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Department Hematology and Medical Oncology
Primary Location Akron General Physician Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cancer Center
  • Chemotherapy
  • General Hematology
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Medical Oncology
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Benign Hematology
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Malignant Hematologic Diseases
  • Solid Tumor Disorders
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Kathryn Leininger, MD.

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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 3/30/2022, Dr. Leininger 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

199 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2022

Dr. Leininger was excellent! I was a little nervous for my appointment but she instantly put me at ease. I would highly recommend her.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2022

My first visit with this doctor. I felt a bit rushed which left me bit wanting' when the appt concluded.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

Being diagnosed with cancer is a scary and rather isolating event. *Dr. Leininger provided me with fantastic care, was very kind and put me as at ease with my diagnosis as possible. She is a great credit to your organization and I'm certain you are as proud of her as I was during my care. Thanks so much!

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Doctor and staff very nice and make you comfortable while you are there

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2022

Doctor is always prompt and listens to your concerns

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

The doctor was very nice and was kind enough to suggest a phone call appt. Next time because if the condition does not change it would not be necessary for me to come in.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2022

Everyone was very kind and very helpful.Dr. Leininger is wonderful!!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2022

Dr. Leininger is excellent- thankful for her

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2022

Doctor was wonderful and showed such compassion and professionalism.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2022

*Dr. Leininger is always thoughtful, caring, courteous & knowledgeable. She is awesome!

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2022

I was a 20-year patient of Dr Petrus, and adored him- he's a tough act to follow. Dr Leininger is a perfect fit for me; I couldn't be happier!

Reviewed on Jan 19, 2022

Dr. Leineger is always kind and compassionate

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

Dr always explains things to you and listens to all your concerns she does a wonderful job

Reviewed on Jan 7, 2022

I've had no bad experiences with Dr. Leininger or her staff.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr was very nice and explained everything to me

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Physician spent time listening to me and caring about my total wellbeing.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

My doctor is not only professional, but very personable. She has been patient with me in helping to educate me on my current diagnosis of multiple myeloma. She has answered all my questions and takes the time to listen to me

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

Stacey her nurse and entire staff exceptional!!! Dr. Leininger AMAZING listens and learned about me as a new patient.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2021

Dr. Leininger & her staff are terrific.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Excellent, caring physician

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2021

Doctor was extremely easy to talk to and answered all my questions and concerns. What I needed to change, she gave me the green light to go forward with it and ask me to keep her informed if anything changes. All around a great visit, I felt so much peace!

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