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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Medical Office Building, Akron
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Primary Location

Medical Office Building, Akron



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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

See publications for Stella Paparizos, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/30/2023, 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

323 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2024

DR. PAPARIZOS IS AN EXCELLENT PHYSICIAN. SHE HAS IDEAS AND SUGGESTIONS THAT SHE SHARES AND PROPOSES TO TREAT MY CONDITION. She is an asset to the Cleveland Clinic !!! She is also easy to talk to and listens well.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2024

Dr. Paparizos is always very professional. She checks the test which were taken prior to seeing her & assured me everything looked fine. My eye pressure was good as well. I was very happy to say the least.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Love Dr. Stella. Very caring, and thorough !

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr. Stella is a very caring and knowledgeable Doctor. She always goes above and beyond. She is an asset to CC Cole Eye

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

I liked the way The Dr. Lid to my balance concerns effectiing my eye Issue.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr Paparizos is just excellent

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

Very good staff! I had to reschedule to see the doctor due to the fact I had to get to my next appointment.

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2024

Dr Stella Paparizos is wonderful

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

She is a very good and caring doctor. She takes the time to explain everything to me

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2024

Dr. Paparizos was so wonderful. She was very concerned about my eye problem and extremely proactive. She immediately arranged for me to be seen the same day at the Cleveland Clinic main campus by a specialist there. She's the best!

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2024

Dr Paparizos is great!!!

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2024

I like my Dr.!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Paparizos is very knowledgeable, caring, and kind. Absolute pleasure to have as my doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr was very thorough and detailed informative

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2024

I understand the problem, but I had to cancel an appointment with Dr. Paparizos because of illness in the family and I could not get another appointment for well over two months.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2024

Dr Paparizos and staff has always be professional, effecient, and friendly! Thank you

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2024

No problem at all with Dr. Paparizos. She's wonderful

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Paparizos is the epitome of the type of doctor you want to have. Her competence and professionalism are the best quality possible.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Doctor was on maternity leave which delayed my appointment. Not a problem,though

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. Paparizos is the epitome of professionalism knowledge and compassion. Love to see her.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr. Papas is a true professional. She is respectful kind and empathetic. She is thorough in her examinations, and always make sure that I have a solid understanding of the plan of care, and that all my questions have been answered.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2023

The care provider is very thorough and yes I would recommend her

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr. Stella is exceptional.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Again Very Good is not adequate She is above excellence

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2023

Dr reviewed all aspects of the eye test performed on this visit. She also shared the improvements the eye testing provided to continue on the care plan in place.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

My husband and I love Dr. Paparizos! She's just the best!

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Always able to see Dr Stella

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. Paparizos is THE BEST!

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

The tech provided information as she went through the process much better than anyone else had previously! She told me what Dr Stella would be following up on and Dr Stella did as she said she would.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

I have always had a great experience. Dr .paparizos is always so kind and patient and explains everything very thoroughly. Everyone has always been very welcoming!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

Dr. Paparizos listened to my concerns, gave me helpful information, and was very knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2023

Dr.Paparizos is a outstanding doctor

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Scheduling staff was very flexible and getting them to Dr. Paparizos door. She leaves for maternity leave. I really appreciated that.

Reviewed on May 23, 2023

The physician explains very succinctly what condition she is treating and how I was progressing.She also asked about whether I had any other medical issues over the last six months.

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