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 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
  • Intra-aortic Balloon Pumping
  • Invasive & Interventional Cardiology Section
  • Invasive Cardiology
  • Invasive Cardiology Section
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stents
  • Stress Testing
  • Virtual Histology
View all 23 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 School - 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

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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 4/8/2018, 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

288 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 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

28 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2018

Dr. RAYMOND was extremely competent and gave me very thoughtful advice and recommendations. he had a complete grasp of my complex medical history. I never felt rushed. I had another procedure coming up and he took time to explain any of the complications that made me feel completely comfortable in the final decision that I made. Dr. RAYMOND is the most competent doctor I've ever met with during my adult life.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018

Dr. Raymond is an exceptionally knowledgeable and caring Cardiologist.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2018

I felt a very good sense of relief that Dr. Raymond understood how I felt about my medical issue. His professionalism was more than being a physician, he was compassionate of my condition and offered humanitarian support for my well-being. I will continue to follow his advice in hopes of improving my health.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

I'venown Dr. Raymond since he was in medical school and he has turned out to be a warm,compassionate and caring physician.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

I left Doctor Raymond's Office feeling very good about my health.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

I feel the entire staff reflects Doctor Raymond's view of excellent patient care.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

The Dr. was actually a few minutes early. A first me , any where, any time.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

dr Raymond is a great, compassionate doctor. he really listens.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2018

Special thanks to the secretarial staff of Dr Raymond for helping set up my appointment and responding to all my questions. Nurses and techs during my appointment were knowledgeable and professional. Dr Raymond and especially Dr Hudek took the time and answered all the open areas concerning my heart status.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2018

EVERYONE was very helpful and professional. Dr. Raymond was very rushed with his patient load, but still he took time with me.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018

excellent experience with provider

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

Dr. Russell Raymond always makes me feel like I'm included in the decision. He is willing to explain in detail why he is doing something and shows me the data on why its the best choice! I hope to see Dr. Russell Raymond for a long time!!

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2018

Dr. Raymond is one of the best physicians I ever dealt with, he really makes you feel like you're part of his family

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2018

dr Raymond very nice and caring person . He spends lot of time and concern while seeing a patient .very helpful person .

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2018

The Dr. provided options and I was an equal decision maker in my treatment direction.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2018

Dr. Raymond not only gives excellent care to his patients, but he is genuinely kind and caring. He is an exceptional physician.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Dr Raymond is amazing, he is very down- to- earth, making sure I understand everything he says, he's the right combination of humor and thoroughness so that my appointment is relevant to every aspect of my medical issue without being unduly stressful.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

Dr Raymond was excellent. He was everything I was looking for in coming all the way to the Cleveland Clinic. I was most impressed on the balance he had between listening to my concerns carefully while then still providing full explanations. He volunteered pertinent information too without me needing to know enough to ask.

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2018

I was very impressed with Dr. Raymond's nurse in how well she knew my situation too. She obviously spent time going through the records I supplied.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2018

the greatest hospital, staff and the best doctor I every been around so Pleasent to talk to and gets to the point with a great attitude, Cleveland hospital should be very greatfull to have a great staff ....

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018

friendly, concerned doctor

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2018

I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Raymond as my Cardiologist, his concern for my well being is very sincere and honest. Dr. Raymond makes sure I understand my condition, and the surgery that was done to address it.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Dr. Raymond is one of the nicest doctors I have ever seen!

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2018

I am blessed beyond words to have a doctor like Dr. Russ Raymond. I believe CCF is what it is today because of great medical professionals like Dr. Russ ..... you too are blessed to have him as part of your team.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

I'm always pleased with the treatment that I receive from Dr. Raymond and the staff in the cardiology dept.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2018

Dr. Raymond obviously reviews my records before he sees me and shows recognition when greeting me. I have been a cardiac patient of his for 29 years and I'm still here. He must be getting it right.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018

dr Raymond couldn't suggest on heart condition because the records I sent were incomplete but he did make suggestions on medicines based on recent blood tests.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2017

*Dr. Raymond & his staff were FANTASTIC!! Could not have gotten better care.

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