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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 Disease Risk Prevention
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Noninvasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Stress Testing
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Occlusion (Blockage)
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • 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 33 Specialties +
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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 & 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

Appointed
2000

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Cleveland, OH
1999

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

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

Medical Education - 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

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 3/27/2024, Dr. Jaber 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Jaber receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Boston Scientific Corporation

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

261 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 4.5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

57 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 24, 2024

I wish there was another block above very good for this segment.

Reviewed on May 17, 2024

I have recommended Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Jaber to others.

Reviewed on May 14, 2024

Can't speak highly enough abut Dr. Jaber - in all aspects of his care! Outstanding physician.

Reviewed on May 8, 2024

Dr. Wael Jaber is the best cardiologist I have ever been to and I won't go to anyone else.

Reviewed on May 8, 2024

I always recommend Dr. Wael Jaber and I have friends who have taken me up on my recommendation. We are alll highly satisfied with the degree of medical care AND how much Dr. Jaber cares about us.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

All physician staff were courteous, quite personal, and made me feel as though I was their only patient.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr. Jaber was excellent. Would highly recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Very satisfied with the service I receive from Dr. Jaber and his staff.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2024

Dr. Jaber is an incredible physician. He is attentive, takes time to listen to concerns, and is most helpful with his counsel. I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Jaber gave my wife and I all the time we needed to understand our ailments and outlined all the tests he needed and In the next 2 days followed up In further meetings to explain the results of the various test results and gave us solutions with follow up future appointments to monitor the conditions. The whole experience was that of extreme professionalism and gave us the confidence that Dr Jaber has the knowledge and experience to make us feel at ease that we are In good hands and being treated In a very caring way.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2024

Dr. Jaber is not only an excellent cardiologist, but a good, caring person about his patients. He literally saved my life by insisting I have my surgery earlier than I wanted to have it done. And, the surgeon found an aorta aneurysm ready to burst within a day or two. YES, I would (and do) recommend him !

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2024

Thank you for virtual appt. Dr. Jaber is always so informative.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Dr. Jaber was extremely helpful in scheduling my appointments.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Dr. Jaber took the time to explain everything in an understandable way.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Dr. Jaber is the best! Even though he looked tired that day.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Dr. Jaber is amazing

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr. Jaber is the best doctor I have ever had. He covers everything thoroughly. Answers all my questions. I have recommended him to my husband.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Excellent. No. Problems zgreat. Doctor

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr. Jaber is the best doctor I have ever had by far!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr Jaber cares about me and is a great physician.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr Jaber is a wonderful doctor, easy to talk with.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr. Jaber's professionalism and dedication to the wellness of my health is incredibly impressive.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Provider great in every way

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

Dr. Jaber is excellent in every way.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr. Jaber is always pleasant, welcoming, and reassuring. He keeps me informed about my condition.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr. Jaber was super nice and made me feel at ease. His nurse Barbra was great.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Excellent physician, very personable

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Dr. Jaber and his staff are all top notch, and I am grateful for them.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

Dr Jaber is excellent, caring and very responsive to questions between visits!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2023

I have been a patient of Dr Jaber for a long time, he truly is one of the best!! Love love him!!

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Been a patient of Dr Jaber for many years. He's the greatest!!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

DR. Jaber and all his nurses and reception are excellent!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Physicians, and Nurses are great, not PSR

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2023

Everything about the experience with Dr. Jaber was outstanding. He took a proactive approach on a medical issue I I am currently dealing with and quickly referred me to a different department to treat the problem.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr. JABER provides excellent service and always professional and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2023

Dr. Jaber couldn't have been any better. Great provider. Answered all questions. Superb.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Jaber shows that he reviews your file, recent test results and pre appt questions before you meet with him so he is prepared to see you and discuss plans and answer questions.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr Jaber is always very attentive and answers any questions I have very well.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr Jaber is outstanding! I am always so impressed with his care & concern.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Love dr jaber

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Jaber is an excellent cardiologist and human being.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

The doctors are the best!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr Jaber always provides the best care. He is always well prepared and gives me the opportunity to speak and ask questions. He is an excellent clinician.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

I cannot speak highly enough regarding Dr. Jaeber. He is a fantastic doctor and human being. He is kind, through, and extremely knowledgeable. I know I am in great hands with this doctor. CCF cardiology department is #1 in the world, I wouldn't go anywhere else.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

I recommend Dr. Jaeber regularly and CCF main campus Cardiology Department as a whole. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr. Jaber and his team (Lawanda)saved my life. They have always and continue to show a personal concern for my me. I am so grateful to God for bringing them into my life. They are a blessing.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

Nice, friendly person, good sense of humor, had me comfortable with him right from the start.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2023

Dr. Jaber is world class care no doubt. About it.

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr Jaber is super in every aspect of his practice. His bedside manner is the very best I have ever witnessed. He cares about you as a person.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Dr. Jaber is an outstanding, warm, friendly, funny, brilliant, knowledgeable cardiologist, particularly tuned to the "weirdo" state of my rarest of cardiac anomalies! He cares deeply for my heart care and for my total wellness as a whole person! It's a LONG drive from Cincinnati to Cleveland to have him as my cardiologist (and Dr. T. Calahan), but it is well worth it to be under the care of Dr. Wael Jaber!!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Doctor's office helped a great deal.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2023

Dr Jaber is the very best; always takes great care of me!!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Jaber and all the staff who work with him are just absolutely incredible. Truly care about their patients - as a whole!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Dr. Jaberr is excellent

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2023

Dr. Jaber's and his fellow, (Dr. Gary) expertise and caring go above and beyond expectations! I have placed my heath and well being in Dr. Jaber's care for the past twenty years! Dr. Jaber is a true asset to the Cleveland Clinic Cardiac Department!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Dr. Jabor is exceptional.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Dr. Jaber was outstanding as usual, he knows my long term concern, examine me, informed me of the test results, reviewed medicine. Very knowledgeable, kind and concerned. Hope he stays in Cleveland clinic.

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