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George Ozbardakci, MD


George Ozbardakci, MD
Department: Otolaryngology
Location: Lorain Family Health Center
Mail Code LN20
5700 Cooper Foster Park Road
Lorain, OH 44053
George Ozbardakci, MD
Department: Head and Neck Institute
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code LN20
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
Type of Doctor:
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

George Ozbardakci, MD, is a Staff physician in the Department of Otolaryngology at Cleveland Clinic Lorain, and the Head and Neck Institute, located on the main campus of Cleveland Clinic. He was appointed in 1999 after working in private practice in Lorain for nearly 20 years. During that time, he was vice president of medical staff for Lorain Community Hospital, St. Joseph Regional Health Care Center and also was a clinical instructor of otolaryngology at Case Western Reserve University.

His clinical interests are in general otolaryngology.

 Dr. Ozbardakci received his medical degree from the University of Istanbul, Turkey, and completed a general surgery internship and residency at Brooklyn Cumberland Medical Centre, Brooklyn, NY. He then completed a residency in otolaryngology, head and neck surgery at New York State University, Brooklyn.

Dr. Ozbardakci is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology, Ohio State Medical Association and Lorain County Medical Society. He was board-certified in 1980.

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Kings County Hospital Center
Otolaryngology, Head and Neck
New York, NY USA
Internship - Brooklyn Hospital Center
General Surgery
Brooklyn, NY USA
Medical School - Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School
Capa, Istanbul Turkey


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

General otolaryngology, thyroid nodule, sinusitis, hearing loss, sleep apnea, ear infections (otitis media), sore throat (pharyngitis), smell and taste disorder, tonsillitis, vocal cord paralysis, swallowing disorders


  • American Academy of Otolaryngology
  • American Academy of Head and Neck Surgery
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Lorain County Medical Society

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

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Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Spanish

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