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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.444.6735
Fax:
216.445.6176

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Angiogenesis
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Mitral Valvotomy
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Trials
  • Coronary Artery Atherectomy
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary Intervention
  • C-Reactive Protein Testing
  • Drug Eluting Stenting
  • Endovascular Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) Closure
  • Enhanced External Counterpulsation (EECP)
  • FFR determination
  • Heart Imaging
  • Heart Valve Disease - Percutaneous Interventions
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center
  • Iliac Stenting
  • Intervention Section
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive & Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Lower Extremity Angioplasty
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Percutaneous Closure of Paravalve Leak
  • Percutaneous Valve Treatment
  • Percutaneous VSD closure
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Renal Angioplasty
  • Renal Artery Stenting
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Stents
  • Valve Surgery
  • Virtual Histology
View all 40 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Bifurcation Blockage
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coronary Aneurysm
  • Heart Attack
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Iliac Artery Aneurysm
  • Iliac Artery Occlusion (blockage)
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Leg Circulation Problems
  • Patent Foramen Ovale
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Restenosis
  • Stent Restenosis
  • Total Coronary Occlusions
View all 17 Specialties +
Insurance

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Biography

About Samir Kapadia, MD

Samir Kapadia, MD, is the Chairman of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is a Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Kapadia is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology.

Specialty/Clinical interests: Percutaneous treatment for valve disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Mitraclip, complex coronary interventions,  atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure, carotid interventions, peripheral interventions

Number of Procedures Performed: Dr. Kapadia has performed 1,000 TAVR procedures and thousands of other cardiovascular 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: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Kapadia received his medical degree with honors from Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College in Gujarat, India. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, where he was named Outstanding Resident. Dr. Kapadia completed fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, and was named Chief Interventional Fellow. Dr. Kapadia was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003 as a Staff Interventional Cardiologist.

Prior to his appointment to Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kapadia had an academic appointment to the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, and was an Interventional Cardiologist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Kapadia has more than 700 peer reviewed publications in the techniques and outcomes of percutaneous therapies for valvular heart disease, coronary artery disease, as well as other structural heart problems. He spearheaded the research on stroke prevention in patients undergoing TAVR. He is currently the principal investigator in a number of clinical research trials, including research to investigate percutaneous methods to treat aortic stenosis and mitral regurgitation.

Dr. Kapadia has authored two text books, the Textbook of Interventional Cardiology and Board Review for Cardiology. He has been an invited speaker at hundreds of regional, national and international symposia and conferences. He has been involved in several guidelines and position papers on percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease.

Dr. Kapadia is also an innovator, with more than 15 issued patents for devices to treat valvular heart diseases.

About Dr. Kapadia: “I love to get to know the patients and families well so that I can provide appropriate care and meet their expectations. Procedural expertise is necessary for the best outcomes but not enough; compassionate clinical care is an essential element that we should not ignore.”

Leisure time activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Kapadia enjoys spending time with his family, astronomy, physics, and math.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2003

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Interventional Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2000

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1998

Residency - Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Houston, TX USA
1995

Internship - Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Houston, TX USA
1992

Medical Education - N.H.L.M. Medical College
Gujarat,
1990

Professional Highlights

  • Director, Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  • Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

coronary interventions, percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease, ASD/PFO closure, carotid interventions, peripheral interventions.

Awards & Honors

  • 2007 Teacher of the Year Award, Interventional Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic
  • 2006 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic
  • 2006 Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine
  • 2004 Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine
  • 2000 Lower Clinical Award for Original Investigation and Professional Excellence in Scientific Paper, Cleveland Clinic
  • 1999 Lower Clinical Award for Original Investigation and Professional Excellence in Scientific Paper, Cleveland Clinic
  • 1998 Young Investigator Award for Clinical Research, Cardiovascular Young Investigator Forum, Astra Merck
  • 1998 Peskind Memorial Award for Best Research Paper from Residents and Fellows Training in Division of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic
  • 1998 First Place, Cardiology Research Day, Cleveland Clinic
  • 1996 2nd Place, Basic Science Research, Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 1995 Finalist, Melvin L. Marcus - Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Physiology, American Heart Association
  • 1994 Best Basic Science Research Presentation, Baylor Scientific Symposium
  • 1994 Outstanding Resident, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 1989 Highest Honors, Final Academic Year, Medical School
  • 1987 Merit Prize for exceptional performance, Indian Pharmacological Society
  • 1987 Highest Honors, Second Academic Year, Medical School
  • 1984 National Scholar, National Council of Educational Research & Training, India
  • 1984 7th Rank (30,000 Premed Students), State Board, India
  • 1982 6th Rank (250,000 Students), State Board, India

Innovations & Patents

  • Devices for Percutaneous Valve Treatments

Memberships

  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Society for Vascular Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Samir Kapadia, 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 4/11/2022, Dr. Kapadia has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Kapadia receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Anteris Technologies

Royalty Payments. Dr. Kapadia receives or has the right to receive royalty payments for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Bavaria Medizin Technologie GmbH

Right to Future Distribution of Cleveland Clinic Financial Interest. Dr. Kapadia may receive future financial benefits from the Cleveland Clinic for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the companies shown below:

  • Mitria Medical, LLC
  • Bavaria Medizin Technologie GmbH

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

143 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

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

Dr Kapadia is Avery caring health care provider and genuinely cares about your health .

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2022

The Doctor is great but the wait time was awful.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

The Dr would like me to come to Cleveland, Ohio for tests and possible procedure. I'm sure the level of care will be excellent as it is in Weston, FL

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2022

Dr Kapadia is a exceptional provider.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2022

The fellow that was with Dr Kapadia was very nice, answered questions and a pleasure to talk with.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Dr. Kapadia is very knowledgeable, compassionate, and spent time listening to my complaints. Explained in details with scientific evidence.

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

I appreciated that Dr Kapadia was able to see me within a week. I was scheduled for all my tests the following work day.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Dr. Kapadia is a valuable asset to the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

DR. Kapadia is an outstanding asset for the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Kapadia is superb in every aspect of care. He is a fabulous provider of health care and a lovely human being.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Kapadia is an outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Dr. Kapadia is the best!!

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Doctor explained all procedures in layman's language

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

Dr Kapadia Saved my life. He is fantastic and I am forever grateful!!!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2021

Dr Kapadia has been my Dr for about 25 years. He is a spectacular physician of the highest caliber and even a better human being, if that is possible. I am alive because of him and able to enjoy my family!!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2021

Appointment with Dr. Kapadia was life changing!

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr kapadia. Is the best. All drs should be like him

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