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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 & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Cardioversion
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Clinical Trials
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator
  • Lead Extraction (ICD, Pacemaker)
  • Lifevest
  • Pacemaker Implant
View all 13 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 has been ranked the #1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report since 1994. Success rates for specific procedures are available at

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 USA

Fellowship - Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC USA

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

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

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

Graduate School - University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL USA

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

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 4/27/2022, 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

236 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 4.8
Listens 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

35 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr Martin always includes me in decision making

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

Dr Martin always makes you feel comfortable in asking any questions. Never makes you feel rushed. Great personality!

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

I was very pleased with Dr.Martin, he gave me a lot of time, educated me about my concerns, I left with a lot of confidence, can't thank him enough

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

Dr. Took time with me. So appreciated.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

I am very satisfied with Dr Martin, he always explains things very well to me and my wife. I have a great deal of confidence in Dr Martin.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Outstanding experience with Dr Martin. Very knowledgeable, caring, and friendly.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2022

Would definitely highly recommend Dr Martin

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

Dr Martin and his nurse/physicians asst were excellent

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

*Dr. David Martin - excellent care.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2022

Appt changed to Dr Martin, originally with dr Cantillon. No reason given. Cantillon recommended, did not know Martin. Needed to have device calibrated reason appt took. Desire a follow up meeting with Cantillon this fall to establish relationship similar to that of Dr varna.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

I think the world of Dr Martin and his team of surgeons and staff. Willa and the staff in Recovery were great.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Martin was great! He answered all our questions. Did not feel rushed at all. He gave his opinion on future treatment and made us feel confident that Michaels dr at home was on the same page. He was very positive.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Very good staff and Doctors

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

I will and do recommend Dr. David Martin to those that have some cardio issues. He truly is a wonderful Doctor, and treats you as if you are his only patient when you know he and his staff are very busy! It makes you feel at ease.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Dr. Martin's treatment plan has been very successful. I feel much better, and have fewer AFib episodes,

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

I know things come up, but Dr was not available for first appointment I just wanted to find out what was happening. Everything was great once we arrived, prompt tests, etc. Staff, nurse and Dr very nice.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Martin and his assistants have always been very responsive to my questions and t treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr Martin completely answered all my questions and I felt extremely confident in the card he is providing to me.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr. Martin was extremely professional in helping me make the right decision for health situation. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Dr Martin spent time with my wife and i..we where very well pleased

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

My primary care physician, Dr Tarakji left Cleveland Clinic and Dr Martin was assigned to me for this appointment. He was very professional.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

The good doctor was very informative

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2022

Excellent physician in every regard, concerned about the whole person, not just the condition

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr Martin was very direct, very professional, very thoughtful and very clear in his explanations to me.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr Martin gave us all the time we needed to discuss my health.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2022

The time spent with patient to doctor was was more than expected

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2022

Dr.Martin was extremely concerned.He took lots of time detailing what diagnosis and plan to treat my heart problem.His concern and knowledge of my problem was above and beyond my expectations!!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

I was very apprehensive about having the cardiac ablation procedure but Dr. Martin spent a great deal of time with me. He explained every step of the process, how it would work, what would be done and why. He also provided other options if I was having doubts. I was much more comfortable when I left his office.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Martin took his time and explained my situation in detail. He answered all of my questions thoroughly and made me feel more at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

This was a very satisfying visit in spite of being by zoom. Dr Martin is amazing.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

I had an excellent appointment with Dr. Martin. He explained everything to me and he took his time to make sure that I understood him. I am very happy to have Dr. David O. Martin as my Cardiologist.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Dr. Martin was excellent in all aspects of the appointment. I was completely happy and satisfied.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2021

Dr. David Martin was excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2021

I have reverted several friends from Buffalo to Dr. Martin.

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