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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Polish
Surgeon No
Lakewood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lakewood Family Health Center


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Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Medical Weight Management
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Poznan University of Medical Sciences
Poznan 60-512, Poland,

Undergraduate - Cornell University
Ithaca, NY USA


  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Dorota Whitmer, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 10/17/2022, Dr. Whitmer 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

122 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

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2022

First visit with Dr. Witmer, she is excellent! I would recommender her to anyone needing the services of an endocrinologist.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Extremely pleased with this doctor!

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

Shes absolutely fantastic. You can really tell she cares. She listens to me and I feel very comfortable talking to her! She's very approachable.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2022

Great Doctor.. She is very good on all levels.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I have had type one diabetes for more than thirty years, and have had almost twenty different providers in the past for my diabetes management. Dr. Whitmer is by far the BEST endocrinologist I have ever had.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2022

Dr.Whitmer is verycaring and diligent at her work. Very much appreciated!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

She is very patient and thorough and explains everything to me and answers all my questions. Never makes me feel rushed. Always reassuring and responsive when I have questions or concerns

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Great physician. Hope she can be my doctor forever.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Dr. Whitmer was caring and non-judgemental. Outstanding care provider!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

I love Dr. Whitmere. She has high expectations, patient and wise.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Whittier explained and educated to me the over labs to be done and why the labs had to be done. Dr. Whittier and staff very helpful with the education and importance of my well being.

Reviewed on May 27, 2022

Concerns that I brought up about other treatment plans or options based on my healthcare provider team were promptly dismissed.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Dr Whitmer is an excellent doctor. She's very smart and caring towards me!!!

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

She made me feel relaxed and explained everything to me

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

Dr. Witmer was excellent as usual. Very professional, knowledgeable, and personable.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

MD is very knowledgeable, easy going, and to the point.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Whitmer is a very knowledgeable, compassionate, and effective clinician. She is extremely helpful, honest, and wise.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

Dr. Whitmer is very caring and explain everything to me.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

I love Dr. Whitmer! She talks on a level that is easily understood and gave me some really good suggestions and didn't judge me for failing on my weight, sugar level, etc.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Whitmer takes her time explaining any change in medication & the rational & significant of the change.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

She is an Excellent Dr. She is always very curious and concerning. Very knowledgeable as well.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

She is an excellent doctor.

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