Sandra Darling, DO
Lakewood Family Health Center
Treatment & Services
- Lifestyle Medicine
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About Sandra Darling, DO
Dr. Sandra Darling is an osteopathic physician with a board certification in Lifestyle Medicine along with Preventive Medicine and Public Health. She is dedicated to helping her patients achieve better physical and mental health and emotional well-being through the prescription of dietary modifications, physical activity, sleep, and relaxation practices. In her medical practice, she focuses on weight management, brain health, and prevention and improvement of chronic diseases using Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr. Darling graduated from Touro University California osteopathic medical school and completed residency at the Florida Department of Health in sunny Palm Beach County, Florida. Prior to medical school, Dr. Darling worked in the field of architecture and design in San Francisco. She decided to change careers after she had a profound experience treating her own longstanding health issues primarily by altering her diet.
Dr. Darling sees patients in individual lifestyle consults and shared medical appointments in several locations within the Cleveland Clinic and in virtual appointments.
Read about a patient that has benefited from working with Dr. Darling and Lifestyle Medicine:
Healthy Changes Become Healthy Habits for Woman Who Struggled With Losing Weight
Health articles featuring Dr. Darling can be found at health.clevelandclinic.org.
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Graduate School - Nova Southeastern University
Ft. Lauderdale, FL USA
Residency - Palm Beach County Health Department
Preventive Medicine & Public Health
West Palm Beach, FL USA
Internship - O'Bleness Memorial Hospital
Athens, OH USA
Medical Education - Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Vallejo, CA USA
Undergraduate - Iowa State University
Ames, IA USA
- Preventive Medicine - Public Health & General Preventive Medicine
Research & Publications
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44 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
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9 Patient Comments
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Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023
Very nice experience. Dr was very nice, professional and helpful. She did not talk down or over me.
Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023
I actually enjoyed this Dr visit. Nothing bad to say at all
Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023
Dr. Sandra Darling listens well and responds appropriately with the needed care.
Reviewed on Mar 24, 2023
I am pleased with Cleveland Clinic doctors.
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023
Dr. Darling is very knowledgeable and detailed oriented. I feel confident that she has my best interests in mind. I trust her and her advice. She answers all of my questions and responds quickly to test results.
Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023
Dr. Darling is very sensitive to the needs of her patients.
Reviewed on Jan 10, 2023
Dr Darling - was very kind, professional, through In assessing my health concerns. She targeted key Issues that could be road blocks in losing weight such as lack of sleep d/t neck pain and possible sleep apnea and set up consults for further evaluation and treatment ie: acupuncture and sleep medicine. Dr Darling was exceptional at addressing issues and setting up a care plan towards my goals in a healthy lifestyle.
Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022
Dr Darling , is very professional and she explained things better this time.
Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022
The Dr was very professional and explained things very clearly