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

Hillcrest Hospital

Appointment:
440.312.7140
Desk:
440.312.7140
Fax:
216.312.7142
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
View all 5 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • 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 - Montefiore Medical Center
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Bronx, NY USA
2007

Residency - Montefiore Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA
2004

Internship - Albert Einstein Coll of Med of Yeshiva U
Internal Medicine
Bronx, NY USA
2004

Medical Education - McGill University
MD
Montreal, Quebec,
2001

Undergraduate - McGill University
Montreal, Quebec,
1997

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 2/18/2020, Dr. Spinner 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

81 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

20 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

Dr. Spinner always gets back to you when there is a question or test result.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

great, helpful visit with Dr. Spinner and very professional

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

lDr.Spinner is kind, courteous and very much interested in patient. Really like her.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I did not wait long to see the Doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Doctor was approachable and professional, it was an easy visit.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

I wish I could find a primary doctor as easy.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Avery knowledgeable and caring doctor. My good fortune.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Just a fine doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2020

Dr Spinner was excellent & every thing about my visit was suburb

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr Spinner is great!

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Spinner is caring, qualified, & easy to talk to. I feel very safe in her care

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

great Doctor. takes her time

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2019

I felt rushed and that my concerns weren't being heard in the beginning. I felt the dr. was defensive in the beginning because I questioned her about having to wait so long without anyone informing me I tried to explain how I was feeling and didn't think she seemed too concerned or was listening very intently. I still had questions upon leaving but felt I would be rushed so didn't ask them. I may ask my primary to recommend another specialist.

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2019

I was there for the same reason I was there back in March and Dr. Spinner did not seem concerned and I even felt insulted when she asked me if I was looking for opioids. I will be looking for a new doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

very good results with Dr Spinner she is very compassionate and understanding and caring.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2019

Dr. Spinner treated my situation very aggressively which was necessary and which I appreciated and agreed with.

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Spinner answered every question I had and assisted me in dealing with other issues i had in addition to pulmonary. She was kind,interested in what i was saying, and offered great solutions, some of which i have followed up with. She is awesome!

Reviewed on May 15, 2019

dr spinner has been a most effective and empathetic care provider; most importantly she has figured out how to treat my illness.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

a most wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2019

I've only seen Dr Spinner twice. she is a new doctor for me. she is excellent. she listens, looks at me, talks to me and explains things to me. she responds to questions via MyChart quickly and with a personal phone e call! I'm very happy with her.

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