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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease Center
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Stress Testing
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myxomas
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
View all 34 Specialties +


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About Wael Jaber, MD

Wael Jaber, MD, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, nuclear cardiology and echocardiography. Dr. Jaber specializes in cardiac imaging (both nuclear cardiology and echocardiograpy) and valvular heart disease. He is fluent in English, French and Arabic.

A native of Lebanon, Dr. Jaber attended college at the American University in Beirut, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in biology. He then went on at the American University to receive his medical degree while making the Dean's honor list. He completed his residency in internal medicine at the St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he also completed fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and nuclear cardiology.

Cleveland Clinic offered Dr. Jaber an advanced fellowship in cardiac imaging at the Cleveland Clinic, which he accepted. Dr. Jaber also has advanced training in interpretation of carotid ultrasound, clinical cardiovascular investigations and advanced echocardiography.

He was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic as a staff cardiologist in 2000. He currently heads the center for advanced ischemic heart disease. The center specializes in patients who have coronary artery disease and have been told that they have no local options for treatment.

Dr. Jaber is currently is the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Core Laboratory in C5Research. In this capacity, he focuses on leading a team that provides accurate interpretation for echocardiograms, nuclear stress perfusion images and CT and MRI cardiac scans in the setting of clinical trials.

His clinical and research studies have focused on improving outcomes in acute myocardial infarction, especially patients presenting with acute coronary syndrome and heart failure. He is currently working on multiple clinical investigations in an attempt to integrate multiple cardiac imaging modalities to improve their diagnostic accuracy. He has presented his clinical and research findings at various national and international scientific meetings.

Dr. Jaber has authored articles in leading professional and scientific publications including Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Circulation, Archives of Internal Medicine, American Heart Journal, International Journal of Cardiac Imaging and the American Journal of Cardiology, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiography and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Jaber has been an invited speaker at the annual meetings of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and European Society of Cardiology to name few.

He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the American College of Physicians and the American Heart Association. He was also listed as an Honored Member in America?s Registry of Outstanding Professionals, 2002-2007.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Cardiology & Nuclear Cardiology
New York, NY USA

Residency - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon

Professional Highlights

  • Distinguished Teacher Award, Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine (2005)


  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography

Specialty Interests

Heart Valve Disease, Heart Valve Disease, Endocarditis, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Cardiovascular Imaging, Echocardiogram, Nuclear Imaging - Heart


  • American College of Cardiology
  • American Heart Association,
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology
  • American Society of Echocardiography.
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 7/2/2020, Dr. Jaber 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.

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* 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

198 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

65 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr. Jaber deserves a raise. Not only is he a genius doctor, he's also a soccer maven and a literary guru who oozes cool, empathy and enthusiasm.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Jaber was wonderful!! First of all he is very professional and competent. And he was so personable and easy to communicate with. This was my first appointment with him and I was extremely impressed. Wished all medical providers were like him.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Dr. Jaber is just the best. Both my husband and I have seen him as well as my husband's brother. We all hold him in the highest regard.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

LaWanda is my point of contact to navigate what otherwise seems would be a health care maze. she returns calls, is personable yet polite and courteous, makes me feel she really cares and that my health is I'm important. Dr. Jabor is also professional yet friendly, never appears rushed although I know he must be, also makes me feel important and well cared for.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

CC saved my Mothers life as well as my own. I am vocal about that and have and will continue to push those who need care to your facilities and doctors.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr. Jaber is an asset to the staff and the one of the primary reasons I continually return to the Clinic. He is sensitive to his patient's needs, takes his time with each patient and puts every patient at ease. An excellent physician and human being.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Dr. Jaber has always listened to my concerns and questions and answered all of them. He has always been most courteous and I never felt hurried or that he was in a rush to complete my appt. and move on to the next patient.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

love dr Wael

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr.Jaber is very helpful and easy to talk with.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I'm 75. Dr Jaber is the absolute best doctor that I've ever had........

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Jaber is a phenominal doctor who took charge of what needed to be done given my diagnoses. He is a gem and so is his assistant Lawonda. Thank you.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr. Jaber was outstanding. Provided very professional and personal care. Called me with my test results that day which was appreciated.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr Jaber was excellent in his care of me.

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Dr. Jaber is the best. Always a good experience!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr Wael Jaber and LaWanda Gater are very responsive

Reviewed on May 29, 2020

Dr Jaber is amazing. Smart and friendly

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

I am very pleased with the care I receive from Dr Jaber.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Outstanding office personnel..Dr. Jaber makes us feel very confident and is so thoughtful. could not be better

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Exceptional, I would highly recommend Dr. Jaber.

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

I will be traveling from Montana for all my future visits just to be under the care of Dr Jaber.

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr. Jaber is the best! He took the time to explain things to me and gave me advice on how to change my lifestyle so hopefully I can get off medication. He is the only one who has motivated me to lose weight yet he didn't belittle or berate me like others have done. I'm down 20lbs so far! I have a great respect for him and I'm lucky to have him as my cardiologist!

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Experience was wonderful! Dr Jaber is very professional. Great experience. Thank you so much!

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

I was very impressed with Dr. Jaber. Very good demeanor and excellent job analyzing my condition and what to do

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

The doctor was extremely helpful in evaluating my current heart health and allaying any concerns that I had based on some previous testing. He spent more than adequate time with me in what was a very stressful. Because of covid 19. Actually, it was quite remarkable all of the time he spent with me and the services that were provided by his team.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Dr.Jaber was so easy to talk with and discuss my situation. I have already recommended him numerous times!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020


Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Dr Jaber is the best. I always feel at ease knowing he is dedicated to making sure I'm getting the gold standard of cardiac care. He leaves no stone unturned and always goes above and beyond making sure I have the most comprehensive understanding of test results and treatments.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Jaber is an excellent physician. No complaints!

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Jaber is an excellent physician who understands me, and my objectives. He, and others as necessary are providing unique care of the highest quality which allows me to achieve my life objectives.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Jaber's secretary, Yolanda, is one of the most courteous, professional and helpful people that I know.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

I cold write a book about what a fantastic physician Dr. Jaber is. He has provided me with excellent medical care over many years regarding my cardiac health. In short, he is the best.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Jaber always makes me feel good about my progress and is very personable towards me and my daughter. We both think he is the BEST and feel lucky that he is my doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

Dr. Jaber is an outstanding medical professional of Cleveland Clinic. I place my total well being in his care and advice. I trust and follow all the directives he puts forth. in addition to his knowledge, his genuine caring and empathy for his patients is absolutely exceptional! I feel blessed to be under his care!!!

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

very nice doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

dr Jaber A+

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

dr and nurse not in big hurry to get out. free to ask ??? and very courtesy

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

I love Dr. Jaber's knowledge, professionalism, loving care, sense of humor, genuine friendliness, and commitment to my care!

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

I had a written list of numerous questions and Dr. Jaber answered them all to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr Jaber is excellent. I have doctors that are personal friends that do not give me the attention he gave me.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

it's always a pleasure to deal with Dr. Jaber and his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

I'm ready to recommend Dr. Jaber at any time to any one whom in need

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

I have the greatest respect for and trust in Dr. Jaber! I look to him as my go-to guy on cardiac issues.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Dr. Jaber is always prompt, responsive and helpful.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr Jaber is the best. He always listens and takes time to explain everything that's needed for my cardiac care.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Dr Jaber and his staff really care about me and my health. He answer my questions be emailing personally and right away. We are working together on a solution to my health issue. He referred me to a different specialist and hopefully we can get it resolved.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2019

Dr. Jaeber is the best. His positive, fun interaction makes for great health care.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

everyone was incredibly wonderful and kind. even when I started to cry the woman who made my appointment and the nurse who saw me, calmed me with softness and assurance I was in the right place with the right doctor

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Wonderful doctor. Good experience, as usual.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

Dr. Jaber is the BEST!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Dr Jaber helped discover a fatal problem I had with Endo Carfditis which seems to have been eliminated by surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

My care provider was most excellent.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

I trust Dr. Jaber. He is a teacher as well as a physician. He informs and uses the computer to let me see what he is seeing. He writes down info or prints out info for me. He goes that extra mile effectively. Example: After he learned that I teach college English, he asked me what I was reading now. I told him and he told me a book he knew that he thought I would find interesting. This humane attention given to me as a scared senior with a heart issue will be remembered for my lifetime. He is a good man.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Jaber and his staff are superb. I think CCF is number 1.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr Jaber is very good doctor

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Dr. Jaber said he would have his office schedule my next appointment. I will see it on my chart. This very easy for me. if I have a conflict ,I can contact his office.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2019

Very good does not describe Dr. Jaber high enough. He is outstanding. He is a caring doctor that goes above the standard care.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

amazing care provided from everyone on Dr. Jaber's team and he on top of that team. thank you Dr. Jaber

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

definitely I recommend Dr. Jaber and his team

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Love Cleveland Clinic, Dr Jaber and his staff. I have been coming back to CC for over 16 years now and have always received great care. Keep up the great work!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Dr Jaber is a excellent and caring physician

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Absolute pleasure to have been checked by Dr Jaber

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Have always been treated with the utmost respect and kindness from Dr. Jaber, Lawanda and the entire staff at Dr. Jaber's office.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Would definitely recommend Dr. Jaber to friends and family.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr Jaber is wonderful!! I am so glad I was lucky enough to get him as my cardiologist.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

La Wanda is the best! Professional, friendly, efficient and very dependable in getting anything Dr. Jaber needs for his patients. She is a wonderful asset to his staff!

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