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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

Appointment:
330.344.6047
Fax:
330.535.7219
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adolescent Health
  • Challenges and Choices of Aging
  • Family Medicine
  • General Adolescent Medicine
  • General Dermatology
  • General Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • General Pediatric Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Men's Health
  • Pediatric Urgent Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Prevention and Wellness
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Primary Care
  • Skin Care
  • Sports Safety
  • Student Health
  • Traveler's Health
  • Women's Health
View all 22 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acne
  • Adults with Developmental Disabilities
  • Alzheimer's
  • 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
  • Heartburn
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Lead Poisoning
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pressure Ulcers
  • Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
  • Substance Abuse
  • Warts
View all 33 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 and is the co-chair of 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 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. He enjoys podcasting “Lessons My Patients Taught Me”.

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
2001

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Akron General Medical Center
Residency in Family Medicine
Akron, OH
1985

Medical Education - College of Medicine NE Ohio University
Rootstown, OH

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

Certifications

  • Family Medicine

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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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 1/1/2024, Dr. Davidson 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

50 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 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

11 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 7, 2024

Dr. Davidson has been taking care of my whole family for decades.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

I know Dr. Davidson is very busy, but I waited six months to see him personally.

Reviewed on Jan 31, 2024

Dr. Davidson is an exemplary physician.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2023

Model primary care physician who cares about my mental and physical issues.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

The Dr. Iis a busy man and an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr. Davidson makes sure you are healthy and very reassuring even at my most stressful days.

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2023

Dr. Davidson is very knowledgeable and professional.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Love Dr Davidson. Great listener. Takes his time and explains things well.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2023

Staff & *Dr. Davidson very compassionate, caring & respectful of you as their patient.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

I'm not a very good patient, but Dr. Davidson is excellent at explaining and questioning. I would recommend him.

Reviewed on May 24, 2023

Dr. Davidson is a model physicians which other physicians should copy. He is an attentive, pleasant, professional has serve my best interests for years.

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