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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Moll Cancer Center at Fairview Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (cpr)
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Thoracentesis
View all 7 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Chest X-Ray/CT
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Disorders
  • Lung Dominant Connective Tissue Disease
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Nodules
  • Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria (ASB)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Viruses
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sepsis
View all 26 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - SUNY College of Medicine
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Brooklyn, NY USA

Residency - Staten Island University Hospital
Internal Medicine
Staten Island, NY USA

Medical Education - Flanders Interuniversity Council
Brussels, Belgium, Europe,

Medical Education - Luxembourg Ministry of Higher Education and Research
Luxembourg, Europe,

Medical Education - Saint Joseph University Faculty of Medicine
Beirut, Lebanon


  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Francois Abi Fadel, MD.

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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 1/23/2022, Dr. Abi Fadel 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

149 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 4.4
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

58 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

One of the best doctors I have ever met in my life. Thank you Dr. Fadel!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

If I could, I'd give Dr. Fadel a rating even higher than very good. His explanation on my condition were so thorough and easy to understand. I'm so pleased to have him as a physician.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Excellent physician highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr. Fadel is a very caring, concerned doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2022

Dr Faded is one of the best care givers I have known

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

I am one of the fortunate to be in the care of Dr. Abi Fadel, For the last 6 years he has cleared the way through numerous boughts of COPD and related illnnesses including cancer. With a generous empathy, he is my very dear friend and physcian.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2022

Dr. Fadel always takes the time to explain my asthma and treatment options for it. He is always respectful and listens to any concerns or questions I have

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

As far as I'm concerned, Dr. Fadel sets the standard for excellence against which any other physician I see is measured. He is, in my opinion, what every doctor should be: knowledgeable, compassionate, an expert in his field AND he actually listens to his patients. I think he is wonderful.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2022

Dr Fadel is a very good and compassionate Dr. He truly cares about his patients.

Reviewed on May 19, 2022

Doctor Fidel is a very kind Doctor and cares about my healt issues. I am very fortunate to have him as my Doctor

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

I'm very pleased with appointment scheduling for Dr. Fadel!

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

I am happy that Dr. Fadel is taking care of me!

Reviewed on May 3, 2022

Very good doctor cant get any better

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr Fadel is a great doctor !!!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

The doctor was prompt and professional . Extremely helpful and I listened to what was going on with me.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2022

I felt the Dr cared and listened to all the concerns. I feel he goes above and beyond each visit.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

Dr. Fadel is nicest, most caring doctor I have dealt with in many years.

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2022

First time I felt a doctor understood my health concerns. He asked all my questions thoroughly.

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2022

Dr Fade is a very caring doctor. He is very good at explaining what is going on with your health issue.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2022

I have complete trust with Dr Fidal

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

Was very happy with how gracious and kind Dr was also his assistant was truly kind.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr. Fadel was extremely thorough in providing explanation of my medical condition past and present. He demonstrates genuine concern and puts you to ease. He is a wonderful doctor. I consider myself so fortunate to have experienced his care both in the hospital and in outpatient follow up. I no doubt would highly recommend him.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

I am so Blessed to have Dr. Fadel as my pulmonary Dr. I've never met a Dr that is this caring, and listens so attentively and helps me understand so well, as he to talks through my health concerns, problems and always has my (and I believer every single patient of his), in the utmost care he can give every single appointment.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Fadel is an outstanding doctor! He is very thorough and cares about his patients. In addition, he is a very nice person.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2022

Dr made the appointment and was very kind

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Dr. Fadel has been an excellent doctor for me. He has personally called me on several occasions which I truly appreciate. He definitely cares about my well-being

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

Great doctor!!! Recommend him highly!

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2022

Very impressed with the concern my Doctor exhibited with regards to my condition.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2022

Dr. F. Abi Fadel is one of the most respectful and sincere people I ever met. He is very knowledgeable in his field. He explained my health condition in details and course of treatment. Everything he did and still doing is appreciated. I trust him and I trust his decision and will recommend him 100%. He is the type of person who will go out of his way to take care of his patients.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2022

The Dr.Fadel and his are awesome

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2021

Dr. Fadel's assistants, Brian and Kathleen, were extremely patient, and helpful in helping facilitate the app zoom process and meeting with Dr. Fadel. Brian I immediately felt comfortable w Dr. Fadel, even though it was my initial new patient visit. J

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

Dr Fadel is always respectfully and very caring.

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2021

Excellent caring doctor

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2021

Excellent compassionate physician. Highly skilled and professional

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2021

Dr. Fadel is very personable and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2021

Dr Fidel has the best bed side manner you do not encounter much nowadays. He is very attentive and goes above and beyond with the care he offers you

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

I like Dr. Fadel's professionalism, his personality, and his caring to my health situation.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2021

Always a good experience with *Dr. Fadel and staff.

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr.Fadel is absolutely great! Very thorough & very good at explaining issues & compassionate

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

Never had a bad experience with Dr Fadel's visit or with anyone in his department

Reviewed on Nov 22, 2021

It would be hard to find a more caring physician than Dr. Fadel

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2021

Dr Fadil is very courteous, thorough., and kind. I would recommend him to anyone.

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2021

Would definitely recommend Dr Fadel to others.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2021

Dr. was excellent @ very caring.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Great Doctor and staff.

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Fadel is one of the most thorough Doctors I have had. He communicates very well, encourages questions, and follows up promptly

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2021

Dr Fadel is outstanding in all areas.

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2021

Impressed with Dr. Took his time and explained and answered my questions. Drew pictures so I would have a better understanding.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Fadel is a wonderful doctor. He is informative and thorough. His nurse Amy is very helpful and kind.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Fadel has always listened intently to what I say. He waits until I have finished speaking before he answers.

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2021

Just to let you know everything went on time and I was done a little early. Dr. Fadel is a wonderful and caring doctor

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2021

The Doctor is so kind and patient with questions. You don't feel rushed with him

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

He is the BEST and I am very blessed to have him as my doctor !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2021

Dr. Faded is awesome, very caring person !!!!!

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

Dr Fadel is one of the most caring Physicans. I totally trust his opinion and he always takes time to answer any questions.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Dr. Fadel is, without question, the best doctor I have ever visited. His professionalism, knowledge and level of care is unprecedented. I share this opinion with everyone I have encountered in his office including the nurses, the administrative staff and the pharmacist.

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Very happy with Dr and staff.

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