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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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

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

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

Residency - Cook County Hospital
Internal Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - University of Ibadan Faculty of Medicine
Ibadan, Nigeria,

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/10/2020, 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

167 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 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

27 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

I love Dr Akindipe. He's so easy to talk to and understands what I'm talking about.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Love Dr. Akindepa

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Doctors, nurses and administrators at the Cleveland Clinic are very courteous, caring and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

very happy with the virtual appointment and Dr. Akindepe

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Dr. Akindipie is an amazing physician. I couldn't be happier about his care.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Dr. OKINDEPE is wonderful. Every doctor we have seen has been great.

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Dr. Akindipe truly communicates, giving you confidence your health is being managed in the highest level.

Reviewed on May 1, 2020

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

wonderful Doctors

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2020

Dr. Akindipethe is always an excellent care provider. This was our first virtual visit. He explained the quality and impression of my X-Ray done locally and uploaded to CC. He stated my x-rays of my lungs were totally clear and compared nearly the same as the x-rays at my last visit in October 2019.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Akindipie is a fantastic physician and a very good man

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Akindipe is an excellent doctor. I like his calm and through maner. He answers all my questions. A good choice.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Dr Akindipe is the most caring Physician and the best communicator I have ever encountered. he has been very direct throughout the entire evaluation and post surgery. I owe more to him than I could ever repay.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

The Dr really showed concern about my health

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

love my Doctors at the Teansplant center

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2020

*Dr. Budev and *Dr. Akindipe are the absolute best lung transplant doctors.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

he is the best. (Dr Akindepi

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Dr. Akindape is very attentive and thoroughly explains everything. He does an excellent job.

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

Dr. Akindipe is a thoughtful, respectful and knowledgeable physician. He listens and observes carefully. I am so glad he is my primary doctor at the CCF.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2019

We have a wonderful Physician !!!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

excellent Doctor and staff

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

I have already recommended Dr A. to local friends with PF problems and two are recently new patients at CC Pre Lung Transplant. Dr Budev is wonderful swell!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

Did not have same "slant" on my case with same information as provider partner 8 weeks earlier. Somewhat frustrating!!

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2019

As always, Dr. Akindipe shows true caring and compassion. He is very thorough, explains everything in relation to condition and test results, encourages questions if I'm unsure of something, and confirms with me that I understand what he has said. I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Akindipe as my physician and trust him completely.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

The transplant Doctor takes the time to allow a discussion about my care.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr Akindepi got me in on his schedule when I was very worried about rejection. i was very grateful. He scheduled a broncoscopy. ,there was no signs of rejection. I was happy with my appointment

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019

Dr A and his staff .are the best. Kat. Is very good. Bogth are easy totalk to

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