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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

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Clinical Trials
  • Coronary Artery Atherectomy
  • Coronary Balloon Angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary Intervention
  • C-Reactive Protein Testing
  • Drug Eluting Stenting
  • FFR determination
  • General Cardiology
  • Intervention Section
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive & Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stents
  • Stress Testing
  • Virtual Histology
View all 25 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Bifurcation Blockage
  • Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
  • Coronary Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Attack
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Lower Extremity Ulcers
  • Restenosis
  • Stent Restenosis
  • Total Coronary Occlusions
View all 12 Specialties +


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About Russell Raymond, DO

Russell Raymond, DO, is an Interventional Cardiologist in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology. Dr. Raymond specializes in cardiac catheterization and high-risk coronary interventions including angioplasty, stent and atherectomy (directional and rotational). He also has a special interest in the use of hemodynamic support devices, including intra-aortic balloon pump, Impeller, and ECMO; and investigational devices and intracoronary ultrasound.

Specialty/Clinical interests: Coronary artery disease, stent restenosis, total coronary occlusions, angioplasty, rotational atherectomy, coronary stenting, coronary artery atherectomy, high-risk coronary intervention, drug-eluting stenting and the use of hemodynamic support devices, including intra-aortic balloon pump, Impella, and ECMO.
Number of Procedures Performed: Dr. Raymond performs an average of 600 heart catheterizations and coronary interventions each year. He has performed more than 15,000 of these procedures throughout his career.

Success Rates: Cleveland Clinic has been ranked the #1 hospital for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report since 1994. Success rates for specific procedures are available at:

Education and Training: Dr. Raymond received his undergraduate degree from Asbury College in Kentucky, followed by his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He interned at Doctor’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and completed his internal medicine residency at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio. He completed fellowships at Cleveland Clinic for advanced training in cardiology and interventional cardiology. He has been with Cleveland Clinic as an Interventional Cardiologist since 1988.

Research and Publications: Dr. Raymond has long been involved in many clinical research studies related to cardiac issues and treatments, including bioresorbable stents (ABSORB), and the use of coronary artery bypass grafting surgery compared with percutaneous intervention for patients with severe triple vessel disease. He has co-authored chapters for medical textbooks and published numerous articles and abstracts in leading peer-reviewed publications, including Circulation, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Diagnosis, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and European Heart Journal.

About Dr. Raymond: “My greatest strength in addition to providing expert interventional care is to treat my patients as family and help them feel as comfortable as they can in a large institution.”

Leisure Activities: In his spare time, Dr. Raymond enjoys playing golf, medical mission work and spending time with family, including his grandchildren.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Interventional Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Doctor's Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Columbus, OH USA

Internship - Doctor's Hospital
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Downers Grove, IL USA

Undergraduate - Asbury College
Wilmore, KY USA


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Interventional Cardiology

Specialty Interests

Coronary artery disease, stent restenosis, total coronary occlusions, angioplasty, rotational atherectomy, stent-coronary, coronary artery atherectomy, coronary intervention, drug eluting stenting, and the use of hemodynamic support devices including intraaortic balloon pump, Impeller, and ECMO. Coronary artery disease, stent restenosis, total coronary occlusions, angioplasty, rotational atherectomy, stent-coronary, coronary artery atherectomy, coronary intervention, drug eluting stenting

Awards & Honors

    • Top MD, Consumers Checkbook
    • 2005-2014  Cleveland Top Docs
    • 1987  Bruce Hubbard Stewart Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Russell Raymond, DO.

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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 4/3/2019, Dr. Raymond 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

76 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr. Raymond is a wonderful, kind, caring physician, a natural teacher who provides very clear explanations of all things related to my case. He makes medicine such a compelling subject ... I wish I had gone to med school if all of the professors were like Dr. Raymond :-)

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr Raymond was excellent, as he always has been.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Has not seen Dr Raymond since 2007. He was compassionate and explained what needs done for follow up.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Dr. Raymond is retiring so I can't recommend him anymore. If he were there I definitely would.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr Raymond has been my Cardiologist for many years

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

Dr Raymond is retiring

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2021

I have been seeing Dr. Raymond for eleven years,all I can say is he is a very good doctor,and a very good man. God bless him.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

have already recommended Dr. Raymond over the years

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2021

Dr. Russell Raymond is the absolute best.

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

Dr. Raymond is great. He takes his time and explains issues clearly. He shows empathy and you can feel he cares about you as a person.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

excellent video visit.......Dr. Raymond is the epitome of professionalism.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

The care experience provided by Dr Rayburn was a beautiful blend of competence and humanity, always with dignified humor and professionalism.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

so nice seeing Dr Raymond Russel . He is very kind and takes his time with you . never feel rushed with him and he makes me feel like he really does care and concerned about my health .

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

So glad Dr. Russell Raymond is back!

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2021

So glad Dr. Raymond is back!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Raymond is excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2021

Dr. Russell Raymond is the kindest, most attentive, caring doctor with whom I have been in care.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr Raymond is the ultimate clinician. Sensitive, caring and completely focusing on your situation. The result is the best outcome and superior health. When I leave his office I know I am getting the best care in the country. He makes the Clinic look good and enhances its reputation.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr. Raymond is the most genuinely caring doctor I have ever experienced.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. Raymond is a very thorough, professional, and knowledgeable doctor. He is very personable and easy to work with. I trust him with my care.

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

I was seen by a nurse, my Doctor and a technician in the Pacemaker Dept., and all of them were extremely competent, caring and great to work with.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

great Dr. great place #1

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Russell Raymond is a great physician!

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