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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

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

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

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2017

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC USA
2017

Residency - Ohio State University Hospital
INternal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
2014

Medical Education - Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA
2011

Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA
2006

Certifications

  • 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

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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 4/29/2022, 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

114 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
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.7

11 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I appreciate the thoroughness of Dr. Pennington and follow up provided after getting testing scheduled right away before our African trip. I appreciate the communication she also provided after the testing.

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2022

My healthcare needs are complex. Dr. Pennington is a responsive and supportive partner in that care. I really need a pulmonary doctor like this who works with my other doctors and me. Grateful for her.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2022

Dr Pennington took the time to listen to my concerns and explain treatment options

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2022

Dr. Pennington is the consumant professional,,,she currently has my condition under controlI feel fortunate to be under her care

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

Dr. Pennington is awesome!

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2022

My doctor is the best and I would recommend her to everyone. She takes time to address all your needs and concerns and recommends other services available. She also put the orders in for you.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Dr. Pennington was so nice, yet highly professional and direct when she answered any questions I had. Her staff are all pleasant and professional as well.

Reviewed on Dec 17, 2021

Dr. Pennington takes time to listen to your concerns. She is a wonderful doctor!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

My Pulmonologist retired. I had a wonderful connection with her for 15 years. I was nervous finding a new doctor. I am so glad I found Dr. Pennington. Dr. Pennington was even more than I hoped for. She was kind, patient, answered any questions, and truly listened to what I was saying and I never felt rushed. I highly recommend her!

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