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Department Center for Functional Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - University of Michigan School of Public Health
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Residency - University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Family Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA

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 6/9/2020, Dr. Patel 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

183 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Great doctor. She really cares and is very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

Dr. Patel has always listened to me when I have a problem and has been extremely helpful and knowledgeable to me in regaining my heath,

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2020

Dr.Patel is a superb Functional Medicine physician who is always professional and caring. She has greatly contributed in the vast improvement of my health the past two years. I am so confident in her care that I have recommended her to my daughter, who is scheduled to see Dr.Patel early next year.

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2020

Dr Patel is not only caring but very thorough and always includes concerns of my other providers.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr. Patel is phenomenal.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr Patel is a great Doctor. I always look forward to seeing her she always explains everything to me.

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr Patel is the best!

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

*Dr. Patel is amazing! I am so grateful to have a dr. with her knowledge - she has helped me more than any dr.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr. Patel is off the charts!!! I LOVE her expertise and warm heartedness!!! She's a treasure and has helped my health so much!

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Dr Patel is an excellent doctor, she works with you to get to the root of the problem then advises on the best treatment plan. I would highly recommend her. I have never worked with a doctor who cared for her patients so much.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Dr. Patel is an exceptional listener and communicates empathy and acceptance. These qualities are as important to me as her medical expertise.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Dr. Patel was excellent. I really felt at ease with her and felt her to be very approachable and conversational about my health, rather than simply throwing a lot of information at me.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

She is an excellent doctor, went through everything very slowly and with detail. She listened and asked questions.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr. Patel is awesome. I appreciate her care and concern.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2020

I've been very satisfied with the response of Dr. Patel's office in all areas.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Dr. Patel was amazing, fantastic listener, excited and upbeat. Couldn't have been better.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2020

*Dr. Patel is amazing! She has helped my daughter so much. She is a wealth of information and always has great ideas.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

I'm astounded at how well Dr. Patel manages her time includes, listens to and educates both parent and child and in such a short amount of time (30 min)Bravo!!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

incredible responsiveness both from administrative staff and from Dr Patel

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Dr Patel is terrific. Thoughtful, a problem solver, listens and practical and warm

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I saw Dr. Patel when she was in Integrative medicine and would follow her anywhere. She is a gem!

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr Patel has help me a lot. She is very thorough and intuitive. She is very good at listening and also very patient. Thank you for helping me so much in my health journey!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr Patel is one of the best providers I have come across in years. She listens, provides feedback and always wants to know what she recommends makes sense and will it work within your life style.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2020

I have recommended Dr Patel to others. She was in fact recommended to me. She is very motivating. She is able to succinctly summarize what my labs mean and what my plan is for next 3 months. She is very upbeat. Sshe is a good listener. She or her staff answers Mychart messages promptly. I feel very fortunate to be her patient.

Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020

Dr. Patel really listens, and she has great advice. She practices what she preaches, so she has first-hand experience with what works and what doesn't. She is an excellent provider!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Dr Patel is awesome! Shes very attentive, and wants to figure out out what's going on with you!

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr. Patel is awesome! She listens, is interested and engaged. She has been most helpful and I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Reviewed on May 11, 2020

Dr. Patel is always up to speed and on top of my situation. She knows my situation very well and continues to look for ways to improve my health. She is awesome!

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

Dr Patel is the best Dr. @ the CC Center for Functional Medicine at this time.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Dr Patel is an amazing physician! She's so helpful and understanding. I have complex challenges and she's been absolutely wonderful!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

Would and have recommended Dr. Patel to many others!!! She's an amazing clinician!

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

was a great experience with Dr.Patel

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Dr. Seema Patel is empathetic, cool, calm, caring and very efficient.

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