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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Akron General
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Akron General
Primary Location

Akron General

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adolescent Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Family Medicine
  • General Adolescent Care
  • General Dermatology
  • General Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • General Pediatric And Adolescent Medicine
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Men's Health
  • Pediatric Urgent Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention And Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Skin Care
  • Sports Safety
  • Student Health
  • Traveler's Health
  • Women's Health
View all 20 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Alzheimer's and Dementia
  • Amenorrhea
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Back Pain in Athletes
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Illness
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Down Syndrome
  • Fatigue
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD)
  • Headaches
  • Health and Wellness
  • Heartburn
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Mental Retardation in Adults
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Primary Care
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts
View all 35 Specialties +
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Biography

About Elliot Davidson, MD

Dr. Elliot Davidson is the Medical Director of the Center for Family Medicine (CFM) at Cleveland Clinic Akron General in Akron, Ohio.

He is Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) and Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUHCOM). He serves on many committees including the Research Oversight Committee and the Ethics Committee. He is past Chairman of the Board of Partners Physician Group, the Private Practice of Akron General Health System.

Dr. Davidson is passionate about the prevention of heart disease and has published in and is a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Lipidology. He is a leader in test taking preparation and has presented on this topic at many local and national meetings. For the 11 years he was a Family Medicine Program Director from 2008 to 2019 his graduates had a 100% pass rate on their first attempt on the American Board of Family Medicine Certifying Examination. He is actively engaged in teaching many medical and pharmacy students, and family medicine residents.

Dr. Davidson graduated from both Kent State University (Summa cum Laude) and NEOMED in 1982 and did his Family Medicine Residency at Akron General Medical Center.

He is married and has four children.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Additional Training

  • 1/02-10/02 Fundamentals of Management for Family Physicians, sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians

    9/03-6/04 Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship Program,
    Michigan State University focusing on Research

Awards & Honors

  •  

                1981                Thomas E. Rardin Family Practice Scholarship Award

                1982                AOA Medical Honor Society

                2007                Teacher of the Year at the Cleveland Clinic Akron General 
                                        Family Medicine Residency Program (Golden Apple Award)

                2009                Akron Heart Association HeartBall Champion

                2009                Temple Emanu El Volunteer of the Year

                2009                Center for Family Medicine voted Akron General’s Department of the year

                2018                PPG Board Chair


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Elliot Davidson, MD.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

52 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
Listens 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

5 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2021

My doctor, Dr. Davidson, is the best. There should be #6 Excellent.

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

What can I say? *Elliot Davidson is one of the finest physicians anywhere. I have been a patient at Mayo Clinic in Minn. Univ. Hosp. Cleve. and CCF Main Campus - He is the best primary care ever.

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

THERE IS NO BETTER DOCTOR THAN DR DAVIDSON IN MY 63 years OF LIVING. HE CARES ABOUT HIS PATIENT AND KNOWS HIS MEDICINE EXTREMELY WELL

Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020

Dr. Davidson is a Life Saver, the Best Doctor there is!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

My doctor has been my doctor for years. He is the best!!

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