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Department Otolaryngology
Primary Location Medina Hospital Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult General Otolaryngology
  • General ENT
  • General Otolaryngology
  • General Pediatric ENT
  • Nose/nasal Surgery
  • Sinus Surgery
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Parotid Tumors
View all 3 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery/ Otolaryngology / Head & Neck Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
General Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Medical College of Ohio at Toledo
Toledo, OH USA

Undergraduate - St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO USA


  • Otolaryngology

Specialty Interests

Thyroid masses, parotid masses, pediatrics, nasal and sinus surgery, nasal polyps, ear infections

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Matthew McDonnell, MD.

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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 3/4/2022, Dr. McDonnell 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

375 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

46 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2022

Love my experience! I was in a crises and I got into to see the Dr within the hour. He was very professional and cares!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Everything went fine and *Dr. McDonnell did a fine job. All the nurses and helpers were very good to me.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Thank you to my new ear doctor no problems

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr. McDonnell ENT is always pleasant, easy to speak with. Makes you feel comfortable.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2022

Very good they took me in right away and the Doctor saw me and addressed my needs within 5 minutes of waiting. Great Job by Doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2022

Great staffing, excellent care by provider and nurse

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Dr McConell called me personally to give me the results of my ultrasound, I am so amazed and thankful for that, that says a lot about Dr McConell how much he cares for his patients, I didn't have to read the results on my chart first and try to figure out what the results were. Thank you so much Dr McConell

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Had a very good first experience with Dr. McDonnell.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2022

I am very satisfied with Dr. Mcdonnell.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2022

I did recommend him to a friend

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

I would highly recommend Dr McDonnell. Courteous & professional. Put me at ease & corrected my issue.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Dr McDonnell treats my daughter as the patient. He talks to her directly and shows her respect.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Dr McDonnell is great

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2022

Great doctor! Talks in layman/truckdriver language I can understand!

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2022

Dr McDonnell is an outstanding provider. Listened to my concerns, throughly checked me, and gave recommendations based on my appointment. Would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a knowledgeable and understanding doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

Would highly recommend Dr McDonnell

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2022

Dr McDonnell is the BEST.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr McDonnell also handled our young daughters ear tubes. He and his staff are phenomenal

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Wonderful experience with, Dr. McDonnell.

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Everything about my appointment was excellent. I now regard Dr. McDonnell my ENT and will not hesitate to recommend him to anyone who asks.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Dr McDonnell is always thorough, extremely professional and patient interaction is superb.

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

First visit with Dr. McDonnell. He is the best! Kind, patient, sociable. I was not rushed in any way. Terrific bed side manner.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Doctor was extremely hurried, rushing about from patient to patient while I was in the examination room. Also, I personally prefer a more professional approach, opposed to the seemingly endless joke-makingheard similar behavior with the other patients be seen at the same time. I would prefer detailed, scientific explanation(s) of diagnosis and care options. But, that's just me.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Outstanding personal care by the physician

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022


Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

I found this appointment disappointing. I felt that the doctor was in a hurry and I was rushing him. I was disappointed with my last appointment because I saw a PA and I felt like she knew very little about my hearing issues. I actually went to my audiologist where I purchased my hearing aids and she took her time and explained many questions that I had. She was way more helpful than the PA. Dr McDonnell seemed to be anxious to get this appointment over with.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2022

I want to see a doctor who takes his or her time and explains things.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr McDonnell is very caring of his patients. My daughter has Down syndrome and he is very considerate of any questions or concerns I have. She has been his patient for over twenty years; no complaints.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr McDonnell always talks directly to my daughter (the patient) as well as listening to me.

Reviewed on May 16, 2022

Dr. McDonnell was very cooperative in getting me into the office. Very sociable. Excellent experience. One of the best!

Reviewed on May 12, 2022

Dr. McConnell is very thorough, knowledgeable, and delightful!!!!!! It is a pleasure to go for my appointment. So is Sharon (Sherrie)!!!

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr was very good

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Working with Dr McDonnell was a pleasant experience. He was kind, knowledgeable and professional.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Great experience, after seeing other doctors he was able to treat my sinus infection that went on for 10 weeks and it looks like the treatment is working. He is a great Doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

This dr is very nice. He not only took are of the problem I came in for he fixed a problem that I had been having for quite a while with vertigo. I am so grateful for him fixing this problem. I can now sleep on my one side and my back without spinning. My ear is unblocked too so it was a win win for me.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2022

Doctor is always pleasant and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Dr. McDonell is always professional and listens to anything you have to say. I think he is the best!

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr McDonnell is excellent and always takes the time to check everything and answer any questions.Very happy with this doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Doctor has superb bedside manner and I always feel comfortable and know I'll get excellent care.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr. McDonnell did an excellent job on my tongue and was very patient and kind with me because I was a very nervous patient. I would definately go back to him over and over again.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

Always feel cared for by the doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Doctor and nurses are very helpful and friendly thank you

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

The doctor was wonderful!

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr McDonnell is very competent and does a good job.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2022

Hi, This is the first time I saw this doctor. I was very impressed with him. He listened to me, and most importantly took very good care of me. My previous ENT doctor moved to Florida. I would like to have him a my new doctor. Great doctor so far.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2022

Dr. McDonnell is an excellent Dr.

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