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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Thoracentesis
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria (ASB)
  • Pulmonary Nodules
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
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Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2014

Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
2011

Medical Education - State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY USA
2008

Undergraduate - Boston University
Mathematics and Economics
Boston, MA USA
2004

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Interstitial lung disease, sarcoidosis, lung nodules, COPD, asthma

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 1/24/2020, Dr. Khabbaza has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Khabbaza receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Insmed, Inc.

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

157 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

29 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

I like Dr Khabazza very much and trust his judgement. he is a good listener and gives advice and is not rushed. he has a great bed side manor and I will continue to see him.it was very difficult to get an Appt in a timely manor however. I didn't mind having to go out to main campus to see him but even that was a long wait to get in to see him during the middle of This bronchial issue I am dealing with. his staff was great and he is amazing though

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

dr Khabazza is the best pulmonary doc I have had and will continue to see him

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

I received extremely good care and am pleased with the results of treatment - the doctor was very pleasant and did his job well.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2020

The provider was personable and thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2020

He is one of the most respectful Physicians I have ever seen in my life. Being a senior ,people tend to fluff us off and not be concerned. He gives his full attention to me and never acts like a question is trivial. So kind and compassionate and intelligent . Cannot say enough about him, I tell everyone about him . I would highly recommend him to anyone who needs treatment in Pulmonary Disease.

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

Dr Khabazza is an amazing doctor, professional, very knowledgeable, knows his patients, always available to talk, explains in detail about my condition and test results. the best doctor I've ever had.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

md did not rush you through the visit....showed interest in you as a person...was down to earth

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

A+ rating for this doctor and his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2020

GREAT DOCTOR ,ALSO HIS STAFF. VERY INFORMATIVE. VERY COMFORTABLE TALKING AND SHARING WITH DOCTOR.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

Dr. Khabbaza is an excellent doctor as is his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

very outstanding doctorlove himam in good hands

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

will recommend doctor to friends

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Dr. K was "all ears" regarding my concerns. He was patient and answered all of my questions in spite of the fact I was the last appointment of the day. Never felt rushed. Thoroughly explained breathing tests and contacted me Immediately with results and treatment.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Dr Kabozza is my favorite provider. He is extremely caring and listens intently

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

Dr. khabbaza is very thorough and has wonderful bed-side-manners with myself. he makes sure all of my questions/concerns are addressed.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2019

Doc is good, he listens.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

He sure is a great Doctor, spends time with you and explains everything

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2019

Dr. Khabbaza is a fantastic doctor. Listens to and addresses my concerns. Very helpful and compassionate. He even prolonged taking his lunch break so that I wouldn't have to wait between testing and seeing him for the results even though that's the way it was scheduled! I've never had to wait long at all. I barely get seated before I'm called in. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Dr Joe was great

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

One of the best doctor's I have ever had. He cares about me. That is huge

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2019

I really find Dr K being on of the best. I am seeing a few regularly and he has always treated me a an important patient.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2019

doctor very profession and friendly, he offered suggestions on meds that might be less expensive, that I inquired about since I am on a fixed income.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2019

great Doctor excellent patient manner

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2019

the Doc is great, he actually listens and determines a course of treatment.

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2019

*Dr. Khoury & the internist were wonderful - explained everything & answered all questions. Very good doctors.

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

Dr. Khabbaza is excellent. He has a warm and engaging bedside manner as well as exceptional clinical knowledge.

Reviewed on May 10, 2019

Dr. Khabbaza is a fantastic doctor He is always ready to assist you to better health

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

I was very impressed with Dr Khabbaza, he took the time to listen to my concerns and he explained the course in which to proceed.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2019

I love meeting with this Doctor. He is one of the best for caring for me and my wellbeing. This takes lots of strain of a long time persistent cough. He has a plan. Lets me know what and where we are. he reaches out to others to get me the best care. I really appreciate it

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