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

  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • cardiac transplant
  • Cardiac Transplantation
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy Chemotherapy
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease
  • George M & Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure
  • Heart Biopsy
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Heart Failure Section
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Mechanical Assist Devices
  • Myocardial Viability Imaging
  • Nuclear Medicine SPECT Brain Scan
  • Pre-Transplant Evaluation
  • Transplant
  • Ventricular Assist Device
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloid Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Amyloidosis
  • Cardiac Amyloid Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy Valvular
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Ejection Fraction
  • Ejection Fraction - Abnormal
  • Enlarged Heart
  • Familial Amyloidosis
  • Familial Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Failure In Women
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Infiltrative Cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Myocarditis
  • Nonischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Sarcoid Heart Disease
  • Shortness Of Breath
View all 23 Specialties +


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About Eileen Hsich, MD

Dr. Eileen Hsich is the Director of the Women’s Heart Failure clinic and Associate Medical Director for the Heart Transplant Program at the Cleveland Clinic. She specializes in heart failure in women, heart transplantation, and nuclear cardiology.

Dr. Hsich received her medical degree from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed her cardiology fellowship at Tufts-New England Medical Center (NEMC) in Boston.  She did cardiovascular basic science research both at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Tufts- New England Medical Center where she received the National Research Service Award for Individual Postdoctoral Fellows.   She was appointed to The Cleveland Clinic in 2004 after completing her clinical training in heart failure/ heart transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. In 2006, she was appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. 

Dr. Hsich has published in many high impact journals.  Her research interests center on sex differences in heart failure management and clinical outcome. She uses institutional and national databases to explore these topics.  She has also served as the co-principal investigator on multi-center clinical trials. 

Dr . Hsich is a member of American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, International Society for Heart & Lung Transplant, and Heart Failure Society of America.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation
Boston, MA USA

Fellowship - New England Medical Center
Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Residency - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Clinical Research
Bethesda, MD USA

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Medical Education - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA

Undergraduate - Brandeis University
Waltham, MA USA


  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Cardiomyopathy, cardiac tumors, heart failure, heart transplantation, ventricular assist device, heart failure in women

Awards & Honors

  • AHA grant awarded for creating a model to predict survival in ambulatory women and men with severe systolic heart failure
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 5/4/2020, Dr. Hsich 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

159 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

love Dr. Hsich

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2020

Dr Hsich is the best! She is professional, knowledgeable, caring and explains things well.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

love the doctor and the nurse they are very advised on my case

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

The care provider was exemplary. Very caring and, to the best of my ability to judge, highly knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Appointment was managed very well by Dr. Hsich!

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2020

Dr. Hsich's genuine concern for her patient has never wavered. I have been her patient since 2008. I couldn't ask for a better doctor. she has helped keep me alive & I am forever grateful to her.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr Hsich is a wonderful doctor. She combines expertise with a truly sympathetic manner and genuine concern for me.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

I am in good hands with Dr. Hsich.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

From my doctor to the receptionist to the nurses have been absolutely wonderful to know and have them care for. in all honesty, it could not be better.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr Hisch is the best. She listened to me and explain things in a way that I could understand my situation. I am so grateful that the Lord brought her into my medical emergency. I feel very confident being in her care.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

excellent doctor!!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Though my health necessitates my son participating in my virtual visit these days, Dr. Hsich always makes a point of first addressing me, and if I need help answering then my son helps me. I also like that she shows a concern for all he does to help us. I like that she cares for the patient and the patients family, perhaps one day I won't be aware of this, but for now it gives me a kind of peace to know I have this kind of Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. hsich is GREAT.....

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr Hsish is awesome. She spent time addressing allmy concerns. She went above and beyond by practicing and explaining safety techniques she uses. Shes very knowledgeable and personable. She's the best.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

we love dr hisch she is the best! she has provided great care to us for years. as a team we have saved my husbands life.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

Dr. Hsich was simply fantastic. She listens well and is committed to a collaborative approach.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Over the last few years I have had 3-4 video appointment with Dr Hsich. I live in Florida and I very much appreciate The Clinic's and Dr Hsich's forward-looking approach to telemedicine. I am very happy with my video appointments.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Hsich is a gem. She's caring, knowledgeable and understanding. Couldn't find a better doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Hsich recommended home testing for INR, something no one else has made us aware of in the two years we have been testing. Thank you Dr. Eileen!

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Very good quality visit as I have come to expect with my Dr. Hsich apointments

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr. Eileen Hsich is one of the best physicians that I have hDr. Hsich always provides a positive experience with her care, thoroughness, and wonderful personality. She is truly the best!

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

very good doctor's appointment she is a very good doctor!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

very good with the time I spent with dr. h s i c h, but it was very short.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

caring, compassionate, detail oriented and thorough. Best doctor ever!!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr. Hsich always listens to me and provides good explanations for her treatment plan.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Hsich is an excellent doctor and can answer any questions I might have, and her directions are clear and understandable. A very knowledgeable person.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

The best healthcare physician I've had by far. She listened and took my concerns into consideration. She also explained possible avenues and medications and I understood everything better which gives me a realistic idea of which route to take for the betterment of my health.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Very positive experience with Dr. Hsisch. She was thorough and understood my concerns (and listened to them)

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Hsich. She is patient, compassionate and very thorough. I totally trust her with my life.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

I truly love my provider. I know that they are genuinely concerned about me and I TRUST them whole heartedly. I would refer them tocare for anyone I love.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

She is outstanding as a doctor, and a compassionate human being.She always hugs me as I leave.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020


Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I'm very impressed with all staff and doctors at the Cleveland clinic. Truly a remarkable place!

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