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Department Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - AK
Primary Location Akron General Behavioral Medicine
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

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About Lori Pittinger, MD

Cleveland Clinic Akron General Appointment - 2002
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Additional Training

  • Psychiatry Internship, Hahnemann University Hospital, 1989-1990
    Psychiatry Resident, Strong Memorial Hospital, 1990-1994
    Psychiatry Fellowship, NEOMED/Akron General Hospital, 2001-2002

Professional Highlights

  • Clerkship Director, NEOMED Psychiatry Program, 2002-Present
    Associate Program Director, NEOMED/Summa Psychiatry Residency Program, 2002-Present
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/4/2021, Dr. Pittinger 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

84 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
5 out of 5
Explains 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

30 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2022

Dr. Pittinger truly cares and is a wonderful psychiatrist. I feel blessed to hav found her.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2022

Dr.Pittingerl is very important to me l can tell her things l can't tell anyone else. She helps me to make sense of things.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is the best mental health professional I have ever dealt with. She's kind, understanding, and takes my opinions into account when creating the treatment plan.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is outstanding. Can't say enough good about her.

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is an excellent listener and she remembers what you tell her over time. That's a rare skill these days.

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2022

Sometimes I feel like I am not understood or heard. But most of the time Dr. Pittinger is very good!!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2022

I stay with Dr Pittingers practice because of her knowledge of my medical history and life experience.

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Dr. Pittinger has been a wonderful asset to me. She listens and truly cares which goes a long way towards making me comfortable sharing personal problems with her. She is incredibly practical and takes my desires into account when she makes recommendations. I wish more physicians were like her.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is kind, caring, listens and offers solutions. I've been her patient close to 20 years and under her care I've been able to sustain a near normal life despite my maladies.

Reviewed on Aug 26, 2022

Dr. Pittenger is the best therapist have ever had

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is an amazing dr. She is very kind, Compassionate, and knowledgeable. After many years of seeing psychiatrists I feel blessed to have found her.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2022

She is amazing!

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is a wonderful, caring, compassionate, and knowledgeable professional. I would recommend her to anyone else needing a caregiver in this area.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2022

Without a doubt I would recommend Dr.Pittinger

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is a wonderful psychiatrist and I always recommend her to people looking for help. I always look forward to seeing her each visit.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

Wonderful doctor

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is wonderful. She has helped me so much and is very supportive and listens and truly cares.

Reviewed on May 31, 2022

Dr Pittinger and her staff are excellent

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

We had a problem getting zoom to work properly.The meeting with Dr. Pittinger was very helpful. She is an awesome doctor, very easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is always so helpful.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is a phenomenal doctor who patiently listened to all of my concerns and worked with me in a collaborative fashion to help improve my health. I would recommend her to any one of my family members- she is outstanding!

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr Pittinger is an experienced, caring professional who takes into consideration my changing mental healthcare needs. She is especially good at helping me through challenging prescription changes and is concerned about my progress and wellbeing. She is an extremely critical asset to your business and compensation to keep her happy and willing to stay put should be an important consideration. She is core and strategic to the success of your current and future mental health programs.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Pittenger and her staff are always excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is very professional in her interactions and care of me. She is easy to speak with, and she shows genuine care about me as a person. Her feedback has always been helpful, compassionate, and genuine. I am quite comfortable working with her in my health care.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

My experience with Dr Pittenger and her office is impeccable in professionalism and caring presentation.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

Dr Pittenger is absolutely wonderful. I am a critical care RN and I have the utmost respect for her!

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2022

Dr. Pittinger is an amazing doctor. She is so caring & professional.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2022

Great experience as usual, Dr. P is the best professional that I work with.

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2022

She's amazing!

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2022

Dr. Pittinger was absolutely fabulous. She made me feel incredibly comfortable even discussing uncomfortable topics. She offered excellent suggestions and a plan that took my concerns in consideration. I am very happy to have found her and plan to continue using her for my care.

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