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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations

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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodules
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
View all 13 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2013

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1991

Medical Education - University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
M.D.
Cincinnati, OH USA
1988

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA
1983

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Pulmonary disease, Critical Care, Interstitial lung disease, Immunoglobulin deficiencies, Mycobacterial lung disease, Lung cancers, COPD Asthma

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ronald Burwinkel, 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 2/8/2021, Dr. Burwinkel 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

100 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

My Mom and our family are very satisfied with Dr. Burwinkel. He takes very good care of my Mom.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2021

The scheduling staff are fantastic and helpful, but it takes way too long to get appointments. This health issue started in January. Even with a doctor's referral, it took over two months to get this appointment.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2021

It was a very good first visit. Dr. Burwinkel was excellent at listening, understanding and explaining and communicating. I look forward to his help with my health.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2021

I am happy with Dr. Burwinkle and his office's service

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2021

Many thanks to Dr. Burwinkel for his straight forwardness, care, concern and also having a good sense of humor.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Very thorough.Didn't rush us .Explained everything.Made you feel like he really cared.I am so glad that we chose this doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

Dr Burwinkel is the best! Awesome bedside manner, takes time with patients and LISTENS!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2021

Good experience with staff and doctor

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Burwinkle increased my Mom's oxygen level and breathing treatments and he explained this to her in very nice way. He is always very kind to my mother.

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