Chonyang Albert, MD

Chonyang Albert, MD
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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Chinese, English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Catheterization (and Pre-Cath Exam)
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Ventricular Assist Device
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Heart Failure
  • Myocarditis
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
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About Chonyang Albert, MD

Chonyang Albert, MD, is a specialist in the Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Section of the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute. She sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Specialty Interests: Advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, left ventricular assist device (LVAD), cardiogenic shock, myocarditis, sarcoidosis, peri-partum cardiomyopathy, and amyloidosis. 

Experience: Dr. Albert is experienced in managing the care of patients with all stages of heart failure, including those with left ventricular assist devices, pre- and post-heart transplant patients and patients with other heart conditions that can lead to heart failure.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic’s heart failure and heart transplant programs are among the largest in the United States. Success rates for specific procedures are available at

Education: Dr. Albert earned her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. She served her internship and residency at the Hospital of University of Pennsylvania. She completed her specialty training at Cleveland Clinic with fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and advanced heart failure and transplant. She joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2019.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Albert has coauthored scientific papers, editorials and abstracts in peer-reviewed medical journals on heart failure and heart transplant as well as chapters in physician reference manuals and textbooks. She is a peer reviewer for the medical journals Circulation and Journal of Cardiac Failure. Dr. Albert has been an invited lecturer and presented abstracts on heart failure and transplant research at the Heart Failure Society of America. She also has presented at the national Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics meeting of the Cardiology Research Foundation.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

About Dr. Albert: “Heart failure is an often-feared diagnosis. However, we have made, and are continuing to make, advancements to prolong life and improve quality of life for patients with heart failure. I consider it a great privilege to take care of patients with this problem. It is important to me to provide compassionate, knowledgeable and comprehensive care to my patients so they have the best possible outcome despite a diagnosis of heart failure.”

Leisure Activities: In her leisure time Dr. Albert enjoys reading, travel and playing piano.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Heart Failure and transplant
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University of Pennsylvania Health System
Internal Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA

Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Advanced heart failure, cardiac transplantation, mechanical assist devices, left ventricular assist devices (LVAD), cardiogenic shock, myocarditis, sarcoidosis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/1/2019, Dr. Albert 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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