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Title Head of Adult Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Mental Health
Department Center for Adult Behavioral Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Appointment:
216.636.5860
Desk:
216.445.3359
Fax:
216.636.1863
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender( LGBT Health)
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
View all 3 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Gender Identity Disorder
  • Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender LGBT Health
  • Mood Disorder
  • Treatment Resistant Depression (TRD)
View all 5 Specialties +
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Biography

About Murat Altinay, MD

Dr. Altinay who has been working with treatment resistant depression (TRD) population since 2007 has has extensive experience in the use of neuromodulation therapies (DBS and TMS). He currently runs a TMS clinic for depression and is an investigator of several ongoing clinical trials that investigate novel treatments and functional neuroimaging approaches in mood disorders.  Dr. Altinay's is also specialized in LGBT Mental Health and is the co-founder and the co-director of the Cleveland Clinic PRIDE clinic where he primarily focuses on Transgender Mental Health.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Psychiatry / Mood Disorders
Cleveland, OH USA
2015

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Psychiatry
Cleveland, OH USA
2014

Medical Education - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
2010

Medical Education - Bethel Family Practice and Outreach Center
Tallahassee, FL USA
2008

Medical Education - Gazi University
Ankara,
2007

Medical Education - Gazi University
Ankara,

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Assistant ProfessorCase Western Reserve University04/2016 - present
  • Faculty Institution/Institute/Department: Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineDates: 07/2015 - present
  • Fellow in Mood Disorders and NeurosciencesInstitution/Institute/Department: Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Psychiatry and PsychologyDates: 07/1/2014 - 06/30/2015

Certifications

  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Psychiatry

Awards & Honors

  • The Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Foundation (OPPF)Research Award 03/2016
  • Society of Biological Psychiatry's Chair's Choice Award  11/2015
  • Cleveland Clinic Service Award  06/2015
  • Cleveland Clinic Educational Foundation Recognition for Excellence in Teaching Award 11/2014
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation The Research Program Committee (RPC) Award- $25,000   07/2014-- present        
  • Cleveland Consultation and Liaison Society Best Poster Award  05/2012
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Association SCOPE Professional Scholarship  08/2006            
  • International Federation of Medical Students' Association SCOPE Professional Scholarship  07/2005             
  • Gazi University Medical School Full Scholarship   09/2000

Memberships

  • Member, Society of Biological Psychiatry
  • Member, Organization for Human Brain Mapping
  • Member, the International Society for Bipolar Disorders
  • Member, Association for Academic Psychiatry
  • Member, American Neuropsychiatric Association
  • Member, International Society of ECT and Neurostimulation
  • Member, International Society for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association
  • Member, Ohio Psychiatric Physician Association
  • Member, Cleveland Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Society
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Murat Altinay, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/17/2022, Dr. Altinay 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

52 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2022

Dr Altinay was thorough and acknowledged my thoughts during our visit

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022

He Is the best doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Altinay is extremely knowledgeable and important to my success with DBS in assisting me with OCD and any medtronics questions. I really appreciate all his efforts to this end. He's proactive and expedient in his responses. Thank you Dr. A.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Great experience. I needed to be more brief due to work, and Dr Altinay was accommodating.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr Altinay is an excellent care provider. He always treats me with respect, makes sure he touches on all aspects of my care and addresses any concerns. He referred back to past discussions we've had and I felt he was very present and caring during this appointment as well as appointments we've had in the past. He is truly an asset to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

Dr. Altinay is always very caring, respectful, and present. He works very well with my other care providers, and read my chart before my visit and asked about recent health developments. He is by far the best psychiatrist I've ever worked with, and I am comfortable talking with him.

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

I've never had a psychiatrist who actually asked me important questions and even more importantly showed concern about my situation. Dr. Altinay makes every effort to understand what's happening in my life and explains why he is or isn't prescribing a medication.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Dr. Altinay is professional and kind in providing me with the best care possible.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Dr. Altinay is wonderful. Cleveland Clinic is lucky to have him.

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