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 Department
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy
  • Exercise and Cardiovascular Disease
  • George M & Linda H Kaufman Center for Heart Failure
  • Heart Biopsy
  • 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 18 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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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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

184 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

37 Patient Comments

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!

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

I wish every doctor was as courteous as you guys are had an excellent experience I would recommend you guys to anyone I'll give you an A+ on all issues thank you

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2019

Awesome Doctor

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Hsich offers a level of caring and expertise that are to find in the medical profession these days. Her influence drives my good health choices daily and is Cleveland Clinic's greatest asset for this patient.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

incredible-dr hsiech was very professional and extremely knowledgeable about my situation. I feel blessed to be working with her.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr Hsich is an excellent cardiologist, very caring and very professional in her treatment.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Dr. Hsich responded appropriately to each of my husband's and my questions and concerns and offered detailed explanations when needed. At no time did I feel rushed or not included in the process.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

I found the doctor highly efficient and willing to take time with us to make sure we understood what was going on

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Dr. Hsich's office called me to schedule my visit.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

I have the upmost respect for and confidence in Dr. Hsich. I would certainly recommend Dr. Hsich to others.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2019

Dr. Hsich is excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

very good doctor, kind, took time with me

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

very pleasant, knowledgeable doctor

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Hsich is the best doctor of all of Dad's doctors at the Cleveland Clinic. Her concern, professionalism, response, and caring are all superior. We can not recommend her highly enough.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Dr. Hsich's assistant, Melissa, has also been very good, responsive, and helpful in coordinating Dad's care.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Dr. Hsich is excellent - very caring, listens well. Her extraordinary skill set equips her quickly and confidently get the picture of my heart condition and make next step plans.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Dr Hsich is the best Doctor that I have ever had in my 52 1/2 years of life. She makes me feel like my health is the most important thing to her. I trust her more than I have ever trusted any other cardiologist or Doctor. I wish that I lived closer to see her more often.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Dr Hsich is so caring and right on with her treatment

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

I've been in several hospitals in the last 15 years and I rate Cleveland Clinic far superior to all of them. Dr. Hsich is patient and kind and explains everything in simple terms that I can understand. She's been my cardiologist since 2011 and even though it's a 4 hour drive to Cleveland having it's worth the time.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

Dr Hsich is very knowledgeable and compassionate. She really spends time listening to me and answering my questions. I never feel she is rushing to get to her next patient. she is an awesome doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

I have gone to Dr. Hsich for about nine years. She knows me well and I feel that she truly cares about me and my situations. It is apparent to me that she cares and set several future appointments to address issues I discussed.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

honest truthful courteous helpful answered any question that I had and And wasn't like a lot of doctors are in a hurry to leave and see another patient sat there and talked and made me feel comfortable

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Very impressed with Dr Hsich and her assistants. Cordial, efficient and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2019

Dr. Hsich and all of her staff are exemplary health care providers. it is a joy and an honor to work with her.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2019

my husband may need s referral and Dr Hsish is the only consideration!

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Hsich is one of a kind. Not only do I totally have confidence in her expertise, she is so very kind.

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2019

Dr. Hsich is very compassionate and thorough. You know that you are good hands under her care!! I feel so much better after Dr. Hsich reconfigured my medications until she found the right combination. I haven't felt this good in months!! Thank you to Dr. Hsich for working so diligently to figure out what would work best for my system!!! I just love her!!!!

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2019

I was impressed with the efficiency with which Dr. Hsuch ordered EKG, and reported results and had me in Holder Monitor within the same day as my first meeting with her, a contrast to the several days it would have taken with Barnes Hospital Drs..

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