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Department Center for General Neurology
Primary Location Strongsville Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Suny Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY USA

Undergraduate - Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY USA


  • Neurophysiology
  • Psychiatry and Neurology - Vascular Neurology
  • Internal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

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 6/8/2021, Dr. Bahntge 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

104 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

I have never had a more thorough doctor that listened, was patient and kind to in every way. very knowledge, explained everything and was really impressed with the thorough exam. This doctor was wonderful. Finally someone found someone that is like doctors used to be.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2021

The doctor was excellent. He took his time to listen to my reason for the appointment, asking questions to establish my medical history, clarify my ongoing issues, provide a diagnosis, recommendations, and go over risks and benefits. The doctors also reassured that is the medications was ineffective or the side effects were to great, we could work to identify other interventions in the future.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

The doctor is very thorough, explains everything very well, very easy to talk to, feel very comfortable with him

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2021

The doctor was caring and was thorough in asking me questions.

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2021

Doctor took the time to listen to everything that I had to explain and explained things back to me in a way that I understood at

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

very good experience. Dr was very pleasant and answered all my questions. Would recommend him to friends and family.

Reviewed on Jan 15, 2021

Dr was very nice and caring.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Had to remind doctor to why we were there (cognitive testing).

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

The video appointment was without any problem. I logged in and talked to a nurse and later to Dr. Bahntge.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Dr. Bahntge listened to my concerns and took adequate time with me.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Michael F Bahntge MD is an excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I arrived 1 30, at 2 15 asked about the wait, receptionist informed me that 1 30 was arrival time, 2 00 was appt. was not told that on phone. Taken to room, 2 30, Dr came in 2 45, Given a through exam but no answers , no recommendations other than if the episodes become severe go to ER, come back in 6wks

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

It was an excellent experience. Dr Bahntge explained everything to where I could understand it. He listened and gave me time to ask questions. It was one of the best experiences I've had at the clinic.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

very good doctor

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Michael F Bahntge MD was very professional, knowledgeable, and thorough. I was concerned about this visit and Dr. Bahntge assisted in explaining so I felt calmer, and more knowledgeable about my issue. So glad Strongsville has a Neurologist.

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

Very happy with Dr. Bahntge. a gentleman and a scholar . Easy to talk with and showed concern and was thorough in his approach to diagnose and begin treatment .

Reviewed on Jun 4, 2020

Video worked well for the routine nature of this appt. Technology does limit personal interaction and comfortable dialogue but having an established relationship with the provider helped overcome this. I think the provider put effort into making this visit personable as well. Kudos!!

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