Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Madison Medical Office, Express & Outpatient Care
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Fairview General Hospital
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Family Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve Univ. SOM
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Denison University
Granville, OH USA


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

Urgent care medicine Education

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 12/7/2020, Dr. Perala 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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* 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

234 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

dr parela is awesome! wont see anyone else unless referred by him

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Dr. Perala is the only doctor I trust 100%.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

I have been absolutely relieved to finally find another doctor whom I can trust will do the things needed to make sure I'm in good health and also communicates with me to a level were I understand.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

Dr. Perala is a wonderful, competent and caring primary caregiver

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

My doctor Teagan Hayes was booked solid for the day and Dr Perala scheduled a web portal visit for the next day and took care of my issues and then followed up

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

I loved how easy, convenient, and safe (RE this Covid environment) this was. I was able to get my inhaler refilled very easily. Dr. Reid was wonderful.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

I was well taken care of quickly by Dr. Reid. My favorite part of online care was getting it quickly, but more importantly being able to followup as well because the Dr was added to my contacts in Mychart for messaging. my least favorite is the $55 charge. In my opinion, this should be much lower since the ability to serve in large volume should lower the price. Would have cost me nothing if I went in to the office because of insurance coverage.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2020

Haven't seen the doctor in awhile, was great seeing him. He was very polite and attentive to my needs. Will do this again when needed.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2020

Dr P has always been an amazing Dr. Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have him in their practice

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

The doctor was nice and helpful.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2020

It was an excellent experience and Dr. Perala was kind, patient and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

I wouldn't pick any other Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

amazing Dr. he takes his time. truly cares for his patients. doesn't treat you like a waste of time. would travel hrs to see him. thankfully he is virtual so I don't have to lol

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2020

Dr.Perala is the one of the best doctors I have ever had. He always is there for me and takes actions on all of my pending health issues.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

concise to the point as always Dr Perala covers all concerns with explanations that are easy to follow. thanks

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

the doctor was awesome. he went above and beyond. texting and calling me for follow up. I have had many doctors at the clinic. he HS been the best.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Perala went over treatment and follow-up care.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Even though it was 8:30 at night, we were able to connect with a provider. Being a mom of 4 and starting school this week, we were already pressed for time and did not have time for a traditional doctor appointment. It was so great to be able to take care of the issue on our time in our home.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

it was very quick to get an appt. I thought it was a very thorough conversation with the doctor

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2020

Dr. Perala always looks into my history to know all about my health problems and concerns. He listens to your care and concerns.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. Perala is an amazing doctor!! Very thankful to have him as my primary! I recommend him to everyone I talk to.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Perrla is absolutely amazing doctor and human being. Beside that he showed high professionalism as a doctor he demonstrated the bast best personality traits. He took immediate action to diagnose my health condition, ordered right treatment and most important followed my conditions. His nurse in constant contact with me and keep instructing me what to do based on Dr. Perrla's decisions. having this experience with Dr. Perrla me and my wife decided to switch our Pham I'll Phisition to have Dr. Perrla as our family Phisition.

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

very nice doctor, took his time when he could have easily rushed it. it was an easy case...poison ivy. but he still was very thorough and communicated a lot.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Dr. Perala was great. Very caring, respectful and took to time to answer the many questions I had. Dr. Perala made himself available to me by MyChart and answered my questions in a very timely manner. I highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

thank you for everything. I got answers to my issue explained to me in simple terms, the visit was terrific, as I have come to expect from Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Perala was terrific.

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2020

Dr. Parala is a conscientious, caring physician!

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

was not able to zoom with doctor. i wish you just had a link that you click on and it would connect. I had to speak with Dr. by phone which was not what I planned

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr Purala is a great Dr and very caring and patient.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I have trouble connecting thru your video system. I can connect with Doctor Perala much easier using my I-phone with FaceTime.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I am very happy with doctor Perala

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2020

Dr.Perala was able to figure out the problem with a strong idea of what it was within the first videochat.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Perala was very knowledgeable, courteous, patient, caring and kind. He exemplifies the essence of what is means to be a great doctor. Kudos to you!

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

LOVE the Online Dr Call !!!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

5...Very good.....just isn't a high enough number!!!!!! Dr. Perala went above and beyond for approximately 11 weeks now and every virtual visit, every ER visit, Every hospital admission, every complication along the way he was always available to help me get the correct care! I'm still having some issues and He's still going above and beyond.....His level of care has been nothing short of EXCEPTIONAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on May 13, 2020

MD took time to review my health lab and info prior to call, He answered questions and didn't appeared to rush the visit. I was very impressed.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Doctor was available within a few minutes. Much shorter waiting time than a regular visit.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

Doctor was attentive to my needs.

Reviewed on May 6, 2020

very nice doctor. would like to speak with again.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

Dr. Perala is the kindness and the most caring physician I've had the pleasure of meeting. His sincere concern and thorough medical assessment are proof of his genuine dedication to his patients' wellbeing. When first meeting Dr. Perala, I was desperately struggling with a very unusual and resilient infection, requiring multiple treatments and tests. At times, I felt helpless and uncurable, frustrated from the constant pain I was experiencing, yet never did I doubt Dr. Perala's medical judgment and course of action. He was (virtually) there with me every step of the way and made sure I was able to receive all the necessary tests and treatments, a daunting task considering it all took place during the peak of the COVID pandemic. Dr. Perala's commitment and compassion are why they put the word "family" in family medicine. I'm proud to call him my doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

dr. Reid always was excellent and helping me as a patient that he did not know

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

dr. Reid always stay professional

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

very caring Doctor Who listened

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Great doctor. One of the best I've seen at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

Dr Perala is wonderful. Very good doctor. Informed me of all options. I'm very happy I came to him! 10 star rating. Amazing. Very helpful and look forward to Future help from him. I would recommend him to everyone. All around extremely happy with him! Thanks again

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2020

Like I said, I have never seen a doctor like this before. Even in his limited time, he doesnt just treat the illness, he treats the entire patient!

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