Emergency icon Important Updates
Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Indonesian
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Adult General Clinical Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prevention
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • General Cardiology
  • Myocardial Viability Imaging
  • Noninvasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Noninvasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Testing
  • Timing of Valve Surgery
View all 15 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Asymptomatic Valve Dysfunction
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Diastolic Dysfunction
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ebstein Anomaly
  • Endocarditis
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History of Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pericarditis
  • Prosthetic Valve Dysfunction
  • Pulmonic Regurgitation
  • Pulmonic Stenosis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Tricuspid Stenosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
View all 42 Specialties +


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans

About Jay Ramchand, MD, PhD

Jay Ramchand, MBBS, PhD, FRACP, FACC, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging of the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute. He is based at main campus.

Specialty Interests: Inherited cardiac diseases, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, diseases of the aorta, infiltrative cardiac disorders, ischemic heart disease, pericardial diseases, advanced cardiovascular imaging.

Experience: Cleveland Clinic's Section of Cardiac Imaging is one of the largest and most experienced in the country. Section staff reads and interprets nearly 50,000 images every year.

Dr. Ramchand is experienced in all aspects of cardiovascular imaging, including 
Doppler and 3-D echocardiography; stress echocardiography; cardiac MRI; cardiac CT and coronary computed tomography angiography (CT angiography).

He is board certified in internal medicine and cardiology through the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for the world’s best cardiovascular care, drawing patients from across the country and around the world. To learn about patient outcomes for specific conditions and procedures at Cleveland Clinic, go to: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx
Education: Dr. Ramchand earned his medical degree from Melbourne Medical School, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. He completed his internship and internal medicine residency at Austin Health, Victoria, followed by a fellowship in cardiology at Austin Health and Melbourne Health, Victoria. He continued his specialty training as a cardiac imaging fellow at Austin Health.

Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic staff in 2021, Dr. Ramchand was a staff cardiologist and internal medicine physician with Austin Health.

Research, Publications and Speaking: In addition to reading and interpreting cardiac images for diagnosis and treatment, Dr. Ramchand is a dedicated researcher. He has published nearly 50 basic and clinical research papers in leading medical journals since 2008, primarily related to his specialty, and has made scientific presentations at major cardiology meetings in Australia, Europe and the United States.

About Dr. Ramchand: “Being a physician offers the privilege of making a significant impact on someone’s life. I also can advance the field through research and contribute to teaching future generations of physicians. I can’t imagine a more fulfilling career.”

Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Ramchand enjoys walking his dogs and travelling overseas.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - The University of Melbourne
Doctor of Philosophy
Parkville, Australia

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Austin Health
Cardiac Imaging
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Fellowship - Austin Health/ Melbourne Health / Bendigo Health
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Residency - Austin Health
Internal Medicine
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Internship - Austin Health
Internal Medicine
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia

Medical Education - The University of Melbourne
Parkville, Australia

Professional Highlights

  • Recipient, Medical Research Future Fund Grant as Chief Investigator F for RESILIENCE study
    Recipient, Postgraduate Scholarship from the National Health and Medical Research Council


  • Echocardiography - Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Inherited cardiac diseases, valvular heart disease, cardiomyopathies, diseases of the aorta, infiltrative cardiac disorders, ischemic heart disease, pericardial diseases, advanced cardiovascular imaging.


  • Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Physicians
    Fellow, American College of Cardiology
    American Society of Echocardiography
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Jay Ramchand, MD, PhD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 7/3/2023, Dr. Ramchand 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

210 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

50 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2024

The Dr. That is seeing me is great and explains everything really good. And takes time so you understand.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr ramchand always take the time to answer all my questions. He is very thorough and explains things in simple terms to make certain it is clear to the patient.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr ramchand is great to work with. He is knowledgeable and personable. He cares deeply for his patients and it shines through in the attention to detail that he demonstrates during the visits. He comes into the call prepared and this makes for a very productive meeting

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Staff and doctor are excellent

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

Dr Ramchand is very polite and professional. His treatment of the patient makes the patient feel as tho he cares about him/her

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

This was my first tele visit and Dr. Ramchand made me feel comfortable from the start of the call. He listened to my concerns and answered all questions. He is an outstanding Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Highly pleased with provider.

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Completely satisfied with Dr. Ramchand and his expertise and mannerisms.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

The Doctor was wonderful would recommend him 100% one of the best !

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Very good does not describe the Doctor or the Clinic ,excellent is what it is !!

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr Ramchand is awesome Very caring and listens to your concerns. Takes the time to explain everything. One of the best physicians I know

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

It's a little hard to get scheduled, but once you get in with a doctor or department it seems to work well.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr Ramchand has a very professional demeanor.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Ramchand was thorough and answered all qurstions and concerns. I felt heard and considered and appreciate him taking then time to discuss my concerns. I would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

I am very satisfied with the video call with Dr Ramchand. He is always attentive and kind of taking care of me.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

I am from out of state and Dr Ramchand is always available for my needs regarding my cardiac medical problems.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

I trust Dr Ramchand with my cardiac disease than any other Cardiologist in the US. I never hesitate to see him annually or as needed if I am sick.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

The wait was ridiculous, however, not as long as the cardiologists in Canton OH...my dad refused to go to ER when symptomatic so had he NOT seen Dr Ramchand on 11/9 he would be dead right now...Dr Ramchand was great!!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Ramchand is very good doctor who listens well to my concerns and always considers my input when determining my treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Doctor provided professionalism and care with questions and comments.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

Dr Ramchand was spent a sufficient amount of time w me and was excellent in all ways !

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr.Ramshand was very thorough and informative.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Ramchand is a wonderful listener as well as Dr. He answered most of our questions before we even asked them. We were never rushed.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr. Ramshand showed great concern about the chest pain episode I experienced the previous weekend in Evanston, IL. His concerned accelerated the schedule for my treatment and procedure.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Great visit he answered all my questions and set me up with my heart surgeon Dr Unai

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Very good great Doctor 5 stars in my book

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Exceptionally pleased with Dr. Ramchand and services he provided.

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2023

Dr. Ramchand is excellent! He was very thorough in explaining the medical issues and options. He included family in discussions. He went above his obligations by arranging a TEE at 6:30am the next morning since the schedule was already full and the test was important for clinical decisions. He exemplifies that high quality health care is still possible! We are grateful.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr Ramchand is very kind and caring and be knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Ramchand was very kind, considerate, thorough, and interested in me. He had reviewed all of my medical records that were forwarded to him. I knew I was in the right place for excellent care. He put me at ease and addressed all of my concerns. The next day, he called me personally and went over the results of my tests. Dr. Ramchand is a wonderful physician and I am so glad to be under his care.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Ramchand was very kind and thorough. He reviewed and added notes to my results very quickly, he called me directly when further testing was needed . He explained everything in a way that was easy to understand and very clearly explained what to expect with the texts. I am very thankful he is my doctor and feel very confident that I am getting the best care possible. Thank you

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Dr. Ramchand communicates with genuine care and compassion. I feel at ease asking questions and sharing medical concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Dr Ramchand is very knowledgeable, caring and polite. He addressed all of my issues during the video visit and took care of ordering follow up

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Dr. Ramchand was great

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

He is extremely knowledgeable and personable. So far, the doctor I have dealt with.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2023

Loved my doctor. He treated me with respect and explained and took time with me. Wouldn't go to any one else. Felt very confident with him.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Ramchand, ALWAYS shows great concern for his patient's health . Compassion, communication, and psychological identification with the patient are his greatest strengths

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

No matter we're You are in the. Clinic it is always a GOOD. Experience

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

CC has always been a "taboo" when someone I have known was sent there. But, my experience could not have been better. Dr. Ramchand was great! He listened, we listened, and the plan was developed. Everyone that I had come in contact with was "super!" Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr Ramchand personally called me after the office visit to discuss the tests needed to determine the correct course of action.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Working with Dr Ramchand has been very enjoyable. He is very open my situation and explained everything thoroughly.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2023

Doctor was very responsive. Appreciate his call in response to my concerns.

Reviewed on May 26, 2023

He stands out as a caring and knowledgeable physician who sincerely takes an interest in helping with my condition. He listens. He explains things. He has compassion.

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Dr. Ramchand is the best!!

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

Amazing staff and Doctor

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Dr. Ramchand exceeded all my expectations, he is an excellent cardiologist!

Reviewed on May 16, 2023

Very good experience with the doctors.Thank you for the degree of expertise that you showed me. Thank you..

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Recommended Dr Ramchand to a friend yesterday. No hesitation

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr Ramchand, the Fellow cardiologist who saw me, and the Nurse Barbara, were all very kind and expressed concern and answered all my questions. They all paid attention and answered all my questions.

Back to Top