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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

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology and Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD)
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Lead Extraction
  • Lifevest
  • Pacemaker Implant
  • Pacemaker Lead Extraction
View all 14 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Heart Beats - Women
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bradyarrhythmias
  • Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Infection
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Long QT Syndrome (LQTS)
  • Sudden Cardiac Death (Sudden Cardiac Arrest)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 15 Specialties +


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About David Martin, MD, MPH

David Owen Martin, MD, MPH, is an electrophysiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine in The Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiology.

Specialty/Clinical interests: Abnormal heart rhythms, long QT syndrome, atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, biventricular pacemaker, catheter ablation, lead extraction, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, pacemaker implant, pulmonary vein isolation ablation

Number of Procedures Performed: Dr. Martin has performed several thousand electrophysiology procedures throughout his career.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic is nationally and internationally renowned for the world’s best cardiovascular care. Success rates for specific procedures are available at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Martin earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham, where he finished first in his class. He then became a clinical fellow of Harvard Medical School and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. He completed a fellowship in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Publications and Speaking: Dr. Martin is a frequent lecturer at regional and national professional meetings. He is also a reviewer of research articles published in the American Heart Journal, Journal of Electrocardiology, and Epidemiology.

About Dr. Martin: “I enjoy working in a healthcare environment where everyone strives to achieve the best outcomes for patients.”

Leisure time activities: In his free time, Dr. Martin enjoys spending time with his family and playing tennis and chess.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Durham, NC

Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Residency - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA

Internship - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School
Internal Medicine
Boston, MA

Medical Education - University of Alabama School of Medicine
Birmingham, AL

Graduate School - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Undergraduate - University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Specialty Interests

Abnormal heart rhythms, long QT syndrome, atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, ventricular tachycardia, biventricular pacemaker, catheter ablation, lead extraction, implantable cardioverter defibrillator, pacemaker implant, pulmonary vein isolation ablation Abnormal Heart Rhythms, Long QT Syndrome, Atrial Fibrillation, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Tachycardia, Biventricular Pacemaker, Catheter Ablation, Lead Extraction, Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator, Pacemaker Implant, Pulmonary Vein Isolation Ablation

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for David Martin, MD, MPH.

(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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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 10/6/2023, Dr. Martin 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

264 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

59 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2024

Never have I seen a doctor more caring , more willing to listen to me, more willing to explain things for us to one understand and two learn from. Great care!!

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2024

I particularly appreciate the amount of time and attention to details of my medical situation invested by Dr.Martin.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2024

Very impressed with Dr. Martin he is informative with options and best decisions about my care moving forward.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2024

Dr. Martin takes his time and explains everything and makes it easy to understand. He even helped me find my way out. I have recommend the Cleveland Clinic to a number of people and I know at least 3 have made appointments with the clinic.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2024

I wasn't efficient in using face time. I could see Dr. Martin, but he couldn't see me. No fault of his.

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

Dr. Martin was great taking time to explain things.

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

Dr. Martin was wonderful. He took time to explain to me my condition and treatment options in a way that was easy to understand. I would highly recommend him to others.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Well worth waiting to see Dr. Martin. He is a very very good doctor. I'm very lucky that I am his patient.

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Dr Martin thoroughly reviewed my records and then patiently explained the procedures I needed to correct my medical issues. I appreciate that he took the time he did .

Reviewed on May 2, 2024

Can't imagine being more impressed with a physician than I was with David Martin. Very down to earth, great explanation of procedure and a very relatable guy.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

I would have given Dr. Martin even higher ratings. He is an excellent physician.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr. David Martin is an exemplary case of what a physician should be.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Dr Martin is the best. He always explains everything that is going on and shows you how the procedure will go and after how it worked.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Excellent appointment and care providers.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

Waiting times to get in to see any CC doctor are getting longer & longer.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2024

I'm very satisfied with Dr. Martin.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2024

Dr. Martin was outstanding.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Dr Martin took time to answer all my questions

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Great Doctor

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Martin is simply the BEST, period!

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

I had been trying to get my follow up appointment since January since at procedure the dr said I should come back in 3 months. When I finally could get someone to get back with me there were no appts until May ( 2 months later). I suggest scheduling follow up appointments after surgery or procedures and give them to patient upon discharge. This would alleviate the issue.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

I find Dr Martin to be an incredible physician. I was impressed with him on all my interactions. I am very grateful to have been under his care.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2024

The doctor was very good.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2024

Dr Martin is excellent! He cares about my concerns, is very thorough in answering my questions. I have recommended someone to him.

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2024

Dr Martin listened to my concerns and gave good responses to my questions

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

My upcoming procedure was explained by Dr. Martin.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

There was an error in scheduling my original appointment (not the fault of Dr. Martin's staff). When it came to my attention that my appointment had been scheduled with the wrong Dr. Martin, I appealed to Dr. David Martin's staff to find me an available appointment time, and I was amazed at how quickly they were able to get me in.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Very knowledgeable doctor who discussed all my options for my afib problem

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

The doctor explained everything...looking at us and made us feel comfortable with his knowledge. We had few questions to ask because he gave us all the information we needed. I don't remember ever walking out of a doctor's office as confident knowing I was in very good hands.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

Dr. Martin is always so good at listening to me and actually hearing what I am concerned about. And he always takes the time to consider what I'm saying and help me come up with a plan that I agree with. I feel like I am so comfortable coming there and being with Dr. Martin as my provider. I have told so many people about his excellent service And everybody that takes care of me there. I would highly recommend your facility to anybody and I have done so.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Martin and his office asst were great. People responding in the portal not so much. Too rushed and not enough information.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2024

Dr. Martin's office was able to arrange the visit despite my late request. It was much appreciated.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2024

Dr. Martin and his team were professional and attentive.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

Dr.Martin has always been attentive, encouraged questions, concerns.His staff are friendly, caring.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

I didn't have too many symptoms this visit, thankfully, so Dr. Martin didn't have to explain too much nor discuss treatments.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Martin took the time to answer my questions, even though to him they likely seemed simple and I appreciated that.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2023

Dr. Martin and his staff were professional and generous with the time they took in thoroughly answering my questions.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2023

Dr. Martin always takes the time to explain everything and address all of my questions. I recommend him to everyone I know needing heart care. He's THE BEST!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Everyone that we saw were very nice. Dr. Martin was so patient and thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2023

Dr Martin was patient and explained things until I was done asking questions. I never felt rushed. I felt heard and I felt like I was getting a recommendation that were the taylored for me. I can not recommend him enough.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. Martin is a wonderful and kind doctor. He listens and treats me with respect.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2023

Dr martin was smart, kind and competent

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

I have a fantastic experience! Dr. Martin spent a lot of time with me, answered all of my questions and helped understand my situation. One of the best Dr's I have every seen. I should also note that Holley in scheduling went above and beyond for me! She helped me with my scheduling issues but, more importantly helped to easy my anxiety over my situation! She was wonderful!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

Dr Martin was extremely helpful and my overall experience was fantastic!!!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

I was thoroughly impressed with every aspect of my visit with Dr Martin. Registration through leaving was so well thought out and the staff was really incredible. Healthcare in West Virginia facilities could stand to learn about this level of coordination and attention to detail.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr Martin and his staff were very caring and knew my extensive medical history.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2023

Everyone at Cleveland clinic is courteous and helpful. Dr. Is very professional and honest.Dr Martin is the best provider I have ever had.Reviews every test with me and we were happy with results.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Doctor Martin appeared to be a top tier physician in his field and I'm confident he can fix my heart issues once and for all.

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

As noted, Dr. Martin was terrific!!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

We love Brittany Tucker she has gone above and beyond helping us

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

It's always a good experience to meet with Dr. Martin.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2023

Loved Dr Martin. He was patient and listened to all questions and concerns. Took his time to explain everything.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Unfortunately Dr. Martin was very busy and I had to wait for almost an hour online. While connected to his office, our conversation was very fruitful and his advise was highly appreciated.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Dr. Martin is not only a very capable heart doctor, but he is personable; he cares about my overall health and takes the time to make sure he talks with me as a person, and not just a patient.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Again, had a telephone visit and not video. Dr. Martin's staff is amazing, as well.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Martin was very patient and informative.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Dr. Martin took time to explain what was happening with my heart and answer my questions. He is taking a measured approach to my diagnosis, ordering an echocardiogram and a 2-week monitor before we meet again to discuss an action plan.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

We think Dr. Martin is wonderful! We appreciate him!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

Dr. Martin is the best! Personable, really listens and hears your concern! Discusses options. Takes a very practical approach to care. His tremendous experience helps put problems In perspective. He explains when to be concerned and when not to be. I come out more knowledgeable and more reassured and comfortable with my condition with each visit.

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