Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Transplantation
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Advanced Lung Disease
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2010

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Stanford University Medical Center
Heart Lung - Lung Transplant
Palo Alto, CA USA
1999

Fellowship - Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
Pulmonary Critical Care
Chicago, IL USA
1994

Residency - Cook County Hospital
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA
1991

Medical School - University of Ibadan Faculty of Medicine
Ibadan, Nigeria,
1982

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
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 4/21/2017, Dr. Akindipe 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.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

146 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
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2017

Dr. Akindipe, his staff and all of Cleveland Clinic are the best!! Everything always runs very smoothly and I couldn't ask for a better place to handle my health care.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2017

always been treated good and with respect and I formed

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2017

Privider attentive and concern. Excellent!

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2017

I don't know if it was the time of day (middle of the afternoon), but the physician was clearly tired. His eyes glazed over a few times and he kept yawning. When I asked questions, he gave rote answers and did not seem to want to get into any involved discussion. He obviously did not read over my chart before seeing me, because he suggested I be tested for something which I have been diagnosed with previously. It was clearly stated in my diagnosis list.

Reviewed on May 24, 2017

good

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2017

Can't say enough good things about my treatment at the Clinic.. They saved my life and are very determined to keep me alive.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2017

My visits to the Cleveland clinic for the most part have been pleasant. The staff has always been curtious an very helpful.

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2017

the whole experience was very good with everyone

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2017

Overall, a good experience

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2016

Excellent hospital, excellent staff have never had a bad experience here.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2016

I receive excellent care at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2016

Very pleased with this provider

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2016

It was our first visit with this doctor, he was attentive and answered any questions clearly. Spent as much time addressing our concerns as necessary. We are comfortable and confident with being under his care.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2016

Excellent

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2016

I have always been pleased with professionalism and courtesy extended to me during my visits.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2016

perfect

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2016

good

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2016

They treat me great, my doctor was very nice.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016

I am pleased with the transplant department. They work together to help me be successful. I am a 12 year survivor. They continue to help me when I need to see other specialists for issues I may have. Dr. Akindipe has always been courteous, listening to my concerns and then addressing these concerns.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2016

The fact that the Cleveland Clinic is a part of my life now it is just so nice to know that when I do come up there from Cincinnati I have the best doctors, nurses and all staff so genuinely caring about me and my welfare. It is as though you are NOT a stranger there at all.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2016

Excellent care always.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2016

Very good visit. I was treated with respect and given excellent care.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2016

it was good visit

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2016

I have no complaints for any of the visits I have had.