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Title Section Head, Vascular Medicine
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Vascular Lab Study
  • Arterial Intervention
  • Aspirin Therapy in Heart Disease
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Echocardiogram
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG or ECG)
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation
  • Hypertension Management
  • Preoperative Exams
  • Presurgical Testing and Assessment
  • Pseudoaneurysm Injection
  • Stress Testing
  • Thrombectomy
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Vascular Imaging
  • Vascular Medicine Section
  • Venous Duplex Ultrasound
View all 19 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Amaurosis Fugax
  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Thrombosis
  • Arterial Blockage
  • Arterial Dissection
  • Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
  • Atheroembolism
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Blocked Arteries
  • Blood Clots
  • Cardiac Disease
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Dissection
  • Coronary Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) - Vascular Type IV
  • Ejection Fraction - Abnormal
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
  • Heart Attack
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High-Density Lipoproteins
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Platelet Disorders
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Raynaud's Phenomenon
  • Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Insufficiency
View all 45 Specialties +
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Biography

About Scott Cameron, MD, PhD

Scott Cameron, MD, PhD, is Section Head, Vascular Medicine in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He is a specialist in blood vessel disorders and platelet dysfunction and sees patients at Cleveland Clinic Main Campus and Solon Family Health Center.

Specialty Interests: Medical management of abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA), peripheral artery disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, carotid disease, coronary artery disease, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and dissecting arterial disorders.

Experience: Dr. Cameron is a cardiologist with special expertise in management of vascular disease and also is experienced in caring for critically ill patients hospitalized with thrombotic emergencies, including heart attack, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, decompensated heart failure, complex arrhythmias, mechanical assistance and acute valvular pathology.

Success Rates: The Section of Vascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic is one of the most active Vascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology programs in the United States. Success rates for specific procedures are available at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education: Dr. Cameron earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y., and completed his residency in internal medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell School of Medicine in New York. He also holds a PhD in pharmacology from the University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y. His post-graduate training included fellowships in chemical pathology and cardiology research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md., following his PhD, and fellowships in cardiovascular disease and vascular medicine at the University of Rochester after completion of his residency. He was named to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2019.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Cameron currently is the Principal Investigator (PI) on National Institutes of Health-funded studies since 2015 on cardiovascular complications that develop after heart attack and also on aortic aneurysmal disease and dysregulated platelet function.  He has been PI or co-PI on multiple basic, translational and clinical research studies on heart attack, arterial disease, aneurysms, pulmonary embolism and COVID-19-related thrombosis. Dr. Cameron has co-authored more than 90 scientific papers and editorials in peer-reviewed medical journals on platelet disorders and vascular medicine and has been an invited lecturer at numerous international and national medical meetings and conferences.  He is also on the American Board of Internal Medicine question committee for Cardiovascular Disease,

Dr. Cameron is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society of Vascular Medicine.  He sits on various counsels of the American Heart Association.  He is a frequent peer reviewer for multiple medical journals including the British Medical Journal, the American Journal of Medicine, Annals of Internal Medicine, Circulation, Circulation Research, JACC, the Journal of Clinical Investigation, and the Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis.  He is also an Associate Editor of Vascular Medicine.

About Dr. Cameron: “I enjoy vascular medicine because it is gratifying to help patients with multisystem disease. My additional training and interest in general medicine and cardiology have been advantageous in diagnosing and treating patients with routine as well as rare and complicated vascular and thrombotic disorders. I encourage shared decision-making with patients

Leisure Activities: In his spare time, Dr. Cameron enjoys spending time with his family, running, cycling, and he is an avid practicing martial artist.  He reached the rank of black belt 3rd Dan in taekwondo with a class two referee and an instructor's certificate, and he was once the champion of his native country of Scotland.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2019

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Strong Memorial Hospital of The University of Rochester
Cardiovascular Disease
Rochester, NY
2016

Residency - New York Presbyterian Hospital
Medicine
New York, NY
2011

Medical Education - State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University
Medicine
Syracuse, NY
2009

Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Chemical Pathology
Baltimore, MD United States
2005

Graduate School - University of Rochester Medical Center
Pharmacology
Rochester, NY
2003

Undergraduate - University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh,
1998

Additional Training

  • Clinical Chemistry (Chemical Pathology)

Professional Highlights

  • Founding Member and Director, University of Rochester Pulmonary Embolism Response Team: Award from the Hospital Board on Quality and Safety in Patient Care.

Certifications

  • Vascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Specialty Interests

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, Carotid Disease, Coronary Artery Disease, Deep vein thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Platelet Disorders

Awards & Honors

  • 2022 Gill Heart and Vascular Institute Early Career Gill Award
  • 2019 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, Upstate Medical University
  • 2017 Quality and Safety Certificate - Pulmonary Embolism Response Team
  • 2016 Fellow of the American College of Cardiology
  • 2016 Fellow of the Society of Vascular Medicine
  • 2015 Platelet Colloquium Career Investigator Award, University of Kentucky
  • 2014 CVRI Scientific Advisory Board Postdoctoral Research Award (first place)
  • 2012 Multiple “Strong Star” nominations from patients and colleagues for exceptional clinical care
  • 2009 Alpha Omega Alpha Research Award 
  • 2009 Herbert Lourie, MD Graduation Award
  • 2008 Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • 2005 Paul E. Standjord Young Investigator’s Award - with distinction
  • 2005 Pathology Young Investigator’s Award for excellence in basic research
  • 2004 Pathology Young Investigator’s Award for excellence in clinical research
  • 2003 Dean's Award for the most innovative PhD Thesis

Innovations & Patents


Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Cardiology
  • Fellow, Society of Vascular Medicine
  • Member, American Heart Association
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 4/16/2024, Dr. Cameron 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Cameron receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Sanofi US Services Inc.

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

79 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

Dr Cameron was excellent in providing all of the above very courteous humble and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Doctor is very knowledgeable and professional. Doctor contacted me to discuss results and treatments which I considered very valuable . Its shows that the doctor care about the patient.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Dr Cameron is very efficient, concerned and very good in explaining medical concerns that's understandable. Great doctor. Thanks Dr Cameron.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Cameron goes above and beyond when there is an issue. He always responds asap and is always very kind and respectful.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2024

Dr. Cameron is wonderful! I consulted with him after my mother passed away of an anyuersm! He was extremely knowledgeable and took the time to thoroughly answer my questions and address my concerns. Would recommend him to everyone!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Dr. Cameron is a wonderful and caring human, as well as a doctor!! He is the best there is, and his knowledge and expertise as a vascular medicine/cardiologist are very evident. He does not rush through my appointments, and I know he cares about my health and me. I am so fortunate to have him as my doctor!!!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Dr. Cameron was great. I look forward to my next appointment.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Dr. Cameron Is an exceptional doctor! He Is compassionate, caring, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. I feel very fortunate to have been seen by such a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

Dr. Cameron was very efficient and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

I had a great appointment, he was extremely knowledgeable and I was able to ask him anything. Great visit, great conversation!

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2024

Took me early. Had a very informative discussion with Dr.Cameron! I left there with a complete understanding of my heart and AFib

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr Cameron is a very polite and caring doctor

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Great Doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr.Cameron is an excellent doctor!! He genuinely cares for me and always responds so quickly to any concerns I have! He takes his time at my appointments and always responds to any My Chart message I send him. I feel so fortunate to have him as my cardiologist!!

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Very good doctor! Happy with my experience.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Cameron makes you feel like family. Amazing care and concern.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Dr. Cameron is outstanding!!

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Great technical experience. MD very knowledgeable about technology.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

We always enjoy our visits with Dr Cameron he is always knowledgeable about my needs and it very thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr. Carson was absolutely amazing.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

The best doctor I have at cleveland clinic

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

I really liked Dr. Cameron and his Intern. The Intern was very kind and listened to all my concerns and questions and I found myself very comfortable with him. Dr. Cameron was top notch. Very personable and helpful and answered all my questions. I really liked Dr. Cameron.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

The process was perfect. Each person I had contact was extremely pleasant and helpful. Dr. Cameron communicates very well. He has such a pleasant demeanor. I communicates frequently on my chart.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr Cameron is an exceptional clinician and very kind person. We are blessed to have him here in Cleveland.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Cameron is GREAT. He follows up with me when he says he's going to. He's very thorough and extremely polite.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Jeff Brown is the best doctor I have ever had and I am grateful every day.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Cameron was bearer of good news about my surgery last year. I felt very comfortable and he didn't rush me and genuinely valued my comments. I give Cleveland Clinic Cardiology a 10 plus and my recommendation 100%.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Dr. Cameron was amazing. He explained everything thoroughly in a very professional but easy to understand manner. How many physicians have you been to, when, at the end of the appointment, they said it was an honor to serve you? Dr. Cameron did just that!

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