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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.444.6503
Desk:
216.636.5327
Fax:
216.445.6024
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Clinical Trials
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sepsis
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Biography

About Gustavo Heresi, MD

Gustavo A. Heresi, M.D., M.S. is the Director of the Pulmonary Vascular and Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Program in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine in the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is board certified in pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Dr. Heresi's clinical interests are in pulmonary hypertension, acute pulmonary embolism, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH). He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.

Dr. Heresi has focused his research efforts on his specialty interests, including risk prediction and non-invasive biomarkers of pulmonary arterial hypertension, diagnosis and management of pulmonary arterial hypertension and acute pulmonary embolism, treatment of pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure in the ICU, and diagnosis and treatment of CTEPH.

Dr. Heresi has been the recipient of many awards including The Medical Student Inpatient Teaching Award, University of Miami School of Medicine 2004; Distinguished Medical Resident Award, Department of Medicine, University of Miami 2005; Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program Award in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2009; Who's Who in America 2009; Best Doctors in America 2012; Young Investigator Award, American College of Chest Physicians 2012; and Teacher of the Year Award, Cleveland Clinic Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship 2013-2014.

Dr. Heresi is a journal reviewer for several peer-reviewed publications including: American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Chest, European Respiratory Journal, and Respiratory Care. He is a member of the American Thoracic Society (ATS), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM), Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), and the International CTEPH Association (ICA).

After receiving his medical degree from the University of San Agustin Faculty of Medicine in Arequipa, Peru, Dr. Heresi completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Medical Center in Miami, Fl. He completed his fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at The Cleveland Clinic.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2008

Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve
Clinical Research
Cleveland, OH USA
2017

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary / Critical Care
Cleveland, OH USA
2008

Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
Miami, FL USA
2005

Medical Education - Universidad Nacional de San Agustin Facultad de Medicina
Arequipa,
2000

Additional Training

  • Master of Science in Clinical Research Program at Case Western Reserve University

Professional Highlights

  • CTEPH Subcommittee of PHA's Early Diagnosis Campaign

    Member2014 – Present

  • American Thoracic Society Assembly on Pulmonary Circulation Program Committee

    Member2015 – present

  • Editorial Board member for CTEPH.com.

    Member 2014 – Present

  • Writing Committee of the ISHLT Consensus Document titled“Consensus Statement: The Evaluation and Management of Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension”

    Member2017

  • Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT) Consortium Research Committee

    Co-Chair 2018

  • PHA Scientific Leadership Council CTEPH Working Group

    Member May 2018 - Present

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Pulmonary hypertension, chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), acute pulmonary embolism, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, scleroderma, sepsis, Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), pneumonia, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, scleroderma, sepsis

Awards & Honors

  • Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program Award in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension 2009
  • Listed in Who's Who in America 2009
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2012
  • Young Investigator Award, American College of Chest Physicians 2012
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Cleveland Clinic Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship Program 2013-2014

Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • International CTEPH Association
  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Gustavo Heresi, 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 2/7/2022, Dr. Heresi 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. Heresi receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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

57 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

I truly cannot say enough about the extraordinary care, expertise, and knowledge of this provider. Outstanding!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2021

I absolutely love the care and attention I receive from Dr. Heresi and his team. They are excellent!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Really great experience with all providers. Gave good detailed information, heard all my questions, showed obvious expertise and reassuring manner

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr Heresi and his entire staff treat me and my husband wonderful! They give me all the information and care that I need regarding my Cteph condition. I could not ask for better care! It is an entire team care plan! Thanks to all of them!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

Dr Heresi has reviewed my labs and test results prior to my arrival. Takes the time needed to explain the changes. Reviewing meds and discontinued meds as needed. His kindness is wonderful very knowledgeable about my status.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

The doctor's medical staff was excellent.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2021

The doctor and his staff were professional and kind

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Gustavo is very personable and easy to talk to and listens and answers all questions asked and not in a rush to end appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I found the Dr to be of high standards. Very nice person and explained the issues I have.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

I have a very rough condition. Dr. Herisi treated me like a person and not a number.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2021

Both Dr. G Heresi and Mindi were exceptional! Very encouraging and kind.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

Dr Heresi is outstanding. He takes the time to explain and gives me the opportunity to ask questions and discuss current and future treatments. He gives me good concise yet complete answers to my questions and concerns.

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