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Jay Ramchand, MD, PhD

Jay Ramchand, MD, PhD
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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 Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Diagnostic Clinical Cardiology
  • General Cardiology
  • Myocardial Viability Imaging
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Preventive Cardiology
  • Stress Testing
  • Timing Of Valve Surgery
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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
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • 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
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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 has been rated the top heart center in the United States by U.S. News & World Report for more than 20 consecutive years, 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:
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
  • Echocardiography - Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography

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

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As of 4/21/2022, 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.

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