Michael Zacharias, DO
Specialty: Cardiology-Heart Failure
- Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine for Academic Affairs, UH Cleveland Medical Center
- Assistant Professor, CWRU School of Medicine
UH Cleveland Medical Center
11100 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106
Michael Zacharias, DO, FHFSA, FACC, is the associate clinical chief of cardiovascular medicine at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He is also medical director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program for University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute. Additionally, he is an assistant professor in the Section of Heart Failure and Transplant at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.
An Ohio native, Dr. Zacharias completed his undergraduate degree at John Carroll University in 2003 and his medical degree at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2007. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiovascular medicine fellowship at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center where he served as chief resident and chief cardiology fellow. He then completed an advanced fellowship in heart failure and cardiac transplantation at the University of Wisconsin Hospital before returning to Ohio to join the faculty at UH Cleveland Medical Center.
Dr. Zacharias’s clinical interests include invasive hemodynamics, temporary and durable mechanical circulatory support, and cardiac transplantation. He sees himself as a clinician educator and mentors local students interested in pursuing a career in medicine. At the completion of medical school, he was a finalist for the Dean’s Award and at the completion of his chief residency, he was the recipient of the UMass Department of Medicine Recognition Award for extraordinary contributions to medical education. Shortly after joining the faculty at University Hospitals, Dr. Zacharias was the recipient of Teacher of the Year for both the internal medicine residency and the cardiovascular medicine fellowship. In 2022, Dr. Zacharias was inducted as one of the 2022 UH Distinguished Physicians, which recognizes “the doctors of doctors”.
- Advanced Heart Failure
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Heart Transplantation
- Mechanical Circulatory Support
- Ventricular Assist Devices
Certifications & Memberships
- Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellowship | Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation
Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation - University Of Wisconsin Hospital And Clinics (2014 - 2015)
Fellowship | Cardiovascular Medicine
Cardiovascular Medicine - University Of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center - University Campus (2011 - 2014)
Residency | Internal Medicine/Chief Resident
Internal Medicine/Chief Resident - University Of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center - University Campus (2010 - 2011)
Residency | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - University Of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center - University Campus (2007 - 2010)
Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine (2007)
John Carroll University (2003)
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As of December 31, 2016, Michael Zacharias did not disclose any Outside Relationships with Industry.