Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Akron General Physician Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Pulmonary Disease
View all 1 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Vanderbilt Univ. College of Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Nashville, TN USA

Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship Program
Pulmonary & Critical Care
Nashville, TN USA

Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Tennessee)
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Nashville, TE United States (Archived)

Residency - Medical College of Ohio
Internal Medicine
Toledo, OH USA

Residency - University of Toledo Internal Medicine Program
Internal Medicine
Toledo, OH USA

Residency - University of Toledo Medical Center (Ohio)
Internal Medicine
Toledo, Oh United States (Archived)

Medical Education - Medical College of Ohio
Toledo, OH USA

Medical Education - University of Toledo Medical Center (Ohio)
Toledo, Oh United States (Archived)

Medical Education - University of Toledo College of Medicine
Toledo, OH USA


  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
  • - Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert
  • - Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert
  • - Sleep Medicine- Subspecialty
  • - Internal Medicine - General Cert

Specialty Interests

Critical Care Specialists; Pulmonologists

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 2/6/2020, Dr. DeCoy 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

96 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 4.8

25 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

I'm always pleased with the efficiency in Dr. DeCoy's office.

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2020

Dr. DeCoy is wonderful - friendly but very thorough, and he takes his time to answer all of your questions.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2020

Best doctor I have had!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr. Decoy is a great and wonderful physician.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

I can't say enough positive things about Dr. DeCoy. He is very easy to talk with; he's knowledgeable; he's professional; he explains things in a very understandable non-condescending manner. I am so fortunate to have Dr. DeCoy as my pulmonologist. He has cared for me since my open heart surgery and "saved my life" when I experienced some respiratory problems right after surgery. Thank G-d for Dr. DeCoy!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2020

Dr Decoy is the only Dr I have that keeps My Chart up to date.

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

Dr McCoy is very informative and caring

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2020

Dr. Decoy is always very thoughtful iland careful making decisions. I feel like he always has my best interests, both short and long health in mind.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2020

Dr. Decoy is the very best doctor. He has amazing bedside manners and explains everything thoroughly. He is an all around wonderful doctor. He treats his patients better than any doctor I have ever seen. And I have seen A LOT of doctors in my life. I wish all doctors could be as great as he is.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

Dr Decoy is very kind and caring. He explains everything completely and makes sure I understand.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

I love going to Dr Decoy him and his ladies r very helpful and friendly and he's really trying to help me

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2020

Thank You Dr Decoy

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Decoy was very thoughtful and was able to tell me things that my other doctors did not.You can tell that he truly cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

I already have recommended Dr.Decoy to other people

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr. DeCoy is very knowledgeable and professional . He's a good listener and has outstanding communication skills. I feel fortunate to have him as my pulmonologist.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

I have already recommended Dr Decoy to someone else.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr Decoy is a great dr who makes sure you understand everything said during apt

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Excellent doctor love this man

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr. Decoy covers all my concerns and offered to help get my supplies even if my insurance said there was a time limit. on CPAP ..He is very kind and listened to my needs..

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr Decoy is a genuine person.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Dr. DeCoy was excellent; spent the time to explain everything.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

dr. McCoy called me personally a a couple of days after I had contacted him regarding my CPAP testing.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

I have already recommended dr. McCoy to another.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Had never met Dr. Decoy, but he exceeded my expectations. Discussed sleep apnea and my problems openly and described the process needed to test and possibly correct my problems.

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

He is a wonderful compassionate physician

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