Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cole Eye Institute, Akron
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Summa Health System
Akron, OH USA

Internship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Northwestern University
Evanston, IL USA


  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/1/2019, Dr. Paparizos 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

85 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 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2020

I am extremely pleased with my new doctor. she is the third one I have had. I left the other ones due to lack of their concern for my eyes. I never felt comfortable. now I am excited because she has given me hope for better vision. no other doctor could help. they did not have the expertise she does. I am grateful to have her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

i like my Doctor, she is very kind and i am well Pleased with her

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

recommeded doctor stella to my sister

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

set up appt for husband with provider

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. P. is great!

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. is very good. Shows concern, kindness and friendly.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

*Dr. Paparizos was excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

The Doctor is VERY knowledgeable and explains issues clearly and concisely and careingly.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019

I have already recommended Dr. Stella to a family member and will do likewise to others.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2019

I was delighted with Dr. Paparizos, & plan to always ask for her in the future, & recommend her to others!

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

We were concerned how the new Doctor would be, but right away you could tell she cared about you as a patient and she was very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2019

We for sure like Dr. Stella Paparizos and will refer our Friends and Family to her, and We feel our trust will grow for her as we develop our relationship with our new Doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2019

She was very nice & explained what she was doing at each thing. She did. It made is so easy for me because I had come for another dr. so some of it was different.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2019

Had a problem with an eye drop. called Dr Stella's office. called me back BEFORE the end of the day.

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