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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Biventricular (BIV) ICD Implantation
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Optimization (Programming)
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Percutaneous and Endoscopic Interventions for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Temporary Pacemakers
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 10 Specialties +


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About Jakub Sroubek, MD, PhD

Jakub Sroubek, MD, PhD, is a heart rhythm specialist in the Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section of the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Main Campus.

Specialty Interests: General cardiac electrophysiology, ventricular tachycardia, prevention of sudden cardiac death, sudden cardiac death syndromes such as long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome, atrial fibrillation

Experience: The Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section offers a variety of highly specialized approaches to diagnose and treat patients with heart rhythm problems (arrhythmia). The Section’s specialists annually perform nearly 6,000 procedures in the Electrophysiology Lab, including pacemaker and defibrillator implantations, ablations of various types of arrhythmias and cardioversions.

Dr. Sroubek’s clinical experience includes performing ablation procedures, implanting a variety of cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) and providing ongoing monitoring and care to patients who undergo these procedures. He is board certified in cardiovascular disease.
Success Rates: Success rates for specific procedures at Cleveland Clinic are available at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx.

Education: Dr. Sroubek earned his medical degree and, simultaneously, a doctorate in molecular pharmacology from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York, NY.  He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. He served a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and completed his subspecialty training there as a fellow in cardiac electrophysiology.

Dr. Sroubek was named to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2020.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Sroubek has published nearly two dozen papers in peer-reviewed medical journals on innovations in arrhythmia ablation and cardiac resynchronization therapy. He also has published scholarly papers in the field of molecular pharmacology and coauthored chapters in electrophysiology reference guides for physicians.  Dr. Sroubek has presented abstracts and posters at leading national medical meetings, mainly focused on research related to the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac arrhythmias.

About Dr. Sroubek: “I enjoy cardiac electrophysiology because it allows me to use advanced medical discoveries and the newest technologies to make a visible impact in my patients’ lives. As an electrophysiologist, I have the honor and privilege to directly improve people’s lives by delivering novel therapies that would have seemed impossible just a few decades ago.”

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Sroubek enjoys his family, mountain hiking and playing the cello.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Boston, MA

Fellowship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, MA

Residency - Massachusetts General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA

Medical Education - Albert Einstein Coll. of Medicine
Molecular Pharmacology
Bronx, NY

Graduate School - Albert Einstein Coll. of Medicine
Molecular Pharmacology
Bronx, NY

Undergraduate - Hamilton College
Chemistry, Mathematics
Clinton, NY


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

Specialty Interests

General cardiac electrophysiology, ventricular tachycardia, prevention of sudden cardiac death, sudden cardiac death syndromes such as long QT syndrome and Brugada syndrome, atrial fibrillation

Awards & Honors

  • 2018 George Altman, MD, and Harriet Altman Cardiology Fellow Award, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School
  • 2012 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • 2010  Edward A. and Lucille Kimmel Scholarship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
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 4/9/2024, Dr. Sroubek 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.

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

256 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

I asked if he could become my doctor but he was only a specialist.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

I was very pleased with the doctor and nurse.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

Dr. Sroubek was very knowledgeable, cordial, patient and empathetic.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

The physician gave me options and described the risks with each approach but he allowed me to make my own decision.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr Sroubek was very kind and patiently answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr Sroubek was very kind and patiently answered all of my questions. I got everything out of the appt that I had hoped for.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Dr. Sroubek is the absolute best!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

I recommend Dr Sroubek to anyone who needs an EP. Including anyone in any of the AFib blogs I am a member of.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

The Doctor took his time and was very helpful in putting me at ease with my situation.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

It took a long time to complete scheduling because I received conflicting information on what was required from Cleveland Clinic, my local doctor, and Insurance. Am still not certain if all required process steps are complete

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Both the Nurse and Dr Sroubek were top notch, and I'm very grateful for their time and insights

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

The service was fantastic. The medical care was phenomenal. I would not go any place else or go to any other Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

The doctor and staff were very informative and very friendly! So happy we went to Cle Clinic!!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Dr Jakob was brilliant and educated me about things related to my heart condition that no other cardiologist had told me before. He also had an excellent bed side manner. He was confident and made me feel the same but involved me and explained things in ways that were easily understood. He established a plan of action that made sense for me as someone from out of town, and helped me feel comfortable. He was an excellent doctor and I highly recommend him!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

Wish Dr Jakob's schedule was a bit more flexible and I could have scheduled surgery with him sooner than 3 months. But glad he worked with me on an alternative plan.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Visit went very well and was seamless. I felt the Dr. Sroubek was very engaged and was up to speed on my situation. As I live 3 hours away, the video visit was perfect and very convenient.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr Sroubel was excellent

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr. Sroubeck is absolutely outstanding. He is extremely compassionate, empathetic, and thoroughly professional. I trust him implicitly.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

Dr. Sroubek and the cardiology team was great

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Excellent visit and great DR. Very helpful and practical. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2023

Dr sroubek was great - thorough and informative as well as very polite /

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Doctor was very detailed & great in explaining everything to us

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Sroubek listened to my concerns and was able to answer all of my questions. He further went on to explain each option I had. He was thorough, and empathetic. I would highly recommend him!I'm very grateful!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Sroubek was always polite respectful, giving good comments about my care and reducing meds that I was thankful of the St. Vincent Hospital staff had gave me Erie, PA.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. Stroubek is excellent to work with. He is also very approachable and nice.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

I am still trying to understand why I am so tired. Everything is doing great, but my fatigue is higher than it should be.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Care provider was excellent. He went over everything in detail and made sure I understood his explanations. He took the time to answer all my questions in detail and provided balance, honest advice on future treatment options. I only wish my current cardiologist and EP were as helpful and available.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr Sroubek has far exceeded the professionalism and constructive dialog I have experienced from any specialist I have dealt with in decades. His knowledge, confidence, and communicating abilities leave one completely secure of the care he has delivered.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Really respect and appreciate Dr. Shrobek.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

The doctor was easy to talk to. He was personable.He listened to my concerns.Answered my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Appreciated the virtual meeting and saving us a long trip. Always good to see the doctor and talk to him.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Sroubeck is an incredible human being as well as an exceptional physician. He exudes confidence, is profoundly gifted, and is extremely empathetic.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr. Sroubek's care, compassion, expertise and addressing questions and concerns was excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

It has been very easy to communicate with and obtain an appointment with Dr Sourbek.

Reviewed on Jul 3, 2023

This was the first doctor to explain things and managed to follow through with treatments

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Aways a great experience and a great doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

The best decision for my health I ever made was choosing Dr Stroubek for my heart issues. He is a great doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Sroubek is an outstanding doctor! He doesn't rush, he listens, he answers questions, explains clearly. I couldn't ask for a better doctor !

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