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Roger B. Chaffee, MD, FACC
(330) 376-7000

Summa Physicians Inc. - Cardiovascular Disease

Specialties:

  • Cardiovascular Disease

Gender:

Male

Locations

Professional Education

  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Residency

  • University Hospitals of Cleveland
  • University Hospitals of Cleveland - Chief Resident

Fellowship

  • University Hospitals of Cleveland

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine September 16, 1989

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease November 11, 1991

American Board of Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease (Recertified: 2002-2012)

Licensure

State Medical Board of Ohio, 1986, #35-05-3638

Education

Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio- B.A., 1980
Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio- M.D., 1984

Post Graduate Training

1984-1987 Internship and residency in Internal Medicine - Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

1987-1989 Clinical Fellow in Cardiovascular Disease - Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

Academic Appointments / Work Experience

1989 - 1990 Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

1989 - 1990 Chief Resident, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio

1990- 1991 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

1990- 1991 Attending Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

1991- 1994 Attending Physician, Division of Cardiology University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio

1994 - Present Attending Physician, Akron Cardiology Consultants, Inc. Akron, Ohio (merged with The Heart Group, Inc. to form NEOCS 1-1-07)

Honors and Awards

1980 Phi Beta Kappa
1984 Alpha Omega Alpha
1987 Charles C. Carpenter Award, Outstanding Senior Resident
1993 Department of Medicine Clinical Teacher of the Year
1996 Summa Health Systems Subspecialty Teacher of the Year
2003 Humanism in Medicine Award, 2003 Association of American Medical College NEOUCOM Nomination
2004 Most Caring Physician, Summa Health System
2005 Summit County Medical Society Community Service Award
2006 Summa Health Systems Elite Patient Service Physicians Aware

Memberships

1989-1990 Instructor in Medical School Physical Diagnosis
1986-1990 Member of Housestaff/Faculty Liaison Committee
1989-1990 Member of Residency Educations Committee
1991- 1994 Department of Medicine QA Committee
1991- 1994 Department of Medicine, Intern Selection Committee

Publications

1. Chaffee, R.B. Correction - Echocardiography (Letter). New England Journal of Medicine, 1991:324:131-32.
2. Chaffee, R.B. (Readers Comments) -Thallium Stress Tests in Asymptomatic Diabetes. American Journal of Cardiology, 1992; 69:572-3.
3. Chaffee, R.B. (Readers Comments) - Silent Coronary Artery Disease in Patients to Undergo Carotid Endarterectomy. American Journal of Cardiology, 1992; 71:498.

Professional Presentations

2004:
1. "Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines." Medical Grand Rounds. Summa Health Systems, Akron, Ohio

1999:
1. "Management of Heart Failure." Medical Grand Rounds. Summa Health Systems, Akron, Ohio.

1994:
1. "Cleared for Surgery." Patient Management Issues for Primary care Physicians. Medicine. Mary 10, 1994. University Hospitals of Cleveland.
2. "Screening for Coronary Artery Disease; Strategies." Clinical Issues in Primary care Cardiology. May 14, 1994. University Hospitals of Cleveland.
3. "Stress Echocardiography Clinical Applications." Medical Grand Rounds. September 14, 1994. Summa Health Systems, Akron, Ohio.

1993:
1. "Management of Coronary Artery Disease, Invasive or Non-invasive." American College of Physicians, Ohio Chapter Meeting, October 22, 1993.
2. "Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction." Practical Issues in Internal Medicine. October 6, 1993. University Hospitals of Cleveland.
3. "Management of Acute Myocardial Infarction." Family Medicine Grand Rounds. January 27, 1993. Fairview General Hospital.

1992:
1. "Estrogen Replacement Therapy and Heart Disease." Medicine. November 10, 1992. University Hospitals of Cleveland.
2. "Management of Uncomplicated Myocardial Infarction." Practical Issues in Internal Medicine. October 21, 1992. University Hospitals of Cleveland.
3. "Management of Uncomplicated Myocardial Infarction." Practical Issues in Internal Medicine. Medicine. May 12, 1992. University Hospitals of Cleveland.

1991:
1. "Screening for Coronary Artery Disease." Department of Medicine Grand Rounds. October 2, 1991. Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals of Cleveland.