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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:
216.445.7125
Fax:
216.636.6975

Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Cardiology Section
  • General Cardiology
  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Stem Cell Therapy
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Aneurysms
  • Angina
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Dyspnea
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease - Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Valve Disease
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Infective Endocarditis
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
View all 16 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2005

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Chicago Hospitals
Cardiology
Chicago, IL USA
2001

Residency - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Internal Medicine
Madison, WI USA
1997

Internship - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics
Internal Medicine
Madison, WI USA
1996

Fellowship - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
1995

Residency - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
1992

Medical Education - All India Institute of Medical Sciences
New Delhi, India
1986

Undergraduate - Air Force Central School
New Delhi,
1981

Certifications

  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

General cardiology, coronary artery disease, hypertension, echocardiogram, nuclear cardiology

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ajay Bhargava, MD.

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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 4/8/2021, Dr. Bhargava 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

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

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr Bhargava is excellent. I am very appreciative of his care since I became a patient at the Cleveland Clinic!!!

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2021

overall, dr. bhargava was very attentive to my needs and really showed a caring interest. his guidance was very thoughtful

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

From my layman's point of view, Dr Bhargava thoroughly covered my aortic aneurysm situation and analyzed the available options as well as I could hope. His clear, concise delivery along with his obvious depth of professional knowledge and experience was refreshing and educational.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

I have the ultimate respect for Dr Tong. My final appointment before the scheduled surgery was with him, as the results of the immediately preceding CT scan, EKG, and echocardiogram arrived. After a thorough briefing on my options as the inputs were not as dire as the latest of the previous 4 years of monitoring at another hospital suggested, I decided against the surgery at this time and to continue coming back to Cleveland Clinic from now on to for my cardiac health care. I'm sure canceling surgery at this late date was an issue, yet I only received support and understanding for my conclusion from Dr Tong. I was extremely impressed with his background, expertise, general manner, and his professionalism.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021

Excellent explanation by Dr. about function of the heart, what can go wrong and what to do to prevent problems. Also discussed my situation, expressed his satisfaction with what I am doing to prevent future problems and made a minor change in my medication.Very happy with results from my visit with Dr. Bhargava.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Excellent referral by Dr Soltesz.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

excellent experience, I appreciate all the info given by the Dr.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

Dr. Bhargava always listens to my concerns and answers my questions with clarity (but not in a condescending manner). I have recommended him to others if they should require a cardiologist.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

The Dr.'s follow up memo was excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Had a very good feeling from my doctor in respect to his knowledge and professionalism.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

Dr. Bhargava and his junior doctor were excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Ajay took all the time I needed to clarify where he felt I was and any understanding I needed regarding my cardiac issues. Very knowledgeable and kind.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Doctor was very responsive and very thorough I really enjoyed the discussion with the doctor he was very good

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

the doctor was very nice

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

everything went smoothly and the doctor was very professional and explained everything so it was understandable

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

very professional and polite only concern some staff members didn't wear mask even the doctor wore mask

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr is always willing to take whatever time is needed to listen to my concerns and make appropriate recommendations.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

First visit with Dr. Sara Keller and she was wonderful. wanted to hug high when I left but of course didn't!!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

The Doctor was outstanding in every way!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

I believe that Dr. Bhargava should be commended for his professionalism and the way he treats his patients. I have seen many doctors in my short time on earth and there have been two in particular that have treated me like a human and not a number, Dr. Bhargava being one of them. my wife made a comment on how she likes that he takes the time to explain what's going on and makes sure we understand everything. these appointments are particularly difficult for me because I never know when I might be told I need surgery again. Dr. Bhargava makes the appointment a little easier.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

I have referred two family members who have similar congenital heart issues to mine. both are not only patients of the Clinic but Dr. Bhargava.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr Ajay Bhargava is a kind physician who thoroughly went thru all my symptoms without rushing me and provided me with a guideline of diagnosis. He followed up with me after each of the diagnosis results and explained me in detail about the the test and results. I highly recommend him and Cleveland Clinic as an institution of patient oriented care.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

I am impressed with Dr. Bhargavas thoroughly touching on all areas of my health. I have a complete and comprehensive report of my aortic issues after the annual visit. Plus the report of other areas associated with visits to the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

I appreciate the length of time that Dr Bhargava has taken to discuss my medical history and current plan of care.

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