Treatment & Services
- Infusion Therapy
- Infusions Of Biologic Agents On Site
- Joint Aspiration
- Joint Injections
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Ankylosing Spondylitis
- Inflammatory Arthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Wegener's Granulomatosis
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - St. Vincent's Medical Center
Bridgeport, CT USA
Medical School - Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA
Medical School - Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine
- Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
Arthritis, bursitis, gout, infusion therapy, joint aspiration, joint injections
Research & Publications
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182 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.6|
|Knows Medical History||4.6|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.6|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.5|
11 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 26, 2017
Excellent doctor. Listens carefully. Explains and answers questions fully. Takes immediate action on next steps.
Reviewed on Aug 10, 2017
Doctor is very intelligent and caring
Reviewed on Jul 11, 2017
Very caring Fellow doctor who took a lot of time going over my history. The Dr. Elzawawy was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and caring. I am a geriatric health care manager. I view Cleveland Clinic Weston with the utmost respect. I recommend many of my clients to seek care from doctors who practice there. I found this group to meet my expectations of the superiority of Cleveland Clinic. Highly recommend.
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2017
Not written down why he feels this way, it was done while walking out, in passing while handing me literature to read on my own. Over 5 years of wanting an answer to what is happening to my life..... a person treated me like a machine. He verbally telling me who to follow up with while Im still trying to wrap my head around what he's telling me....Here let me give you your life long sentence in passing....it was shocking and demeaning. The behavior made me feel I should not believe the diagnosis.
Reviewed on Jun 7, 2017
he is always aware of my needs.
Reviewed on May 19, 2017
one of worst uncaring drs I have ever been to.
Reviewed on Feb 8, 2017
This healthcare provider has no bed side manners. He has no empathy whatsoever for his patients at least he had none with me. He diagnosed me with Scleroderma and told me that this was/ can be a very painful disease. He said that I can die in six months or 10 years and that there is no treatment or cure. When I asked questions, he responded that he was not God. This was probably the worst experience I have ever had with a doctor. At this point I am not questioning the knowledge of this doctor, however I definately question his ability to be human to his patients. Furthermore he seems to act like they are numbers and not persons he is dealing with. He has zero sensitivity. He would not go into detail about the disease until further symptoms come out. When I spoke to my internist about it, he was surprised as well. When my relatives did further research we found that there was more information he could have given us and he just did not care to. I am horrified at my experience with this man that calls himself a doctor. He belongs in a lab doing research and not dealing with people.
Reviewed on Feb 1, 2017
he was gruff & dismissive
Reviewed on Jan 31, 2017
Excellent - Dr. Elzawawy worked hard to get me to where I'm at today, I'm thankful for him.
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2017
Dr. Elzawawy always shows knowledge and concern for my health. I totally trust the recommendations he makes to me.
Reviewed on Jan 5, 2017
Brilliant Dr. very empathetic and caring. really listens and explains results and never rushes his patients. Dr. is patient and thorough and encourages questions. awesome Doctor !
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