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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.444.7527
Fax:
216.445.6197
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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Biography

About Eileen Hsich, MD

Dr. Eileen Hsich is the Medical Director for the Heart Transplant Program and a staff physician in the Section of Heart Failure and Transplantation Medicine of the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute. She sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.

Specialty Interests: advanced heart failure,  heart failure in women, heart transplantation, and nuclear cardiology.

Number of Patients Treated: Dr. Hsich participates in the evaluation of more than 200 advanced heart failure patients annually. She has participated in the management of hundreds of patients who have undergone heart transplantation or received an LVAD as treatment for advanced heart failure.

Success Rates: Success rates for the care of patients with heart failure and transplant can be found at https://my.clevelandclinic.org/departments/heart/outcomes/443-heart-transplant-volume

Education and Training: 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. 

Research, Publications and Speaking: Her research centers on improving disparities in heart failure and transplantation, including NIH funding to study the impact of disparities affecting survival among advanced heart failure patients and transplant recipients.    She uses institutional and national databases for her research and created the first education website for women with heart failure.

She also created with Dr. Ileana Pina a national think tank to explore cardiovascular disease in women. She is focused on improving care for patients and is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council for WomenHeart, a patient advocacy group that has representation in Washington, D.C. and presented on Capitol Hill the 10 most important cardiovascular questions for women (10Q Report). 

Dr. Hsich has published in many high impact journals,  has served as a NIH reviewer, and been involved in many multi-center studies as site-principal investigator and on steering committees. She is currently the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation Section Editor for Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and a committee member on the Scientific Publishing of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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.

About Dr. Hsich: “I love taking care of patients and doing research to improve the field.  I believe that patients will benefit the most when we tailor therapy to their underlying disease. There is no greater joy than seeing someone improve and get to enjoy their time with family and friends.”

Leisure Activities:  In her leisure time, Dr. Hsich enjoys gardening, jogging, and being with my family.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2004

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation
Boston, MA USA
2004

Fellowship - New England Medical Center
Cardiovascular Medicine
Boston, MA USA
2003

Residency - National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Clinical Research
Bethesda, MD USA
1999

Residency - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
1996

Medical Education - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
1994

Undergraduate - Brandeis University
Waltham, MA USA
1990

Professional Highlights

Certifications

  • 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

  • 2019 - Castle Connolly’s Exceptional Women in Medicine Award
  • 2015-2020 - Castle Connolly Top Doctors Award
  • 2020 - Excellence in Research, Sones Favaloro Awards for Cleveland Clinic

Memberships

  • American Heart Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • International Society for Heart & Lung Transplant
  • Heart Failure Society of America
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 5/2/2021, 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

139 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 4.4
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

36 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr Eileen Hsivh, is very thorough, she's the best doctor I've ever known

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Very good Dr. She listens to her patients.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Dr. Hsich is wonderful!! I would recommend her to anyone with a heart condition. as a matter of fact, I already have.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2021

Doctor Hsich Is the number one reason I continue with the Cleveland clinic She is probably the most caring concerned doctor I've ever had Very personable and I trust her completely and when you have a health issue That is the number one rule in finding a doctor that trusts you have in that doctor

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr. Hsicsh can not go wrong. She is great!!

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

Dr. Hsich is fantastic!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2021

Dr. Eileen Hsich is the most compassionate and caring cardiologist that I ever had. It is because of the care, advice, concern, follow up calls that I receive from her that I drive to the clinic from Dayton, Ohio. I am very fortunate to have her as my cardiologist and Cleveland Clinic should also be commended and proud to have a doctor like her.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. Esish, treats me like I'm family.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. Hsiang is amazing. She takes a personal interest in all aspects of care.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

I recommend Dr. Hsich to everyone as well as the clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Hsich. is responsive and listens carefully.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Dr. Hsich pulled different Drs and providers to together to deal with my condition

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2021

Dr Hsich is wonderful! I would recommend her to everyone seeking a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2021

Dr. Hsich is simply amazing!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Hsich makes me feel like her attention is totally focused on my care and that she truly cares about me!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr Hsich's immediate follow up after the appointment with the results of my tests.

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

Dr. hsich is GREAT.....

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 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!

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