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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
  • Acetyl choline coronary challange
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Atherectomy For Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • 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
  • FFR determination
  • Iliac Stenting
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive & Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Lower Extremity Angioplasty
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Peripheral Vascular Interventions - Non Carotid
  • Renal Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Second Opinion
  • Stents
  • Swan-Ganz Catheterization
  • Virtual Histology
View all 33 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Claudication
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary microvascular disease
  • Coronary Spasm Syndrome
  • 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
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Restenosis
  • Stent Restenosis
View all 24 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

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 currentChair 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 USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Interventional Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA

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

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

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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 3/3/2022, Dr. Ziada 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

208 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Ziada is wonderful. He quickly diagnosed the problem (the correct diagnosis was missed by multiple doctors in our city), was patient with all our questions and helped us coordinate appropriate follow up care. Feel blessed that we were able to see Dr. Ziada.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Ziada was very thorough and kind and informative

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr. Was very nice

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

The doctor was great.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

Good because the doctor was friendly and he showed he care

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

I find Dr. Ziada caring and concerned

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Dr. Ziada was very informative and explained everything in detail

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Dr. Ziada shared information with me in a very kind, caring and compassionate way. His personal interaction is excellent, great listener and offers responses to questions in easy to understand terms.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

This was a wonderful experience. We are thrilled to have Dr. Ziada as our doctor. His expertise is giving us hope

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Dr. Ziada was kind, listened to us, answered questions and recommended a treatment plan. It was a great experience

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

Dr. Ziada spend a good amount of time with me. He was straight forward with me about my situation. He also listened, answered questions and provided explanations.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr. Ziada listened to my issues and concerns and answered all questions we had. He then began a diagnosis process that was logical and started to lead to the actual cause of my symptoms. Previous doctors only dealt with suppressing the symptoms not the actual cause. To date he has been an excellent physician

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

All good we are so happy that we chose to come here. We feel more confident and are so pleased with Dr. Ziada.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Had a very awesome visit with the doctor very direct and to the point the doctor

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Very good experience when I was in my consultation with Dr. Ziada

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Ziada spent as much time as I needed to discuss mg condition and my options. I am very confident that my treatment now is in very good hands.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

The Dr. Answered all of our questions and explained them in detail. He explained what he felt was a better way to lower my BP and cholesterol, and therefore will have fewer bouts with angina and/or heart attacks, strokes, etc. He seemed very sincere and caring about my ongoing health issues. My husband and I liked him very much. We felt that it was worth the visit for a second opinion.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

Super visit, great results and I would recommend this hospital or Dr. To everyone.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2021

I like Dr Ziada as he was understanding and took his time with me while we were discussing my concerns. I feel like he cares for my heart problems and wanted to make me better.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Ziada is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Ziada patiently listened to me, answered my questions and shared his thoughts along with options on how to proceed. He was so kind, seemed to understand what I've been through and why I sought out his expertise .

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

We have never had another cardiologist sit and talk to us and explain everything like Dr Ziada did. I truly trust him and would highly recommend him

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr Ziada Was very informative suggested we get a second opinion within the clinic and seemed genuinely concerned for me as a patient.I was very impressed that he got me an appointment with the surgeon the very next day follow through on this promise

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Dr Ziada listens to the patient, explains things so that the layman can easily understands. He takes his time and covers the condition thoroughly. He explains the next steps so you don't have to worry about what comes next

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

The Dr was fantastic-He took his time, I felt as if if we wanted to ask him questions for two hours he would've stayed for two hours and answered every one of our questions He was excellent in every way!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2021

The doctor said that I needed two additional tests but he was very eager to let me take them to my hometown hospital, the University of Kentucky. He also suggested a very competent doctor to oversee those tests and within two hours after I left I was already getting a call from the doctor to make my appointment. The promptness was quite impressive

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Excellent visit. Confidence in Doctors plan for me.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

Doctor is excellent

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2021

Dr mentioned changing my meds and I would possibly feel better but no med changes were made or discussed. I never saw him after the heart cath when he mentioned changing the meds. Disappointed.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Dr Ziada's office, especially have been very prompt to get back to me with answers to any questions I have had.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2021

Excellent presentation and explanation of echo images for my medical condition by Dr. Ziada was provided

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr. Ziada was a God send. He assessed the problem I have been having for 4 years, took control of the situation and sought a solution immediately. I am so very grateful for his experience and expertise.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

I believe the Dr. will get to the bottom of my problem.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

The Dr. explained to me what was wrong with my heart and is doing more tests.Changed some of my medicine, which has helped me.

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