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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Pulmonary Medicine
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC USA

Residency - Ohio State University Hospital
INternal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA


  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Interests

Asthma, COPD, bronchitis, emphysema, cough

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Emily Pennington, MD.

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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 6/22/2023, Dr. Pennington 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

162 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
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr spent adequate time and listened to me.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

I have always had good experiences in dealing with Dr. Pennington and her staff.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Pennington was absolutely amazing. Hands down one of the best doctors I've dealt with (and I do not typically enjoy doctors)

Reviewed on May 31, 2023

*Dr. Samar Farha was excellent!!

Reviewed on May 22, 2023

Doctor Pennington is professional. I have nothing but respect for her.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

Dr. Pennington listened to my situation thoroughly. She asked specific questions and gave specific answers. She was very direct and extremely knowledgeable. I appreciate her concern and help greatly. She took my very seriously.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Dr Emily Pennington and her staff are excellent and I am grateful for her saving my life.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2023

I moved back to Medina almost 2 years ago and I love the care and attention I recieve from Dr Emily Pennington and this is why I continue to come to her. Unfortunately I separated from my PCP due to the lack of attention or caring for that matter. Not everyone can be Dr. Pennington :) .

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr.Pennington is awesome! She took her time with me and is working hard to see what is going on with me.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2023

Dr Pennington is very thorough, she spend a lot of time asking questions, she is an excellent physician

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

All the Doctor's and stall are awesome at the Twinsburg location and easier to commute to than the main campus for us.

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2023

I feel Dr Pennington is trying her very best to take care of my wife and myself

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2023

Dr. Pennington is a compassionate care provider.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Dr P was very thorough, listened closely to me, explained things very well. She was excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2022

Very good experience, doctor took the time to answer all my questions and was very thorough.

Reviewed on Nov 16, 2022

Dr. Pennington is kind and professional. She listens to you and always provides options. I never feel rushed during my appointment. She always asks if you have questions.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2022

Dr Pennington is a wonderful physician taking time to ask a lot of questions!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2022

Dr Pennington was very easy to talk to and explained my issues well.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Dr Pennington saved my life with her expertise and continues to provide care for me to have a dignified and quality life despite my current health issues. I trust her care and my current medications and treatments she has prescribed.

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