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 Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Stress Testing
View all 9 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 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 4/3/2019, 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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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

225 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

46 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

excellent doctor. we have recommended him to friends as well as family!! the dr listens to our issues, is kind and considerate. he provides excellent care and informative information.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2019

absolutely! we have already recommended Dr Jabers practice

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

Dr. Jaber is a consummate professional.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2019

Dr was wonderful. kind, funny but very professional

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

very good experience. Dr Jaber and staff are top notch.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

dr Jaber is top notch.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2019

we can't say enough good things about Dr. Jaber. he is a star! I presume that my husband and I are approximately the age if Dr. Jaber's parents. He treats us like family members. he shows appropriate concern and considers carefully course of care. he's very well respected among his colleagues. he was recommended to me by a friend's daughter who does stress testing at the clinic. she said he's the one she would recommend for her parents.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

Dr Jabar is excellent! Love him for my doctor!!!!! He is thorough and talks to you like he he really cares about your good health!

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

dr jabber went out of his way to help me schedule with another care provider for my convenience,thus saving me a trip back.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Dr Jaber is very thorough. He explained and told me things that other places failed to. He took my worry away.

Reviewed on May 31, 2019

Dr. Jaber addressed all my concerns and inspired me to take steps to improve my health.

Reviewed on May 24, 2019

What a wonderful doctor Dr. Jaber is! This was my first visit with him, and I felt at ease right away. He explained the state of my mitral valve to me in clear terms, and even took the time to show me a short video of a treatment option that I may need in the future. I would definitely recommend him to anyone needing a cardiologist!

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

dr. Jaber is always very professional and very thorough. he's an excellent physician and he's very kind and compassionate. I always look forward to seeing him.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr. Jaber is informative and comforting. I sincerely appreciate him and his expertise.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr Jaber was warm concerned jovial at the right moments and truly interested in me

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019

I love Dr. Jaber, his staff, and the Cleveland Clinic. I consider The Clinic to be one of our area's greatest assets.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

I have been a pt. of Dr. Jaber for over the past ten years and feel that I have been treated with compassion, respect and professionalism each and every visit.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Because of the care I have received by Dr. Jaber and staff I have referred a number of friends and family to the Cleveland Clinic all of whom have thanked me for this advice.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Dr. Jaber was the warmest and most personal doctor I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2019

Dr. Jaber was fantastic.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2019

he is the best doctor and good friend ..

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Totally satisfied with all the services. Dr. Jaber is simply fantastic. I am privileged to have him as my Cardiologist.

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

Dr Jaber was terrific - very straightforward, answered every question fully and directly, very clear about goals and options. He's a warm and caring person as well.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

the visit with Dr. Jaber was excellent as always. I have been with him since 2003, and value his cardiology expertise 100%. equally important is his genuine caring and desire to help and direct his patients toward good health. Cleveland Clinic is blessed to have him on staff!!!!!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2019

dr. Jaber is an exceptional man of compassion and caring!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2019

Dr. Jaber is always kind, caring and willing to answer any questions. Listens to my concerns and explains things in easy to understand terms.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

The appointment went very smoothly. I couldn't have been more pleased with my visit and my doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

Dr. Jaber is one of the best doctors I have ever been to. His care and compassion for his patients is very evident. I can tell he truly cared about me and my well being. He took the time to answer my questions and made me feel that I was his only patient he had for the day. I would highly recommend Dr. Jaber!!!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

Dr. Jaber is extremely competent and thorough. He explains and teaches while reporting out test results and comparing from last visit. Also, for me it is really important to realize that I am so afraid and Dr. Jager will pick up on that and address it with appropriate "lightness." He makes a point to include my husband into the conversation and commends him for being with me. Dr. Jager maintains a wonderful and pleasant humor. Thank you so very much.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2019

great physician and his follow, Dr. Schenone. Dr Jaber and his fellow are very caring physician, couldn't ask for a better cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2019

I absolutely loved my doctor... very receptive with a wonderful personality and very easy to talk to. I'm glad I decided to get another opinion from the Cleveland Clinic. I don't live locally but it's the best decision even though I have to drive hours to get here.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

in and out quickly, Dr Jaber A**

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Working with Dr. Jaber and his office is a great pleasure. I couldn't ask for more when it comes to caring for my needs and addressing my healthcare. I consider Dr. Jaber to be an incredible professional and a very kind and caring physician.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

One of the finest physicians I've been fortunate to see. Continues to be "best ever" in my experience.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

Dr. Jaber has the ability to remember discussions (personal and medical) from previous visits. That's a real plus for a physician, and I'm sure it is a great characteristic for patients other than me.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019

I'm so very comfortable with dr jabber, he's engaging and competitive in a good way. Can't wait to see him again.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2019

Dr Jaber and all at CC were top notch. can't think of anything that could've gone better.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2018

I am so glad that I found Dr. Jaber to be my cardiologist

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2018

Dr. Jaber always make you feel like you are his only patient.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2018

Dr Jaber is a kind, knowledgeable provider who treats patients like family. He takes time to answer each question and makes himself available via email with any concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2018

Dr. Jaber is one of the most professional and attentive physicians that I have dealt with

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2018

*Dr. Jaber was informative and listened. I as SO scared and he put me at ease. Thank you.

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