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Department Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Primary Location Akron General Physician Office Building
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University of Arizona College of Medicine- Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program
Allergy/Immunology Fellowship
Tucson, AZ USA

Residency - St. Louis University School of Medicine- Internal Medicine Residency Program
Internal Medicine
St. Louis, MO USA

Residency - St. Louis University School of Medicine- Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics R
Combined Med/Peds residency
St. Louis, MO USA

Medical Education - Damascus University, School of Medicine


  • Allergy and Immunology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Roula Altisheh, 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 4/15/2021, Dr. Altisheh 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

101 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

21 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2021

Provider was so pleasant and polite. It was a pleasure meeting with her.

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2021

Dr. A was patient, kind, prepared, explained things well, and asked excellent questions. I really like her and am very pleased to have a new allergist!

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

Dr. Altisheh restored my faith in physicians. She took time with me. She answered all my questions. She genuinely cared about my concerns. Best doctor hands down!

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr Altisheh was fantastic. She was knowledgeable, caring, and actually listened to what I had to tell her regarding my body. She was sure you include me in the decision making for my treatment. She is a great doctor and I would definitely recommend her to family and friends.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

I have only seen this Doctor twice but feel she is concern and willing to help get to the bottom of my health issues. She is willing to work collaboratively with me and other physicians in my care plan

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Thank you for providing this high caliber of staff and Doctor

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr Altisheh and staff were professional. Courteous, personable, informed, attentive and heloful

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Dr Altisheh is always professional, knowledgeable, caring, personable, inclusive in decision making, and takes time to listen and to explore and explain options.

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2021

Dr. Altisheh was very concerned about my problem. She was very friendly and a great listener. Her treatment of my allergies has been successful. I really like her.

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2021

Dr. Roula was phenomenal she was very compassionate and listened to all my needs and concerns

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2021

Dr. A is always very nice, kind and courteous. She is always shows concern and she very considerate. I enjoy seeing and speaking with her.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2021

Dr. Altisheh was wonderful. She explained everything in great detail, listened to what my problems were, did a thorough exam and was so helpful!

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2021

the doctor was very polite and made sure I was okay with everything went over. I would recommend her to anyone!!

Reviewed on May 7, 2021

Dr. A. has a very warm and receptive bedside manner and very attentively listens. Very caring and respectful. Wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

*Dr. Altisheh is fantastic dr. She took her time to answer every question until I understood it. I have already recommended her to others.

Reviewed on May 3, 2021

Dr. Altisheh is amazing. Kind, compassionate, knowledgeable and so willing to help in any way.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr. Altisheh was very thorough and considerate with my allergies and how to address the best solution.

Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021

Dr. Altisheh has been very thorough and explains what is going on and why. The doctor and her staff are very kind and polite.

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2021

I had an excellent experience with this Doctor. She answered all of my questions and concerns and was very kind.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

excellent Doctor

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Dr. Altisheh is wonderful!

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