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Ahmad Adi, MD

Ahmad Adi, MD
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Department Intensive Care and Resuscitation
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages Arabic, English, French
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Treatment & Services

  • Cardiac Critical Care
  • Critical Care Medicine
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About Ahmad Adi, MD

Ahmad Adi, MD, is a Staff Anesthesiologist in the Cleveland Clinic Anesthesiology Institute. Dr. Adi is certified in anesthesiology and echocardiography. He specializes in cardiothoracic anesthesiology.

A native of Syria, Dr. Adi received his medical degree from Damascus University in Syria. He continued his medical training with internships in surgery at Shifa Hospital in Damascus, followed by an internship in internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University, Meridia Huron Hospital, and MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, where he also completed his residency in C1 through C3 anesthesia. Dr. Adi then accepted a fellowship in cardiac anesthesia from Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic in 2000 as a Staff Anesthesiologist.

He has been an invited lecturer to the Syrian American Medical Society in Damascus and has lectured to Cleveland Clinic fellows and residents on heart and lung transplantation and cardiac pharmacology, among other topics related to his specialty interests.

Dr. Adi is member of the American Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesia, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia, the American Society of Anesthesiology, the American Medical Association and the Arab American Medical Association.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Critical Care Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
Cleveland, OH

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Cleveland, OH United States

Residency - Huron Hospital
Cleveland, OH United States

Internship - Huron Hospital
Cleveland, OH United States

Medical Education - Damascus University-Faculty of Medicine


  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

cardiothoracic anesthesia, cardiovascular critical care, critical care medicine, fellow and resident education, pain management for cardiac patients, resident teaching

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/2/2023, Dr. Adi 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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