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Department Kidney Medicine
Primary Location Lakewood Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Lakewood Family Health Center
Primary Location

Lakewood Family Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Nephrology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Kidney Stones
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Ann Arbor, MI

Residency - Ohio State University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH

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

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH


  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Christi Dhayanandhan, 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 4/11/2024, Dr. Dhayanandhan has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

116 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

I have always had a very positive experience in Dr. Christi D.'s office.

Reviewed on May 30, 2024

Dr. Christi D. She is a very good doctor! She is professional, friendly and explains very well everything related to my care. I would highly recommend her to anyone who needs the services of a nephrologist.

Reviewed on May 16, 2024

On all my visits Dr. is very good in explaining my problem and also recommending any lifestyle changes I need to make to help improve my condition. I am very satisfied with this Dr.

Reviewed on May 13, 2024

Dr D is a fantastic doctor. Very caring. Very helpful. Explains what lies ahead in my care.

Reviewed on May 1, 2024

Great Doctor very caring

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2024

Dr. D (as she said I should call her) is wonderful; kind, caring, thoughtful, and extremely thorough. She knew my chart and history and shared things with me that I didn't know and explained what I didn't understand. She explained why I didn't need to panic and allayed the anxiety that my internet searches had provoked. She reassured me that I'm not as sick as I feared and that with proper care I can remain stable and have a normal, happy life going forward. Dr. D explained what to do going forward and asked what I thought, which I definitely appreciated. My wife and I came into the appointment anxious and left reassured and optimistic. Dr. D is truly expert in kidney medicine and I have complete confidence in her. I am grateful that such a fine physician is available to me at the Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

Dr. D was extremely patient with my questions and concerns. I felt comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2024

The scheduler I worked with was very helpful, and Dr. D called me herself the day before my appointment to let me know we could talk online and make the decisions about my care, without my needing to drive so far. She had all my lab work and we talked through all my concerns.

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2024

Dr D. Is outstanding. She looked directly at me, and not always at the the computer , listened to my answers to questions. She included me in the plan. She is efficient, effective, intelligent. I really am fortunate to have been able to see her. I recommend her highly.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2024

Dr D listens, explains and cares. I can't ask for more.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2024

Dr D was extremely attentive and cared about what I was telling her. She coached me in a reasonable way. Did not make unattainable goals for me. I loved her and felt so comfortable

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr. D asked questions and made sure that I was able to UPDATE her about any changes in my health and/or lifestle I am aware of and any concerns I had. She was thorough in her explanations about the near-term goals and ordered the needed tests to evaluate and help me. Overall, it was a very good "Patient Experrience"!

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Excellent doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2023

Dr D. Is such an amazing doctor! She is very personable and caring while I was nervous about finding out my diagnosis. You can easily tell that she's very passionate with her work! Keep up the amazing job!

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. D is very knowledgeable and kind. She explains things thoroughly and answers all questions. She Is very responsive and reassuring.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Dr D is unbelievable. She is the best. Dr D is very caring and is genuinely concerned with your care and well being

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. D was a pleasure to meet, and made me feel very comfortable in the office.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2023

Dr. D is a very a very very concerned doctor, who cares about her patients.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2023

Dr D. Has been amazing through my entire process of treatment. I feel very fortunate to have her as my physician and the Cleveland clinic makes telemedicine a very easy. My chart for scheduling and messaging and results has been flawless and so very appreciated!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

Dr. "D" was one of the friendliest, easy to talk to, and intelligent doctors I have ever encountered. She was able to explain my medical condition to me along with how to deal with it and treat it at home on my own. She reviewed everything and made sure that I understood everything. I would definitely recommend her to any one who has kidney stones.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023


Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

This was the first time I had met the DR. She was very nice and informative.Took the time to explain my situation and how I could take steps to decrease the chance that I would have it again. Seemed to not only be a good Dr but a good person as well.

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