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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 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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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 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 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 7/2/2021, 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.

* 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

193 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

53 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Always very helpful. I have been seeing Dr. Jaber for almost 20 years

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Very thorough. Only doctor I see which reviews all medical information from other medical facilities (my local NJ information) before each appointment

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2021

Would not change physicians. Very pleased with Dr. Jaber

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

Dr. Jaber and his staff are informative, and kind.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

I can't say enough good about Dr. Jaber. So glad I left Metro Hospital. His explanations are clear & concise but he will go into as much detail as I like (and I like details). He offered solutions on my first visit that Metro did not (or could not) after 4yrs. So glad I researched and found him. He is an excellent cardiologist. I feel so much better.

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2021

I always look forward to my annual appointment with Dr. Jaber. An excellent physician

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Dr Jabber has an excellent bedside manner and shows true compassion and concern for his patients

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2021

Dr Jaber is an outstanding cardiologist Helpful , clear , human and Expert in his field

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

Great doctor. I have referred a number of people to Dr. Jaber.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2021

One of the most caring doctor I have ever have, caring, knowledgeable, always willing to help, friendly

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Love my heart doctor,DR.Jabor is the best!! And so is Lawanda I love her voice whenever I call I feel so at ease. And also the new doctor that he is working with he is going to be a very good doctor. He's very courteous conscientious and very kind. Thank you so much for always helping me out through my medical conditions and taking care of me when I was there.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr Jaber is a FANTASTIC and VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE Cardiologist. Lawonda his secretary is the best.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr. Jaber is an excellent, and caring physician who has guided me thorough some very difficult, and unique challenges over the years.

Reviewed on May 21, 2021

Dr. Wael Jaber was so caring, informed me of test results and future plans. He has been my cardiologist for more than 15 years, excellent physician, good listener, very knowledgeable...just outstanding.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

love dr Wael !

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Jaber was very helpful. He had studied my charts ahead of time and actually had answers for me. He also had the surgeon Dr Taigen come to his office to talk with me. I walked out of his office knowing he could help me. He will be my doctor from now on.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr Jaber is a gem .... he is so kind and thorough. Our family LOVES him !!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Really like Dr. Jaber. He listens and explains everything completely.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

I have always had A++++ care with Dr. Jaber and his staff!

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

learned more about my heart at this appointment then I ever have with previous physicians.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

I was pleased with the conversation with Dr. Jaber and the rest of the staff.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

Dr. Jaber is a great guy! Very concerned, very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2021

LOVE LOVE LOVE Dr. Jaber! Loved his fellow as well

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

*Dr. Jaber has been my doctor for 15 years and I just wish all doctors were like him. He is amazing - listens to me & makes me feel I can ask anything & he is never rushed.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2021

*Dr. Jaber is the best.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr. Jaber completely answered my questions concerning my condition snd promptly got back to me with test results.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

Dr Hager is always sincerely interested in my test results and makes suggestions how I can improve on my numbers.

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr. Jaber is a class act. Couldn't ask for a better caregiver, and a wonderful human being.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

Dr Jaber is phenomenal!

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

it was a pleasure to meet with Dr. Jaber. I finally received answers in regards to my health problems. He was professional yet personal. I would highly recommend his care.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Jaber has always been very forthcoming about my medical condition and explained everything I needed to know. He answered all my questions to my satisfaction.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I love Dr. Jaber's knowledge and wonderful care, and ... his sense of humor! He has become not only a valued physician, but a caring friend!

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

My provider was "best in class". He had prepared for our appointments, knew my history, had whatever time I needed, inclusive of a last minute unplanned request to discuss a test outcome (he made himself immediately available). He is my Cardiologist for life.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Doctor Resident; nurse all very professional, courteous, provided information. Very good experience.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

This physician is excellent! I have been going to him for years now and would recommend him to anyone in need of a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

I ALWAYS recommend Dr Jaber!

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2021

Even though my visit is only once a year, it's as if Dr. Jaber and I had discussed my health in the past few weeks. He had reviewed past visits and was aware that this was the 20th year I'd been a patient of his and the country where I had been on assignment when I first returned to Cleveland to see him. He's outstanding!

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr. Jaber is very special, his an asset for all of us

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Dr. Jabor was prepared for my visit. He had looked at my medical record in advance, and was able to share with me the results of my previous tests. He asked how I feel, and what I thought was the reason for such feelings. He did not seem to be in a rush to see the next patient, but spent sufficient time with me to discuss my health issues. Since we are in Naples and he is in Cleveland, he suggested Cleveland Clinic Florida where the stress test can be done, and requested the test be done by referencing a Weston, Fl. cardiologist. The stress test is scheduled to be done with the resultant outcome referred to him. Gave me the office telephone number to reach him for any questions. very pleased with him mannerism, professionalism, and expressed concerns. Felt I am in good hands.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

It was a very good experience with Dr. Jabbar and also with his assistant

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Our visit with Dr. Jaber, starting with his nurse and the "MD Fellow" was very professional, positive and prompt. Our appointment with Dr. Jaber was super. He took the time, ordered the needed tests, and explained what was going on with me (the patient) and callled our home in Steubenville, Ohio the same day to give us the test results.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2020

Dr. Jaber and his team are great people.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Jaber is exceptional as a physician and person!

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

I am so thankful for the care of the doctors and all the experts at the cleveland clinic. the confidence you feel for the decision to travel the distance to receive care is 100%.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

I have been a patient of Dr. Jaber for about 20 years. I can't imagine ever needing to go to another heart doctor. He is compassionate,caring and very knowledgeable. He makes you feel that you really matter to him. He takes time and answers all of your concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Dr. Jaber is among the best Drs. I've interacted. He was knowledgeable, showed great concern to my well being and my concerns, listened attentively, provided options and statistics, listened to me think through the various solutions, and, most importantly, validated my thinking process. I left the hospital with confidence in on course of treatment. I'm very, very, glad that I was introduced to Dr. Jaber. He is my new doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Jabber the greatest.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

A very understanding, friendly, and courteous Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

I love the care that I have received from Dr. Jaber and his nurse.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

I hav been seeing Dr Jaber for a while. he likes to move fast but knows when to pay attention and responds with excellent information

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

Great doc and service.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr Jaber is tops. He is so caring and engaged in my health care. He is a 10!

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