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

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6697
Desk:
216.445.6008
Fax:
216.636.6953
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Biventricular Pacemaker
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology & Pacing Section
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Catheter Ablation
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Pulmonary Vein Ablation Procedure
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Watchman
View all 11 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome (WPW)
View all 5 Specialties +
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Biography

About Mohamed Kanj, MD

Mohamed Kanj, MD is the Associate Director of Electrophysiology Laboratories at the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Kanj has special expertise is Left atrial appendageal closure ( Watchman and Amulet). He also specialized in ablation of complex arrhythmia, including atrial fibrillation and endocardial /epicardial ventricular tachycardia. He is board-certified in cardiac pacing and electrophysiology. His office is located on the main campus of the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Kanj did his undergraduate studies at the American University of Beirut earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science with Distinction. He received his medical degree from the American University of Beirut School of Medicine where he graduated with Deans Honor and was enrolled in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He received medical training at the Michigan State University where he served as the Chief Medical Resident, the University of Toledo and the Cleveland Clinic where he was the Chief Electrophysiology Fellow at the Cleveland Clinic.

He has won many awards including The Rafiq Harriri and The Makassed awards for outstanding achievements, The Smokler’s and The Outstanding Resident teaching awards for exceptional skills in contributing to the teaching of medical students as well as his fellow residents. During his medical residency training, he won the Outstanding Junior and Senior Resident Awards and he got the Heart Rhythm Society Fellowship Grant during his cardiac electrophysiology training.

Dr Kanj is involved in numerous clinical multi-center trials to study medical applications for catheter ablation, pacemakers and defibrillators. He has authored or co-authored many articles in scientific journals and many chapters in medical books. He continues writing in his areas of interest.

Currently Dr. Kanj holds memberships in the American College of Cardiology, The Heart Rhythm Society, and the European Cardiac Arrhythmia Society.

On his spare times, he enjoys computer programming, travelling and spending time with his wife and two daughters.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2007

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysciology
Cleveland, OH USA
2007

Fellowship - Medical College of Ohio Hospitals
Cardiology
Toledo, OH USA
2005

Residency - Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Chief Resident
East Lansing, MI USA
2002

Residency - Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Internal Medicine
East Lansing, MI USA
2001

Medical Education - American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Beirut, Lebanon, Lebanon
1997

Professional Highlights

  • Alfa Omega Alfa

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Specialty Interests

Atrial Fibrillation Ablation, Supraventricular Tachycardia Ablation, Ventricular Tachycardia Ablation including Epicardial ablations, Biventricular devices,and Lead Extraction.

Awards & Honors

  • Heart Rhythm Fellowship Award
  • Smokler's Award

Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • Heart Rhythm Society
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Mohamed Kanj, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 4/27/2022, Dr. Kanj has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Kanj receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Boston Scientific Corporation

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

256 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Dr. Kanj is the BEST

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

Dr. Kanj explained his decision but never reached out to my Cardiologist here In Toledo Ohio, so for days my doctor was waiting to make a decision.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Was very impressed with the doctors that cared for me. They seemed to really like their jobs.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

I met Dr. Kanj once.That was a very good experience

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

I never have any problems with Dr. Kanj or his office staff. Everyone goes above and beyond to help

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr. Kanj is a marvel. I have never in 80 years had a physician take the time or make the personal effort Dr Kanj did to partner with others previously involved with my care to best insure a best possible outcome for my health.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr. Kanj is such a knowledgeable, efficient practitioner. He is so busy yet always takes the time to listen, assess and discuss. I have never felt rushed when I see him. He explained the pros and cons of my treatment options in detail so that I could understand. He is an excellent doctor and an even better human being. CCF is so lucky to have him on staff.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr. Kanj is so caring, compassionate and kind

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Dr.Kanj,the best there is.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

Dr Kanj is wonderful

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Love Dr. Kanj and his staff. Very professional and personable!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Dr. Kanj is the best doctor I have ever had. He is your shining star... Truly the most amazing physician I have ever known, including the multitude I have worked with over 27 years of being a nurse. He is brilliant, kind, the best listener, and knows how to make you feel better even when you are at the most vulnerable and scared about your cardiac situation. And every single staff member that works with him adores him. He is one in a million. He saved my life and I will always be so grateful to God that he was put in my path. I'm not kidding please don't lose him!!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

I have been seeing Dr Kanj for the past 4-5 years. He is always caring, attentive and reassuring. He is exceptional in my care

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Love Dr. Kanj. He is very thorough and spends quality time with his patience...

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

My expectations and hopes for my appointment with Dr. Kanj were exceeded in every regard.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr Kanj is one of very few doctors that has great passion for his profession and mostly for. His patients. Th a nk you Dr Kanj

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Kanj is superb!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr Kanj was superb. Wonderful with my mother. Explained things so well, warm and kind. Very knowledgeable. Just a delightful visit. So worth the wait!

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr made me feel assured of the operation that was coming up explained everything very well

Reviewed on May 21, 2022

*Dr. Kanj is a wonderful man, concerned and diligent about my health care. I trust him.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

Dr. Kanj has helped me immensely over the years. Each time a new issue arises he presents several options to consider. Most recently we discussed long term life style options for maximizing quality of life. Typically doctors want to treat you and release you, but Dr. Kanjj is focused on my long term health and care. Highly recommend him.

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Most impresed by Dr. Kanj. Took all the time I needed to understand my diagnosis and the best procedure needed to fix the problem.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2022

Dr Kanj was very reassuring and helped me to stop stressing about my issues. I loved it when he said not to worry, we can fix these problems here. That's what we do. It made me feel certain I was at the best facility and with the best doctors and I'd be all right in due time.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Kanj is amazing.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Great experience with Dr. Kanj.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr Kanj and the nurses are always there for me !

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr Kanj consulted with my ,Cardiologist ,Dr Collier ,regarding my medications . Dr Patrick Collier , contacted me an hour after I finished the video visit with Dr Kanj . Outstanding collaboration to provide me with outstanding health care .

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

The staff is absolutely wonderful and to this day I cant Thank Dr Kanj enough for how great I feel

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

*Doctor Kanj is excellent professional and human being.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Entire staff was wonderful and clear with directions suggestions and help dr kanj was kind. Answered all questions and was thorough

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr. Kanj is the perfect blend of skill and compassion Clear explanations

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

I chose my doctor for his experience.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2022

Dr. Mo Kanj is the BEST!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr. Kanj is an excellent physician please do all you can to keep him coming out here. Thank you. Dr. Fleischer excellent as well.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr Kanj is great! But as your organization grows, so does the complexity. I hate scheduling apt's

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

The best doctor I have met. Very knowledgeable, detailed and kind!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Kanj and staff are WONDERFUL.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

I share my positive experience with everyone! Dr. Kanj is excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Kanj was absolutely terrific! So thorough and a great listener

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr Kanj and Polina care very much about me and I am alive today because of them

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Kanj is always a pleasure to talk too. I trust him completely and feel I'm getting the best care possible.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Dr Kanj is very good at explaining conditions and treatments and answering my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2021

Dr. Kanj is an excellent doctor. He explains everything thoroughly and is easy to understand. He is very personable and pleasant to talk too.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

THE BEST DOCTOR!!

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Doctor Kanj was wonderful, caring, kind, and knowledgeable. He's an outstanding doctor.,

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Excellent Doctor!

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