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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
Surgeon No
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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 12/19/2022, 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

183 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

47 Patient Comments

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.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was extremely considerate, wonderfully helpful, knowledgeable, professional and friendly. I appreciated him very much.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2023

Care plan explained by the doctor was very good and reasonable to me, but we're not followed up on.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2023

Dr. Hashmi and his resident were great. Very kind, patient and caring.

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2023

Dr. Hashmi was attentive and cares about my mother.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr. Hashmi's schedule seemed to be a bit busier than usual, but he was, as always, clear and helpful about the foremost issues at hand.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2023

Dr Hashmi is one of the most courtesy and caring doctors I had over 50 years. He listens attentively, good eye contact, and provides easy to understand feedback,

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

Dr Hashmi took time and I didn't feel rushed as he answered my concerns and gave me some helpful suggestions.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2023

A video visit is possibly more difficult for the doctor to actually see ex. Arthritic fingers, etc

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2023

I liked Dr Hashmi, he paid attention to m health concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023


Reviewed on Jan 19, 2023

This was another excellent appointment with Dr. Hashmi. He certainly goes beyond the call of duty, and his prescription and advice have helped already and even improved my mood. Of course I would recommend Dr. Hashmi to family and friends and anyone else.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr Hashmi is fabulous, I am very lucky to have him for my doctor

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is an amazing provider. Thorough, thoughtful, and knowledgeable. Also versed in trying various methods of getting stubborn, geriatric patients to do the right thing for their health. I've referred him to everyone I think could be his patient. He's one of a kind.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Was pleasant, calm, engaging, helpful, easy-going, and professional. Overall experience was relaxing and encouraging. Provided explanation of symptoms and tools to use for improved well-being moving forward. Very uplifting. Concentrated on a hopeful, safe and fulfilling future.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023

Dr. Hashmi is one of thebest physicians, period. Kind and extremely caring and patient. I can't say enough good about him.

Reviewed on Nov 14, 2022

The doctor was very attentive to my concerns and it was a overall good experience.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

Dr Hashmi is excellent with his patients and very respectful. He is a true credit to the medical professionj

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Always a good listener and helpful + shows concern for me. I like him very much

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

My only comment is that I would like to do/receive a followup call with Dr. Hashmi to directly discuss my Dad's condition/case, so that I'm fully aware of what he believes in his expertise will be the ongoing course of treatment, so I plan to call his office to schedule a call.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Again, I'm SO very GRATEFUL for Dr. Hashmi making the time in his busy schedule to see/assess my Dad-- it put a lot of concerns to rest and to finally know that he has been prescribed medication which will hopefully subdue/counteract his "odd behaviors" (which are out of his normal wheelhouse), is a HUGE relief to me!

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

Dr Hashmi is exceptional, human, caring and technically proficient. It would be impossible to expect more from any doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

I would rate this care provider as excellent, better than very good.

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