Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Huron Hospital
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Baghdad Medical College
Baghdad, Iraq


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 11/4/2019, Dr. Al-Abousi 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

89 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Knows Medical History 4.3
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

I was tended by my new doctor and one of her nurses. It was a great encounter!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2019

I highly recommend my doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019


Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019

Dr. Al Abousi was new to me in Dr. Guiterrez's absence, and I found her to be very professional and thorough.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

i was pleased with the time she took, being treated with respect and dignity.. She actually did doctor things and explained rhem...thank you!

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr. Al-Abousi was very through, compassionate, and very easy to talk to. She checked out all the issues I had with my allergies and took the time to ask me what problems I've been having. After she examine me she did write all the prescriptions that I would need to help with my allergies. I would definitely go back to her for any health issues that I might have.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2019

she is one of the most kind doctors I've ever met

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2019

Very caring / knowledgeable/ listens and I am very happy she is my Primary care doctor. I feel very comfortable with her. Thank you

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2019

I have been extremely pleased with my visits. The doctor is NEVER rushed, takes time to listen and allow time for me to process. Respects my concerns and works with me toward treatment plans. Thank you!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

This was my first visit with Dr. Al-Abousi. I was very impressed. She treated me very well and was efficient and courteous.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2019

I felt like I was wasting her time. It was my first visit and, at other doctors, the doctor made an effort to get to know me, but she was very rushed. I think she was in the room for three minutes. Her smart watch kept beeping like she was getting text messages which she took time to read but didn't excuse herself. I don't get the impression she cared about me at all.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2019

The doctor was very caring and concerned.

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