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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Indian River Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Internal Medicine
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami
Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Worcester, MA USA

Fellowship - Johns Hopkins Hospital
Cardiac Critical Care
Baltimore, MD USA

Residency - Berskhire Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsfield, MA USA

Internship - Berskhire Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Pittsfield, MA USA

Medical Education - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute
Medicine and Surgery
Bangalore, India

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Raghavendra Makam, MD.

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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 12/9/2021, Dr. Makam 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

254 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 4, 2023

Dr Makam is a caring and knowledgeable physican. Best I've seen in many years.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2023

Dr Makam is a great listener.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Makam is a very caring Dr. For his patients , the staff is really helpful . I am very Thankful I am a patient.May God Bless you all !

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Dr. Makam was excellent. He was easy to talk with and very thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Very positive. Dr. Makam reviewed my history and prior test results and explained next steps.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

Dr. Makam is absolutely extraordinary, exceptional, the very best.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2023

I highly recommend Dr. R. Makam.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2023

Dr Makam was extremely knowledgeable professional.. He was very caring & gave me a great deal of confidence that he could handle my specific health issues.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr Makam was very knowledgeable and confident. Precise and to the point. I felt he commanded a good knowledge, awareness of my health profile, situation

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

Dr. Makam provided excellent care and took the time to answer all questions I had, and map out a detailed plan for my care.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2023

I really like Dr. Makam

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

As for the question aboveI, I did already recommend Dr. Makam to my brother

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2023

Dr Makam could not have been more accommodating.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

I am very pleased with Dr. Makam. I am fortunate to have had him as my cardiologist

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

Great doctor, very informative

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Dr. Makam is considerate and compassionate. He treated me like an important patient.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2023

The care provider answered my questions and I understood what he was saying.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

The staff and Dr Makim was very polite and informative. Dr Makim is always on time and helpful, just what I like in a Doctor. I love going to see him.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2023

He is an excellent physician that listens and communicates very effectively. A real gentleman which is rare in todays medical field

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

This was the first visit that my husband accompanied me to a visit with Dr. Makam. Dr. Makam welcomed my husband and listened to his concerns as well.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Had first visit for pre OP surgery clearance and was very impressed with Dr. Makam's thoroughness and bedside manner.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

Dr. Makam is outstanding, excellent! Grateful!

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2023

I definitely would Dr Makam to anyone looking for a cardiologist. He is a wonderful, caring and knowledgeable doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

Dr. Makam is an excellent listener and anticipated many of my questions. I felt that all my concerns were addressed, and the plan for my care made good sense. The visit was efficient but complete.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2022

Records transfer with other providers doesn't seem to work. Dr Makam is quite knowledgeable and very polite.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

I would recommend any of the care providers that treated me.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr Makam & staff are all very caring & seem concerned about your health.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Really like Dr. Makam, he is very attentive and a solved any problems I have had. I am also very happy with Cleveland clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

Dr Makam very kind and very informative. We are well pleased.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Was very pleased with Dr Makam. He answered my questions. I called back with an additional question and he called me back directly at 7:30 pm that evening

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