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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Independence Family Hlth Ctr
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacteria (ASB)
  • Pulmonary Nodules
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - Drexel University
Physician Assistant Studies
Philadelphia, PA USA

Undergraduate - Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Ohio University
Exercise Physiology
Athens, OH USA


  • Physician Assistant
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

123 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

9 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2024

I tried by phone several times over the course of weeks before I finally decided to contact the doctor directly through Mychart. The doctor was very responsive and after that everything went smoothly.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

She is so informative.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2024

She got things rolling and in line before I could see my doctor. She got oxygen ordered for me right away instead of waiting two months to see the doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2024

I'm so glad Dr.Khabbaza has an assistant. Will help with scheduling appointments. Dr. Michele was so kind and thoughtful and addressed all of my concerns. I alway highly recommend Dr. Khabbaza he is a wonderful doctor and truly cares for his patients.

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2023

This was the first time I was meeting with Michelle. She was very professional and was up to date on my case.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Michelle was excellent. I valued her opinion and counsel!

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

I was greatly impressed with the knowledge of my case shown by the PA and her interest in my care. She was very personable and willing to answer any questions.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2023

She's a very knowledgeable, personable, physicians assistant

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

She was wonderful, very caring and informative

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