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Department Center for Developmental Pediatrics
Primary Location Childrens Hospital for Rehabilitation
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Department of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Disorders
  • Autism
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Behavioral Issues in Early Childhood
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Tourette Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children's
Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, OH USA

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

Undergraduate - Grove City College
Grove City, PA USA


  • Pediatrics - Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics

Specialty Interests

NICU developmental follow-up Autism Spectrum Disorders Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Behavioral issues in early childhood Developmental delays Learning disorders

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Carrie Cuffman, MD.

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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 3/28/2024, Dr. Cuffman has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. 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

40 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
5 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

15 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 8, 2024

I am grateful to Dr. Cuffman and the Cleveland Clinic. My hope has been restored that my child will receive much needed and appropriate treatment.

Reviewed on May 8, 2024

My child was agitated during the appointment. Dr. Cuffman was very accommodating and met my child's needs by allowing the appointment to continue virtually. I am very pleased with the excellent level of care. Thank you.

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

Dr Cuffman is always so quick to respond on mychart- as was her scheduler once I requested an appointment!

Reviewed on May 6, 2024

I have never met someone like Dr. Cuffman. She is so gentle and kind and truly listens and responds to my concerns about Cooper. She also really engages with Cooper on a level where I feel like she really gets him, which is so important in treating a young child with mental health concerns!

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

The doctor so nice and kind

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

Dr. Cuffman goes above and beyond. She was incredibly attentive and understanding when listening to our concerns and providing recommendations. We're incredibly appreciative of how much time she spent with us.

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2024

Dr. Cuffman provides excellent care to our son. She listens, provides feedback, asks appropriate questions to gain information. It always feels like she has our best interest in mind. We never feel rushed.

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2024

She was very nice, concerned and helpful

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Dr. Cuffman was wonderful! She spent so much time with us, really listened to what we had to say and helped us come up with a plan. Not only that, she was wonderful with my daughter who was panicking and having a hard time.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr.Cuffman is wonderful! She is so caring and knowledgeable. I never feel rushed!

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2023

This was a testing appointment, so there was no discussion of anything. I did my best to give as little input as possible while Dr. Cuffman interacted with my child and just support her needs as she went through the testing.

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2023

Dr. Cuffman was great. She listened to our concerns, made sure she understood what we were talking about, and had obviously done her research on our child before seeing us. We appreciated how thorough and prepared she was.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

She is wonderful with communication.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

*Dr. Cuffman has become an independable part of our child's care team. She is knowledgeable and caring. We so appreciate her guidance.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2023

Dr Cuffman is amazing! She is kind, thorough, she listens to our concerns and she advocates for my child. We are so lucky to have her on my child's care team!

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