Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Repairs
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Nasal-Sinus Disease
  • Paranasal Sinus Disease
  • Rare Cancer and Blood Disease Program
  • Septal Deviation
  • Sinonasal Cancer
  • Sinus Infections
  • Sinus, Sleep, Salivary Gland Disease
  • Skull Base Cancer
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Boston, MA USA

Residency - University of Western Ontario Hospital
London, Ontario,

Medical Education - University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
London, ON Canada

Undergraduate - McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario,


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

Section Head of Rhinology, sinus and skull base

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/3/2020, Dr. Sindwani has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Sindwani receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Acclarent, Inc.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

74 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 3.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr Sindwani always takes the time to listen to my concerns. He is very compassionate and never rushes my appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Dr Sindwani is very good, very professional

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Loved seeing Dr Raj...gave me some bit of relief.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

very good doctor -- he takes his time to talk to you and hear what you need and works to resolve.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Excellent experience Dr Sindwani was extremely professional and interested in my wellbeing

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I had Dr Sindwani in mind when I rated these statements. He was terrific. Warm, engaging, professional, relaxed, conversational, and knowledgeable. I am pretty sure I was the only patient he saw that morning, because he was all there for the entire visit.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2020

Dr Sindwani answered all of my questions and educated me about the best way to medicate during this severe allergy season. I am very thankful as I am symptom free now after 3 days!

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

The doctor & his staff were very nice. I was worried going in about how painful this experience was going to be. I had none! my comfort was a priority.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

It was really nice to have Dr. Sinwandi call and talk through my health issues. This option was very helpful and he was very courteous.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Dr Sindwani is #1

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

excellent care,very capable and nice physician

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

My experience was very good. Dr. Swindwani and his resident physician were kind, genuine and courteous. My condition was a follow-up and not a critical condition, but still appreciated their care.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

so very pleased with myovrall visit with the Dr. He was amazing along with the staff.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Sindwani is outstanding, a great surgeon who does a wonderful job explaining the issues and options going forward, in easy to under stand language.

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