Department Center for General Neurology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Health System
Clinical Neurophysiology
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Residency - Sparrow Hospital - Michigan State University
Lansing, MI USA

Internship - St. John Hospital & Medical Center
Transitional Year
Detroit, MI USA

Medical School - Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT USA

Undergraduate - University of Utah
Salt Lake City, UT USA


  • Neurology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/8/2017, Dr. Vakili 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

131 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
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 29, 2018

Dr Vakili is phenomenal. her compassion, her care, her listening. All worth being duplicated.

Reviewed on May 15, 2018

Staff was very professional. I am very sad Dr. Vakili is leaving, but wish her the best.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Roya Vakili was So very nice, and she took her time explaining in detail, what was the matter with me . Dr. Vakili went beyond my expectations ! I for ONCE...Finally... After 1 year of Many Doctor visits,Many testings, Many ER visits I have a answer.. Of.. What is the matter with me !! I am Very Thankful for Dr. Vakili !!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2018

Dr. Vakili operates in the best interest of her patients. she is so down to earth , very brilliant, intelligent and most compassionate person.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2018

Dr Vakili is the best neurologist around. she's kind, understanding, and patient. I was so sad to hear she was leaving

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2018

Dr. Vakili knows of my interest for a more holistic experience and has been very open and has done her best to work with me.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2018

Dr. Vakili always explains every decision she makes and she makes my other doctors aware if the choices she makes.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2018

Dr Vakili makes you feel at ease

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2018

As previously stated, Dr. Vakili is very professional and takes the time to listen to my concerns.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2018

Again, scheduling is always difficult.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2017

dr answered all questions

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2017

Dr Roya Vakili was respectful and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2017

I truly felt heard in terms of my concerns and validated as to my take on my issues

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2017

Dr. Vakili is always very thorough on exams.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2017

Dr Vakili is an excellent listener and extremely knowledgeable in her field. I am grateful that my health is in good hands.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2017

The care provider gave me information to look over for more care.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2017

She always takes the time to explain things very clearly. Always takes the time to listen to any concerns I may have.

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