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Title Pulmonary Director, West Region
Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Avon - Richard E. Jacobs Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
View all 2 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Nodules
View all 3 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - The Ohio State University Medical Center
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - The Ohio State University Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Medical Education - State University of New York Stony Brook School of Medicine
Stony Brook, NY USA


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

Specialty Interests

Critical Care Specialists, Pulmonologists

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Deena Khabbaza, 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 2/8/2023, Dr. Khabbaza 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

71 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

22 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

Excellent physician. One of the Clinic's best!

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I absolutely love all my doctors

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Khabbaza is still looking for a solution to my breathing problems. This time she thought it may be connected to my heart.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2023

Dr. Khabbaza has always been one of my favorite doctors. She always tries to do her best for me.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr. Khabbaza was caring and very thorough. She answered my questions and explained what I need to do very well. I highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

I never feel rushed in conversations with Dr. Khabbaza.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr Khabbaza is exceptional in every aspect of her practice. I'm not happy with COPD, but I can't imagine that I could get better care.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

The best doctor I have ever seen in many years.

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2023

I absolutely loved the doc!!! She was so friendly, personable and easy to talk to and she explained everything so well!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Would like/need longer scheduled time with the doctor

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Meed more discussion time. What I learn in meeting produces more questions,need time for further questions and discussions

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

Staff care,need time with my DOCTOR.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Personally selected this Dr by reading her brief history and present location

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Unfamiliar with pulmonary problems or procedures. Very, very apprehensive. The Dr was phenomenal, such a relief!!!

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Random selection of Dr and location but based on past experience,,,,Very Satisfied

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

Dr. Khabbaza is an excellent diagnostician. Always clear, responsive, and respectful. CCF IS FORTUNATE TO HAVE HER ON STAFF. She listens well. I appreciate being able to be her patient.

Reviewed on May 30, 2023

Excellent doctor Took time to explain n show me the nodule n told me how it would b treated. She listened to my medical issues that might impact the lung area. I was impressed

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Dr Khabbaza was very attentive to my concerns and put me at ease. She answered all my questions and was proactive in getting answers.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr. Mihaljevic, the Cleveland Clinic is fortunate to have Dr. Khabbaza on staff. She is one of the best. I can count on her for excellent care. It is a rare physician who will admit that they don't know something, but they'll find the answer. She responds to my concerns in a timely manner. She is an intelligent, respectful, and professional doctor. I am lucky enough to have met her.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2023

Took care of everything I was concerned about and I was Not rushed. Felt so much better when all tests were completed and I had the results in my hand. Great Doctor!!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Nothing but good comments about my doctor and the nurse.

Reviewed on Feb 9, 2023

Dr. Khabazza was excellent. She listened to me and took care in helping me understand what we were going to do about my treatment. I would highly recommend her to anyone with pulmonary problems.

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