect

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

*Dr. Taigen & his team were very helpful, patient w/my questions & I trusted their care.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr Taigen was very kind. He listened to me and answered all of my questions and concerns. He took his time with me. I did not feel rushed. I saw a different EP before coming to Dr Taigen and I am glad I decided to get a 2nd opinion. I don't want to go anywhere besides Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr. Taigen is the best. He has been my doctor for over 12 years, beginning at Summa Health in Akron. When he moved to CC, I followed him.

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Dr Taigen was professional patient listened and genuinely seems to care

Reviewed on May 15, 2023

The technician as well as Dr Teigan were very pleasant

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Dr. Taigen is excellent provider.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

IN a world where the doctor may not even meet with you, the doctor was very good

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Taigen was caring, knowledgeable and talked through all concerns

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr Taigen is excellent!

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