alert icon COVID-19 INFO

Coming to a Cleveland Clinic location?
Visitation, mask requirements and COVID-19 information

Department Critical Care Medicine
Primary Location Akron General
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Kannada
Surgeon No


Is Cleveland Clinic Part of Your Insurance?

Review a list of accepted insurance plans for our Northeast Ohio locations or learn more about purchasing a contracted managed care plan.

View All Plans
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - MetroHealth Medical Center
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Case Western Reserve University (Ohio)
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, Oh United States (Archived)

Residency - MetroHealth Medical Center (Ohio)
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Bangalore University Medical College
Bangalore, India

Medical Education - Bangalore Medical College (India)


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

Specialty Interests

Pulmonary hypertension, Neuro ICU care, Pulmonary embolism, Sepsis

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Lokesh Venkateshaiah, MD.

(Disclaimer: This search is powered by PubMed, a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine. PubMed is a third-party website with no affiliation with Cleveland Clinic.)

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 2/14/2022, Dr. Venkateshaiah 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

78 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2022

Dr. V listens carefully, is compassionate and kind.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

My husband was with and the doctor included him and answered his questions

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2021

The doctor was exceptionally nice, informing and engaged in my appointment. He was very polite and courteous and made me feel comfortable. He was thorough in explaining all aspects of what I was there for and for possible future issues that may arise.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

Dr.Venkat, is always polite and takes good care of me as a patient, he listens to my concerns, and make sure if I need anything to let him know.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

I thought this doctor was very knowledgeable and had studied my chart before the visit, we did a review of my problems and created a plan of action; this one is a keeper.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Dr. Venkat is always a class act - very compassionate, thorough, and intelligent provider with a very caring spirit.

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

So happy I found Dr Vankit, He is amazing very through and listenes to you.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2021

The Dr. Was very good. I really like him. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a Dr. Like him.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

The doctor is a very busy doctor. Some time I wonder if he has to many patients. Its hard to get to see him. I do like his nurse practiner. She is very good.

Back to Top