Dr. Ximena Valdes MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. Ximena Valdes is a pediatric cardiologist in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with University Hospitals Case Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Chile and has been in practice for 43 years. She is one of 10 doctors at University Hospitals Case Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology. She also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1976–1978

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1978–1980

University of Chile
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 34 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 31 years in Pediatric Cardiology

OH State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Parental perception of children's weight as a function of ethnicity/race, gender, and age.
Valdes, X. L., Nota, M. F., Franco, S. M.

Access barriers to dental care for Medicaid patients.
Valdes, X. L., Greenwell, A., Theriot, J., Franco, S.

Postpartum interviews: factors affecting patients' learning and satisfaction.
Valdes, X. L., Kurbasic, M., Whitfill, B. S., Sessler, D. I.


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