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Title Endowed Chair of Geriatric Innovation, Section Chief - Center for Geriatric Medicine
Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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About Ardeshir Hashmi, MD

Dr. Ardeshir Z. Hashmi MD, FACP is the Endowed Chair of Geriatric Innovation and Section Chief of the Center for Geriatric Medicine at Cleveland Clinic. He is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

 Dr. Hashmi completed a two year postdoctoral research fellowship at Yale University. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Yale-Saint Mary’s Hospital in Connecticut, where he served as Chief Medical resident. He then trained at Massachusetts General Hospital, as a Clinical and Research Fellow in Geriatrics before becoming Faculty and then Medical Director of MGH Senior Health-Harvard Medicine. Dr. Hashmi subsequently transitioned to the Cleveland Clinic in 2017.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, a graduate of the Clinical Process Improvement Leadership Program and the Value Based Healthcare Delivery via the Harvard Business School Institute of Strategy& Competitiveness. Dr. Hashmi is also certified as an Advanced Peer Coach through the Cleveland Clinic Center for Excellence in Coaching and Mentoring. He is Co-Chair of the national American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Patient Priorities Care American Geriatrics Society Special Interest Group  (SIG) and member of the AGS  Health Systems Leadership SIG. Dr. Hashmi is also member of the Association of Chiefs and Leaders in General Internal Medicine and serves on the Cleveland Clinic National Consultation Service. He has also been selected for the prestigious Tideswell Emerging Leaders in Aging (ELIA) program in conjunction with the American Geriatric Society and the University of California San Francisco.

Under Dr. Hashmi’s leadership Cleveland Clinic Geriatrics has garnered the following milestones: Age Friendly Health Systems Committed to Care Excellence designation via the Institute for Healthcare Improvement; highest Geriatrics US News and World report national rankings in Cleveland Clinic history; national accreditation as a top tier Level 1 Geriatrics Emergency Department by the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Dr. Hashmi’s niche area of interest is the intersection of affordable technology solutions and geriatric population health in the service our most vulnerable populations.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Massachusetts General Hospital
Geriatric Medicine
Boston, MA USA

Residency - Saint Mary's Hospital
Internal Medicine
Waterbury, CT USA

Medical Education - Aga Khan University, Faculty of Medicine


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Geriatric Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 11/2/2023, Dr. Hashmi 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.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Hashmi receives fees of $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) as a paid consultant, speaker or as a member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Cognivue, Inc.

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

241 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

70 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Grateful to Dr Hashmi and staff for all their efforts.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

Dr Hashmi is an extra ordinary physician. His way of care should be a model for all.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

My doctor projects a very caring manner and discussed scenarios with me regarding concerns as I age. He gave me a feeling of being well cared for.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Doctor was running a bit late, and still spent a lot of time with me. No pressure to get to the next patient. He listens very well.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

Dr Hashmi treated me with the utmost respect. He was very attentive to what is going on with me and explained everything that he could do to help. He goes above and beyond every time I have an appointment. I have always received an answer back to anything that I have messaged him about.I love and respect Dr Hashmi and recommend him to all of my friends.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2024

I have a lot of respect for Dr Hashmi I cannot say enough good things about him. When I had a stroke in my eye and the doctor from Cole Institute recommended a full stroke workup and couldn't get ahold of my cardiologist to have the test done Dr Hashmi was in contact with the eye doctor and ordered the tests that the eye doctor requested. He goes above and beyond of what you usually expect from a doctor and for that I love him and recommend him to all of my friends.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Hashmi not only has information and suggestions, he listens, discusses, etc. Ideal verbal intercourse in learning, decision making and follow-up.

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2024

It too bad you cannot clone Dr Hashmi - he and I are a perfect fit.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Hashmi was very patient, kind and thorough.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2024

Dr. Hashmi is totally involved in my overall care and mental health. I trust him implicitly. He always follows up on past discussions

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Excellent doctor and intermediary doctor- understood all issues discussed. Wait time was way too long with no explanation on time frame

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Dr. Hashmi has been absolutely wonderful at each and every visit. He listens, takes the time to talk carefully with elderly patient and family, communicates well and offers more than one option, explaining the pros and cons of each.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

Dr. Hashmi is WONDERFUL!!!!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

Felt very respected by doctor and important to him

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr. Hashmi is an exceptional physician who demonstrates a profound commitment to his patients. He invests ample time in actively listening to my concerns, ensuring he fully understands my needs. His Is very responsive and ensures that I feel supported and valued. After every appointment, I am always left with a deep sense of assurance, knowing that he genuinely prioritizes my wellbeing.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Dr. Hashmi is the best!

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

Dr. Hashmi is excellent - - very responsive, very understanding, very supportive, and very competent and knowledgeable. Felt very well cared for by him.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2024

Would highly recommend Dr. Hashmi

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2024

Dr. Hashmi, is the best, the very best

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was very kind and took his time with me. He was patient and didn't mind if I asked the same question more than once.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2023

I did recommend a friend of mine to Dr. Hashmi. I believe they will be a good fit for patient and Dr.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is the best doctor I've ever had. He listens and is kind. I would say he excels as my primary doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is kind very thorough, cares about us.. The best we have had

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Dr. Hasmi is a great dr.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Hashmi is simply superb

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is always attentive, caring and listens to my concerns. Then he determines a course of actions and explains and includes me in the decision making process.

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2023

Dr Hasami was very patient and answered questions. Discussed plan of care going forward with plan to follow up

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

I have been seeing Dr. Hashmi and all my appointments have been handled very well! Excellent experience!

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is a very caring Dr. He always listens to my concerns as a patient. He asks me questions, listens and follows up to make sure I am given the best care. He always keeps my wife and family informed of my health conditions. Outstanding patient experience.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2023

Dr Hashmi is wonderfu!! We can't say enough about how much we appreciate his kindness, understanding and support in caring for our mother. He has helped not only my mom, but the entire family as well. Thank you!!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Doctor was caring, put me at ease, Great listening AND Helping with my issues. Thank you.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. HASHMI is the best physician I have ever seen. My husband, mother , father and are/were physicians. I can tell you that this physician truly cares and manages patient care to an excellent level. Most of my career was a practicing Oncology nurse. We are all blessed to have this physician, Dr. HASHMI providing care at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is so kind, attentive and respectful to elderly patients.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Loved the resident AND Dr Hashmi. It was worth the hour plus wait to see them.

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2023

Dr Hashmi is very involved in getting me the best care and listens intently to my description of what is going on with my health.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

My appointment with Dr. Hashmi was exceptional. It was perhaps the longest appointment I have had with a Clinic doctor. I attribute that to his thoroughness and genuine concern for my well-being. I have already suggested to my wife that she schedule an appointment with him.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

The best interview I ever had. Great physician

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was everything I expect a doctor to be, although in the present climate one rarely finds. He listened and asked questions to relevant to comments and concerns. Yes, he completed the required computer work, but his emphasis and attention were on me, not the computer or the clock.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Very thorough explanation from the dr and explanation of future treatments

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was very apologetic for the delay in him seeing me . However because he was so far behind, I didn't feel that I got the time from him that I should have.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Can't have better than Dr A Hashmi

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

It's difficult to get appts in Lakewood. But I don't think you can clone Dr Hashmi

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2023

Excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Dr. Hashmi understood the situation. He show by this that he had experience related to my concerns and perhaps had spoken to the physician who had recommended him to me.

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2023

Dr Hashmi gave me his best. He listened with patience, gave clear advice with his medical recommendations and was compassionate, caring , and ever so knowlegable in understanding the world of families of alzheimers and the art of caregiving.. I have recommended him to others.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2023

Dr. Is the best I ever has had as my primary doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Hashmi provided superb advice after taking time to understand my medical and life issues.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

I'm very happy that I went to this appointment after I was advise not to attend, but leaving the doctor office I was very much happy and satisfy with doctor suggestion and diagnosis..

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Dr. Hashmi, let me just tell you this, he's phenomenal, compassionate, kind, I think he's the best

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2023

Contacting Dr. Hashmi by phone or My Chart has always been very easy. His staff also followed up very well.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2023

Excellent doctor and experience

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

This doctor's communication skills are excellent. Every visit in his office is a positive experience.

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is an excellent doctor. He explains all options regarding my Healthcare. I feel that he is totally committed to my well being and sincerely interested in helping me to improve my overall health

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

My appointment was a very pleasant experience. I enjoyed talking with Dr Hashmi and he found me interesting.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Dr Hashmi is the best. He listens and hears things I say and don't say. He treats his patient like you are the only patient in the world. Very honest, encouraging and supportive in all medical and emotional aspects of treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Every person on staff and Dr Hashmi exceptionally informative and encouraging.

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2023

I definitely felt that I was in the best of hands upon conclusion of the visit. I look forward to working with Dr. Hashmi

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was thoughtful and caring in his assessment with my mother. He provided valuable feedback and an amended/update mediation regimen for her and the family.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2023

Exceptional attention given by the doctor - 2 hours of contact time. Good plan forward, much appreciated. We'll see if she follows recommendations...

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2023

The best experience I have ever had with a physician. Remarkable. He provided needed education, a thorough evaluation, did not rush and patiently answered all concerns. He is the best of Cleveland Clinic!

Reviewed on May 19, 2023

Dr. Hashmi us superb. He listens and takes time with his patients.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

Dr Hashmi is careful and thoughtful in his approach and excellent at following up to ensure we are on the same page at the same time.

Reviewed on May 9, 2023

Dr. Hasmi was very caring and had a wonderful non rushing bedside manner with my Mother and myself. He was very helpful and knowledgeable and that aided our understanding regarding this memory issue my mother is having.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023


Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Love this doctor the very best !!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Dr. HASHMI IS OUTSTANDING! I Respect his advice and recommendations. He is especially great at working with his geriatric patients.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Dr. Hashmi has been helping me and thus my wife (and my 2 daughters who are out of town) in the best possible way. In fact, at my age 87+, I am truly fortunate to have Dr. Hashmi take care of me and provide the level of "PEACE OF MIND" to me and my family! Right from the very first contact and visit with him (Thanks to Dr. Colaccaro's referral) it has been proven beyond words to say that he is a very concerned ajnd caring about his patients and with the aid of his Nurses/PA.s he has always been there for me...NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!...

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

Have recommended Dr Hashmi & geriatrics staff to 5+ people

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr. Hashim is the best!

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2023

Dr Hashmi conversed patiently and kindly, meeting me where I was at.

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