alert icon Coronavirus

Now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments for ages 12+
Schedule a vaccine appointment
COVID-19 vaccine FAQs

Going to a Cleveland Clinic location?
New visitation hours
Masks are required for patients and visitors (even if you're vaccinated)

Department General Pediatrics
Primary Location Akron General Medical Office Building, W. Market
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adolescent Health
  • General Adolescent Care
  • Newborn Care
  • Pediatrician
  • Pediatrics
  • Preventive Pediatrics
  • Primary Care Pediatrics
View all 7 Treatment & Services +
Insurance

Insurance

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

Appointed
2015

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron
Pediatrics
Akron, OH USA
1992

Medical Education - Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
M.D.
Rootstown, OH USA
1989

Undergraduate - Youngstown State University
Youngstown, OH USA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Paula Sabella, 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 11/1/2020, Dr. Sabella 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

68 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

14 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 17, 2021

Dr. Sabella and her staff are the reason we drive past two other pediatric offices to see them. They're amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

dr sabella is an amazing caring doctor

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

Dr. Sabella is amazing. she is kind and thorough. She gives good explanations and feedback and can talk on the children's level so that they feel comfortable. She is a fantastic doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2021

We love Dr. Sabella! she addresses all of our concerns. She is able to speak in a way that the children trust her and are comfortable talking to her. She is an amazing physician and I would highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2021

Dr.Sabella was great. She took time to talk to my daughter and ease her anxiety about being in a doctors office.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Sabella was incredibly supportive of me in my emotional postpartum state. She made us feel comfortable and supported in caring for our newborn. We will definitely be going back to her for our daughter's future appointments.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2020

Dr. Sabella is a kind, thorough, and attentive physician. We are very fortunate to have her care for our baby.

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Awesome physician! Makayla feels so comfortable with her! Doesn't want to see anyone else!!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2020

Dr. Sabella is an extremely wonderful doctor and person overall! My kids love her that's why we followed her to Fairlawn! She's an asset to the Clinic system!!!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Dr. Sabella is phenomenal.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Sabella is the most kind, gentle, thorough doctor I have seen. She always makes sure I understand completely what is going on with the health of my daughter and that I don't have any questions or concerns and I feel like she really listens when I do. My daughter adores her and isn't scared to go to the doctors. We absolutely love Dr. Sabella

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Love Dr. Sabella and her staff!

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Excellent care from these Doctors and staff

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Dr. Sabella is always very sweet and thorough and truly cares about my daughter and her well being, as well as answering any questions I have.

Related Videos Featuring Paula Sabella, MD

Related Videos Featuring Paula Sabella, MD

Back to Top