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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 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.

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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 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

299 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

53 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2023

Dr. Martin gave an excellent description of the ablation procedure that I was havingallowing time for questions. He had a very relaxed manner and it felt like he had all the time in the world to make sure I was comfortable with the procedure. He answered all but a few of my questions during his procedure description and made it very easy to finish off the rest of my questions.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2023

Love Dr Martin and how he manages my care. Trust him completely

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr. Martin was very thorough, respectful, and informative.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

This was for this visit. Next visit was scheduled before we left the facility!! Wonderful! Will not have to spend an hour or more on the phone. Also dr. Martin provided a direct phone number to his office, I am sure he will keep his word and return calls as soon as feasible.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr. Martin was kind enough to call me a few minutes after our appointment based on my concerns with the medication he was recommending. He changed the medication decision after listening to my symptoms and concerns and so far it seems like it it working well. I appreciate him reconsidering my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

I appreciate Dr. Martin's respect and response to my input.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

Dr. Martin is excellent. He communicates well and is very thorough. His advice is the best I've heard. I completely trust him.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2023

We were very pleased with Dr Martin, he did not seem to be in a hurry, he took his time in explaining things to us. He knew we drove a long way, and worked to get a cardio version done that day. Very pleased with Dr Martin for sure.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2023

Dr.Martin is a thoughtful physician that was interested in problem solving my medical condition. His positive attitude, experience, and knowledge has helped me establish trust in his health recommendations.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Contacted the support staff of Dr.. Martin and the doctor returned. My call himself a few hours later and clearly explained my test results and gave options for my care and future. Plans for care.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr Martin- aces!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

CC and Dr Martin are so well known everyone is trying to get in to be seen by him.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

I think the world of Dr Martin. He has helped me so much.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

Love Dr Martin!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023

I feel very fortunate to receive care from Dr. Martin. He is an outstanding doctor and person!

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr.Martin is a real Dr. His concern is above board.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr. Martin and his entire staff were completely empathetic and helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Dr Martin was excellent!!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Dr Martin and all involved were kind, patient and professional

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2023

I appreciate Dr. Martin's good humor and personable manner.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

Eexcellent professional doctor

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr Martin did an excellent job!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr. Martin is an excellent doctor - well worth the trip from Buffalo. The ease of video conferencing is excellent as we are in Florida for the winters.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2023

Dr David Martin is a excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

I have recommended Dr. Martin to people. My son is now a patient of his, as are a couple of my friends. I don't trust my heart, or my husband's heart, to any other doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Martin is caring, honest, clear, and engaged. He has a sense of humor that is rare among Clinic doctors.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr.Martin goes above and beyond to provide the best of care!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023

Dr Martin is a top notch doctor on your staff.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2022

I really appreciated Dr. Martin spending time assessing my conditions, providing information and answers to my questions, and providing alternatives.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Dr. David O. Martin is excellent!!

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2022

I was amazed at the time Dr Martin spent with me.

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