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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
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

  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • cardiac transplant
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Chemotherapy
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheterization (and Pre-Cath Exam)
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • George M & Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Failure Section
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Secondary to Chemotherapy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Cardiovascular Disease in Women
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ejection Fraction
  • Ejection Fraction - Abnormal
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Familial Amyloidosis
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Disease - Women
  • Heart Failure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Myocarditis
  • Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness Of Breath
View all 27 Specialties +


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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 & Thoracic 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
  • - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • 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

See publications for Chonyang Albert, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 9/26/2021, 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.

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

130 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr Albert is very kind and attentive to your needs

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

All I can say is that 1.5 years ago Dr. Albert In conjunction with Dr. Rickard saved my life & brought me back to where I am today...which is feeling excellent!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

I'm a big fan of Dr. Albert!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Dr. Albert and others were extremely respectful and explained everything. She is very friendly and welcomed any and all questions, also answered them honestly and in terms I could understand.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Excellent Doctors and Staff

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2021

Dr Albert is thorough, smart, very knowledgeable and attentive

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

My local doctor said there was nothing to help me and I would not get any better. The Cleveland Clinic saved my life. Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Albert goes above and beyond. she is so caring!!

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Albert was very thorough in explaining my latest test results and progress I am making.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Albert is an excellent cardiologist who provides a vision of the possibilities for the future and appropriately manages my expectations. I look forward to working with her for my remaining years.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

awesome care provider. dr Albert is a good cardiologist

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Dr. Albert is very kind. She is not rushed and takes time to listen to my concerns. Her explanations are clear and complete. I appreciate that she responds on MyChart to lab and test results.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Great and very happy experience with Dr. Albert.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr. Albert spent 1.5hrs with us. wow who does that anymore.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2021

Doctor showed honest concern for my health.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

All excellent! Dr. Albert also showed us some of the echo images and that was amazing.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

Dr Albert is exceptionally positive and makes every effort to share responsibility for treatment choices with me. I can away feeling safe and strong.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021

the doctor is and since my first visit with her has been one of my favorites

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Albert created a bond of trust and caring in my initial in person visit with her. She is considerate of the long drive to the Clinic and when on site testing is not needed or changes have not happened video visits are a great alternative. Every other visit worked well with managing the current state of my heart failure.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2021

Dr. Albert is a very caring provider!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Albert spent an incredible amount of time with me and my wife. We left with a complete understanding of my current situation and was provided with a strategic plan for addressing my medical situation.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

I really liked meeting Dr. Albert. She is very detailed and explained everything to me very well.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

great doctor! glad to have her.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr. C. Albert not only heard my health care concerns, but put together a care plan and explained the purpose of each of the tests. She is truly an asset to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Completely trust decisions made by doctor

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Albert is excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Albert is a rock star. She went into current treatment and potential future treatment.

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