Treatment & Services
- Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
- Cancer Center
- Endotracheal Intubation
- Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
- Lung Cancer
- Screening and Testing
- Therapeutic (flexible Or Rigid) Bronchoscopy
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Benign And Malignant Central Airway Diseases
- Carcinoid Syndrome
- Endobronchial Manifestations Of Systemic Diseases
- Lung Abscess
- Lung Cancer
- Lung Nodules
- Malignant Mesothelioma
- Pleural Effusion
- Pulmonary Disease
- Tracheoesophageal Fistula
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX USA
Graduate School - Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA USA
Fellowship - Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Walter Cantidio University Hospital Federal University of Ceara
Medical Education - Federal University of Ceara School of Medicine
- Interventional Bronchoscopic Procedures training, Thoracic Endoscopy Unit of the Sainte Marguerite University Hospital, Marseille, France
- Interventional Pulmonology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
- Chief Medical Resident, Albert Einstein Medical Center/Frankford Hospitals-Torresdale, Philadelphia, PA
- Director: Interventional Pulmonary Medicine Fellowship Training Program, Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
- Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
Benign and malignant central airway diseases, carcinoid syndrome, endobronchial manifestations of systemic diseases, lung abscess, lung cancer, lung nodules, pleural effusion, tracheoesophageal fistula, tracheomalacia
Awards & Honors
- Teacher of the Year 2011 - Awarded by the Department of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Respiratory Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
- Best Doctors 2015, 2016, 2017, Cleveland Magazine
- American College of Physicians
- American College of Chest Physicians
- American Thoracic Society
- American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
- World Association for Bronchology
- Association of Interventional Pulmonology Program Directors
Research & Publications
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37 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.
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|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||5|
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9 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020
I have already told people about Dr.Almedia and that I felt I got excellent care he's a very thorough
Reviewed on May 20, 2020
communication via mychart with Dr Almeida and his schedulers was very good!
Reviewed on May 6, 2020
Very good Dr. Almeida is very easy to converse with.
Reviewed on May 6, 2020
Dr. Almeida conveyed genuine concern during our visit. His followup afterward moved quickly and with clear direction what steps were ahead. During the visit he took time to address our concerns and questions. Never felt rushed.
Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020
Dr. A. couldn't have been better. excellent in every respect. I felt respected, listened to, and was impressed by his thoroughness as well as his diagnostic plan. A+
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020
Dr Almeida has been the most caring and professional doctor I have experienced regarding my particular circumstance. He calmed my fears and educated me about my concerns. I never felt hurried or that any question was ridiculous. I would strongly recommend Dr Almeida to anyone I know in need of his field of expertise.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020
Dr Almeida is wonderful. I would absolutely recommend him to others. He is a gem.
Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019
Reviewed on Nov 14, 2019
Really liked Dr. Almeida. he listened to my concerns, told me his, and didn't act rushed when talking with my husband and I. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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