Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus



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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - SUNY Upstate Medical School
Syracuse, NY USA

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, NY USA

Internship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine
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 12/18/2019, Dr. Cartabuke 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

92 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 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

I really like Dr Cartabuke. He treats me with respect and like an intelligent adult. He provides full explanations to my questions. He demonstrates interest/concern about me as a whole person, which of course is important for overall health. I feel very confident having Dr Cartabuke as my primary care doc.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Very Happy with Dr. Cartabuke!

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

my doctor was great.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Cartabuke had to do a phone appt. due to a problem with the virtual visit portal. IT could not help either. However, Dr. C was great.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

Probably the best doctor's visit that I can ever remember having. Dr. Richard truly took the time to make the care personal and recommend the best treatment.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Cartabuke was fantastic.

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Dr Cartabuke took the time to review my history, identified key areas for discussion, and listened carefully to me. He was outstanding!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2020

Dr. Cartabuke is the best physician I have ever had. He is always respectful and polite, and genuinely cares about his work and being able to provide the best care possible. He has never made me feel rushed, or that he'd rather be someone else. He always makes sure he addresses all the questions I have. He will follow up and respond to questions if I make them online. I would recommend his care to anyone I know!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2020

I am very pleased with the care provided by Dr. Cartabuke; he cares about his patients & he listens!

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Excellent provider

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Cartabuke is wonderful. he is a great listener and truly cares. he is thorough in his approach and great at explaining next steps in my care.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr Cartabuke is a wonderful physician. he is kind, compassionate, thorough, and respectful.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Dr Cartabuke was fantastic. He had spent a lot prep time and our discussion was informative. He is down to earth and has a great approach. I really liked him and his style.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

I liked Dr Cartabuke

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Cartabuke was outstanding. Persistent and thorough, but very friendly and collaborative.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

The wait list for an appointment, as an existing patient is extremely long. I travel for work, and have to cancel an appointment. I was pushed out 3 months. I basically saw my doctor 6 months after calling to schedule an initial appointment.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

I am continuously impressed with the way the physician tends to my concerns. He is attentive, honest, and looks into things on his own without my asking. I have been extremely impressed with the care I have gotten from this physician.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Dr. Richard Cartabuke is by far the best physician I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. He is very knowledgeable, polite, professional, and genuinely cares for me and my health. He has never made me feel rushed and has never seemed disinterested in what we have talked about. He listens and always takes into consideration my feelings and thoughts when suggesting treatment. I would definitely recommend him!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2019

Great first experience with Dr. Cartabuke

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