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

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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 4/8/2019, 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

92 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 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

17 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2019

Dr. Distel is amazing. I already tell everyone about her. she listens and talks to me like I'm a real person. She is very caring and concerned with the well-being of her patients. LOVE HER!

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

I'd highly recommend Dr. Distell as well as the entire staff!

Reviewed on Jul 22, 2019

Dr distal is the best no matter how your system operates it is worth it to have Dr distal take care of me

Reviewed on Jul 2, 2019

Dr. Distel was very professional but very easy to communicate with. I was very comfortable with her.

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Dr. Distal was very competent and listened to my concerns. Her exam was thorough as was her explanation of her plan of care.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2019

Dr Distal was very thorough and took her time with me. It was a last minute appointment and she still treated me with respect and didn't rush me out. Great doctor.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

Dr. Distel is a joy. Happy to have her as my primary care physician.

Reviewed on May 21, 2019

Dr. Distel took time to make sure all my questions were answered

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

have been seeing dr distel for 10 years and followed her from her previous office. love her!!

Reviewed on May 13, 2019

Dr. Distel is simply the best.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

I recommend Dr. Distel all the time.

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

dr. distal was fantastic, she listened to everything I had to say and was wonderful in coming up with a plan I felt comportable with. thank you.

Reviewed on May 6, 2019

excellent caring doctor

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2019

Dr. Distal was a very kind and helpful doctor.I would recommend her to my friend s and family.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2019

Dr Distel hands down is the best doctor I have ever seen.

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Distel is a very caring person.

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2019

we have been with Dr Distel for a very long time she is a wonderful Dr we would follow her anywhere! we are not letting go of her!

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