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Department Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Medical Weight Management
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Cleveland, OH USA
2018

Residency - Medstar Union Memorial Hospital
Internal Medicine
MD USA
2016

Residency - MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
Internal Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
2014

Medical Education - University of Balamand
Tripoli, Al-Kura, Lebanon
2010

Undergraduate - American University of Beirut
Beirut, Lebanon
2006

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
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 11/21/2022, Dr. El Hage 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

156 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

33 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2022

She is an awesome doctor and person!! I wouldn't want any other doctor to treat me. She is extremely knowledgeable, explains things in a way that makes sense to me and she is very kind. I'd give her a 15 on a scale of 1-10.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2022

She is excellent

Reviewed on Nov 4, 2022

She's extremely nice, and very thorough. I recommend her to friends and family very often.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Dr.El Have is very nice, courteous, compassionate and understanding.

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2022

Showed up late and she was still willing to jump on and be flexible.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2022

Dr. L Hage is amazing. I have not received the level of care and concern from other endocrinologists. Her staff, nurses and admins, are among the best the CCF has to offer.

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2022

Dr El-Hage is great.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2022

Dr. L was such a caring individualWhen she completed my biopsies. She realized I had a high level of anxiety.

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2022

Dr. El Hage is probably one of the best physicians I have seen. She really listened to me, my concerns, and empathized with my medical challenges and need to address my medical issues in short order. She helped me to process difficult decisions and gave me a moment to figure it out. She had my best interest at heart and was up front about what course of action would be best in the long run. I cannot say enough good things about that one visit, her superb expertise, and her ability to genuinely connect with her patients in an efficient way

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Very good service. Provider was friendly , knowledgeable, and open to communication about my health

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr El Hage is stellar as she takes time explaining and showing why she came to the treatment plan. I wish all doctors were as caring and thorough.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Great provider!! Always cares about me.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2022

Dedicated to the patients. I like the way Dr. Lea ElHage checks into all details and alternative treatment options.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Very pleased with doctor in every way

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2022

She is a great doctor

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

When Dr. Nasr was leaving, he recommended this doctor to me. I am appreciative of her care.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr El Hage and her staff are so nice and helpful!

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Dr El Hage is such a sweet, caring, and knowledgeable doctor, I was very pleased with her care

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2022

All good. She is great.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

She is one of the best doctors that I have encountered, polite, very concerned, takes the time to explain things to you, very patient, and has made my life easier living with diabetes

Reviewed on May 9, 2022

Very good communication with dr elhage

Reviewed on May 4, 2022

My only complaint/issue was that Dr. EL Hage is very soft spoken. I could barely hear her (and the mask made it worse). I had to repeatedly ask her to speak louder. She seemed very uncomfortable speaking louder. Other than that she was nice, knowledgeable and took as much time as needed to review my test results and answer my questions.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Really enjoy Dr. El Hage, she is professional, kind and explains things clearly.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr El Hage was as always very thorough, easy to talk to and patient with questions.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2022

Doctor Hage was extremely knowledgeable and knew how to treat my condition. So glad she was able to help me.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Great doctor! Patient-center focused and a great listener. Provided thoughtful feedback. Very impressed as many doctors aren't quite so respectful, relatable & good communicators.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Literally one of the best doctors I've ever met when it comes to being patient-centered. She was a great listener and provided informative feedback with any and all of my concerns. Very thorough and extremely genuine.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Dr. El Hage was an excellent listener and gave excellent advice.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

Very good experience overall .I was very impressed with the Doctor .She was very courteous and precessional .

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2022

Excellent service; the doctor cares about her parients.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2022

Dr. El Hage was friendly, had a welcoming spirit. I didn't feel rushed during my visit and she answered all me questions.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2022

I feel comfortable and felt like she really cares

Reviewed on Feb 8, 2022

The staff was very friendly and professional! Love my new Endriconologist Dr El Hage! She was amazing and took her time with me! I look forward to speaking with her again.

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