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Department Cardiovascular Medicine
Primary Location Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Willoughby Hills Family Health Center
Primary Location

Willoughby Hills Family Health Center

Appointment:
440.943.2500
Desk:
440.943.2500
Fax:
440.516.8448
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cardiovascular Medicine Department
  • Myocardial Viability Imaging
  • Regional Heart and Vascular
  • Tilt Test
View all 4 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Angina
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetic Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease - Women
  • Heart Valve Disease
View all 7 Specialties +
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Biography

About Kamal Riad, MD

Kamal S. Riad, MD, is a board-certified cardiologist in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Clinical Cardiology and a Fellow of The American College of Cardiology and The American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.  Prior to joining The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, he was in private practice in the northeast Ohio area. 

A native of Egypt, Dr. Riad earned his medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine. He served a residency in Internal Medicine at Cairo University Hospitals, followed by a Cardiology fellowship at the National Heart Institute in Egypt. After completing his training he worked as an Assistant Professor on the National Heart Institute staff for 6 years before immigrating to the United States where he served a second internship, residency and cardiology fellowships, including a course in nuclear medicine, all at The St. Louis University Health Sciences Center between 1995 and 2001 when he graduated.

Dr. Riad is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He has a special interest in Clinical Cardiology specifically valvular heart disease, ischemic heart disease and arrhythmias in particular atrial fibrillation and supraventricular tachycardias. Dr. Riad is sub-specialized in diagnostic non-invasive cardiac imaging including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT and has earned a Level 2 certification from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2008

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - St Louis University Health Science Center (Missouri)
Cardiology
St Louis, MO USA
2001

Residency - St Louis University Health Science Center (Missouri)
Internal Medicine
St Louis, MO USA
1998

Fellowship - National Heart Institute
Cardiology

1989

Residency - Cairo University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cairo,
1985

Internship - Cairo University Hospitals
Cairo, Egypt
1984

Medical Education - Cairo University Faculty of Medicine
Cairo,
1982

Undergraduate - Cairo University
Cairo, Egypt
1977

Additional Training

  • Nuclear Cardiology Fellowship with a full 4 month Didactic Course at the School of Allied Health St. Louis University
  • Fellowship of the American College of Cardiology (FACC)
  • Fellow of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (FASNC)

Certifications

  • Nuclear Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialty Interests

Atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease and angina, diabetic heart disease, exercise stress testing, heart disease women, heart nuclear imaging and myocardial viability imaging, preventive cardiology, transthoracic echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiography, tilt table test, valvular heart disease

Awards & Honors

  • January 2000 -  VA Certificate for Veterans Service Excellence
  • September 1999  -   St. Louis Univ. Pastoral Care Award for humanistic patient relation
  • October 1998  -   VA award for exemplary medical service
  • May 1989 -  Honorable mention and distinction for work on M. Sc. thesis
  • November 1982 -  Honors degree for ranking in top 10% of graduating medical class
  • June 1980 -   Sheem El Shafee Award as second best student in Pathology Class
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/15/2021, Dr. Riad 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

443 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

71 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Riad to my friend. She really likes him too

Reviewed on May 14, 2021

I am very pleased with the excellent medical care I have received from Dr. Riad over the years.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Raid is always personable and professional

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Each and every visit with Dr. Riad has been excelent.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

On this visit, like most visits to this doctor, it did not seem that the doctor had done anything prior to the being in the room with me to refresh his memory about me.

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

Doc is the best... explanation and understanding

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr. Riad is very nice. willing to listen and help with concerns. Very efficient as well.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

Dr Riad is a very good Dr. He listens very well and explained to where I could understand I would definitely recommend him to anyone who need a cardiologist

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Riad for many years. He is always very professional and a very kind and caring doctor. He always asks about my husband who has had serious health issues the past 6 years. When I had a bout with A-fib years ago, he referred me to a specialist in that field for my treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

I always feel very comfortable with my care at the Cleveland Clinic. No matter what doctor that treats me.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2021

I believe Dr. Riad provides me with the very best medical care I could possibly hope for. He listens, he has a calming effect and constantly re-evaluates my current meds and treatment

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2021

Dr. Riad is excellent. He answers all of my questions such that I understand the answers. I always feel he has time for me.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

my visits with Dr Riad (Willoughby Hills) together with the other team members has always been prompt, thorough and friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2021

Keep up the good work. it's a pleasure to be treated by Dr. Riad.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2021

always a pleasure to see Doc Riad

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Have never had a bad experience with this Doctor or this office. Always extremely professional, efficient and friendly!

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

Have been with Dr Riad for years and have recommended him to anyone who has cardiac issues. I appreciate how candid he is and always had the sense that he truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2021

i really like Dr Riad alot! He always has my best interests at heart. He is always up to date on cardiology! Thank You Dr Riad for putting up with me!!!

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

I cannot say enough about the good doctor he has a lifesaver

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

I have been Dr. Riad's patient since 2008. He truly is a skilled, compassionate, kind manner who is always clear in conversation. I love him!

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2021

Dr Riad is an exemplary physician.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

very satisfied with my doctor visit.

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

good experience - nurses very helpful - Dr. Riad very easy to talk with and explained things well

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

dr very attentive and willing to answer questions

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

From the time I entered the clinic everyone was helpful and pleasant.When I entered the office my wait time was only a few minutes. The nurses were so kind and helpful.The doctor talked to me so I could understand what he needed me to know and offered to make my script for 90 days instead of 30 so it would be more convenient.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

I was amazed by how prompt all stages of my appointment went. I even complained to the nurse who started my appointment that I had hoped to spend more time relaxing in the waiting room. I mentioned the same thing to the dr Riad. and although prompt and quick, Dr Riad gave me the time I needed to ask questions and even time for a little chit chat. wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

I appreciate the promptness every time I come to this office. Dr.Riad. and the rest of the staff have taken very good care of me for the last 12 years.

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Riad answers all my questions in depth and never makes me feel silly for asking.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

the best. Dr I've ever had

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2021

very kind, professional doctor

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Dr. Riad and staff very thorough and competent. I was taken in at my exact appointment time. Both my husband and I are very pleased with Dr. Riad's care.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

As always, the care at WH cardiology is superior from scheduling to final instructions. Dr Riad makes me feel like my life is important. He inspires me to practice healthy behavior. Thank You.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr Riad has understood and addressed my concerns over my Healthcare . I Trust Him.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Riad is very knowledgeable and caring. He strives to give his patients the very best medical care possible, treating them the way he would family members.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Dr. Riad is a personable professional who really does focus on the the best possible care with me in mind.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2021

Dr. Riad is very thorough!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr. Riad is a great doctor

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

Dr. Riad always provide very efficient, thorough and thoughtful care. he listens to my questions and concerns and gives very good insight.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

I have recommended Dr Riad multiple times. He is an excellent Dr and his Standard of Care is exemplary!!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Riad is wonderful as is his entire staff. I have no complaints, only compliments!

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

My experience dealing with Dr. Riad and all of the staff in his office has always been positive. i have been a patient since 2009.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

A very good doctor with an awesome team, thank you for your help

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr Riad is a very personable physician. I have referred others in my family to him. very satisfied with him and his excellent staff from receptionist on up.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Riad is THE BEST!

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

I have been with Dr. Riad for about 15 years now. he has provided me with excellent care over that time period and I wouldn't consider anyone else for my heart health.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2020

Dr. Riad is a wonderful doctor to have on your side.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

ongoing relationship with Dr Riad and staff... he knows my case pretty well and knows my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Great staff and doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Have been seeing Dr.Road for several years. He was my husband's cardiologist as well. Dr. Road is empathetic and very caring. He is also very informative about your issues and always treats his patients with respect. I would recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Riad is a very good doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

I have already recommended the doctor to others. The whole nursing staff and the doctor were wonderful to work with

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Uneventful visit. Staff was professional. Dr. Riad answered all my questions, never making me feel rushed, or that my questions were not important.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

I like Dr. Riad's calm demeanor; he does explain details about one's condition very well.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

dr Riad and his team are always responsive

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Dr Riad took the time to listen to me and answered all my questions. His demeanor makes you know he cares for his patients

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Just a very good doctor, always has been

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

all good experiences with the doctor

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

very nice doctor, easy to ask questions and get informative answers.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

I love Dr Riad. He is the best.I really feel.like he really cares.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Riad is an excellent physician and very knowledgeable about Cardiology.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

I would recommend Dr. Riad to everyone.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Doctor is very approachable and easy to talk with

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

great staff & doctor

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr. Riad is a particularly good listener. I felt I was in very good hands with him.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

I have already told friends what a good experience I had with Dr. Riad.

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Always a positive experience with this outstanding Doctor

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Riad is very kind, compassionate and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

I had no issues with my appointment with Dr. Riad and the personnel who assisted him.m

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I would definitely recommend this doctor to others

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

I feel very well cared for by Dr. Riad and his entire staff.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

I feel lucky to have Dr.Riad as my Cardiologist

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