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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Timing Of Valve Surgery
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Anomalous Pulmonary Veins
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Coarctation Of The Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Eisenmenger Syndrome
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pulmonary Artery Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Tetralogy Of Fallot
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Transposition Of The Great Vessels
  • Tricuspid Regurgitation
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
View all 32 Specialties +


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About Margaret Fuchs, MD

Margaret Fuchs, MD, is a clinical cardiologist in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. She specializes in adult congenital heart disease and sees patients at main campus.
Specialty Interests: Adult congenital heart disease, Turner syndrome, Ebstein anomaly, echocardiography, genetic aortopathies

Experience: Physicians in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine offer the latest medications and interventional heart disease procedures to deliver better heart care outcomes for patients.

Dr. Fuchs is experienced in the medical management of adults with heart defects present at birth to help them optimize their quality of life and reduce their risk of complications. She is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, echocardiography and pediatrics.

Success Rates: Outcomes and statistics for heart procedures at Cleveland Clinic are available at

Education: Dr. Fuchs earned her Doctorate of Medicine cum laude from The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio. Following her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at The Ohio State University hospitals, she completed fellowships in cardiovascular disease and adult congenital heart disease at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

She joined the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2020 after completion of her fellowships.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Fuchs is the lead author on a number of papers on outcomes in adult congenital heart disease patients published in peer-reviewed medical journals, including Journal of the American Heart Association and World Journal of Cardiology and has coauthored two book chapters in her field. She also has presented abstracts and posters on her congenital heart disease research at national medical meetings.

About Dr. Fuchs: "It is my privilege to participate in the care of patients with congenital heart disease. This is a special group of patients who need lifelong follow-up, and I value the opportunity to get to know my patients and their families well.”

Leisure Activities: When she is not working, Dr. Fuchs enjoys hiking, gardening and music.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Rochester, MN USA

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Cardiovascular Diseases
Rochester, MN USA

Residency - Ohio State University Hospital
Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Kenyon College
Gambier, OH USA


  • Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Adult congenital heart disease, Turner syndrome, Ebstein anomaly, echocardiography, genetic aortopathies

Awards & Honors

  • 2017  Women in Cardiology Trainee Award for Excellence, American Heart Association
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Margaret Fuchs, 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 5/1/2021, Dr. Fuchs 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

65 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Excellent visit and I have very high confidence in Dr Fuchs

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Physician was very attentive and explained my condition in a clear manner

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr. Fuchs was outstanding, very helpful and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Provider spent more time with me than any treating physician has before; truly cared for what I had to say and seemed to have done her research on my condition before I ever arrived which instilled confidence in me in the treatment process

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2021

Dr. Fuchs was amazing! She was very thorough and explained test results very well.

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2021

Dr. Fuchs is a very kind and helpful doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

This is why I like Cleveland clinic so much. The care provider never seemed In a hurry and took time to answer any and all of my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 1, 2021

Dr Fuchs had studied my case and knew my anotomical problems and history.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

The doctor took her time and all our questions were answered.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Great experience with Dr. Fuchs. Extremely thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

both visits with Dr. Fuchs have been excellent!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

The doctor I saw was very knowledgeable and took the time to explain my medical needs.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

dr Fuchs was great

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Fuchs was friendly and willing to explain in detail the answers to my questions.

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