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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

See publications for Stella Paparizos, 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 9/29/2021, 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.

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

341 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

37 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2021

I love my doctor she is very good at explaining and very thorough

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

The Dr. Explained everything to me very clearly.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Every staff member, including the doctor, have been outstanding!

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2021

Many of the questions in this survey did not apply. The location of my visit was a satellite facility in Green, Ohio, not the main campus. The location was great, people were great, and Dr. Paparizos was wonderful as always.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2021

Very excellent experience nurse was kind more importantly knowledgeable & efficient. Dr. Was awesome approaching my situation head on with clarity in her chosen direction whit impressed me as well as immediately build my confidence in her abilities & knowledge. She get from me 100!

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Excellent physician

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr Paparizos is amazing. Kind, professional, and thorough!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

On a prior visit I signed a consent to release info for another doctor fir an upcoming surg. This information has not been received. I wonder if there was any follow up to obtain this information.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2021

Dr. Stella is great, glad I found her. Very personable.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

very good doctor. listens to patient's concerns and adjusts accordingly.

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Five stars for Dr. Paparizos. Always the best

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

My doctor is very attentive to my needs. I go to her other office in Green just to make sure I keep in contact when she's not at the white pond location.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

a very good experience. I wanted a second opinion, and Dr Stella was so kind, patient. snd informative. she truly put my mind at rest. She didn't assume anything and explained everything to me. I so appreciate her being there for me, thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

both nurse and doctor outstanding

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2021

My husband and I, both, are very pleased with our provider and the clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

Dr Paparizos is a very caring professional. She is excellent in her care of the patient.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2021

I had a great experience with Dr.Paparizos .My nerves were frazzeled and she eased my mind.She talked thru everything she was going to do.I would highly recommend my family and friends to her.And the office staff was friendly and helpful and the tech that did my eye exam.

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2021

If the survey went to 10 I would give Doctor paprizos an 11, She is great at all aspects of her job.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2021

The dr. has been very thoughtful, thorough whenever I see her. This visit was no different.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

The Doctor has made me feel comfortable and in very capable skilled hands. My previous Doctor retired and I was apprehensive about starting with a new physician. So far very pleased but think the practice will benefit from asking Dr. Yeakley to consult on serious cases.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

The physician is friendly but does not waste time.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2021

it was a great appointment, Nurse Jean wo did my eye test was wonderful, very qualified , polite, kind and efficient. Dr Stella as usual was a big help, extremely polite, qualified and explains it all so I can understand.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2021

Need follow up to go into treatment explanations still. Dr explained all well up to this point.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

This was an early morning appointment. This office has always been very business like and has had lesser amount of friendly or warm employees. Everyone there except my doctor seems very hurried and somwwhat tense.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr. Stella and her team are extraordinary.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Dr P was very professional, good listener and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

I appreciate the professionalism of both staff and doctor. Doctor explained in detail the results of my exam and concerns. She provided information about possible future medical solutions. Much appreciated.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Paparizos is the best. She's most knowledgeable, professional, and warm!

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

my overall experience with the doctor and her staff was quite excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2021

very pleased with this provider. very caring person

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Very professional doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

the doctor was excellent and explained everything

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2020

I love Dr Stella!

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr Stella was very nice

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr Stella was very professional & nice

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr. Paparizos was very personable, knowledgeable and the appointment went very well and in a timely manner. very little waiting time through the entire process. Such better experience over all from my last visit.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2020

V Very goog love my DOCTOR

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