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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acetylcholine Coronary Challenge
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Trials
  • Coronary Artery Atherectomy
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary Intervention
  • Coronary Microvascular Function Testing
  • Drug Eluting Stenting
  • Fractional Flow Reserve (FFR) Determination
  • Iliac Stenting
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive and Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Lower Extremity Angioplasty
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventions - Non Carotid
  • Renal Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Second Opinion
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Virtual Histology
View all 32 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Claudication
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Spasm
  • Coronary Microvascular Disease
  • Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Iliac Artery Occlusion (Blockage)
  • Inoperable Coronary Artery Disease
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Leg Circulation Problems
  • Lower Extremity Ulcers
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Restenosis
View all 22 Specialties +


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About Khaled Ziada, MD

Khaled Ziada, MD, FACC, FSCAI, is Co-Director of the Coronary Artery Disease Center and Chief Academic Officer for Cardiovascular Interventions in the Section of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology, Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Main Campus.

Specialty Interests: Coronary artery disease, complex coronary interventions, acute coronary syndromes, coronary microvascular disease, coronary vasospasm, coronary physiology, peripheral vascular disease, , peripheral interventional procedures, carotid disease  and carotid stenting

Experience: The Section of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology offers cutting-edge diagnostic tests and nonsurgical interventional treatments for patients with cardiac and cardiovascular disease, including coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, heart wall disease and congenital heart disease as well as peripheral vascular disease.

Dr. Ziada is a highly experienced interventional cardiovascular specialist who has performed more than 7,500 coronary and peripheral invasive procedures. He is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional cardiology and cardiovascular computed tomography.  He  is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions.

Success Rates: Success rates for specific procedures at Cleveland Clinic are available at https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/about/outcomes-stats.

Education: Dr. Ziada earned his medical degree and a master’s degree in cardiovascular medicine, both with honors, from Cairo University School of Medicine, Cairo. He completed his internal medicine residency at Helmeya Military Hospital in Cairo, followed by a residency in cardiovascular medicine at Cairo University Hospitals.

Dr. Ziada first came to Cleveland Clinic in 1995 as a research fellow in intravascular ultrasound imaging then continued his training here as a fellow in interventional cardiology. After serving an internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic, he remained here for a fellowship in cardiovascular medicine. At the conclusion of his fellowship in 2004, he relocated to the Lexington, Ky., where he joined the faculty of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Kentucky as an assistant professor and was appointed as the director of the cardiac catheterization laboratories at the Lexington VA Medical Center.  

Prior to Dr. Ziada’s 2020 return to Northeast Ohio and his appointment to the Cleveland Clinic medical staff, he was a full professor of medicine, Gill Foundation endowed professor of interventional cardiology and Clinical Chief of Cardiology at the Gill Heart and Vascular Institute of the University of Kentucky in Lexington.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Ziada has been a principal investigator (PI) on more than 30 research studies related to advances in interventional cardiovascular procedures.

Dr. Ziada is the Deputy Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Interventions and a manuscript reviewer for many medical journals. He has coauthored more than 160 research papers and abstracts published in leading medical journal and more than 20 cardiology textbook chapters. He is a frequent presenter at regional, national and international medical meetings on research and advances in interventional cardiovascular medicine.

Dr. Ziada is a past governor of the Kentucky Chapter of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a member of the ACC Board of Governors.  He is the current Chair of the ACC Middle East Conference.

About Dr. Ziada: “I enjoy interventional cardiology because it is one of the most dynamic and rapidly progressing fields in medicine. It is very satisfying to see how our ability to help patients gets better and better every day, from saving lives during heart attacks to relieving angina and improving patients’ quality of life.” 

Leisure Activities: Dr. Ziada enjoys traveling, theater, classical music and soccer.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Interventional Cardiology
Cleveland, OH

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Research Fellow, Intravascular Ultrasound Core Laboratory
Cleveland, OH

Residency - Cairo University Hospital
Cardiovascular Medicine
Cairo, Egypt

Graduate School - Cairo University
Master Degree in Cardiovascular Medicine
Cairo, Egypt

Internship - Cairo University Hospital
Flexible Internship

Medical Education - Cairo University School of Medicine


  • Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Coronary artery disease, complex coronary interventions, acute coronary syndromes, coronary microvascular disease, coronary vasospasm, coronary physiology, peripheral vascular disease, peripheral interventional procedures, carotid disease and carotid stenting

Awards & Honors

  • 2011- 2020 Best Doctors in America
  • 2012, 2020 Fellowship Teacher of the Year, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kentucky
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Khaled Ziada, 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 4/22/2024, Dr. Ziada 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

359 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 4.8
Listens 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 29, 2024

Dr Ziada is the best. He listens, respects my feedback, and responds back with great expertise. I very much appreciate him .

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2024

I called after my appointment regarding one of the test result and spoke to a lady and she said she would talk to doctor and someone would call me regarding my concern. No one has called

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Dr Ziada and staff were wonderful!

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Dr. Ziada was very professional and answered all my questions. He never seemed to be in a rush and took his time with me.

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2024

Very impressed with ease of appt and very much like Dr.Ziada

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Physician was caring and thorough, answered all my questions completely. Very friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Dr. Ziada was excellent! He made me feel at ease and in just a few minutes, I knew I could trust him to give me the best care possible.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2024

Dr Ziada is the best. I can't thank him enough for all that he's done for me.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2024

Dr. Ziada was fantastic. He took plenty of time to talk over my concerns and to explain his opinions and proposals for next steps. His knowledge of the field is also quite impressive.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

The Cleveland Clinic should consider itself blessed to have Dr. Ziada as a member of its staff because he is exceptional in knowledge, professionalism, thoroughness and compassion. Please reward him accordingly!

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2024

Dr. Ziada is in a class of his own...period.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Dr. Z was very nice , listened to my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Always a pleasure to speak with Dr Ziada. He has alway been informative, pleasant, and very concerned about my health

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Absolutely THE best from nurses- scheduler- and Dr.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

Dr. Ziada was fantastic.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Very impressed with Dr. Ziada.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Very Professional, listen to my concerns. Very lucky to have a very accomplished Dr.to handle my care. Thank You!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

All of my experiences with the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Ziada have been very positive.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr. Ziada is a good communicator, takes the time to explain my condition and what the treatment plan is.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr Dhringa is an amazing Nephrologist, physician and a genuine individual. He is courteous, most respectful and caring. This was my initial visit seeing Dr During and I couldn't be more pleased. He was so thorough in his interviewing process and physical examination. He educated me during the entire visit. When I received my lab reports via portal, Dr Dhringa again went into detail regarding my results explaining and educating me. He is amazing.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr. Ziada only

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Easy , quick, fun appointment with Doctor Z

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Everything went well from getting appointments. Dr was Great. Hope to get future test done..

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2024

Dr Ziada is caring and professional

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

He took all the time required to discuss my condition. He noticed physical aspects about me that other Cardiologists did not

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Best doctor appointment I've ever had. I felt heard.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

Dr Ziada was Amazingly patient, thorough, knowledgeable and very kind in answering all my questions and concerns. I have never had a physician take the time and help me through a difficult diagnosis. He was very descriptive of the catheterization and his findings.Thank you to Dr Ziada, his team and all involved in offering this exemplary health care from procedure to post care!!

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2024

Very appreciative of Dr. Ziada's explanations and discussions.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Outstanding physician, excellent care

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Ziada is great to work with! Patient, helpful, clear in his communication. Top notch all around.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Ziada is an excellent doctor, very caring & concerned about providing excellent care. He takes his time & addresses questions. Very confident in the care that he provides. Would recommend him to anyone who needs help with complex issues.

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024


Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

During recovery no doctor came to me with the results. However they did talk to my brother

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr Ziada and his staff went above and beyond in showing appropriate care, knowledge, and care at my appointment. I was offered wonderful kindness and caring in preparation for further testing .

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

De Ziada is an outstanding physician who has repeated strived to improve my quality of life

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

Excellent experience. Dr. Ziada and his resident were very professional, knowledgeable and helpful

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr. Ziada

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Great doctor

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

In regards to Dr Ziada, I believe he's the best at listening and considering what I say and he never disregards my input.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr Ziada was very nice, and yet professional, listened to my concerns attentively and provided me with information as well as answering all my questions, He showed compassion and kindness, I feel that I can trust him and count on him to resolve my heart problems.Thank you Doctor Ziada, and God bless you.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

We cannot say enough about the excellent top-notch care we received from Dr. Ziada. We have been to see several doctors at Cleveland Clinic and have a very good team for him but doctors Ziada sat with us for 45 minutes and gave us a master class on the questions that we have, finally we understood what was going on and what we needed to do

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Your system now of being able to ask for appointments and speak with someone about what Dr. DC and have Church reviewed ahead of time is really well done so much easier than only having a referral from the past the teams work very well in accessing records and getting you in quickly

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Ziada is a wonderful, caring doctor. Among the best I've encountered.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Ziada was very helpful during the appointment. When I mentioned that I contracted COVID-19, he remembered that my husband had gotten it when I was hospitalized. He took into account that the new dosage for Cardizem had to be decreased while I was taking Paxlovid, so he is giving the new dosage 6-8 more weeks to determine effectiveness.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Dr. Ziada is amazing. He listens to my needs and tries to work with me to make them a reality

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2023

Dr. Ziada is wonderful Doctor and comunicator.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

The care providers, (not limited to Dr. Ziada, Dr. Peoples, Corrine Moss, and the others) did an excellent job of addressing my concerns and caring for my situation.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

I love this doctor. He's clear concise friendly understanding and compassionate.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Excellent care by Dr. Ziada

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Best doctor I have ever had.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr. Ziada ipatient. Credit to the CCF and its mission. I am honored to be his pstient.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr. Ziada is wonderful. He is always looking ahead for solutions and listens to me. He works with my symptoms & medications to find the best balance

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr. Kiada is exceptional; husband and I feel confident about him. Great listener, personable, professional, etc.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Doctor is very thorough

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Appointment set by Dr. Ziada

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Had a. Very good appointment with Dr Ziada much better than appointment In August. I di like my doctor a lot !

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2023

MD is professional, caring and compassionate, and understanding in every way

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

Dr Ziada is outstanding. He explains well and listens to my concerns. Could not ask for a better Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Best Doctor ever!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

I'm the luckiest man to have found Dr. Ziada he has saved my life!!

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr. Ziada is very patient and explains his plan very clear. He also take time to look at issues out side of his expertise. I always recommend Dr Ziada

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Dr Ziada is the best.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Good experience and Dr. Ziada is always attentive to my questions and answers.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Excellent physician!

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

Dr. Ziada is great. He is a wizard!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Dr Ziada was excellent. He had reviewed all of the tests and images I had forwarded to him before my arrival. He diagnosed a problem that had not been reported by the radiologist in VA. He offered treatment and I will follow up with him.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr Zaida is alway very willing to listen to all my concerns and is proactive in his approach to my healthcare.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

I feel extremely comfortable with Dr Ziada and his care of my heart condition.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

I was surprised at the amount of time Dr Ziada gave us at my appointment.He answered all the questions I/we had at that time.Many thanks to him.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Ziada was GREAT!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

I like Dr. Ziada's direct and objective approach, as well as his his team work on my heart. I like also the admitting and preoperative unit staff

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