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

Treatment & Services

  • Internal Medicine
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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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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 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.

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

82 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

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

Dr Pittinger is an amazing professional. I consider myself incredibly lucky to have her as my physician.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2021

I will recommend the Cleveland Clinic and Dr Pittinger to everyone I know. I am blessed to have found such a gifted Physician. She is dedicated to her patients and her profession. Please let her know how much she is appreciated and needed!!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Always feel like I am being heard by doctor. Very engaging and knowledgeable.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2021

I am so blessed to have such an amazing & caring doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

I feel heard and valued as a person by Dr Pittinger. She's a fantastic psychiatrist.And an all-around cool person.

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr Pittinger is awesome, and helps me with so much

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Dr. Pittinger is such a amazing doctor. Her secretary is so sweet & caring.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

Words alone can't express how blessed I am to have such an awesome, compassionate & professional doctor. Dr. Pittinger is amazing.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

I trust and respect Dr Pittinger

Reviewed on May 19, 2021

I was expecting Dr. Pittinger to be excellent, and she exceeded that expectation. I'm relieved to now be under her care.

Reviewed on May 12, 2021

Everything was very friendly (while being very professional) from the registaton to the doctor.

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. Pittinger is just amazing!

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2021

Dr. Pittinger is an outstanding physician who truly cares about her patients, treating them with compassion, respect, and autonomy. She is a remarkable provider who I have already recommend to many other people!

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2021

Dr Pittinger is the answer to my prayers. she has helped me more than anyone else. the staff is always kind.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

*Dr. Pittinger is WONDERFUL. So knowledgeable, thoughtful, & caring. She makes me feel totally at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021

Dr. Pittinger is a very kind, empathetic and caring psychiatrist. She is very intelligent and it shows through her practice. I trust her decisions regarding my care always.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

excellent & caring doctor

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