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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

See publications for Sandra Dellaportas, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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 12/25/2020, 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

200 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

76 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 11, 2021

Dr Dellaportas is an amazing doctor I can not say enough good things about her !!

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

I always feel great after a visit with Dr D - I appreciate the time she takes with me - I do not feel rushed, she takes care to address all my concerns.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

dr d's practice is too busy to recommend.

Reviewed on May 10, 2021

Dr. Delaportas is just a fantastic doctor. her demeanor is the best I've ever seen.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2021

Dr Dellaportas is simply THE best doctor I've ever been to. She's brilliant, she cares, she listens. I feel privileged to be her patient.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is a very caring and endearing healthcare professional

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr Dellaportas is great!!!!

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Love this doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

I have been a patient of Dr. Dellaportas for many years. She provides exceptional care and the Cleveland Clinic office on Rockside Road in Independence makes it easy for me to receive any treatments I may need. It's close and convenient to my home.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas has always been wonderful at explaining treatments and shows great concern for me as a person.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

dr Dellaportos is the best dr. high praise for her.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2021

I have been seeing Dr. Dellaportas for a long time and plan to continue to see her for many years to come. She knows my health history and she knows me. I feel very comfortable discussing any health concerns or questions. I value her recommendations and therefore am committed to following through on changes, tests, etc.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Where do I begin. I've seen Dr. Dellaportas for years, I'll only change, IF she would ever retire, at 80. Discussed all my concerns. Blood labs, meds, diabetes foot checkup (all good). Even discussed the Branchial cleft cyst, with drainage at times.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Dr Dellaportas is a model of kindness and compassion

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

*Dr. Dellaportas is a stellar physician and team leader and a role model for the rest of us.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is truly amazing. I am moving to Florida and will truly miss her being my physician! Not sure if I will find a Dr as good!!

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

The personal touch and the follow up of Dr. Dellaportas, is second to none. The care, respect, and devotion shown were impeccable. I can't say enough.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

Dr. Dellaportis is an excellent healthcare provider. She is extremely kind, a wonderful and caring listener. She involves the patient in decision-making. Highly recommend Dr. Dellaportis to others!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is amazing! The best physician I've ever had

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Dr. Delaportas is an amazing doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas very concerned with my health to make sure everything is covered for my age

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is the best doctor I have ever had. I can talk to her as I do a friend. I know she is always listening to me and open to discussing every aspect of my care with respect and compassion. I trust her completely.

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is the best. She is great at listening and explaining. she make me feel very comfortable and at ease. I can discuss any issue with her.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

The concern and care by my doctor was excellent !!!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2021

Dr Sandra Dellaportas is a very good listener and shows a lot of concern regarding my health. She offers a lot of knowledge and information about my specific and general health issues. I have and will continue to strongly recommend her to family & friends.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

I have been with Dr. Dellaportas for about 15 years and she is the best doctor I have ever had

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas and her staff are amazing

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Dellaportas is hands down the best provider!!!! I'm so blessed to have her bc she cares about her patients and you can see that, and that's hard to find now in a PCP.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Delaportas was awesome as usual

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Sandy is the best and has a supportive team in her office.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Sandy explained what was happening and what my disease course would like like. I always appreciate her positive support of my health care!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas always takes the appropriate time needed to sufficiently answer my questions.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is a true gift. I have been blessed to have had her all these years as my PCP.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Meeting Dr Delaportis was a pleasure. She is very down to earth it is no wonder she has been my wife's doctor for as long as she has been... 15-20 years?

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr. Delaportis gave me a to do list. I am thankful she cares so much for her patients!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Always a pleasure. Doctor is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is wonderful, compassionate, thorough. I could not ask for a better doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is a wonderful person and an excellent, compassionate physician!

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020


Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas has been my primary care physician for years. She is the best! She is often in a cheery mood. She treats me with respect and takes the time to listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is excellent. she really listens and does not make me feel rushed

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

excellent physician, intelligent, attentive, very caring A+++++

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

I have been with Dr Dellaportas for many years. she is thorough,approachable and kind. I will stick with her !

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is the model doctor. She is comprehensive in her examinations and shows a tremendous amount of care and concern for her patients.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is simply the best!!! She is always kind and very thorough.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Dr Dellaportas is the best! She is the most caring, understanding and thorough doctor. She always explains everything completely and listens to everything I am concerned about.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is an amazing Dr!

Reviewed on Oct 15, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is the best!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is an excellent doctor, I don't know what I would do without her. I have been a patient of Dr. Dellaportas for over 30 years and I would never change doctors. I have not found a doctor as caring or knowledgeable as she is with her patients. I trust her so much that I referred my daughter to her and she feels the same way about Dr. Dellaportas. My only complaint is she doesn't have an office in Medina Ohio.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

As mentioned in the previous section, I trust and respect Dr. Dellaportas so much that I referred my daughter to her.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is always thorough and caring and provides a very comprehensive examination. Wonderful bed side manner.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Sandra Delaportes exhibits a high degree of concern for his patients. I highly appreciate her courtesy and attention to details.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is the best. Extremely good bed side manner, returns calls and emails always within a reason amount of time and treats you as though you were her only patient. Caring, sympathetic and method of talking to you about any serious medical issue is very compassionate. By far one of the best doctors I've been to.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is wonderful in every way.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Best doctor ever!

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is an amazing doctor. she is intelligent, communicative, genuine and caring.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Sandra Dellaportas is an excellent GIM provider

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

CCF is fortunate to have her as staff ,She is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr. Dellaportas is a gem! She is always very considerate, a great listener, thorough , and never rushes the patient. She allows time to see you as long as it takes because she cares so much about her patients. She is my favorite doctor of all time.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

She is such a wonderful provider that it is hard to get an appointment with her!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

dr is the best'

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020

*Dr. Sandra Dellaportas is the best doctor I have ever met. She is such a caring person, who is genuinely concerned about my health. She is extremely professional.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr Delaportas is very professional and thorugh

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2020

she is the kindest most caring doctor, I have peace of mind knowing if there's a problem she will be there for me.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr. Delaportus takes her time, answered questions I had and is extremely knowledgeable. I can't say enough positive things about her. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Dr.Dellaportas is the ultimate caring knowledgeable Physician. I feel so fortunate that I was able to have her as my Physician.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

BEST doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

I've never met a doctor more caring.

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

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