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Department Internal Medicine
Primary Location Westlake Medical Campus Building A
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Westlake Medical Campus Building A
Primary Location

Westlake Medical Campus Building A

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Advance Care Planning
  • Diabetes Care and Treatment
  • Diabetic Sugar Control
  • Preventive Health
  • Primary Care
  • Primary Care for Adults
  • Weight Loss Medications/Drugs
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cold Sores
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes
  • Ear Infections (Otitis Media)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • Hypertriglyceridemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Menopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Sore Throat
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress and Physical Health
  • Tension Headaches
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Viral Infections
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Graduate School - University of Akron
Akron, OH USA

Undergraduate - Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH USA


  • Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

329 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 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

32 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2024

She is so thorough, proactive and never makes me feel like she's in a hurry to leave.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2024

Leah is extremely comprehensive. I feel she is detailed in her approach to preventive care and got me started and motivated for me to improve my health. I saw her when I could not get in with my physician- she impressed me so much I have scheduled my future appointments with her - btw I am a physician

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Leah Ristow, CNP, is a terrific provider: sensitive, thorough, personable, friendly, smart, and intuitive.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

CNP Ristow is a terrific provider. A great listener, thorough, very detailed, very efficient, kind and pleasant.

Reviewed on Jan 17, 2024

Leah is amazing, especially when we have an acute problem that can't wait for Dr. Gannon.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Leah is always amazing whenever I meet with her. She takes the time to listen to me and offer insight.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

She gave me pills that take time to get in your system when I needed them to take effect now she did not solve my problem

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2023

She had thoroughly reviewed my chart before the call, which I appreciate.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2023

Leah was very approachable and understandable. She showed respect for the care and health of my 94 year old mother. She was prepared for our visit with good awareness of my mothers symptoms. Highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

She was thorough, caring and very professional

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2023

Leah answered all my questions and is a caring provider

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

She was great! She listened and explained well

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

Leah made me feel confident in her assessment. Answered my questions thoroughly

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

More thorough and caring than primary doctor

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr. Herbert's team was excellent, superb caregivers from appointment assistance to diagnosis and treatment.

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

It was a good experience. She made me feel very comfortable.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2023

Leah was great, will absolutely see her again!

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Leah was so great and helpful on my first visit with her and continues to make me feel like she really cares.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2023

She was awesome

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2023

Ms. Ristow,DNP was very professional and her mannerism and approach along with her expertise was outstanding.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Leah Ristow was an excellent provider, listened, answered questions, provided good information and a course of treatment

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

When Leah entered room and seen me wearing mask, she went and got one. She was understanding my reason for wearing it.

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2023

She was wonderful!!!

Reviewed on May 25, 2023

Nurse practitioner was friendly, upbeat and professional.

Reviewed on May 8, 2023

Leah was thorough, polite, knowledgeable, caring and not in a rush during the appointment. 1000% pleased with her care.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

My first visit with Leah and it was great! She was professional and efficient but also caring and kind. She also listened to what I had to say. Made my next appointment w her. Thanks Leah!

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2023

Leah Ristow is amazing! As is Dr Tan and her staff - always feel cared for and listened to.

Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

Leah was very thorough and took her time with my examination.

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2023

Excellent care provider. I find PAs so receptive, and Leah was very helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2023

She just didn't understand that the treatment she was talking about would counteract with crohns disease. In a follow-up call a bit later still didn't understand the risk of the medicine.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Leah Ristow was fantastic. She Listened to and addressed all of my concerns with real solutions not just a let's wait and see. Highly recommend.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2023

I really would love to have her as my main physician very comfortable with her. She listens and understands takes the time to listen

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