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Department Radiation Oncology
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Hillcrest Hospital
Primary Location

Hillcrest Hospital

Appointment:
440.312.4700
Desk:
440.312.4700
Fax:
440.312.4438
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Adult Neuro-Oncology
  • Biologically Targeted Radiotherapy
  • Body Radiosurgery
  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Tumor Management
  • Cancer Center
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Supportive Care
  • Cervical Brachytherapy
  • Clinical Trials
  • External Beam Radiotherapy
  • Fractionated Radiotherapy
  • Hyperfractionated Radiation Therapy
  • Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
  • Intraoperative Radiation Therapy (IORT)
  • Lung Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
  • MammoSite Radiation Therapy System
  • New Cancer Treatment Technology
  • Partial Breast Irradiation
  • PET in Tumors
  • Prostate Brachytherapy
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiation Sensitizers
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Breast Cancers
  • Radioimmunotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Vaginal Brachytherapy
View all 31 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Adult Brain Tumors
  • Ampullary Cancer
  • Ampullary Carcinoma
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anaplastic Astrocytomas
  • Anaplastic Oligodendrogliomas
  • Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
  • Angiosarcomas
  • Askin’s Tumors
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Brain Tumors
  • Benign Tumors of the Spinal Cord
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Lymphoma
  • Brain Metastases
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Sinus Tumors
  • Central Nervous System (CNS) Malignancies
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chest Wall Sarcomas
  • Chordomas
  • Clival Chordomas
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Dupuytren's Disease
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Ependymomas
  • Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma (EHE)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gynecologic Malignancies
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemangioblastomas
  • Hematologic Malignancies
  • Heterotopic Ossification
  • Histologic Variants of Bladder Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypopharyngeal Cancer
  • Islet Cell Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Lip and Oral Cavity Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Tumors
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Lymphoma
  • Malignant Gliomas
  • Malignant Tumors of the Spinal Cord
  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
  • Melanoma
  • Meningioma
  • Merkel Cell
  • Mesothelioma
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minor Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Mouth Cancer
  • Myeloma
  • Nasal Cavity Cancer
  • Nasopharyngeal Cancer
  • Natural Killer (NK) Cell Leukemia
  • Natural Killer Cell Leukemia
  • Natural Killer Cell Lymphoma
  • Non-Clear Cell Kidney Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ocular Lymphomas
  • Ocular Metastasis
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Ophthalmic Tumors
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oropharyngeal Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parotid Cancer
  • Parotid Tumors
  • Penile Cancer
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Plantar Fibroma
  • Plantar Fibromatosis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Lymphomas
  • Primary Soft Tissue Sarcomas of the Chest Wall
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Radiation Induced Chest Wall Sarcomas
  • Radioactive Iodine Refractory Differentiated Thyroid Cancer (RAIR DTC)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Recurrent Thyroid Cancer
  • Renal Pelvis Cancer
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcomas of the Brain or Head
  • Schwannoma
  • Sinonasal Cancer
  • Sinonasal Tumors
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skull Base Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Cancer
  • Spinal Metastases
  • Spine Tumors
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Submandibular Gland Cancer
  • T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Tumors
  • Thymic Cancer
  • Thymic Tumors
  • Thymoma
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Tumor
  • Transitional Cell Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Unknown Origin Cancer
  • Upper Tract Urothelial Carcinomas (UTUC)
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Cancer
  • Urothelial Cancer
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer
View all 139 Specialties +
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Biography

About Betty Obi, MD

Betty, Obi, MD, is a Staff physician in the Department of Radiation Oncology, located on the Main Campus of Cleveland Clinic. She was appointed in 1998.

Dr. Obi's interests include radiation therapy of the breast, head and neck.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
1998

Education & Fellowships

Residency - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Radiation Oncology
Houston, TX
1995

Internship - Mount Sinai Medical Center (Closed)
Cleveland, OH
1991

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
MD
Cleveland, OH
1990

Graduate School - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
1982

Undergraduate - Brown University
Providence, RI
1980

Certifications

  • Radiology - Radiation Oncology

Specialty Interests

Radiation oncology, breast cancer, head and neck cancer, cancer

Innovations & Patents

  • Radiation Therapy in the treatment of breast cancers

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Betty Obi, 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 2/23/2023, Dr. Obi 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.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

105 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

24 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr Obi calked me herself. After 5 pm to check on my radiation treatment plan.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2024

Dr Obi called me at home after hours to check on my decisions regarding treatment. Way above and beyond.

Reviewed on Mar 13, 2024

Dr Obi took time to explain exactly & thoroughly what is needed in my care. She contacted my doctor to let him know why I need 2-step care. GREAT follo through.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr. Obi was caring, she listened, didn't talk down to me, explained everything and was honest. She didn't give false hope.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2024

After I understood everything was fine: Dr Obi staff was excellent especially the technicians that did my radiation.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

Dr. Obi is the best! She listens and offers great advice. She is pleasant and very nice and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2023

I would totally recommend Dr. Obi for any other woman going through the same diagnosis.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr Obi I was outstanding answering all my concerns

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

Dr. Betty Obi is very down to earth and easy to talk to. She is so friendly, kind and professional.

Reviewed on Dec 6, 2023

No issues whatsoever with Dr. Obi and all her staff. Everyone was just wonderful to me during my treatment of breast cancer. I am so lucky to have such a caring staff treating me.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr Obi is the epitome of a patient centered physician her teaching and explanations of treatments and its effects are right on!

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2023

Dr Obi listens, and you can tell she cares. I never feel rushed, and I always feel heard. She is my favorite MD on my care team.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

We were so glad to meet Dr. Obi. She is so kind and most importantly thorough and extremely smart!! She takes extra measures to insure her patient is getting what he needs and in a methodical way, to urge others to get on board with her timeline. Her thought process is to always put her patient's care above all.

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr Obi and her assistants were very thoyghtful and competent.

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2023

Dr.Obi is a kind, caring, empathetic professional who educates, explains and makes me feel immediately at ease.

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2023

I never had to make an appt in this department. My Oncologist contacted Dr. Obi and her staff scheduled everything so I never have to worry about scheduling for this department. Which works very well.

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2023

Dr Obi is an excellent physician. Her professionalism and pleasant disposition are much needed to ease the stress of those dealing with cancer.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2023

Love this doctor very helpful and caring

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

As always I had wonderful visit with Dr ObiShe is caring, answered all my questions, and very easy to talk with. She help allay any fears I had concerning my diagnosis and gave me the time I needed

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Staff were amazing, nice and very professional. Dr Obi is calm, nice ,very confident and professional.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Dr. Obi is so patient and smart in explaining about my condition in a simplest way and knows how to support patients so that patient will not be afraid to face their fear with their condition.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Dr. Obi is first-rate. Very thorough, professional, personable. She was especially kind when, during my final treatment visit, I had a kidney stone attack. She sent me directly to ER where I received prompt and excellent care, then allowed me to return to finish my treatment. She is meticulous with detail and precise providing specific and careful treatment.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2023

Dr Obi is extremely understanding and listened to my current health concerns and discussed them with me. She offered great advice and I felt so much better when I left her office.

Reviewed on Jun 21, 2023

Always a pleasure to visit with Dr. Obie very pleasant and informative regarding my health

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