Organ Transplants Reached Record Levels at Cleveland Clinic in 2023, Saving More Lives Using Teamwork and Innovation

Cleveland Clinic performed 1,232 organ transplants in 2023 – including heart, intestine, kidney, liver, lung, and pancreas transplants from deceased donors – as well as living donor transplantation for kidney and liver. That is up 17% from the number of organ transplants performed at Cleveland Clinic in 2022.  “We are grateful for organ donors and … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hani Najm, M.D., Wins First Great Arab Minds Award in Medicine

Hani Najm, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Children’s Chair of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, has been named the first winner of the Great Arab Minds award in medicine in recognition of his outstanding contributions to pediatric and adult cardiac surgery, including his innovations to surgically treat congenital heart diseases.   The Great Arab Minds awards – announced … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Hosts Second Community Conversation with Cleveland City Council President Blaine Griffin

Five years ago, Cleveland Clinic hosted its first community conversation at the Karamu House. This meeting gave Fairfax residents an opportunity to voice their views on the most pressing challenges facing the neighborhood. During that meeting, the most prevalent issues to the community included: Food insecurity Jobs Housing Youth education and internships Workforce development Those … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Welcomes Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons Mr Sam Rajaratnam and Mr Paul Trikha

Cleveland Clinic London today announces the appointment of consultant orthopaedic surgeons Mr Paul Trikha and Mr Sam Rajaratnam. These appointments strengthen the organisation’s capabilities and expertise within orthopaedics and follow the continued expansion of Cleveland Clinic London across the UK healthcare market.   Mr Rajaratnam is an internationally renowned consultant orthopaedic surgeon, specialising in knee replacement … Read More

Five Businesses Complete Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals Program that Supports Economic Opportunity for Local Suppliers

Five local diverse businesses have completed the annual six-month mentorship program called the Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Supplier Accelerator. This program, a collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, aims to expand the knowledge and impact of local businesses headquartered in Northeast Ohio and owned by traditionally under-represented entrepreneurs, including members of the LGBTQ+ … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Among First Hospitals to Perform New Renal Denervation Therapy for Uncontrolled Hypertension

Following approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 7, Cleveland Clinic used a first-of-its-kind ultrasound-based renal denervation on a patient. The Paradise system, created by Recor, works to lower blood pressure by denervating the sympathetic nerves surrounding the renal arteries. The system delivers two to three doses of 360-degree ultrasound energy through … Read More

Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health Marks National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month with First Patient to Receive Newly Approved Treatment

On Nov. 2, 2023, Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health marked a milestone in Alzheimer’s disease care by administering its first infusion of the anti-amyloid drug, lecanemab (LEQEMBI®), for the treatment of mild Alzheimer’s disease. In conjunction with National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, the Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas … Read More