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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC USA
Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA
- Family Medicine
preventive care, disease prevention and health promotion, care of acute and chronic illness, care of newborns, children and adults
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
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 4/26/2020, Dr. Garven has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. 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.
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.
35 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||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
8 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020
Dr. Garven is a consummate medical professional.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020
Doctor was very good explaining situation, options, and courtesy to me as a person, not just another face. He took sufficient time for me to address my questions and concerns.
Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019
Dr. Garven is very friendly and takes time to listen and explain information.
Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019
Always know that I will be able to get an honest and helpful exam from Dr. Garven.
Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019
I had Dr. Garven when I first moved to Cleveland 25 years ago and was so happy to find him still practicing..I liked him then for his courteous and concerned manner and I like him now! Highly recommnded
Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019
Dr. Garven listens and cares. I will not go to anyone else.
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2019
Dr. Garven is simply amazing in his care and concern--and follow through!
Reviewed on Aug 14, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Garven to anyone. He is patient, thorough, thoughtful, pleasant and exceedingly smart. He answers questions, even mundane ones or those whose answers may seem obvious, with no hint of exasperation. I can't speak highly enough of his professionalism and good natured disposition.
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