Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Stress Testing
View all 8 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
  • Hypertrophic 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 +


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 Harry Lever, MD

Harry M. Lever, MD, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Lever specializes in echocardiography and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Dr. Lever, who is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Cardiology, the American College of Chest Physicians and the American Heart Association.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School, he completed his residency at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh and his fellowship in cardiology at the University of Rochester in New York.

He has one of the largest practices in the country for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Rochester-Strong Memorial Hospital
Rochester, NY USA

Residency - Montefiore Hospital/Univ. Health Center of Pittsburgh
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Internship - Montefiore Hospital/Univ. Health Center of Pittsburgh
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical School - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Undergraduate - University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, heart valve disease, cardiovascular imaging, echocardiogram

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors, Cleveland
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Harry Lever, MD.

(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 4/30/2018, Dr. Lever 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

199 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
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2018

Dr. Lever provides the time necessary to deal professionally with patient's issues. I refuse to downgrade his evaluation based on having to wait to see him.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

everyone in Dr. Lever's office was excellent

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

Dr. Lever is a great listener...compassionate yet realistic. I appreciated his delicacy about my being overweight and its effect on my health. I left his office motivated to take better care of myself. I also felt that he was very thorough about the potential causes of my heart disease. I feel like I am in good hands.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2018

wasn't bad, I expected this as these specialist are busy. Once the Dr. was in the room, i was the sole focus, that was my expectation and I was not disappointed.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

I rated things as poor because I never saw my provider after the tests.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

my Dr, Doctor Lever is the best. I have been a patient of his for over 25 years. Dr Lever has kept me alive and allowed me to live a high quality of life,

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

I have a philosophy that recognizes Doctors spend the appropriate patient time based on their condition. I am fine with Doctors taking care of these patients exceeding their expected time as I know when I am in need my physician will give me ALL the time that I need.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

We OVERHEARD other patients of Dr Lever saying he was already 2.5 hours behind. About an hour later his NP came out and told a few others that news as well. One had come from Virginia for annual c/u and was in and out in 15 minutes. She and family said they were zoomed through, not a very thorough or satisfying visit.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

This was our first visit at the Cleveland Clinic and we were very pleased with everything about the Clinic and extremely pleased with Dr. Lever, he eased our fears and made sure we received all the results from the tests that were admnistered before we left to return to our home out of town. I would recommend The Cleveland

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2018

Dr Level was great

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Dr. Lever is awesome. He was worth waiting for!! He is late because of the time he spends with all his patients. I applaud him for that!!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

Dr. Lever was behind but worth every minute of the wait!!

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2018

very good experience. Dr. Lever is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018

Very impressed with our first visit to the Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Harry Lever

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018

I felt as if the doctor was in a terrible mood and doesn't realize that patients like me travel far and spend a lot of money to see him.

Reviewed on May 30, 2018

dr lever was wonderful! the echo lab was very pleasant and thorough!

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

Dr Lever listened patiently and explained things thoroughly.

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

Dr. Lever shows great concern in getting the right medication for my needs.

Reviewed on May 2, 2018

dr Lever was patient and thorough.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

Appreciate Dr. Levers professionalism and attitude. Also his knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturers.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

Waiting time was long, but understandable and acceptable given unexpected demands on the doctor's schedule that day. From my perspective , well worth the wait to see a top cardiologist whose reputation is unsurpassed in understanding my heart condition.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018

Dr. Lever is the absolute best doctor I could hope to have for my condition. It is not an exaggeration to say that I owe my life to his treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Dr.Lever was 2 hrs behind his appointment schedule. This becomes an extra problem since I have a 4 hr drive home after I see the Dr.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2018

Dr Harry Lever is the best!! would go anywhere to see him

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2018

Dr Harry lever is awesome. I was very impressed with the entire clinic and I will go back. I will recommend to others

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

Dr Lever and his staff are ALWAYS on point with my visits. He spends appropriate time with me and carefully instructs me going forward. He is an incredible diagnostician and skilled beyond anyone I have ever had as a physician.

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2018

Dr Lever is very caring, energetic, knowledgeable. A team builder. Willing to think out of the box to find an accurate diagnosis, using all resources available to him

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2018

Dr. Lever took the time to look at my medications and look them up to see who they were manufactured by and where. Excellent care.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2018

I have been a patient of *Dr. Lever for over 25 years. He is a true expert. He is an unbelievable ambassador for CCF. He makes you feel like you are his only patient.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2018

Dr. Harry Lever and me discussed my condition in detail which I appreciated very much.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2017

Dr. Lever understands and cares about the fact that I suffer from other, rare, chronic conditions in addition to my heart condition. He showed concern for the longterm effects of one of my medications can have, as well as concern for my other health conditions and treatment and offered to review my records -- to possibly recommend other specialists and treatment at CCF.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2017

I have been seeing Dr.Lever for 23 years. I am very lucky to have such a great doctor close to my home. He is very committed to my health and knows me like a book. I look forward to seeing him every year. He is a great doctor and great person. I am glad he is back!

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2017

My 4th visit with provider and he was engaged on my behalf.

Related Videos Featuring Harry Lever, MD

Related Videos Featuring Harry Lever, MD

Back to Top