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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

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 12/31/2020, 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

109 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 4.8
Listens 4.2
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2021

Dr Cartabuke is the Best!!!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2021

When calling the general scheduling line it was to take months to get an appointment. I had to use a direct connection to get to the Dr. office to get my appointment scheduled. There seems to be a disconnect between scheduling and the Dr. office as to availability. The Dr. office was most helpful.

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2021

Dr. Cartabuke was well informed and very helpful in my care.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Dr. Cartabuke is always very responsive. I appreciate all of his effort to get to know me. When I meet with him I believe he truly cares about my health and well being.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

I have recommended Dr. Cartabuke multiple times.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2021

Dr. Cartabuke is an excellent primary care physician. He is caring, professional and listens to you.

Reviewed on Dec 21, 2020

I had a excellent conversation with the doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2020

one of the best doctors I have ever had an appointment with.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

This was my first visit with Dr. Cartabuke. He was well prepared, having read my complete history. I found him to be kind, compassionate, and very committed to providing the kind of preventive, personal care that's the cornerstone of a happy longevity for someone my age (71).

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Love the Doctor and loved his thoroughness explained well

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr Cartabuke and the clinical staff are excellent. they communicate very well and are collaborative with you as you work in your health.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2020

Dr. Cartabuke is the ideal primary physician in every way. He is involved in my personal care & health. Communicates with other Drs. regarding my current status. The finest primary I have had in 25+ years. Since I had an old school' internist who I considered my personal' doc. Dr. Cartabuke sets the standard that all primary physicians Cleveland Cleveland clinic should aspire to reach.

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.

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