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Department Neurological Surgery
Primary Location Akron General Neuroscience
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Diagnosis
  • Brain Tumor Management
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebral Shunt
  • Craniotomy
  • Craniotomy for Brain Tumor
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife Treatment
View all 10 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • Anaplastic Astrocytomas
  • Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas
  • Arachnoid Cysts
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Brain Tumors
  • Benign Tumors of the Brain
  • Benign Tumors Of The Head
  • Cerebral Astrocytomas
  • General Neurosurgery
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Normal Pressure
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage
  • Intracranial hematoma
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage, Cerebral Hemorrhage, & Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Lesions
  • Malignant Gliomas
  • Malignant Tumors of the Brain
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Neoplasms
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Sarcomas of the Brain or Head
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
View all 27 Specialties +
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Ghassan Khayyat, 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 9/24/2021, Dr. Khayyat 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

60 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
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 1, 2021

Dr. Khayyat and staff are awesome!

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

Love Dr. Khayyat, great surgeon!!

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

it was very easy to feel comfortable with the Dr. He actually sat down to chat with me. I genuinely felt he cared for me.

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

The doctor and CNP sat with me at the end of the visit and talked with me .. It was so nice.

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

everything was scheduled without any issues. The scheduler was very prompt calling me back with my next MRI appointment and with the doctor for follow up

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2021

the Doctor has always been good at explaining things to me and asking if I have questions. He also is good with encouraging me and giving me hope.

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