Department Community Internal Medicine
Primary Location Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Primary Location

Richard E. Jacobs Health Center

Appointment:
440.695.4000
Fax:
440.695.4497
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Acute Care Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Complete Physical Examinations
  • Comprehensive Care Of The Adult Patient
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • General Internal Medicine
  • Heart Failure Management
  • Home Nebulizer
  • Internal Medicine
  • Mammogram
  • Men's Health
  • Osteopathic Manipulation
  • Outpatient Care
  • Pap Test
  • Peak Flow Meter
  • Presurgical Testing and Assessment
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Reproductive Health
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Treating Asthma With Bronchodilators
  • Women's Health
  • X-Ray
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Addison's Disease
  • Adult Medicine
  • Alcoholism
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis (vascular)
  • Bronchitis
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Estrogen Replacement Therapy (ERT)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Infections
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Primary Care
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Urinary Tract Infection
View all 30 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1996

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1996

Internship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1994

Medical School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
MD
Cleveland, OH USA
1993

Undergraduate - Miami University
Zoology
Oxford, OH USA
1988

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Specialty Interests

preventive health care, Women's Health

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 11/28/2018, Dr. Southworth 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

98 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Knows Medical History 4.6
Time Spent with Patient 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2018

Always a good experience with Dr. Southworth. She is kind, professional, and takes very good care of my needs.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2018

*Dr. Southworth and her team are first-rate. In addition to being an excellent clinician, *Dr. Southworth is kind and sensitive to her patient's emotional needs. Before my recent surgery she went out of her way to have me come in so she could explain everything to me. I am SO VERY grateful!

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

I am so grateful for Dr Southworth. she is amazing. looks and sees me holistically. After she and the NP walked out, she walked back in on her own to truly make sure I was doing okay and talk more about what she correctly picked up on. I am appreciative of her amazing care and compassion. so grateful

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2018

Dr. Southworth is wonderful. She is caring and understanding. I have confidence in her. She listens.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018

Every one at the clinic is outstanding..especially the doctor who is exceptional about listening. She always looks you straight in the eye and comments when necessary.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

Dr. Southworth does a great job of explaining things. She respects and encourages my desire to control my health issue through diet and exercise. She knows what I want to achieve and I feel as though she wants me to succeed as much as I do.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2018

I'm always surprised at how efficiently things run in this practice. I never feel rushed with Dr. Southworth.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2017

Very unhappy with care provided by *Dr. Elizabeth A. Southworth. Minimal time in exam room. No discussion on thoughts and plan. NO follow-up with any results of diagnostics. Was told by nurse assistant about abnormal blood work and would get more follow-up and never did. Attempted to call office for answers and discussion. No-one was able to follow-up and NEVER had any follow-up from *Dr. Elizabeth A. Southworth. Was told to schedule a follow-up appointment in order to get results of diagnostics and further discuss.

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