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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.444.8305
Fax:
216.445.6181

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advanced Ischemic Heart Disease Center
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Stress Testing
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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
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Biography

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 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

Appointed
2000

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Cleveland, OH USA
1999

Fellowship - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Cardiology & Nuclear Cardiology
New York, NY USA
1998

Residency - Saint Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center
Internal Medicine
New York, NY USA
1995

Medical School - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
1992

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Biology
Beirut, Lebanon
1988

Professional Highlights

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

Certifications

  • 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

Memberships

  • 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 7/2/2018, 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.

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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

172 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

As has been my experience in the previous two years when I saw Dr. Jaber at the Heart Institute, the service and care were at a very high level.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Dr. Jaber and staff are just wonderful! Thanks for all.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2018

Dr. Jaber is very compassionate and concerned when discussing your condition, treatment, and suggesting care options. He makes you feel that you are a partner in the process.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2018

I place complete trust in Dr. Jaber in regard to health care and advise he provides to me. He has been my cardiologist since 2003 and has provided excellent care! He is an exceptional individual who exhibits true concern and caring for his patients!

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2018

Everyone I encountered at the Cleveland Clinic treated me with courtesy and respect. My tests, appointments and meeting with Dr. Jaber were handled in a timely and efficient manner, yet I never felt rushed and all my questions and concerns were addressed. I could not have been more pleased with the overall experience.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2018

Dr. Jaber gave me his complete attention and addressed my concerns in a very professional manner. he explained all changes in medications to me in a thorough manner and I never felt rushed or confused. I was very pleased and grateful for his concern and expertise.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018

Great care!! Dr. Jaber is the best!!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

Dr Jabers is Exceptional!

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

Dr. Jaber is truly an outstanding physician and individual. He provided exceptional care.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

Dr Jaber is my cardiologist. I see him once a year. I love seeing him, and he is a wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

it was first time to see dr Jabel. l was very impressed! dr Jabel ordered test n I received a phone call on my way home that the test were all good!! good job will be seeing him every year

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

My appointment with my provider is always a great experience. Dr Jaber is one of the best doctors.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2018

Dr. Jaber just added 5mg to the pills I am already taking. He explained why and when I should take the blood pressure medication.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2018

He is always prompt with answers and shows care for my whole well being.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2018

Dr. Jaber is the most caring heath care provide I have ever interacted with. I could not imagine seeing anyone else. I have already moved family members over to see him.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2017

advance and followup appointments always made well in advance

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2017

Dr Jaber took time to assess the regimen of maintenance meds I'm taking and recommend and prescribed a change to the diuretic component of my blood pressure medicine. A very important and good assessment.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2017

There was never any confusion about what was to be done. The staff works well together. They are expert at their job and they are mission statement examples of staff members who understand and embrace the culture and values standards of the organization.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2017

Dr. Jabber and his associate were nothing less than outstanding. I came to the Clinic for a second opinion. I still had concerns about my health since my heart attack in June. Dr. Jaber had a great bedside manner. He provided me with answers that I needed. I left with a clear mind for the 1st time in six months. Thank you!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2017

Excellent

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2017

Excellent

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