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Department Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Medina Medical Office Building
Primary Location

Medina Medical Office Building

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Medical Weight Management
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic Florida
Internal Medicine
Weston, FL USA

Medical Education - Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre Y Maestra


  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Obesity Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Carmen Polanco Santos, 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 9/7/2022, Dr. Polanco Santos 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

131 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
4.6 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

19 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2022

Best provider fir listening, asking questions and only then providing medical guidance.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Dr. Polanco-Santos was very kind and understanding.

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2022

Dr. Polanco is so very encouraging!

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2022

I love Dr. Polanco Sanchez. She is very caring.

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2022

Dr. Santos is the best! She is one of my favorite doctors. She shows genuine concern and care for problems and struggles and has caught some health issues and I'm very grateful for that.

Reviewed on May 25, 2022

Couldn't ask for better service than what I receive at Dr. Polanco Santos office.

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2022

I like Dr. Polanco very much and I'm happy with her care.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2022

Dr Polanco was very thorough. She listened to my concerns and considered all my medical needs when providing treatment.

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2022

Dr. Polanco Santos is amazing! It was clear she read my chart before the appt. She was so kind and I felt valued as a patient.

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2022

I love my doctor

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

Dr. Polanco Santos is one of the best Dr's I've ever had. She has done wonders for my overall health and my understanding of diabetes.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2022

Dr. Santos is very caring and professional. It was my first time meeting her and I felt comfortable and confident with my visit.

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

The doctor was very nice and explained everything that I needed explained. It was nice to see a doctor.

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Very good dr she is genuine

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2022

Dr. C Santos took the time to carefully explain the reason for visit, recapping what has already occurred In my treatment and continued care. I appreciate the Dr explaining In a way that was easy to understanding.

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2021

Dr. Polonco Santos asked me questions which made it easier for me to describe my challenges. Quite simply the best experience I have ever had with a Medical Doctor of any specialty. She listened well and I did not feel like I was wasting her time, which is how I often feel when seeing a doctor.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2021

Dr. Palonco-Santos' staff was great! They really were.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

I had such a wonderful experience with Dr Carmen Polanco Santos!

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Dr. Santos is a very good and caring doctor. Listens very well and responds to questions on myChart.

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