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Department Family Medicine
Primary Location Medina Medical Office Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Sports Medicine (Family Medicine)
Columbus, OH USA

Residency - University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Family Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI USA

Medical Education - Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH USA

Undergraduate - Miami University
Oxford, OH USA


  • Family Medicine
  • Family Medicine - Sports Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Laura Distel, 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 7/7/2022, Dr. Distel 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

191 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
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

38 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2022

Video appt is an excellent idea. It enabled me to have a doctor visit without risk of exposing my illness to others.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

I always recommend Dr Listal

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Dr Distel always responds quickly.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022

Whenever someone is looking for a Dr I always recommend Dr Distel

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022

Dr Distel is by far the best doctor I have had in my 60 years. She is patient and listens well. She gives me valuable feedback about my concerns and appears to genuinely care about my health. She is not quick to fix my issues with a prescription- I value that. She makes reasonable suggestions that are easy to implement, related to any issue I am having. I have recommended her to numerous friends.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2022

Dr. Distel is always super professional and kind whenever I have an appointment. She doesn't rush me and answers any questions I have.

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2022

Dr Distel is always kind and takes time to discuss questions and concerns.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2022

I would highly recommend *Dr. Distel, however a family member has not had a positive experience with another doctor in this practice.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2022

Dr. Distel always takes the time to actually listen to you. Not many Drs. Give you that.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2022

Dr Distel never really said what the diagnosis on my foot was or what to expect. But she was truly helpful about helping me find a way to cope with the discomfort.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2022

Dr Distel really listened to me.

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2022

Dr. Distel was great

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2022

Dr Distel is the best doctor I have ever had !! She cares so much and genuinely listens to her patients!

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

Dr Distel knows I am proactive about my health and she really listens to me. I feel respected and validated when working with her.

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2022

I blame myself and my poor tech skills for the audio issue with the zoom call. The zoom visit worked very well for my poison ivy issue, as Dr Distel could see how bad my situation was.

Reviewed on May 20, 2022

Dr. Distel listens and partners with me. She is a wonderful physician that truly tries to work with me.

Reviewed on May 2, 2022

Dr. Distal is very friendly and very knowledgeable. I really trust her as my doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2022

Dr Distel ALWAYS takes time and listen to ALL Concerns that I have and addressing them.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2022

Dr Distel is very kind and caring. She is good at explaining my care.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Distel is very caring. She listens to me each and every time I've been seen. This particular time she took time to assess my symptoms and gave me advice as to what she would do If she were the patient. I am much better today because of the treatment she prescribed.

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2022

Great experience. Support staff friendly, helpful, professional. I found Dr Distal to be warm, caring and knowledgeable. I happy that she and this practice are now my primary care provider.

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2022

Dr. Distel is a kind and caring doctor as well as a very good listener. She always puts me at ease.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2022

Doctor listened and did not rush.

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2022

Dr Distel is a pleasure to see and I'm grateful she's my primary care physician.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2022

As seen in my answers above, I was very pleased with Dr. Distel as my primary care provider.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Distel is always kind and takes the time to listen to any concerns and answer any questions I have.

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2022

Dr. Distel is a fantastic care provider!

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr. Distel is always caring and compassionate, thorough In her explanations, and easy to talk to. Her professionalism and polite mannerism are exemplary.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

I always feel that Dr. Distel takes the time to listen and genuinely cares about my well being

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

Doctor Distel is always respectful understanding and always caring and always takes the extra time with me.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2022

I find Dr Distel very respectful, informative and pleasant

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr Distel is an amazing physician!

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2022

Dr. Distal very efficient.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

I am so happy with Dr. Distel as my primary care doctor. She listens and is compassionate and friendly and you can tell she really wants the best care for her patients. I have referred many people to her.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2022

Dr. Distel is a great caring doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

I am very grateful to have Dr Distel as my primary care physician. She is compassionate, thorough, answers my many questions with respect and clarity, and she does not end the appointment until she is sure she has addressed my concerns. I have recommended her to others.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2021

Dr. Distel is a fantastic family physician

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2021

She was AMAZING! I' was worried after my Dr retired & I had to switch but I'm grateful she listens to me. You need to clone her!

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