Department Internal Medicine and Geriatrics
Primary Location Strongsville Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - Lutheran Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Brooklyn, NY USA

Medical Education - University of Bangalore


  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 9/27/2020, Dr. Sankar 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

109 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
4.2 out of 5
Explains 4.2
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.3
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.1

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2020

Dr. Sankar is very caring and knowledgeable. She listens and is very helpful in coming up with a solution.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Dr. Sankar was very attentive with addressing any concerns. Pleasant and courteous.

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

this was the first time I ever used the Zoom app. I had to call customer service a few times because I'm challenged. they were excellent and so was my doctor when I could hear her but I had my camera off somehow she was patient with me and friendly and I did figure it out finally

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

very good. we are blessed to have her as our doctor, my sons doctor as well. she really cares.

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

My doctor is very knowledgeable, courteous and very focused. She explains everything very thoroughlyand really put all effort in taking care of the patient's needs.

Reviewed on May 4, 2020

Dr Sankar is very compassionate. She made sure her patient well taken care I believe She take pride when her patient is doing well.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

I have a high regard for Dr Shankar because she Truly has Great Sincere compassion for her patients! I live now in Florida and I am willing to fly to Ohio for my Health care, God willing!

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2020

as mentioned, I'll continue to fly to Ohio to see Dr Sankar!

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

I was very happy with Dr. Sankars care and will be returning if she is accepting new patients.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

my experience with the doctor was terrible

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

on my last visit was very displacing. I am not one to complain but the doctor dismiss my feelings about pains in my legs Instead of taking me more seriously. I would've liked to have been sent to another directive within the Cleveland clinic to further review the pains in my legs. But instead I was forced to go outside of the clinic to find a doctor it may be nothing but at 73 I would like to further find out if it'fs life-threatening or just something I have to live with it.

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

The RN Nurse who helped get my DRs Appointment was very helpful .My Physician Dr Roopa Sankar gives enough time to look after my health problems.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Doctor was very professional. I highly recommend this Doctor for anyone's care. Very informative.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

provider was not willing to listen to and acknowledge my concerns. she constantly repeated the same questions (4-5 times) during the visit. her bedside manner was not welcoming or encouraging the patient to be involved in their care.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2019

I talk to others about Dr. Sankar often. I hope friends heed my advice!

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