Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Italian, Spanish
Surgeon No
Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • General Cardiology
  • Heart Imaging
  • Non-Invasive Diagnostic Testing
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
  • Stress Testing
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Amyloidosis
  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Aorta Disease
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
  • Congenital Valve Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Related Illnesses
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myxomas
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Stenosis
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
View all 34 Specialties +


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About Chiara Liguori, MD

Chiara Liguori, MD, is a staff cardiologist in the Section of Cardiovascular Imaging, Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the Sydell and Arnold Miller Family  Heart, Vascular & Thoracic Institute at Cleveland Clinic. She is board-certified as Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and as Diplomate of the American Board of Cardiovascular Disease. She holds a comprehensive certification in adult echocardiography and is also certified in nuclear handling and safety. Dr. Liguori specializes in valve disease.

A native of Italy and fluent in Italian, English and Spanish, Dr. Liguori received her medical degree from the School of Medicine "Federico II" at the University of Naples. She did an internship and residency in internal medicine at the School of Graduate Medical Education at Seton Hall University in New Jersey, followed by a fellowship there in cardiovascular disease. She accepted a fellowship in heart failure and heart transplantation from the Presbyterian University at the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in advanced echocardiography from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University in New York City.

She then returned to Italy to continue her training as a Visitor Fellow in the division of cardiology at V. Monaldi Hospital in Naples, eventually becoming an echocardiographic researcher in the department of cardiothoracic surgery at the Instituto Policlinico in San Donato Milanese. She then received a fellowship in noninvasive nuclear cardiology from Deborah Heart and Lung Center in New Jersey, which completed her clinical training. She was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2005.

Dr. Liguori has held academic appointments as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and at The Cleveland Foundation.

Dr. Liguori is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and fellow of American Society of Echocardiography.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Deborah Heart & Lung Center
Non-Invasive Nuclear Cardiology
Browns Mills, NJ USA

Fellowship - Columbia University Medical Center
Adult Echocardiography
New York City, NY USA

Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Fellowship - Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ USA

Residency - Seton Hall University
Internal Medicine
South Orange, NJ USA

Internship - Seton Hall University
Internal Medicine
South Orange, NJ USA

Medical Education - Federico II University of Naples


  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Heart Valve Disease, Cardiovascular Imaging, Echocardiogram

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 4/8/2020, Dr. Liguori 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

269 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

61 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Dr.Lagouri has always been responsive

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

excellent provider. the best. can't say enough good about her.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

This was my first visit with this doctor, and I thought she was outstanding. I'm so happy to have found a cardiologist that listened to me and gave me so much of her time.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Liguori motivated me to lose weight and improve my health. I have followed her advice and lost weight as a result, I no longer need to take blood pressure medicine. I will follow her recommendations and keep track of my blood pressure and weight. I will also keep my regular appointments with Dr. Liguori so she can monitor my progress.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

I would highly recommend Dr. Liguori.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr Liguori always takes a personal interest in my concerns. She listens and we make a plan together.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

I am very pleased with my ability to obtain appointments with Dr Ligouri when it is convenient for me

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Dr Ligouri ;istens to my concerns and answers all my questions, she take the time to explain thing in a way that I can understand

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr Liguria answered my questions and was genuinely interested in my concerns. I feel that my care is as good or better than that of any other place.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Liguori is nothing short of the best.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Doctor Liguori is outstanding

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

This provider contact met all my expectations.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

I feel Dr. Liguori and I have excellent rapport. I feel very comfortable with her as my cardiac physician.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Dr. Ligori is very knowledgeable about her field of cardiology. she is so caring and listens about my health concerns. She is a tribute to CCF and you are so fortunate to have her on staff. I have referred others to her who say she is the best ever. Very satisfied

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

what a kind calm dr. I loved her demeanor.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Dr Liguori is always interested and thoughtfully answers questions

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

My doctor has motivated me to go back to dieting and exercising.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Always have an Exceptionally Good Experience with ALL my visits with Dr Liguori over the PAST 10 years!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

as stated previously Dr Liguori is EXCEPTIONAL as far as I'm concerned!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Ligouri is, and always has been, a courteous, kind, knowledgeable, and skilled physician.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

Dr. Ligouri is an excellent doctor.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr Liguori, is the very best, I just met her for that little bit of time, and she was absolutely wonderful. so honored to have met her.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Had not seen this doctor in about eight years when she filled in for my regular doctor on medical leave. We picked up our relationship like she had been my regular doctor all along!

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. Liguori is the best!

Reviewed on May 15, 2020

Dr. does a very thorough examination. I like the way that she takes the time to explain everything to me.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020


Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

Dr Ligouri's nurse was prompt, courteous and very accommodating in getting my virtual visit converted to in office visit.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

always a great experience with doctor liguori

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

we need more doctors like Dr Liguori. they're very hard to come by.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Doctor seemed knowledgeable, and thorough in examining me.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr. Liguori is the best doctor in the world! My last appointment with her was over two years ago and she remembered everything about me and the treatment process. I deal almost exclusively with the Cleveland Clinic and I wish all the doctors were like her. Can not say enough good about her!!!

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Doctor was great as always

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I felt very comfortable with Dr. Liguori. She was wonderful and understood my concerns. I'm very satisfied with her plan of action.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr Liguori is excellent. Robin who answers the phone is simply wonderful. Colleen (Dr. Liguori's assistant) was superb. Thank you to all of the above individuals for their professionalism.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

excellent caring doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Although this was my first visit with Dr. Liguori, I walked away feeling this was the first cardiologist who was truly concerned about my understanding of my I heart issues & the follow up plan. I would rate her as one of the top doctors I've been in contact with at CC. Have recommended her to friends because of my appt. wish I could say more great things about my initial visit but assume I'll be saying them in my next visit

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Again, if you had a rating of 1-0 I would give Dr. Liguori an 11! Had a better understanding of my issues and a game plan then I've had with my previous Clinic cardiologist. Have recommended the Dr to others already!!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

She was caring and friendly. I feel confident with her. Understood all future treatments. Very glad I chose her for my new doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

The doctor apologized for being late and explained briefly the circumstances behind the delay.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

one of the best experiences with a new doctor. she was remarkable. she took the time and didn't rush. When I left the appointment, the entire staff was gone and the doctor still didn't rush me out. I was VERY impressed

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

An introductory appointment with Dr. Liguori was most pleasant and reassuring. She was most generous with her valuable time.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Dr Liguori is personable, good eye contact, doesn't give u feeling she's in a hurry. She tells u what she's thinking

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2019

Dr. Liguori did an excellent job answering ALL of our PostSurgical Questions... even to my wife's satisfaction! We love seeing her... ever since I have been coming to see her... which has been at least 10-years now. She is a TREASURE!!!

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Dr. is excellent, showing concern, listens to patient, and explains thoroughly.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Always a good experience with my doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

The care I receive from Dr. Ligouri is exceptional. She is very thorough, knowledgeable and cares for the overall well being of her clients. She explains procedures that I?m having & goes over my tests / films regarding my mild aortic stenosis.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr. Liguori is very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

I love Dr Liguori, she is very thorough and always listens to me and answers my questions

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

Dr Liguori is always concerned of my conditio

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

the doctor really cares about you and any concerns you may have

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2019

I'm very, very thankful to have Dr. Ligouri for my heart doctor. She identified the fact that I also had a very bad case of cellulitis. I was able to get an appointment w. another doctor at the Clinic later in the day, who verified and treated me for it. I have never had it before and did not realize what it was, or how sick I really was. Thank you, Dr. Liguori! And also Dr. Volgnatova!

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2019

all of above questions were answered as very good, except appointments.Only problem related to how long I had to wait to see my doctor.realize that goes with the territory.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019


Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

They were all very professional at each of there job. They were glad to help me. Dr. Lugoriu is an awesome Dr.

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Excellent physician. Truly connects with her patients.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

I have never had a bad experience with Dr. Liguori. I wish there was more physicians like her that actually care about their patients health

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

I wish there was more Doctors like Dr. Liguori. She spotted a problem and addressed it right there on the spot. She did not have me schedule a test for another day. she did the test the same day to address her concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

I am concerned about my heart and the veins that run from my neck to my heart. Dr. Liguori wants to do a stress test but I'm not schedule until December of this year. I wish this could be done early so my concerns about my heart could be eased.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Dr. Ligouri was very intelligent and thorough. She explained my test results in detail and provided me with a great deal of information.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Ligouri and her staff and would not hesitate to recommend them to friends and family.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Dr liguori is a wonderful and caring doctor. we need more like her. CCF should be proud to have docs like her.

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