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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

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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

See publications for Joseph Khabbaza, 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 1/26/2022, 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

201 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

69 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Thank you so very much. Our confidence with Dr. Khabbasa are very high. Toledo not so much.

Reviewed on May 24, 2022

One of the best docs I've ever had

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Dr. Was very concerned & involved in my problem.

Reviewed on May 18, 2022

All good. Dr.Khabbaza is most professional. I feel confident in his care.

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Love the doctors bedside manner!

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

All staff and Dr Khabazza were extraordinarily informative and showed they cared greatly about my comfort and care

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

He is by far the best doctor I've ever had. Actually here's everything you say to him and takes his time.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Dr. Khabazza seemed to know my medical history and recommended some changes. He listened to my concerns and explained everything.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr Khabbaza Is terrific. He knows how to communicate effectively and he Is receptive to what I have to say. I couldn't be any more satisfied with him. He knows that I bc don't want to be told "there Is nothing left to do for you". He's receptive to my Ideas and my thoughts bc as well as brings thoughts and Ideas to the so called table. He's the best.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Dr Khabazza, is amazing and I recommend him to everyone who needs a pulmonologist. You spend quality time with you with since everything you have to say, offers the best medical advice whenever I have a question through my chart he answers right away without hesitation. Besides being an emergency room doctor and I see you as well as his own practice and pulmonary the doctor should be rated the highest possible because he is truly amazing caring and compassionate.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Great and informative doctor

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

I was very impressed with Dr. Khabazza's willingness to take time to clearly answer my questions.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Physician is very enlightening. Willing to explain and educate.

Reviewed on Mar 23, 2022

Very approachable. Willing to explain and educate more than many caregivers! Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

Dr. Khabbaza is a very caring doctor and let's you know he Is there to help you in any way he can. That is very important to me. Talked to me in medical terms I understood.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

GREAT DOCTOR

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Khabbaza is an outstanding doctor. He is an expert in pulmonology.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

I feel that the doctor knows my needs and cares for me as a patient.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Khabbaza and his staff are phenomenal!

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Great doctor who cares about his patients.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Khabbazah is one of my favorite physicians. He explains everything in detail, patiently answers questions. He is extremely easy to contact through my chart. I have already recommended him to friends and family. Thank you Dr. Khabbazah.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2022

I feel my physician is excellent

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Very impressed with the amount of time the doctor gave me and the concern he showed. He also explained the results to me and what he thought the appropriate next steps would be. He then gave me time to ask questions. I was very impressed.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Dr Khabazza is exceptionally personable and knowledgeable. He makes sure that the patient feels comfortable and that their concerns are addressed. I am also impressed that he makes sure to cover every possibility regarding the patient's symptoms.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr kabaza is a very good dr and very informative and takes his time on his visits

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Doc is the best, he listens and acts accordingly. Saved me from some serious pain and lung discomfort

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2022

Again, Dr. Khanazza was outstanding

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Joseph is a fantastic doctor, one of the best you have, listens, knowledgeable, treats patient with respect, prompt with response, highly recommend

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2021

Best doctor!

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2021

Dr Khabbaza is an Amazing doctor who is very personable and cares so much about his patients. He is the definition of having passion to help when people are sick. Thanks for all the care when I was sick.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2021

He is an amazing doctor. Always recommending him to people. Great knowledge of the lungs and just a great doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Great doctor

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

Always good with Dr Khabbaza

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Dr.Khabbaza is hands down the best doctor out there. He takes is time with you and listens. He also fights for you when he needs too. I highly recommend him!

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

I am very pleased with the accessibility of the best doctors who truly care and take an Interest In my health Issues.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2021

Dr Khabbaza is excellent. I am very pleased with his personable and caring approach. He listens to everything you want to explain to him. I never felt rushed and his expertise in his field is extraordinary.

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2021

Dr.Khabbaza is the best doctor I have had. He listens to every thing I have to say, he includes me in the treatment plan, he always makes time for me in his schedule, and he puts his patients first.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2021

I have already recommended Dr. Khabazza! And through that he has anoter patient.

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2021

Dr. Joseph Khabbaza is excellent. He listens, answers questions, is very thorough, respond to my chart messages. He is one of the best docs I've had.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

I had a negative experience when I checked in with Dr. Khabbaza's receptionist. She said I was late for three appointments in a rather disgusted tone of voice. I felt like I was just scolded by my mother! I told her the e-mail I received for the Dr. VIsit showed that I was actually early by 5 min. Apparently, I was scheduled for a breathing test but I did not receive a text or e-mail about that appointment. Dr. Khabbaza apologized and told me the appointment notification was not my fault and that It had happened a couple times previously with others and he would talk to the scheduler again about the Breathing Test notification procedure.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Dr. Khabassa's knowledge of my current health issue is more than intellectual knowledge, He is engaged, concerned for my health and well being. Takes the time to make sure I understand the issues and what is required on my part to overcome these issues.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Dr.Khabbaza was excellent in explaining my problem to me and the different options for treatment. He has that rare combination of superior knowledge and compassion for his patients. Angie in the pulmonary lab was also great at explaining and talking me through the breathing test.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

The doctor was extremely patient and answered all our questions. He was personable and took time to consider different options for our next steps of testing and possible prognosis.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Dr. Khabbaza explains everything, answers all my questions, and gives me hope. I have nothing but praise for him.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2021

Dr. K provided a quick response to the test data from my bronchoscopy.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

Dr Khabbaza is an amazing doctor and my lung situation has gotten so much better because of him. I couldn't walk 20 feet without being out of breath, now I can run 20 feet!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr was very good never rushed me took his time excellent care with him

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Experienced. Professional courteous doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr Kabazza very informative and on point Professional

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Great Doctor very understanding and answers your questions

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Caring doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr Khabazza is exceptional. Always going above and beyond to care for me. Helping me get approval for innovative medications trying new therapies that have improved my quality of life

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Khabbaza & all the staff in Broadview Heights are outstanding. I missed an appointment (due to my error) and they called to check up on me. Who does that anymore? Everyone is professional, knowledgeable and kind. I am so grateful to have Dr. Khabbaza leading my care. There isn't any question I can't ask, and I am confident In the care he provides. He & the staff definitely exceed my expectations.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

He's consistently the easiest dr to get ahold of.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Best doctor ever.

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr. Khabaza is a very compassionate person and a very qualified physician.He has kept on top of all my care since my first visit with himHe is always available for any question or concer that I have. I highly recommend Dr. Khabaza

Reviewed on Sep 10, 2021

Dr Khabbaza is excellent. He explained to me the result of the test in a manner that I can understand and included me in the decision making for the next step that we have to take for my care. He called me back as he promised to let me know if the final reading of my CAT scan. I am very privilege to have him as my Pulmonologist. GOD Bless him.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Dr Kkabbaza is one of my favorite doctors I have ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2021

Doctor Khabbaza is amazing. He remembers so much about my case. He called me a few weeks ago when I was suffering with upper respiratory problem. So impressed!

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

At first the appointment was going to take two months, but my pulmonologist in Louisville trained with Dr. Khabbaza and contacted him personally. Dr. Khabbaza went out of his way to see me the very next week. So in that respect getting an appointment for when I wanted was very good.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2021

Dr. Khabbaza was a considerate and careful listener.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

All were courteous and Dr K. Was great

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr K is always attentive and kind

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

After completing the survey to obtain a new doctor there was no timeline as to when I would hear about an appointment. I thought maybe my request was lost.

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2021

Doctor Kabazza is a very caring physician and always there day or night

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

I've seen Dr Khabbaza in person twice now and both experiences were great and very efficient. Everyone was professional, communicative, and very nice. I probably wouldn't have traveled 2 hours the second time if it wasn't a good experience.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Dr Kabbazza is a very caring and concerned doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

This doctor reflects a real concern for my health. He listens to my problems and I am able to contact him when necessary.

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2021

Dr. Khabbaza is very kind, thoughtful and courteous. He is the best doctor that I have had at the Cleveland Clinic.

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