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Samir Kapadia, MD

216.444.6697

Samir Kapadia, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code J2-3
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.6697
DeskDesk:216.444.6735
WorkFax:216.445.6176
Samir Kapadia, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Sones Catheterization Laboratories
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code J2-3
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.444.6697
DeskDesk:216.444.6735
WorkFax:216.445.6176
Surgeon:
No
Type of Doctor:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Samar Kapadia, MD, is the Section Head of Invasive and Interventional Cardiology, the Director of the Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, and Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart & Vascular Institute at Cleveland Clinic. He is a Professor of Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Kapadia is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology, and interventional cardiology.

Specialty/Clinical interests: Percutaneous treatment for valve disease, transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), Mitraclip, complex coronary interventions,  atrial septal defect (ASD) and patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure, carotid interventions, peripheral interventions

Number of Procedures Performed: Dr. Kapadia has performed 1,000 TAVR procedures and thousands of other cardiovascular 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: http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx

Education and Training: Dr. Kapadia received his medical degree with honors from Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College in Gujarat, India. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, where he was named Outstanding Resident. Dr. Kapadia completed fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, and was named Chief Interventional Fellow. Dr. Kapadia was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 2003 as a Staff Interventional Cardiologist.

Prior to his appointment to Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kapadia had an academic appointment to the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, and was an Interventional Cardiologist at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle.

Research, Publications and Speaking: Dr. Kapadia has published more than 300 articles and abstracts in professional scientific journals.

About Dr. Kapadia: “I love to get to know the patients and families well so that I can provide appropriate care and meet their expectations. Procedural expertise is necessary for the best outcomes but not enough; compassionate clinical care is an essential element that we should not ignore.”

Leisure time activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Kapadia enjoys spending time with his family, astronomy, physics, and math.

Professional Highlights

  • Director, Sones Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
  • Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Interventional Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
2000
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cardiology
Cleveland, OH USA
1998
Residency - Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Houston, TX USA
1995
Internship - Baylor College of Medicine
Internal Medicine
Houston, TX USA
1992
Medical School - N.H.L.M. Medical College
Gujarat India
1990

Certifications

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

Specialty Interests

coronary interventions, percutaneous treatment of valvular heart disease, ASD/PFO closure, carotid interventions, peripheral interventions.

Awards & Honors

  • 2007 Teacher of the Year Award, Interventional Cardiology, Cleveland Clinic

  • 2006 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic

  • 2006 Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine

  • 2004 Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine

  • 2000 Lower Clinical Award for Original Investigation and Professional Excellence in Scientific Paper, Cleveland Clinic

  • 1999 Lower Clinical Award for Original Investigation and Professional Excellence in Scientific Paper, Cleveland Clinic

  • 1998 Young Investigator Award for Clinical Research, Cardiovascular Young Investigator Forum, Astra Merck

  • 1998 Peskind Memorial Award for Best Research Paper from Residents and Fellows Training in Division of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic

  • 1998 First Place, Cardiology Research Day, Cleveland Clinic

  • 1996 2nd Place, Basic Science Research, Research Symposium, Baylor College of Medicine

  • 1995 Finalist, Melvin L. Marcus - Young Investigator Award in Cardiovascular Physiology, American Heart Association

  • 1994 Best Basic Science Research Presentation, Baylor Scientific Symposium

  • 1994 Outstanding Resident, Baylor College of Medicine

  • 1989 Highest Honors, Final Academic Year, Medical School

  • 1987 Merit Prize for exceptional performance, Indian Pharmacological Society

  • 1987 Highest Honors, Second Academic Year, Medical School

  • 1984 National Scholar, National Council of Educational Research & Training, India

  • 1984 7th Rank (30,000 Premed Students), State Board, India

  • 1982 6th Rank (250,000 Students), State Board, India 

Innovations & Patents

Devices for Percutaneous Valve Treatments

Memberships

  • American Heart Association

  • American College of Cardiology

  • Society for Vascular Medicine

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

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