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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Portuguese
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Sarcoidosis
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About Manuel Lessa Ribeiro Neto, MD

Dr. Manuel Ribeiro Neto earned his M.D. degree in Brazil, at the Federal University of Bahia, in 2006. He completed residency in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami, Miami, Florida (2006-2010; Intern of the Year, 2006-2007; Chief Resident, 2009-2010). In 2010, he was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Ribeiro completed three years of pulmonary and critical care fellowship training at the Cleveland Clinic (2010-2013; Chief Fellow, 2012-2013). After completion of his fellowship training in 2013, Dr. Ribeiro returned to Brazil, where he served as Coordinator, Respiratory Medicine Service at Hospital Cardio Pulmonar in Salvador. He rejoined the Cleveland Clinic in 2016.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
Miami, FL USA

Medical Education - Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia
Salvador, Brazil

Additional Training

  • Post Graduate Program in Health Sciences, Federal University of Bahia


  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease

Specialty Interests

Interstitial Lung Diseases, Sarcoidosis, Bronchoscopy, Evidence Based Medicine

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
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 1/17/2022, Dr. Lessa Ribeiro Neto 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

101 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

18 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr.Manuel Lessa Ribeiro Neto is a wonderful, caring physician. He explained my issue with sarcoidosis very thoroughly. He took the time to explain everything In detail and then once again he gave me his time to answer the questions that my sister and I asked him. Dr. Ribeiro didn't make us feel like we were wasting his time. He even took the time to get to know me and that put me at ease. He made me feel like a worthwhile person and not just a number. What a wonderful physician he Is! I know I am In good hands.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Excellent care. I did not feel rushed in anyway. The doctor was open to any questions and encouraged me to reply to the my chart if I had a concern.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Excellent experience with staff and Doctor Ribeiro looking forward to having him as my Doctor moving forward

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Very impressed with Dr. R. He is very personable, shares information in a manner who could understand. He is a good listener and shows care.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2022

Love this Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2022

Dr. Ribero is an incredible listener and very good doctor for my condition of Sarcoidosis. I would recommend him to anyone dealing with a pulmonary issue.

Reviewed on Jun 20, 2022

Dr. Ribeiro Is a phenomenal doctor and deeply caring man. I highly recommend him!

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2022

Excellent doctor and very attentive to ALL my concerns. He LISTENS!!!! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Ribeiro is excellent!

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Attention needs to be paid to making sure the MD has the results of any tests he ordered.that were done by another provider

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

Love Dr. Ribeiro. He is kind, thorough and genuinely concerned about my health and any concerns I have. Also, thoroughly enjoyed meeting the Fellow. He was equally knowledgeable and made me feel very at ease. I feel so well taken care of here and have no unease or hesitation for my course of health plan. Very satisfied.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Ribeiro is a phenominal pulmonologist.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

The CC Second Opinion got us started and overall very happy about the care received from Dr. Ribierio and also nice support from Ruth D.

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Very nice dr and enjoyed my visit with him

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2022

Dr was great

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2022

Dr. Ribeiro is the best!

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2022

Dr Ribeiro is very professional and at the same time shows personal concern for his patients. He's very attentive and actually listens to his patients concerns. He's one in a million who actually hears' what I have to say!!

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2022

Very pleasant visit.. Didn't have to wait long. Love Dr. Ribeiro..

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