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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.444.6805
Fax:
216.445.6163
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Adult General Clinical Cardiology
  • Blood Tests
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Clinical Trials
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Dietary Counseling
  • Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease
  • General Cardiology
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Preoperative Evaluation Of Valvular Disease
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Screening and Testing
  • Second Opinion
  • Stress Testing
  • Tilt Test
View all 21 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Adverse Effects Anticoagulants
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Heart Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Near-syncope
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericarditis
  • Premature Ventricular Complexes
  • Protein C and S Deficiencies
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sports Cardiology
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Venous Disorders
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 50 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2019

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
Cardiology
Columbia, MO USA
2019

Residency - University of Missouri Hospitals & Clinics
Internal Medicine
Columbia, MO USA
2016

Medical Education - University of Missouri School of Medicine
Columbia, MO USA
2013

Graduate School - Saint Louis University
Public Health
St. Louis, MO USA
2009

Undergraduate - University of Missouri - Columbia
Biology
Columbia, MO USA
2005

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Nicholas Ruthmann, MD.

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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 4/6/2021, Dr. Ruthmann 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

127 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 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

I had a little trouble finding a date that fit my schedule using the online. I called and had a good experience. The appointment, staff both clerical and medical were excellent. Dr Ruthmann was attentive, personable, listened, and knowledgeable. His recommendations all made perfect sense and have been helpful in my health.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

DR. RUTHMANN IS EXCEPTIONAL--ATTENTIVE, HELPFUL, KIND, KNOWKEDGEABLE AND HELPS ME TO DETERMINE THE POTENTIAL CAUSES AND TREATMENT FOR MY ISSUES.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2021

Dr Ruthman is the best!

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Doctor wasnt in the room for long but the resident was extremely thorough and the nurse as well. Very caring and patient

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

The doctor did well based on the information he had. I was hoping for answers but apparently I just have nothing wrong with me. So I will try and just ignore any strange feelings. What I experienced scared me and still does, but I mean...it must have been nothing.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

This was my first appointment with Dr. Ruthmann and I'm glad I chose him for my cardiac care. He impressed me as being on top of his game, being open with me, being honest, and above all...being a GREAT listener.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Ruthman is a very skillful, knowledgeable, and compassionate provider as well as an excellent communicator. He has given me outstanding care and he makes me feel better just by talking with him. Overall, I rate him as a divine physician.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Dr Ruthmann was extremely helpful in getting me the documentation I needed after our visit and in a timely manner.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

I'm blessed to have been seen by Dr. Ruthmann and his staff. Everyone was very professional In talking with them. The doctor took as much time as needed explaining my condition which gave me more peace. I'm very blessed to have been seen. God bless you as you minister to heart patients.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr Ruthman seems to be a very good doctor. He understood my situation and directed me in the proper direction. He also prescribed me a different method of taking my current medication.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

Dr. Ruthmann was professional, congenial and thorough. His easy- going manner put me at ease and he was very good at answering my questions while being sympathetic to my situation and experiences.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

it was a relief to have a dr come in and just listen and let me explain and reassure me that I wasn't alone. the trip to Cleveland in general left me with a feeling of hope and I was so very thankful.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Doctor Nicholas R. took exceptional time to relieve (realistically) my concerns and offered a plan to be invoked locally to stay atop certain key factors needing better attention.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Positive-Dr Ruthmann was wonderful. He listened to me. He gave me hope for the first time in a while. Dr Ruthmann cares.Negative-We were driving to Cleveland Clinic and had been on the road for over an hour. I got a call that there was a scheduling error and that my appointment was cancelled and that it would have to be rescheduled.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr Ruthmann was awesome! He really listened to me. He Gave me hope.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

Dr. Ruthman is an excellent communicator and was very prepared for our meeting. Since 2004 I have been to 5 different cardiologists and he is the first one that explained my condition and course of action. He had thoroughly reviewed my history prior to the visit, asked questions to get more information, and was caring and helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2021

Dr Ruthmann is amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr. Ruthmann was very prompt and very knowledgeable about my history and addressed all issues and concerns in a manner in which I could understand him. I feel that he is an excellent Dr and will follow his directions. I feel very comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

The entire staff of Dr Ruthmann as well as Dr. Ruthmann were exceptional and very professional and courteous

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Ruthman and his staff are wonderful! They are patient, efficient, and very knowledgeable. Thanks for caring!

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

Dr. Ruthman cares! He is by far the best doctor I have on my team of doctors! Thank.you Dr. Ruthman!

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

Dr. Ruthmann was SUPERB! I was a bit overwhelmed with coming to Cleveland Clinic; given I've heard of it but never visited. First time in my life without medical insurance so I was uncertain of what to expect. The level of professionalism and care from Dr. Ruthmann was second to none! He was direct yet clear in his delivery of my condition. The quality of care EXCEEDED MY EXPECTATIONS!!! I am pleased and look for to living a better and healthier life!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Great doctor. takes the time to listen.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

no issues at all getting appointment with Dr. Ruthmann

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

This was 1st visit with Dr. Ruthmann. Nothing but good things to say about his manner and personality.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2021

*Dr. Ruthmann was great. I will be extending my care to him - so informative. Treats you like a person not a number - 1. Cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2021

Dr. Ruthmann was so kind and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

Couldn't ask for a better physician to address my concern. Highly relatable, personable, experienced, compassionate, caring.

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