Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Complete Physical Examinations
  • Comprehensive Care Of The Adult Patient
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Home Nebulizer
  • Internal Medicine
  • Mammogram
  • Men's Health
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pap Test
  • Peak Flow Meter
  • Presurgical Testing and Assessment
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Reproductive Health
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
  • Women's Health
  • X-Ray
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adult Medicine
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Bronchitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Infections
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Care
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 30 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Allegheny General Hospital-Suburban Campus
Internal Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical Education - Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC USA

Undergraduate - University of Illinois Hospital at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, IL USA


  • Internal Medicine
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 12/8/2019, Dr. Dellaportas 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

134 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

52 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Excellent experience communicating with my Care Provider

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

As long as I have been a patient with Dr Delaportas I have never had a problem. This is why I have have been with her for so many years. Very thorough, easy to talk too, very professional and caring. The Medical Assistant Amy is a great asset. The nurses through the year have been wonderful when I needed them when my mother in law was very ill. I am in the process of taking a Patient Access Course with Tri C. I am hoping when I graduated in October I will be able to work for the Clinic and give all the Knowledge and Professional , Caring attitude that Dr. Delaportas and all the Clinic staff I have dealt with can also.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

excellent knowledgeable physician with excellent bedside mannersCcf is fortunate to have her in their staff list

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

I love Dr Dellaportas. I have seen her for years. she is always kind, professional, compassionate, smart. I trust her. I just absolutely love her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

This was the best visit I ever had to the doctor. I didn't have to leave my house which was great because I am on oxygen and this was so convenient. Dr. teleporters made it so easy.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is amazing! She has cared for me for 20 years and I hope for 20 more (although she may have something to say about that)!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is an angel on this earth !!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

always great interaction with DR. D

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is a wonderful doctor. She really listens to your concerns, is polite , and very understanding.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

My provider is simply the best! She consistently exceeds expectations in all areas of care.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr Dellaportus is such a caring person. She is very knowledgeable and allows sufficient time to answer any questions I may have.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

I have always had a good experience with Dr. Dellaportus even though she may tell me things I don't want to hear. I know she wants me to be as healthy as I can be.

Reviewed on May 7, 2020

excellent physician who is very compassionate

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

all my doctors are at the Clinic and I wouldn't have it any other way thank you very much

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

Dr. Delaportas is a great doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2020

I was very pleased. Dr. Dellaportas understood the problem and gave excellent suggestions.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

can never say enough good things about Dr Dellaportas! She's an amazing doctor AND person.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr. Delaportas is an excellent physician. She takes the time to explain everything and we didnt feel rushed. She answered all questions. Couldn't be happier.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

I can only say God put this caring doctor in path. Delaportes new to me. She was so genuinely caring of my concerns. She had excellent rapport and built trust instantly at a scary time. I so appreciated her nonalarmist way in communicating. She scheduled my "next steps" that day and called with results that evening - in the middle of a pandemic! Impressive!

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is the best! I've been with her since she joined the CCF.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

A++++ Service - I travel about 20 miles to see Dr. Dellaportas. she is an amazing doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Dr. Della Portas is very kind and compassionate. CCF very lucky to have her.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is my favorite doctor ever!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. listens and always make me feel heard and answers all my questions.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

she is such a nice, caring Doctor & person. I have recommended her to others

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

absolutely love and respect our doctor

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is an excellent physician and really listens to my concerns. she treats me with respect and I always feel like she genuinely cares. She's one in a million!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

I hope Dr. Dellaportas NEVER retires

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Doctor Dellaportas shows genuine concern for my overall well being and is very thorough in getting all the facts to enable a proper diagnosis.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr Dellaportas, is a kind, caring and compassionate physician. Her staff is very professional and always treat me well.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is an Excellent Physician!!

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

love Dr Dellaportas. she is kind caring compassionate and respectful

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2019

Dr Dellaportas is kind and patient and genuinely cared about me and what I was experiencing.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Dr. Dellaportas continues to provide high quality care. I feel fortunate to her as my doctor. Personable and professional. Office staff is very friendly.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

You need an excellent rating for Dr. Dellaportas

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Dellaportis are the best!

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

Dr Dellaportas is simply the BEST!!!

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

I can't say enough good stuff about Dr Dellaportas she is the absolute best! She is caring and thoroughly explains everything! Pure heart of Gold

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

Very caring Dr & Office personnel

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

dr delaportas is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

She is the best doctor - even took my husband when he had an issue and could not get his doctor to see him!

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

Dr. Dellaportas always takes the time to ask about things going on in my life, my family, my career. She has always been one of the biggest proponents of my health and wellbeing.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Dr. Delaportis is an amazing doctor! I have recommended her to my daughter, who is also a patient.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

excellent experience with Dr Dellaportas-ALWAYS

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

Dr Dellaportas is very caring and always provides detail explanations and listens to my concerns even those I feel are minor. She provides a plan to address my issues and she is very responsive and follows up immediatel with test results. She is the reason I remain with Cleveland Clinic and the ease of completing medical tests at the Independence medical center.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Dellaportas is a wonderful provider. She is always on time, thorough and a provider who I have been able to partner with to address my health concerns. It is apparent from her demeanor that she loves what she does!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2019

Always excellent. dr Delaportas listens and explains well. She always focuses on me, I always feel good when I leave

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2019

I received excellent care from Dr Dellaportas. Dr listened and answered all of my questions.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

Dr. Dellaportas is a kind, caring, knowledgable and respected Doctor. I don't know who I would see if she ever left and I hope she never does. She never hurries the visit. You are the most important person to her at that time. I have recommended her.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2019

I have been with Dr Dellaportis for almost 20 yrs. the longest in my 63 years. She is all that a doctor should be. my visits center around my needs at each visit. due to scheduling her physical appts are already out to 2021, but I know she'll be there for anything I would need.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Dellaportas is a wonderful and empathtic physician. She makes you feel like your important to her and your health is her number 1 priority

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019

Dr. Dellaportas has been my primary care physician for over 20 years. She is a caring, knowledgeable professional. I would never change doctors.

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