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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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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

102 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

20 Patient Comments

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

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

great doctorvand staff

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

I didn't expect the doctor to call me directlyand when he was unable to get me on the phonehe emailed me and addressed my questions.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

Very satisfied with this Doctor. Have had other Sleep Doctors and he was much better than previous experiences.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2019

doctor took the time to explain the results of tests that were taken once before. although it was not what I was hoping to hear he did a good job explaining the issues in layman's terms.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

dr Decoy took the time to explain my condition, and also what he thinks may have caused this disease. we also discussed treatment versus not treating. he also explained the side effects of the drugs used for treatment. we decided that he would do a few tests on my lungs next week and make a decision at that time. I feel that he really listened to my story and looked over all the tests to decide what was best for my situation.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2019

very satisfactory visit. Dr Decoy took his time. very compassionate and caring physician

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Everyone was vey nice. The Doctor was very cordial and spent time with me going over every thing.

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