Hello! My name is Dr. Edward Soltesz and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998. To date, I have performed approximately 3,000 cardiac surgeries, of which 2,200 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Read more...
I believe my greatest strength is my tailored, individualized approach to each patient’s heart condition. I often treat highly complex patients that have been denied surgery elsewhere. I practice at the largest and most comprehensive heart surgery program in the US and am part of a large, multidisciplinary team that can offer my patients the latest in heart care.
"Dr. Soltesz beside manner was excellent. He took the time to answer all myquestions and made sure I was comfortable with the surgery to be performed. My surgery was successful and I am recoverying well."
-- Mark Roach, Mitral Valve, Valve Repair, Median Sternotomy, 12/13/2012
"Surgery went well including a bypass. "
-- Richard Herrmann, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Maze Procedure, 03/03/2011
-- Richard Chaunce, Mitral Valve, Valve Replacement, 08/03/2010
-- Ralph Fisher, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 05/13/2010
-- John Anderson, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, Median Sternotomy, 11/30/2009
Specific to heart valve surgery, you should know that I have several specialties including:
In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:
Dr. Edward Soltesz, heart surgeon, graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998.
After medical school, Dr. Soltesz completed a General Surgery Residency in 2005 and a Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency in 2007 at Brigham & Woman's Hospital. In 2007, Dr. Soltesz completed an Aortic Endovascular Surgery Residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 2007. Today, Dr. Soltesz is board certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery and General Surgery.