Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Strongsville Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, French
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 - Pulmonary Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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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 2/26/2020, 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

152 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 5
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

79 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2020

Dr. Fadel did an outstanding job.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2020

He is an amazing, caring ,doctor that takes his time and makes sure every question or concern is addressed before the visit ends. i truly appreciate his professionalism and caring personality.

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2020

Dr. Fadel is by far a wonderful, caring and compassionate physician. he is the BEST

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2020

Dr Fadel is a doctor who I've experienced to be truly compassionate and caring. He takes the time to know my medical history before our meeting, he calls me with test results and listens to any and all my concerns. He is truly a healer

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

I believe the doctor is exceptional in his concern, knowledge and treatment of me and my condition

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

have never been happier with a doctor. he was so compassionate and understanding. very calming.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2020

Dr Fadel is an incredible doctor, he explains things very well and asks questions that show he care about you. I always feel much better after our conversations.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

Dr. Fadel is understanding, compassionate and easy to talk to. He is willing to listen as well as advise. Outstanding

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2020

first meeting with Dr. Felad. felt comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

first appointment with Dr Fidel. Very kind, caring and thorough. would definitely recommend

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

Dr Fadel has to have the best bedside manner of any Dr I've ever seen. He explains things so well anyone can understand even the most complex matters

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2020

First time that I had seen Dr. Fade and am very p,eased with the care that I received.

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2020

amazing doctor

Reviewed on Nov 5, 2020

Dr Fadel is a thorough easy to understand and is very respectful and caring doctor

Reviewed on Nov 2, 2020

Dr Fadel is amazing, I would recommend him to anyone and everyone

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. Fadel has so much compassion, and care.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

I like Video vVisit. I have all my vitals & weight ready for Rn Amy , and then in 5min I'm on with Dr. Fadel.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Dr. Fadel genuinely cares for my health!

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The provider spent a lot of time with me to help solve some medical issues. Very helpful and thorough.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2020

he was a very caring and professional. also thorough. thank you Dr.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2020

Love Dr Fidel, he's a caring person. He takes time to explain things in terms I can understand

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Dr. Fadel is the most intelligent, caring, knowledgeable MD I have ever been blessed to be a patient of. He shows genuine concern for my issues. He is a wonderful MD.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I really like Dr. Fadel! He is a good listener and very kind... probably the best MD I have ever had:)

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

All my appointments with Dr. Fadel have been great, along with phone calls and messages!

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr Fidel is very thorough. Asked questions about my condition. Concerned about my sleep on my BiPap. Explained the changes he made to my settings. a knowledgeable Dr with compassion. I trust him with my care.

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

Dr Fidel is a wonderful Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2020

I absolutely love this doctor

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2020

Dr Fadil is always very pleasant and respectful. He takes time to talk to you and listen to you. I really appreciate how he interacts with me as his patent.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Fadel and his assistant has always been very respectful of my medical problem and has always listened to my concerns. Dr. Fadel explains everything about my condition and keeps me informed of the tests which were given and follows up by phone when he says he will. He is a very caring doctor and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Dr. Fadel is a very kind and capable doctor. He communicates very well. I am neurodivergent and have some communication difficulties in addition to my chronic illnesses, and he has always been caring, respectful, helpful, knowledgeable, and patient. Thank you, Dr. Fadel.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr Fadel is always professional and takes his time explaining everything appropriately to me and my family

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Fadel is the best doctor I have ever had. He tells it like it is and empathizes with the patient.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

dr. Fidel is always very professional and understanding of any problems. He always remains in contact with me and any issues I have

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

empathetic caring doctor showed great concern and compassion

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

Outstanding experience. Doctor was very thorough. Excellent instruction on how to care for my condition. Extremely patient and caring.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

always attentive and professional. He knows my history as soon as we begin our visit. Excellent Doctor!!

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Dr Fadel is an excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

the entire experience was wonderful. Dr Fadel is a blessing and Amy was very helpful

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2020

this was the most comforting and informative experience that I have ever had with a doctor .others were good but this visit was way over the top

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

if I could give more than 5 to Dr. Fadel I would!!

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2020

Dr. Fadel is one of the nicest physicians I have met/seen in my years of being a Cleveland Clinic patient.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Dr.Fadel level of concern for my well being was evident even through video, i really appreciate his compassion.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Fr fadel is the BEST. some acquaintances who have Fr fadel as a doctor rave about him. we are VERY happy with him

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2020

Dr Fidel is absolutely the best Dr I have ever had. His staff are very caring and professional. could not ask for any better care than they provide me

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

Dr explained everything well

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Excellent doctor

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Great experience with Dr. and he is very knowledgeable and answered all my questions to my satisfaction .I have recommended him to my friend who has lung problems.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr Fadel is so good at communicating. He makes sure you understand your medical information. I am very confident that he will always look out for my healthcare and help me make the best choices necessary to stay healthy. He never makes you feel rushed and takes all the time you need during a visit. I enjoyed the tele-conference.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr,Fadel is a great physician.Very knowledgeable and answered all the questions.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2020

Dr.Fadel is a great physician. He answered all my questions to my satisfaction.It is pleasure to have him my health provider and Recommend him to my family and friends.

Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020

Dr Fadel and his entire staff is wonderful.

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

Dr. Fadel is a very caring and supportive Doctor.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr. Fidel Is exceptionally caring and supportive. He listens.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr Fadel explained my issues very well and is Very kind. I feel he will help me greatly w/my Asthma. So HAPPY found a Doctor that can help me :)

Reviewed on May 8, 2020

Dr. Fadel is the best! Explains, is genuine and caring.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

again the doctor is very excellent and how he treated me and I would recommend him to anyone who needs his services.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

dr Fadel is an absolutely amazing Doctor. you are truly blessed to have him at your facility.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2020

Dr Fadel is a blessing to have as my care provider. He listened to all of my concerns and helped me make sense of everything that is going on. You are lucky to have him at the Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Dr. Fadel was excellent and I'm very pleased

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Thank you Dr. F and everyone at the CC for responding to and taking care of your patients during this unprecedented time. Thank you also for the follow-up call to see how I was feeling.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

dr. Fadel is amazing.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Dr. Fadel went above and beyond to help me. I know he had to of been exhausted. my appointment was changed to a phone appointment due to covid-19 and was 3 hours late. Dr. Fadel was extremely apologetic, made me feel like I was his number one priority, and took the time to address all my concerns and questions. I hope the Cleveland Clinic knows what a gem you have with Dr. Fadel. Take good care of him!!! God Bless all of you!!!

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

I consider Dr Fadel a very knowledgeable and caring physician.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

I left a message for the doctor and he called me the same day, love the guy!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

love Dr Fidel

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

Dr. Fadel and his entire staff are exceptional...both with in-person visits, follow-ups, and questions via phone or email. I truly appreciate the care that he provides to me!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr Fadel is beyond excellent

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

I like the doctor very much. He is such a caring doctor.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Dr. Fadel was extremely knowledgeable and very thorough. He is an exemplary person and doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

The biggest problem is getting an appointment with Dr Fidel

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Wonderful doctor, I would recommend him to anyone!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Dr. Fadel is outstanding! He really cares!

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

dr fadel is the BEST. very happy that he is my doctor

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

I loved this Dr. He is the only Dr that physically went over my visit summary and actually walked with me outside to the scheduling area handed scheduler my paperwork and helped him understand what he wanted

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

This is the best doctor I have ever worked with. He understands the how my wife ns I feel about my problem. he actually calls me whenever he gets the results of my tests. I have never had a doctor call me before. He is absolutely the best.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2020

Dr. Abi-Fadel is the best doctor. He is kind, compassionate, patient and reassuring,

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr.Fadel is great the way he treats you, explains everything to you. I am very happy to have him as my doctor. He is great.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Dr Fidel is an excellent provider. He takes the time to explain my diagnose and treatment. He takes a genuine interest in my care and wellbeing.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2020

Dr. Fadel is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He is so attentive and caring. He's the only doctor who personally calls me when I send a mychart message. I really appreciate his care.

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