Curtis Rimmerman, M.D.

Curtis Mark Rimmerman, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.C. is Chairman, Cleveland Clinic International Operations based in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. From 2015 to 2019, Dr. Rimmerman served in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as General Manager and Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Saudi Arabia successfully conceiving, building, integrating and sustaining a novel healthcare delivery system.   

Dr. Rimmerman was appointed to the Cleveland Clinic’s Professional Staff in 1993 as a staff cardiologist in the Section of Clinical Cardiology. Since 1996, Dr. Rimmerman has been a leader in international healthcare delivery directing multidisciplinary teams both internationally and domestically. In 2001, Dr. Rimmerman was appointed the inaugural holder of the Gus P. Karos Endowed Chair in Clinical Cardiovascular Medicine. Dr. Rimmerman is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology. 

In addition to his medical operations and international healthcare delivery focus, Dr. Rimmerman’s clinical practice encompasses coronary artery and valvular heart disease diagnosis and management.  He is passionate about 12-lead electrocardiogram interpretation and education, being the author of multiple books including Interactive Electrocardiography, 3rd Edition, an industry standard. 

Dr. Rimmerman is a career educator including medical students, residents, fellows and peers.  He has directed numerous Cleveland Clinic educational symposia including co-founding the Annual Intensive Review of Cardiology Board Review Course.